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Can I exchange award miles for status miles?

You have several options for exchanging award miles for status miles (excluding HON Circle miles). These options are available to all Miles & More members without status or with Senator status in connection with several Miles & More Credit Cards; Frequent Travellers can benefit from a mileage exchange as part of Miles & More Selections. 


The following general conditions for credit card holders apply to exchanging award miles for status miles:

 

  • You can exchange between 5,000 and 25,000 award miles once per calendar year.
  • This applies to award miles that you have received for credit card purchases in the current and previous calendar year
  • Welcome, multiple and promotional miles, etc. are excluded from the mileage exchange.
  • The ratio for exchanging award miles for status miles is 5:1.
  • Your exchanged miles will be credited to your mileage account as status miles for the current calendar year, and the corresponding award miles will be deducted.
  • An exchange which has been validated cannot be reversed.

 
Please also note the respective country-specific rules:

 

  • Germany:
    For holders of Lufthansa Miles & More Credit Cards issued by Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB):
    Award miles can only be exchanged by holders of a Miles & More Gold Credit Card or a Lufthansa Senator Credit Card.

 

  • Italy:
    For holders of the UniCreditCard Miles & More issued by UniCredit:
    Award miles can only be exchanged by holders of the UniCreditCard Flexia Gold Miles & More and the UniCreditCard Business Miles & More.

 

  • Switzerland:
    For holders of the SWISS Miles & More Credit Cards issued by Swisscard AECS GmbH:
    Award miles can only be exchanged by holders of the following products: a SWISS Miles & More Classic Credit Card Duo, a SWISS Miles & More Gold Credit Card Duo or a SWISS Miles & More Platinum Credit Card Duo. Only one mileage exchange is possible per Miles & More member per calendar year.

 

  • USA:
    For holders of the Miles & More® World Elite Mastercard® issued by Barclaycard®:
    Award miles can only be exchanged by holders of the Miles & More® World Elite Mastercard®.

  • Spain:
    For holders of the Miles & More Visa Gold Card issued by CaixaBank Payments, E.F.C., E.P., S.A.U.: Award miles can only be exchanged by holders of a Miles & More Visa Gold Card.

 

  • Mexico:
    For holders of the Miles & More Mastercard World Elite issued by BANCA MIFEL, S.A., INSTITUCION DE BANCA MULTIPLE, GRUPO FINANCIERO MIFEL: Award miles can only be exchanged by holders of the Miles & More Mastercard World Elite.
 



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