Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
No annual fee, Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express. Terms apply.
If you live in Denver, Milwaukee, or generally in the West, Frontier Airlines is out with the biggest bonus offer we have seen for the Frontier Airlines World MasterCard – 40,000 miles after you spend $500 within 3 months on the card.
It has a $69 annual fee that is not waived the first year and the card is from Barclaycard, which also issues the US Airways card and Barclaycard Arrival.
Frontier is a low cost airline that uses a traditional airline miles award chart.
Awards are as follows:
Mexico / Central America
How much are these miles worth?
Frontier is usually pretty strict about its ‘Saver’ level availability, so best to think of these miles as worth about a penny or so a piece, so you can expect around $400 in value out of 40,000 miles.
As an example, an SFO-Cancun trip costs around $280 one-way.
We found a date with ‘Saver’ availability for 15,000 miles one-way, which is almost 2 cents per mile in value. Most days were 25,000 miles one-way, which is just a little over one cent per mile in value.
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