How do you redeem your air miles points?


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Frequent fliers can redeem their air mile points by accessing their frequent flier accounts, viewing account information, taking note of the number of miles available, choosing whatever form of "redeem miles" an airline provides and following the procedures for booking a flight. Details may vary depending on the specific airline.

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How do you redeem your air miles points?
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Different airlines also have different options for redeeming air mile points. For example, Delta Airlines allows its participants, under certain conditions, to redeem miles not only for travel, but also for shopping in the SkyMiles Marketplace. Delta miles members may also donate their miles or use them for flight upgrades.

American Airlines also provides its members with a variety of uses for air miles. Participants can use miles on American Airlines, American Eagle, US Airways, US Airways Express and US Airways Shuttle. They may also redeem points for flight upgrades as well as approved car rentals, hotels and vacations. American Airlines' passengers may redeem their miles for any of these purposes through the airline's website. For example, passengers who want to redeem some of their miles for hotel stays can search a list of participating hotels available within the time frame and location they selected on American Airline's website. The list shows how many miles each hotel requires.

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