Best Practices for Searching Oneworld Availability

If you’ve ever been frustrated trying to figure out the best ways to search for awards on Oneworld airlines, keep reading for some guidance and tips. We’ll address approaches to make searching easier and find good uses for your points and miles.

Oneworld Alliance Overview

The Oneworld Alliance, along with SkyTeam and Star Alliance, make up the world’s three major airline alliances. Travelers have much to gain from understanding how these alliances function since they provide a global network of flights, allow passengers to earn and redeem miles across member airlines and provide elite benefits across the network.

Anatomy of an Award: Trip to Merida and Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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I love planning and taking complex trips using points and miles to fly in international business class and stay at luxury hotels for a fraction of the retail cost, but sometimes all I want is a relatively close destination for a quick and inexpensive trip.

Capital One Transfer Partners: Airline Partner Introduction

Most experienced points and miles enthusiasts agree that transferring flexible currency, including Capital One Miles or Spark Miles, to partner loyalty programs often provides the greatest value. In recent years, Capital One Miles have become significantly more valuable, as Capital One has added transfer partners and improved transfer ratios.

In a related article, we provide details about how to transfer Capital One Miles to partners, address factors to consider in evaluating transfer options, discuss common questions and describe how to obtain Capital One Miles.

Capital One Transfer Partners: Oneworld Alliance Airlines

Transferring flexible currency—including Capital One Miles—to partner loyalty programs can provide the greatest value compared to other uses of these miles. 

Capital One has 15 airline partner programs.

Capital One Transfer Partners: SkyTeam and Non-Alliance Airlines

Transferring flexible currency—including Capital One Miles—to partner loyalty programs can provide the greatest value compared to other uses of these miles. 

For Capital One, there are 15 airline partner programs.

Capital One Transfer Partners: Star Alliance Airlines

Transferring flexible currency—including Capital One Miles or Spark Miles—to partner loyalty programs can provide the greatest value compared to other uses of these miles. 

For Capital One, there are 15 airline partner programs.

How to Transfer Capital One Rewards Miles to Airline and Hotel Partners

Capital One’s flexible currency, earned through multiple Capital One credit cards, is similar to other banks’ flexible currencies, such as American Express Membership Rewards and Chase Ultimate Rewards, and provides multiple redemption options to cardholders. 

One of the best ways to use flexible currency is to transfer it to airline or hotel partners. Relevant considerations are specific partners, point transfer ratios and expected transfer times.

Capital One Rewards Miles and How to Use Capital One Travel

Capital One—like American Express, Chase and Citi—issues credit cards that offer cash back or flexible currency rewards. 

Capital One’s flexible currency, alternately referred to as Venture Miles on consumer cards or Spark Miles on business cards, can be used in different ways, such as buying gift cards, getting reimbursed for previous purchases, purchasing travel through Capital One Travel or transferring to partners. 

Let’s dive into Capital One rewards miles and ways to use this flexible currency.

Capital One Venture Miles

For many people in the points and miles community, Capital One miles have become more relevant and valuable since