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Family/Household Shared Mileage Accrual Options

oneworld Alliance
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Skyteam Alliance
Star Alliance
  • All Nippon Airlines - ANA Family Account (AFA)
    • Members: 8
    • Relationship: within two degrees of relationship to primary
    • Fees: 1000 miles at registration, 1000 miles each time a registration change is made
  • Asiana
    • Members:
    • Relationship:
    • Fees:
  • Lufthansa - Miles & More family programme - LIMITED TO MIDDLE EAST REGION (see linked page for countries)
    • Members:
    • Relationship:
    • Fees:
  • Turkish Airlines (Miles & Smiles Family Account)
    • Members: no limit
    • Relationship: Spouse and all single children under 25.
    • Fees: None but main member must have Classic Plus (25.000 miles in 12 months) or higher. Status Miles stay in each individual members' account, Bonus Miles go to "main" account.

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Old Jan 7, 13, 12:21 am
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Airline Programs Offering Family or Household Mileage Pooling

I noticed that BA Avios offers the ability to have a family plan to pool all of your miles accumulated by multiple family members. Are there any other programs that do this?

Any *A airlines specifically?

Thanks!
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Old Jan 7, 13, 12:24 am
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I am not aware of anything similar,
*A or otherwise...
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Old Jan 7, 13, 3:26 am
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Originally Posted by jason53 View Post
I noticed that BA Avios offers the ability to have a family plan to pool all of your miles accumulated by multiple family members. Are there any other programs that do this?
This existing thread may help:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/miles...-accounts.html
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Old Jan 7, 13, 3:44 am
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Originally Posted by jason53 View Post
I noticed that BA Avios offers the ability to have a family plan to pool all of your miles accumulated by multiple family members. Are there any other programs that do this?

Any *A airlines specifically?

Thanks!
Not many in the major three big airline alliances.

Asiana Club's Family Mileage Plan is the first that comes to mind in *, now that BMI is no longer part of the * Alliance picture.
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Old Jan 7, 13, 4:05 am
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Originally Posted by jason53 View Post
Any *A airlines specifically?
Lufthansa has a family program that you could sign up for. Problem is they only offer it to those in the Middle East:

http://www.lufthansa.com/online/port...d=1905951&l=en
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Old Jan 7, 13, 4:09 am
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Originally Posted by jason53 View Post
I noticed that BA Avios offers the ability to have a family plan to pool all of your miles accumulated by multiple family members. Are there any other programs that do this?

Any *A airlines specifically?

Thanks!
Egyptair would do that - StarAlliance, a 1000 point sign up bonus, 30k = silver with the next 30k in two years giving gold status, and just 30k to retain gold.
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Old Jan 7, 13, 12:35 pm
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Japan Airline
http://www.ar.jal.com/world/en/jalmile/jfc/

All Nippon airways
https://www.ana.co.jp/wws/us/e/wws_common/amc/fa/
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Old Jan 8, 13, 9:20 pm
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out of all of the airlines listed which ones have the most favourable reward charts for us to europe (with low fuel surcharges), or short haul domestic trips?

I know BA is oneworld and great for the 4500 one way short haul.

it looks like the *A airlines listed above mostly have distance based reward structures?
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Old Jan 8, 13, 9:25 pm
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Some times distance based award charts are great for Europe especially if you live on east coast
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Old Jan 9, 13, 12:37 am
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definitely, for short haul hops around the us it works very nicely as well. however I think Avios will be my family plan for oneworld, now to choose for *A if only A3 offered it, then I could work towards Star Gold at the same time lol
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Old Jan 9, 13, 12:45 am
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Turkish Airlines in *A.
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Old Jan 9, 13, 12:51 am
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Not *A.. but Korean Air provides this as well. I remember I got couple thousand miles from my mom's account to get on a business award ticket for ICN-JFK.
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Old Jan 9, 13, 2:06 am
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Finnair let's you move miles between household members.

Traditionally BA has been good for burning miles going west of the UK, while at the same time making redemptions to Singapore completely unattainable.
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Old Jan 7, 14, 11:56 am
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TK Miles & Smiles has a family account, once you reach Classic Plus level (25k miles). *A member.
More info on the M&S website

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Old Jan 7, 14, 12:06 pm
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KE Korean Air has the ability to combine points for directly related family members. You have to prove it with Marriage License/Birth Certs, but once it's approved it is accessible via your account
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