Exchanging award miles for status miles
Not only can you redeem SWISS Miles & More award miles for awards, but you can also exchange them for status miles. As a result, you can keep or improve your status in the Miles & More frequent flyer program and benefit from many advantages.
Award miles & status miles
You don’t only receive award miles for your flights with Miles & More partner airlines, but also by paying with your SWISS Miles & More credit cards. You can also earn award miles with your purchases and bookings at partner hotels and companies.
You receive status miles for every flight with a Miles & More partner airline. Status miles can only be earned by flights. With the SWISS Miles & More credit cards, you have the opportunity to convert up to 25,000 award miles into status miles every year.
Exchanging award miles for status miles:
You can exchange from 5,000 to 25,000 award miles (not HON Circle miles) once per calendar year. The exchange ratio of award miles into status miles is 5:1. You receive 1,000 status miles in return for 5,000 award miles.
Exchanging miles is only possible for holders of these products:
This is how to exchange award miles for status miles:
- Open the miles-and-more.com website and log in.
- Click "My Miles & More".
- Select the «SWISS Miles & More credit cards» menu item.
Terms and Conditions for exchanging miles:
- You can exchange from 5,000 to 25,000 award miles (not HON Circle miles) once per calendar year.
- Award miles that you have received for credit card spending in the respective and previous calendar year are eligible to exchange.
- Welcome, multiple, bonus and promotion miles etc. are not included in the exchange of miles. The exchange ratio of award miles into status miles is 5:1. You receive 1,000 status miles in return for 5,000 award miles.
- The miles you exchanged are credited to your mileage account as status miles for the current calendar year and the award miles are deducted accordingly.
- Once the exchange has been confirmed it cannot be reversed.