I earned a considerable amount of miles on my Asiana Airlines credit card but they said i can’t redeem them for a ticket of another airline. Why?
Answered on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 by
Amy Miller

Many people encounter problems when trying to redeem miles they’ve earned with specific airline using a co-branded credit card. The Asiana Airlines is a part of Star Alliance and there are redemption options only within this alliance partners. So, make sure you choose airlines from Star Alliance when trying to redeem with partners. Better way to redeem with partners, is contacting frequent flyer’s customer service and asking them for available redemptions opportunities. If you do not want to experience such problems in the future, consider getting a general travel rewards credit card as your main source of earning miles. Such cards do not have airlines restrictions when it comes to redemptions. Plus, you do not have to fly to earn miles towards award tickets – you will earn miles on all purchases at a fixed rate.

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LifeMiles, the loyalty program of Star Alliance member airline Avianca, allows to earn and buy thousands of miles. Avianca’s program is very flexible as you can combine miles and cash when purchasing award flights. Using LifeMiles is a way to get Star Alliance Business award space. Avianca doesn’t impose fuel surcharges on award tickets.

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