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Dividend Miles is the FFP of US Airways. There are different ways in which these miles can be earned or redeemed.

Earning the Miles

Miles can be earned through a number of ways. These are mentioned below:

Flying On Airlines: American Airlines, oneworld Alliance member airlines and a number of other airline partners make it possible for you to earn miles while you fly on these.

Staying at Hotels: 73 hotels have been currently in partnership with US Airways where you can earn miles for the length of your stay. You earn miles on the basis of every dollar spent or per eligible stay which varies for one property to another.

Credit Cards: You earn 40000 miles when you apply for US Airways Premier World Master Card and after you make your first purchase. You earn miles on every purchase and 2 miles for every USD 1 spent on US Airways. Annual fee of $89 applies.

You earn 25000 bonus miles by applying for and using your US Airways Dividend Miles BusinessCard and making first purchase. Annual fee of USD 89 applies.

Cruises: Using the services of cruise partners is another way of earning the miles. How many miles you earn varies from cruise to cruise and on the amount spent.

Car Rentals: Alamo, Budget, Hertz, Sixt Rent A Car, Avis, Dollar Rent a Car, National Car Rental and Thrifty Car Rental are some of the car rental companies where you earn the Dividend Miles by using their services.

Gift Retailers: US Airways has partnered with a number of retailers such as 1800flowers.com, FTD and SkyMall among others where you can earn more miles.

Finance: US Airways has tied up with 21st Century Auto Insurance to provide you auto insurance at discounted prices and allow you to gain the mileage points as well. You get to earn 200 miles on requesting for a quote and another 2000 miles when you buy insurance.

Dining: US Airways has arrangement with over a thousand outlets or restaurants where dining can earn you Dividend Miles. You can earn up to 5 miles per dollar spent in these outlets.

Dividend Miles Store Front: You can also earn the miles, ranging from 1 to 12 Miles per dollar spent on the partner sites listed on the Dividend Miles Store Front.

 

Redeeming the Miles

For redeeming the miles which you have earned, the chief means is by way of taking a reward flight. There are reward flight charts maintained by US Airways, oneworld and other airline partners. The travel charts of US Airways are further divided into Peak and off-Peak seasons.

 

Roundtrip award

Mileage needed

Within and between the continental U.S. and Canada

Main Cabin

Low: 25,000

Medium: 40,000

High - Level 1: 60,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Low: 50,000

Medium: 90,000

High - Level 1: 110,000

High - Level 2: *

Within and between the continental U.S. and Alaska

Main Cabin

Low: 25,000

Medium: 50,000

High - Level 1: 80,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Low: 50,000

Medium: 100,000

High - Level 1: 130,000

High - Level 2: *

Between the continental U.S/Canada & the Caribbean

Main Cabin

Off-peak: 25,000

Low: 35,000

Medium: 55,000

High - Level 1: 75,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Off-peak: 50,000

Low: 60,000

Medium: 100,000

High - Level 1: 120,000

High - Level 2: *

Between the continental U.S./Canada and Mexico/Central America

Main Cabin

Low: 35,000

Medium: 55,000

High - Level 1: 75,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Low: 60,000

Medium: 100,000

High - Level 1: 120,000

High - Level 2: *

Between North America* and Hawaii

Main Cabin

Low: 40,000

Medium: 80,000

High - Level 1: 100,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Low: 80,000

Medium: 135,000

High - Level 1: 180,000

High - Level 2: *

Between North America*/Hawaii and South America

Main Cabin

Off-peak: 35,000

Low: 60,000

Medium: 110,000

High - Level 1: 150,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Off-peak: 60,000

Low: 100,000

Medium: 220,000

High - Level 1: 300,000

High - Level 2: *

Between North America*/Hawaii and Europe

Main Cabin

Off-peak: 35,000

Low: 60,000

Medium: 90,000

High - Level 1: 130,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Off-peak: N/A

Low: 100,000

Medium: 220,000

High - Level 1: 270,000

High - Level 2: *

Between North America*/Hawaii and the Middle East

Main Cabin

Low: 80,000

Medium: 130,000

High - Level 1: 170,000

High - Level 2: *

 

First/Business Class

Low: 120,000

Medium: 250,000

High - Level 1: 310,000

High - Level 2: *

 

Charts are also available for the oneworld Alliance and other airline partners.

 

There is also a miles upgrade chart which shows how many miles are required for upgrading the cabin class of travel and it also mentions the additional fee to be paid in this respect.


 

Region

Flight length (in miles)

Miles required

Mileage upgrade fee

U.S./Canada

< 500

5,000

$25

U.S./Canada

500 - 999

6,000

$50

U.S./Canada

1,000 - 1,499

7,500

$75

U.S./Canada

1,500 - 1,999

9,000

 

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