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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.

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Award miles & status miles

Award 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.

Status miles

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:

SWISS Miles & More Classic credit cards

SWISS Miles & More Gold credit cards

SWISS Miles & More Platinum credit cards

This is how to exchange award miles for status miles: 

  1. Open the miles-and-more.com website and log in.
  2. Click "My Miles & More".
  3. 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.