Earn miles by miles flown. See our guide to earning points for more.
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 ExpressFlexible Transfer Card
Premier Rewards Gold Card from American ExpressFlexible Transfer Card
Citi ThankYou® Premier CardFlexible Transfer Card
Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American ExpressFlexible Transfer Card
Citi ThankYou® Preferred CardFlexible Transfer Card
|Starwood Preferred Guest||1:1||–|
The ratio is the number of flexible rewards points it would take to transfer to Elevate.
Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.
|Airline Type||Pricing Type|
Don't know what airlines are bookable? See our list of particpating airlines.
Selected Redemptions(Miles required to redeem in Economy, Business and First)
Honolulu to Los Angeles (LAX)
North America • 1+ bookable airlines • 2552 miles • Round-trip
San Francisco to Dubai (DXB)
Asia • 1+ bookable airlines • 8090 miles • Round-trip
Honolulu to Brisbane (BNE)
Oceania • 1+ bookable airlines • 4692 miles • Round-trip
New York to Frankfurt (FRA)
Europe • 1+ bookable airlines • 3844 miles • Round-trip
Honolulu to Las Vegas (LAS)
North America • 1+ bookable airlines • 2758 miles • Round-trip
New York to Honolulu (HNL)
North America • 1+ bookable airlines • 4974 miles • Round-trip
Honolulu to San Jose (SJC)
North America • 1+ bookable airlines • 2414 miles • Round-trip
Chicago to London (LHR)
Europe • 1+ bookable airlines • 3941 miles • Round-trip
Booking And Fuel Surcharge Guide
Our step-by-step booking guides can show you how to book tickets on any airline.
Policies and Fees
Expiration: Points Expire 18 months since last activity.
For some programs, an activity can any accrual of miles (e.g., crediting a flight, transfering or purchasing miles). For others, spending activities such as redeeming or donating points counts as an activity.
Fees and Charges
Fees are waived for elite members.
Key Airlines and Resources
Click through to each airport code to use our discover feature.
|Virgin America (VX)||SFO||San Francisco||San Francisco Intl|
|DAL||Dallas||Dallas Love Fld|
- How To Book Award Flights with Virgin America
- The Points Guy
- Virgin America | Elevate
- FlyerTalk Forums
Status Points (SP)
Usually calculated through some combination of miles and/or base fare
|Main Cabin Seating|
|Complimentary Express seat selection||At check-in||At booking|
|Complimentary upgrades to Main Cabin Select||12 hours before departure|
|Advance purchase window for First Class upgrades||6 hours before departure||12 hours before departure|
|Priority Airport Services|
|Priority check In|
|Priority baggage handling|
|Day passes to the Virgin America Loft at LAX||$30||$15|
|Priority reservation line, live chat, and email||Elevate Silver Dedicated Line|
|Discounts and Fee Waivers|
|25% off non-refundable Main Cabin ticket||1 ticket per year|
|Complimentary checked bags||1|
|Elevate redeposit fee||$100||$100|
|Contact center service fee||$20||Waived|
|International Airline Partners|
|Virgin Atlantic benefits|
|Virgin Australia benefits|
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