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Vietnam Airlines Frequent Flyer Program

Lotusmiles is the frequent flyer program of the Vietnam Airlines. Passengers of more than 2 years of age are eligible to me its members.

Registration for the membership has to be done on its website or mobile application.

Some of the benefits of this program include priority boarding, extra baggage allowance, bonus miles, preferred  seating and access to business lounges among others.

Levels of Membership

  • Silver- 1 qualifying mile or 1 qualifying flight

  • Titanium- 15000 qualifying miles or 20 qualifying flights

  • Gold- 30000 qualifying miles or 30 qualifying flights

  • Platinum- 50000 qualifying miles or 50 qualifying flights

Earning the Lotusmiles

Qualifying miles can be earned on Vietnam Airlines on:

a) the regular domestic and international flights,

b) international flights operated by SkyTeam members with VN carrier code and

c) those airline flights which operate with VN carrier code and have codeshare agreement with Vietnam Airlines (JetStar Pacific, Cambodia Angkor Air and Vasco)

Bonus Miles can be earned on

a) Vietnam Airlines on flights domestic and international flights of the operated by airline.

b) International flights operated by SkyTeam members with carrier code of VN.

c) Flights with carrier code of VN that operated under codeshare with Vietnam Airlines, such as JetStar Pacific, ANA, Cathay Pacific, Jet Airways, Philippine Air, Etihad Airways, Laos Airlines, VASCO and Cambodia Angkor Air.

It takes about 5-7 days for miles to be credited to your account from Vietnam Airlines or other airline partner. Further, it takes 6 to 8 weeks for miles to be credited from non-air partners.

Vietnam Airlines partners on which you can earn Miles are other airlines, banking and finance, hospitality, telecom, car rental, health and beauty, shopping, vingroup and insurance sector companies.

Airline Partners for earning the miles are- Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch, Saudi Arabian, Tarom, Xiamen, Jet Airways, JetStar and ANA.

Miles accrued with airline partners depend on booking class and qualifying flights and it can vary from one airline to another.

Redeeming the Miles

Miles earned under the Lotusmiles program can also be redeemed in a number of ways. These are given below:

  1. On Vietnam Airlines Award flights- this redemption is as per a chart of Award Ticket as is brought out by the airline from time to time.

 

 

REGULAR SEASON

AWARD ZONE

ECONOMY

   PREMIUM ECONOMY   

BUSINESS       

Within Domestic Vietnam

8,000

 

15,000

Within Domestic Vietnam

12,000

 

25,000

Vietnam

Indochina

12,000

 

23,000

Indochina

18,000

 

35,000

Southeast Asia

13,000

 

35,000

North East Asia

18,000

 

45,000

North East Asia

25,000

 

60,000

North East Asia

40,000

68,000

90,000

Australia

43,000

70,000

100,000

England / France / Germany / Russia

45,000

85,000

150,000

Taiwan

US / Canada

50,000

 

 

 

 

PEAK SEASON

AWARD ZONE

ECONOMY

PREMIUM ECONOMY    

BUSINESS

Within Domestic Vietnam

11,000

 

18,000

Within Domestic Vietnam

16,000

 

30,000

Vietnam

Indochina

16,000

 

28,000

Indochina

24,000

 

42,000

Southeast Asia

20,000

 

42,000

North East Asia

24,000

 

54,000

North East Asia

35,000

 

72,000

North East Asia

52,000

88,000*

108,000

Australia

55,000

91,000*

120,000

England / France / Germany / Russia

59,000

110,000*

180,000

Taiwan

US / Canada

50,000

 

 

c) If you want to know the award miles on other airlines- Jet Airways, ANA and SkyTeam, you have to check in which zones your points of origin and destinations lie. Vietnam Airlines as defined the Award Zones. These are the regions where you fly from one region to another and make use of Miles points Award chart for this purpose.

South East Asia        

North East Asia              

South West Asia                

South West Pacific      

North America    

Central America      

South America              

Europe                              

Middle East                

Africa

For JetStar operated and marketed flights, there is a separate chart for miles redemption.

For other airline partners conditions apply on redemption of the Awards Miles.

c) Mobifone Bill Deduction can be done using the redemption of Miles

BONUS MILES REQUIRED

MOBIFONE BILL DEDUCTIONS

5,000

VND 200,000

10,000

VND 500,000

15,000

VND 1,000,000

d) VinGroup Award

20 Lotusmiles Miles= 1 Vinpoint

Minimum spend shall be 10 miles per  transaction

Maximum spend shall be 100 miles per year.

 

Buy Miles - You can buy the miles for certain specific sums. These are to be bought in slabs of 1000 miles:

  • Within Vietnam: VND 575,000 for 1,000 miles or

  • Outside Vietnam: USD 25 for 1,000 miles

Transfer Miles- The Miles are transferred from one LotusMiles member to another one. The transfer fee for this is:

  • Within Vietnam: VND 225,000 for 1,000 miles + Administration fee = VND 225,000 per transaction

  • Outside Vietnam: USD 10 for 1,000 miles + Administration fee = USD 10 per transaction





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