Miles and More

Earn miles fast and easy with Miles & More.
In Miles & More, miles are accumulated quickly due to the extensive network of Lufthansa and the many Miles & More partners.

Miles which you can redeem worldwide for free award flights, one class upgrades and exceptional Adventure Awards. But that is not all. Once you have reached Lufthansa Frequent Traveller or Senator status, you will enjoy many extra benefits.

The numbers tell all: You earn free flights faster and faster with Miles & More.

With the high accrual factors you earn in Miles & More for flights in First and Business Class, you can see how fast you will earn a free Economy Class round-trip award for travelling from the USA to Europe.

Number of tickets needed to get one free round-trip ticket in Economy Class.
Frequent Flyer Program Economy Class Business Class First Class
- Miles & More
6.5 3.2 2.2
American Airlines
- AAdvantage
7.8 6.2 5.2
British Airways
- Executive Club USA*
7.6 6.2 5.2
Delta Air Lines
- SkyMiles
6.5 5.2 4.3
*via London - LHR (additional accrual)


Award level is valid all year in Miles & More and SkyMiles. In AAdvantage and BA Executive Club USA, it is valid between 16May-14Oct of any given year. Routing for accruals and redemption: AAdvantage on American Airlines; BA Executive Club USA British Airways via London; SkyMiles Delta Airlines; and Miles & More Lufthansa. Award level is based on a free Economy Calss round-trip ticket from the U.S. to Germany. Level for AA and BA is 60,000 miles and 50,000 miles for DL and LH. Note: Subject to change without notice. As of August '00.

Now a relationship which lets you enjoy the benefits faster from the miles you have earned. By joining Miles & More you give us something very precious: your trust. Here is what we offer in return:

  • Earn double and triple miles
    Extra special rewards for members who fly in paid First or Business Class. Because you will earn double miles for flights flown in paid Business Class and triple miles in paid First Class. And on short distance flights you are guaranteed minimum miles.

  • Miles are valid for three years
    Your earned miles remain valid for 36 months from date of your flight, hotel stay or car rental accrual. Miles not redeemed for awards within this time expire at the end of the calendar quarter. Status miles are valid for 12 calendar months. Whenever miles are due to expire, the date and the amount will be shown on your account statement.
    Exception: as a Lufthansa Senator or Frequent Traveller status member, miles earned as of July 1, 1997 will not expire provided the member retains their status.

  • Requesting your award is as easy as it is convenient
    Reserve your award by simply calling or mailing your request to the Customer Service Center. To make your reservation via phone, call 800 581-6400 between 8 am and 8 pm EST Monday through Friday.

  • Adventure Awards for the adventurous
    How about something out of the ordinary? Miles & More members have the opportunity to redeem miles for unique Adventure Awards. For example, you could experience being a pilot for a few hours, as well as some other special one-time Adventure Awards which are offered from time to time.

  • Miles & More always keeps you up to date
    Miles & More not only keeps you informed of your current mileage balance, but also sends you the latest news and special promotions


The winner of our recent Lufthansa survey for a pair of round-trip Business Class tickets on Lufthansa (New York to Europe) is:

Karin Zumtobel
New York

Thank you all for participating!

Miles & More "Step up" bonus
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