Updates to Calculator

On this page we publish the updates we make to the milez.biz calculator. Any time we add new data or we change the way the  calculator works we will post an update here.

Use the form in the right side bar to do a search on any route, or click here if you're looking for suggestions on how to use your miles.



2 February, 2018

New Italian Calculator Added

Our Italian users can now calculate the award rates for Meridiana flights. Meridiana uses avios, the same currency as British Airways and Iberia. The award rates are based on distance. Domestic flights in Italy cost 4,500 in economy for a one-way fare (for example, Milan to Sicily). One of the sweet spots in the Meridiana chart is the Bergamo to Cape Verde itinerary, which is priced in a lower band than the 2,826-mile distance would warrant.

1 February, 2018

Qatar Own Metal Rate Update

The Qmiles award charts for Qatar Airways flights have recently changed. The milez calculators now include the newest rates. One of the sweet spots are Qatar flights between North America  and the Middle East, for example Houston to Doha.  

30 January, 2018

Big American Express Update

We've reviewed all our American Express transfer rates and have brought them all up to date. Furthermore, we've added four news Amex cards:
  • AmEx Argentina, point transfers possible to:
    • Aerolíneas Argentinas
    • Alitalia
    • British Airways
    • Delta Air Lines
    • Emirates
    • Iberia
    • LATAM Fidelidade
    • Qatar Airways
  • AmEx Belgium
    • Alitalia
    • British Airways
    • Delta Air Lines
    • Emirates
    • Etihad
    • Finnair
    • Iberia
    • Miles & More (Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, etc)
    • SAS
  • AmEx Norway
    • British Airways
    • Etihad
    • Finnair
    • SAS
    • Thai Airways
  • AmEx Singapore
    • British Airways
    • Cathay Pacific
    • China Airlines
    • Emirates
    • Malaysia Airlines
    • Singapore Airlines
    • Thai Airways

See how many points you need to transfer or how many miles you will get on our mile/points conversion page. Our transfer calculator is also available as an API. Contact us for more details.

23 January, 2018

LATAM Pass and LATAM Fidelidade

LATAM Pass switched from using KMS to using Points (miles) at the beginning of January. The redemption rates in our system have been adjusted accordingly. This includes both the oneworld rates, which are distance based, and the own metal rates, which are zones based.

The LATAM Fidelidade Multiplus oneworld rates were already based on miles, but the Multiplus program is based on zones for the oneworld flights. We have also added LATAM Fidelidade own metal rates even though there is some dynamic pricing of theses award rates. However, the rates move within a minimum and maximum range. 

29 November, 2017

Update to the SAA Voyager Star Alliance Calculator

As was noticed by some users our SAA Star Alliance calculator was in need of an update. The currently valid Star Alliance rates are now in the system. There have been a few small updates to the redemption zones as well:
This means there could be some interesting sweet spots, such as Japan to the Maldives (fewer miles than India to the Maldives) or Hawaii to Bermuda (costing less than Boston to Hawaii). 

28 November, 2017

New Data and Calculators

We have added JAL's oneworld award rates to our system. You can now compare the awards across approximately one dozen oneworld programs, see for example:
We have also added three more Korean Skypass partners: Etihad, GOL and Jet Airways.

We have also added new transfer partners for Citi Bank Thank You Points and Chase Ultimate. You can easily figure out how many points/miles you will receive or need when transferring here.  

16 November, 2017

Updated LATAM Calculator

It looks like the LATAM program may soon go through a transformation (https://www.latam.com/en_ca/latam-pass/latam-pass-points/new-latam-pass-points/), noneteless, we have updated the calculator to the latest rates. LATAM uses KMS as a currency (this will change) and own-metal award can only round trip. KMS rates are a bit higher than typical miles rates in other programs.

LATAM KMS can also be redeemed for some oneworld flights, however, only American Airlines, Iberia and Qantas are covered.

9 November, 2017

United Award Charts Updated

United Airlines introduced new award charts at the beginning of November 2017, both for Star Alliance flights and for own metal redemptions. These rate updates have now been added to our calculators.

19 June, 2017

Suggestions Engine V2

We have redeveloped the code of our suggestions engine. We have added additional control options in order to help you find interesting destinations to travel to with your miles. You can now query the system for one-way flights, which in many cases will allow you to optimize the use of your miles better. The zones based programs provide one-click options to a map of the possible zones, which will give you more options per rate. For the distance based programs you can limit the searches to direct flights.

Go to the Suggestions Page here.

27 March, 2017

Singapore Airlines Update

Singapore Airlines updated its award charts for own-metal flights on March 23rd. We have now updated our calculator as well.This includes flights on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir. The update is a devaluation as award rates have gone up -- many miles prices have gone up approximately 30%.  But it's not all bad news since some of the high fuel surcharges are being waived. A long redemption between Cape Town and the US West Coast is not looking so bad considering it is all on Singapore Airlines.



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We are tracking the following 78 frequent flyer programs:
AAdvantage [AA only] Aer Lingus AerClub Aeroflot Bonus / SkyTeam Aerolíneas Argentinas Plus Aeroplan (Air Canada) / Star Alliance Air Algérie Plus Air Caraïbes Préférence Air Mauritius Kestrelflyer Air Tahiti Nui Club Tiare Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Alfursan (Saudia) Amigo (Avianca Brasil) / Star Alliance ANA Mileage Club Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific) Asiana Club BalticMiles (AirBaltic) British Airways Executive Club / oneworld Caribbean Airlines Loyalty Clubs Club Premier (AeroMexico) Delta SkyMiles / SkyTeam Dynasty Flyer (China Airlines) / SkyTeam Eastern Miles [dom] (China Eastern) Egyptair Plus / Star Alliance Emirates Skywards Etihad Guest EuroBonus (SAS) Eurowings Boomerang Club EVA Air Infinity MileageLands Finnair Plus Flying Blue (Air France, KLM) / SkyTeam Flying Returns [int'l] (Air India) FlySmiles (SriLankan Airlines) GarudaMiles Gulf Air Falconflyer Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings Club [dom] Hawaiian Miles Iberia Plus Icelandair Saga Club JAL Mileage Bank [int'l] Jet Airways JetPrivilege [dom] JetStar Classic Flight Rewards [QFF] King Club (Kingfisher Airlines) Korean Air Skypass Kuwait Airways Oasis Club LATAM Fidelidade Multiplus / oneworld LATAM Pass LifeMiles (Avianca, TACA) / Star Alliance Mabuhay Miles (Philippine Airlines) Malaysia Airlines Enrich / oneworld MEA Cedar Miles Meridiana Club Miles & Bonus (Aegean) / Star Alliance Miles & More (Lufthansa)  / Star Alliance Miles & Smiles (Turkish Airlines) MilleMiglia (Alitalia) / SkyTeam OK Plus (Czech Airlines) / SkyTeam Oman Air Sindbad Miles PhoenixMiles [dom] (Air China) Privilege Club (Qatar Airways) Qantas Classic Awards [QFF] Royal Brunei Royal Skies Royal Orchid Plus (Thai Airways) S7 Priority SAA Voyager / Star Alliance Safar Flyer (Royal Air Maroc) ShebaMiles (Ethiopian) Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Sky Pearl Club [dom] (China Southern) TAP Victoria topbonus (airberlin, NIKI) Tunisair Fidelys UIA Panorama Club United Mileage Plus / Star Alliance Velocity Frequent Flyer (Virgin Australia) / Redemption Table 1 Vietnam Airlines Golden Lotus Plus VIPorter Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Xiamen Airlines Egret Club [domestic]