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Asia Miles

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Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Dragonair
Alliance
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Website
asiamiles.com
Phone
1 866 892 2598

The Ace Line

Cathay Pacific's Asia Miles program is a decent choice, given it's reasonable earning and redemption policies.

Pros
  • Good selection of transfer partners
  • Round-trip award tickets allow for stopover and open-jaw
Cons
  • Partner redemptions must be requested via webform
Discover Destinations on Asia Miles



100,000

Earning

Accrual Type: Distance-based

Earn miles by miles flown. See our guide to earning points for more.

Credit Cards

This is a list of branded, program-specific credit cards, in addition to flexible reward cards. Not sure what is kind of card is right for you? Our guide weighs the pros/cons for each type of card.

Disclosure: This selection of cards is for reference and is not guaranteed to be complete or up to date. AwardAce does not earn any commission for any links.

The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express
Flexible Transfer Card
Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express
Flexible Transfer Card
Citi ThankYou® Premier Card
Flexible Transfer Card
Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express
Flexible Transfer Card
Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card
Flexible Transfer Card
Citi Prestige® Card
Flexible Transfer Card

Transfer Partners

Program Partner Ratio Transfer Time
American Express 1:1 3-7 days
Chase
Citi 1:1 1 day
Starwood Preferred Guest 1:1 10-15 days

The ratio is the number of flexible rewards points it would take to transfer to Asia Miles.

Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.

Redeeming

Airline Type Pricing Type
PrimaryDistance
PartnerDistance

Don't know what airlines are bookable? See our list of particpating airlines.

A distance-based program prices award flights by miles flown. Learn how to optimize these programs in our guide below.

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Strategy to Spending Points

Booking And Fuel Surcharge Guide

Our step-by-step booking guides can show you how to book tickets on any airline.

Airline Online Phone Surcharges Alliance
Aer Lingus (EI) No Yes $
Air Berlin (AB) No Yes $ oneworld
Air New Zealand (NZ) No Yes $$ Star Alliance
American Airlines (AA) No Yes $ oneworld
British Airways (BA) Yes Yes $–$$$ oneworld
Cathay Pacific (CX) Yes Yes $$ oneworld
China Eastern Airlines (MU) No Yes $$ SkyTeam
Dragonair (KA) Yes Yes $$ oneworld
Finnair (AY) No Yes $$ oneworld
Iberia Airlines (IB) No Yes $$ oneworld
Japan Airlines (JL) No Yes $$ oneworld
Jet Airways (9W) No Yes $$
LAN Airlines (LA) No Yes $ oneworld
Malaysia Airlines (MH) No Yes $$ oneworld
Niki (HG) No Yes $$ oneworld
Qantas (QF) Yes Yes $$ oneworld
Qatar Airways (QR) No Yes $$ oneworld
Royal Jordanian (RJ) No Yes $$ oneworld
SriLankan Airlines (UL) No Yes $$ oneworld
TAM Brazilian Airlines (JJ) No Yes $ oneworld

Policies and Fees

Expiration: Points Expire 36 months since acquisition.

Fees and Charges

Fees USD
Close-in
Phone Booking
Change Award 25
Cancel Award 120

Key Airlines and Resources

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Primary Airlines Code City Name
Cathay Pacific (CX) HKG Hong Kong Hong Kong Intl
Dragonair (KA) HKG Hong Kong Hong Kong Intl

Elite Status

Qualification

Tiers (4) CP
Green 100
Silver 300
Gold 600
Diamond 1200

Club Points (CP)
Usually calculated through some combination of miles and/or base fare

Elite Benefits

Benefit Green Silver Gold Diamond
Reservations
Dedicated 24-hour The Club Service Line
Advance Seat ReservationÊ
Priority WaitlistingÊ
Guaranteed Economy Class Seat 72 hours prior to departure 24 hours prior to departure
Guaranteed Premium Economy Class Seat (on CX flights) 24 hours prior to departure
Guaranteed Business Class Seat (on CX Flights) 24 hours prior to departure
Extra-legroom Seats
Extra-legroom Seat Redemptions
Check-in
First Class counters
Business Class counters
The Club counters
Baggage Privileges
Additional checked Baggage Allowance 10 kg 15 kg or 1 pc 20 kg or 1 pc
Extra Baggage Redemption
Priority Baggage Handling
Special Cabin Baggage Allowance 10 kg 10 kg 15 kg
Lounge Access
Cathay Pacific First Class Lounges
Cathay Pacific Business Class Lounges
Dragonair Lounges
Arrivals Lounges
Guests 1 2
Access redemption
Additional BenefitsÊ
Personalised Baggage Name Tags
Priority Boarding

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