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Updates to Calculator


On this page we publish the updates we make to the Milez.biz calculator. Any time we add new data or we change the way the  calculator works we will post an update here.

Use the award rate calculator to do a search on any route, or click here if you're looking for suggestions on how to use your miles.

Air China PhoenixMiles Added

All three different rate schemes for Air China's PhoenixMiles have been added to the Milez calculator: domestic rates, international rates and Star Alliance rates. Air China, Shenzhen Airlines and Shandong Airlines destinations are included in the system.
Now you can finally figure out how many miles it will cost to fly to North Korea :)
Click here for Beijing to Pyongyang award rates

All the AeroMexico Club Premier rates have also been brought up to date.

15 May, 2012

BalticMiles and Gulf Air Falconflyer Added

The recipient of the recent Freddy Awards for best elite program (airlines) BalticMiles and Gulf Air's Falconflyer have been added to our calculator. BalticMiles are calculates through the BalticAir hub in Riga, there are some low cost options in Northern Europe: Riga (RIX) - St.Petersburg (LED)
Gulf Air's flights and award rates are calculated through Bahrain, e.g. Bahrain (BAH) - Nairobi (NBO) is only 18,000 miles (r/t economy).

We have also updated EuroBonus award rates which changed effective today. Domestic rates in the Nordic region are a change of note:
Oslo - Bergen

Three more American Express transfer programs (Italy, Austria and the Netherlands) have been added to our transfer rates calculator.

4 May, 2012

More Hotel Programs Added

Most major hotel loyalty programs have now been added to our calculator. For every flight that you call up you can click on the "transfer rates" button to see how many points need to be converted from a partner program to redeeem that particular flight.

For example, click here to see the transfer rates for an award flight from JFK to LHR with AAdvantage.

30 April, 2012

New Program and New Data

The EuroBonus Star Alliance rates are now included in our global awards rate calculator. The program has a very large North & Central Africa, Middle East zone. A flight from Dubai to Madeira is in the same zone.

We have also added the Flex rates in the Emirates Skywards program, so that the searches for that program are now comprehensive. Most rates are calculated through the Dubai hub.

Tunisair's Fidelys program is a new addition to the system. It has some interesting rates in the Mediterranean region, e.g. Barcelona - Tunis.

25 April, 2012

NEW TRANSFER FUNCTIONALITY!

We have added new functionality to our award rates comparison and calculation tool. On the results page you can now click on the "Transfer Rates" button to find out how many points you need to transfer from a partner program to a frequent flyer program for the specific destination pair and frequent flyer program(s) you just searched.

Please contact us if you know of partner programs that should be added to the calculator.

16 April, 2012

New Program and New Data

Today's update include the Flying Club, Virgin Atlantic's frequent flyer program. The Virgin Atlantic destinations are currently included in the calculator.

We have also added all the Star Alliance rates for Egyptair Plus.

13 April, 2012

Two New Star Alliance Programs Added

Miles & Smiles (Turkish Airlines) and ShebaMiles (Ethiopian Airlines) are both members of the Star Alliance program. Star Alliance rates for both these programs have been added to the Milez calculator. There are now 11 Star Alliance programs on the system to compare.

Some unexpected zoning makes for interesting rates, e.g. Nigeria is zoned with Europe and North Africa in Miles & Smiles so that a London-Lagos flight can theoretically be redeemed for 30,000 miles in economy.

In the ShebaMiles program the Maldives are zoned in Oceania (!), Melbourne to Male looks attractive!

We have also added the full gamut of rates for the standard Miles & Smiles rates, i.e. "capacity controlled" as well as "seat guaranteed" rates (high and low seasons) are included.

2 April, 2012

New Data on March 1

Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer program has new rates starting March 1, 2012. We have incorporated those rates into the calculator, including the Saver, Standard and Full rates:
Singapore to Bangkok

We have also added KrisFlyer's Star Alliance rates to the system.

Aerolineas Argentinas also has a change to its program today (Aerolíneas Argentinas Plus): points have been converted into miles. This programs has been added to the calculator as well:
Buenos Aires to Ushuaia

1 March, 2012

New Chinese Programs Added

We have now added the programs for both China Eastern (incl. Shanghai Airlines and China United) and China Southern airlines (incl. China Airlines and Si Chuang Airlines) -- Eastern Miles and  Sky Pearl Club, respectively.

You no longer need to manually figure out what the distance is between Chinese cities to figure out the rates that apply to a flight. The calculator does it for you!

Try: Guangzhou to Shanghai

Hawaiian Miles has also been added.

24 February, 2012

Updates to Australian Programs

We have added Velocity Frequent Flyer to our database (Virgin Australia) and also the Qantas Frequent Flyer Classic Partner awards, including all their partner airlines. 

Thanks to some user feedback we have also adjusted the data for the Qantas FF Classic awards.

17 February, 2012