Airline Loyalty Programs

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Understanding Your Airline Travel Benefits

Every airline loyalty program is different and each has its own rules, perks, and rewards.

To really get the most out of travel you’ll need to (obviously) collect miles and points. But you also need to understand how each loyalty program can work for you!

What are the benefits of the variety of elite statuses? Which airlines are partnered with other airlines? How can I maximize the use of any miles I have right now?

So many questions you might have! In our airline loyalty guides, we’ll help answer these questions and many others.

You’ll find program history information along with guides to benefits/elite status, earning and redeeming miles, and some other frequently asked questions.

Airline Loyalty & Frequent Flyer Program Guides

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
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