Transfer Velocity Points To KrisFlyer Miles (And Vice Versa)

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    Typically when airlines have a partnership, you can redeem miles for travel on the other carrier. That's different, however, than being able to convert miles into the partner program. For example, American Airlines and British Airways are partners, have a joint venture, and both belong to the oneworld alliance. You can redeem American miles for travel on British Airways, but you can't convert American AAdvantage miles into British Airways Avios. In September, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer and Virgin Australia Velocity announced something which I don't think has ever been done before -- members of both programs would be able to convert miles into the other program if they so choose. Now, indirectly there are many ways to convert points between loyalty programs using the likes of points.com, though typically a lot of value is lost in the process. The post Transfer Velocity Points To KrisFlyer Miles (And Vice Versa) appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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