Cheapest Miles to Australia

Australia cheapest miles

Many people dream of an adventure to Australia.  Well, that dream can become a reality for the average person if they collect just enough miles/point in the right programs.  Below is a list of the top mileage programs who fly to Australia and how many miles/points you would need to collect for (free) award seats.


Miles/Points Transfer and Airline Partners Miles Needed Round-trip
Alaska Delta, Qantas Economy: 85,000 (Q) /100,000 (D),
Business: 110,000 (Q) /160,000 (D),
First: 140,000 (Q)
American Airlines AAdvantage Qantas, Starwood Preferred Guest Economy: 75,000, Business: 125,000, First: 145,000
Delta SkyMiles Alaska, Delta, Virgin Australia, Amex Membership Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest Economy: 100,000, Business: 160,000, First: N/A
Hawaiian Amex, SPG Economy: 120,000, First: 210,000
United Aeroplan, ANA, United, Chase Ultimate Rewards, SPG Economy: 80,000, Business: 140,000/160,000, First: 160,000/260,000
US Airways Qantas, SPG Economy: 80,000, Business: 110,000, First: 140,000
Virgin America Amex, Virgin Australia Economy: 40,000, Premium Economy: 60,000, Business: 80,000
Aeroplan/Air Canada Air Canada, Air New Zealand, United, Amex Membership Rewards, SPG Economy: 80,000, Business: 160,000, First: 220,000
ANA Air Canada, Air New Zealand, United, Amex, SPG Economy: 65,000, Business: 105,000, First: 160,000
British Airways Qantas, Amex, Chase, SPG Economy: 100,000, Business: 200,000/300,000, First: 300,000/400,000
Flying Blue Delta, Amex, Citi ThankYou Rewards, SPG Economy: 100,000, Business: 250,000
Qantas Alaska, American, Citi Economy: 96,000, Business: 192,000, First: 288,000
Virgin Atlantic Virgin Australia, Delta, Chase Ultimate Rewards, SPG Economy: 94,000 (V) /100,000(D), Premium Economy: 141,000 (V), Business: 188,000 (V) /150,000 (D)
American Express Membership Rewards Aeroplan, ANA, British Airways, Delta, Flying Blue, Hawaiian, Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic
Chase Ultimate Rewards British Airways, United, Virgin Atlantic
Citi ThankYou Rewards Flying Blue, Qantas
Starwood Preferred Guest Aeroplan, Alaska, American, ANA, British Airways, Delta, Flying Blue, Hawaiian, US Airways, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand (65:1)

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