Questions tagged [miles-and-more]

Miles & More, the official frequent flyer programme of Lufthansa and a dozen other Star Alliance members.

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Do I need a different Miles & More card (number) for each member of my family?

I recently registered to the Miles & More frequent flyer program and I was thinking all flights I buy with reference to this frequent traveler number can earn points (miles). For example, I ...
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Which frequent flyer card to use?

I am new to these programs, and my flight is always the Athens-Munich ale re tour, with a Lufthansa flight (booked via the Lufthansa website). I fly on the economy class, with my hand luggage only. I ...
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Problem Claiming miles (Star Alliance) operated by SK

I had a roundtrip flight with Lufthansa to US via Frankfurt. This was four flights in total. So far I managed to claim all my miles from the first 3 flights however the final flight from FRA to ARN ...
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Privacy disadvantages of 'frequent flyer miles' program

I am flying quite often, but never signed up for frequent flyer miles card. I am skeptic about my privacy. I also don't understand very well how frequent flyer miles work. With a search engine I ...
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Airlines credit card booking for a friend using my credit card

This question is about earning miles. I have an airlines credit card, which gives me 2x miles and it is linked to my AAdvantage account. When I use my credit card to book tickets for a friend, do I ...
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How often should I fly on StarAlliance airlines to be eligible for a Europe-to-USA business class upgrade?

As I expect to regularly go across the Atlantic and it often happens to be through Swiss or Lufthansa, I subscribed to the Miles & More frequent flyer program. Since I'm travelling on my own ...
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What's the differences between miles programs [closed]

I wanted to book a flight and the flight engine ask me to provide my miles program number between multiple options. What's the differences between them? What is best option? (mostly I travel inside ...
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Flying on an Lufthansa ticket but can't get Miles & More points, what's going on?

I bought a Premium Economy (class N) return ticket from Sydney to Frankfurt on the Lufthansa site. The last leg is a Lufthansa flight (LH9780) but the flight was operated by Singapore Airlines. This ...
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How to change my loyalty program online before check-in?

I have made a booking with Lufthansa and initially listed my Miles & More account for credit of eventual miles gained. However now I want to credit the miles that will be gained from the flight to ...
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How can I use my new Miles & More membership?

After being extremely confused on how Miles & More and Star Alliance and the other big alliances (SkyTeam and Oneworld) work, I decided to register at the Miles & More website. From what I'm ...
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Are Miles & More award miles due for Y class travel?

I have flown Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Kuala Lumpur and Singapore-Istanbul. I asked for Miles & More mileage and the Singapore-Istanbul flight is excluded from mileage awards, since I have booked ...
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How do I benefit from flying Business class out of Montreal with Swiss?

For the first time, I got upgraded and will fly out of Montreal in Business class with Swiss. Now obviously I don't know what perks I can expect. Compared with an Economy class traveller, what ...
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Can I claim miles if I bought the tickets but didn't take the flight?

Due to odd circumstances I didn't have a chance to take a flight. I already bought the tickets and I wasn't able to cancel anything. Can I still request miles (Miles & More)?
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Expiry of Miles & More (Lufthansa/Swiss) frequent traveler loyalty program award miles?

Since I'm flying regularly with Star Alliance, I joined their frequent flyer program Miles & More. There, you can earn two different kind of miles, status miles and award miles. The status miles ...
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When do my Miles & More miles expire?

I can remember that I've read that award miles at the Star Alliance loyalty program Miles & More expire within 18 months. However, I can't find this information anymore. Has anybody a canonical ...
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Should I create a new frequent flier account? [closed]

I have a mileage plan with Miles and Smiles by Turkish Airlines, but recently I'm taking a lot of Lufthansa and United flights. Currently I am using the alliance to reward me on these flights, but ...
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Can I accrue miles from award ticket awarded from another airlines

I have mileage cards from both ANA and Lufthansa, both Star Alliance members. If I buy an award Lufthansa flight ticket with miles from ANA card, do I earn miles on my Lufthansa card for that flight?
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Aeroflot Bonus Card + Miles

I recently joined the Aeroflot Bonus programme by using a temporary card that I found in the Aeroflot magazine. At first I got 500 miles, then, I redeemed a flight and earned 1150 miles. I read that I ...
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Retroactively claim miles in different alliances?

Last year I was stupid enough to claim 3 domestic Mexican Aeromexico-flights in my KLM account. They ended up being worthless and I was unable to change them back to Aeromexico as I plan to visit ...