Miles+Bonus is the official rewards program for Aegean Airlines, and it offers its members a number of ways to earn points/miles that can be used to redeem a number of useful rewards. Members of this program will be able to quickly and easily rack up points by flying with Aegean, Olympic Air, and Star Alliance partners. It is also very easy to redeem the miles you accrue for whatever you want. Some of the different things that you can use your Miles+Bonus points for include award flights, hotel stays, and even car rentals. There are lots of different partners that you can fly with to earn points, including United, Swiss, Austrian, Air Canada, Olympic, EVA Air, Avianca, and many more. This means that earning points through this program is fairly easy. This program’s rules and terms are quite reasonable and flexible, which is precisely why it currently has so many different members. It is important that you take the time to look into this rewards program before deciding whether or not you want to join. In the end you will be very glad you did this research.

General Information

Star Alliance™
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Pros

  • Happy Miles option ❶
  • Miles do not expire at all!
  • Family mile sharing and pooling ❷
  • Good number of partner airlines

Cons

  • No stopovers ❸
  • Only one 1 : 1 transfer partner
  • Most airlines impose fuel surcharge
  • Most airlines cannot be booked online

Fees & Charges

  • Cancellation fee
    EUR 20
  • Change award fee ❹
    EUR 20
  • Phone booking fee
    EUR 20

Additional Information

Expiration: Miles expire 0 months since last activity.
For some programs, an activity is any accrual of miles, crediting a flight, transfering or purchasing miles. For others, spending activities such as redeeming or donating points counts as an activity.
❶ Happy Miles routes are updated every three months and can be redeemed for 30 percent of the usual required miles
❷ Miles can be pooled between six people
❸ No stopovers on Aegean-operated awards
❹ Date and time changes are available up to 30 minutes before a flight for 20 euros

Transfer Partners

1,000
Starwood points
1 : 1
+5,000 BONUS
1,000
miles
30 days
1,000
Starwood points
1 : 1
+5,000 BONUS
1,000
miles
30 days

The ratio is the number of flexible reward points it would take to transfer to Miles+Bonus.

Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.

Airlines And Fuel Surcharge

This table will show you the partner airlines can be booked online and those which impose fuel surcharge.

Airline
Online
Booking
Fuel
Surcharge
Alliance
Adria Airways Adria Airways
Star Alliance™
Aegean Airlines Aegean Airlines
Star Alliance™
Air Canada Air Canada
Star Alliance™
Air China Air China
Star Alliance™
Air India Air India
Star Alliance™
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand
Star Alliance™
ANA ANA
Star Alliance™
Asiana Airlines Asiana Airlines
Star Alliance™
Austrian Airlines Austrian Airlines
Star Alliance™
Avianca Avianca
Star Alliance™
Brussels Airlines Brussels Airlines
Star Alliance™
Copa Airlines Copa Airlines
Star Alliance™
Croatia Airlines Croatia Airlines
Star Alliance™
EgyptAir EgyptAir
Star Alliance™
Airline
Online
Booking
Fuel
Surcharge
Alliance
Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines
Star Alliance™
EVA Air EVA Air
Star Alliance™
LOT Polish Airlines LOT Polish Airlines
Star Alliance™
Lufthansa Lufthansa
Star Alliance™
Olympic Airlines Olympic Airlines
No alliance
Scandinavian Airlines Scandinavian Airlines
Star Alliance™
Shenzhen Airlines Shenzhen Airlines
Star Alliance™
Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines
Star Alliance™
South African Airways South African Airways
Star Alliance™
SWISS SWISS
Star Alliance™
TAP Portugal TAP Portugal
Star Alliance™
Thai Airways Thai Airways
Star Alliance™
Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines
Star Alliance™
United Airlines United Airlines
Star Alliance™

Program Review

Aegean Airlines S.A. is the largest Greek airline by total number of passengers carried, by number of destinations serviced, and by fleet size. A Star Alliance member since June of 2010, it operates scheduled and charter services from Athens and Thessaloniki to other major Greek destinations as well as to a number of European and Middle Eastern destinations. Its man hubs are Athens International Airport in Athens, Thessaloniki International Airport in Thessaloniki, and Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus. It is also uses other Greek airports as bases, some of which are seasonal. It has its head office in Kifisia, a suburb of Athens. Although the airline is the largest airline in Greece, it is not a flag carrier.

On October 21, 2012, Aegean Airlines announced that it has struck a deal to acquire Olympic Air, and the buyout was approved by the European Commission a year later. Both carriers continue to operate under separate brands.


Miles+Bonus Program

The Miles+Bonus program has a lot to offer for those who fly with Aegean Airlines and/or their partners on a regular basis. This particular rewards program will provide you with 1,000 miles just for joining. You will earn miles in this program when flying or using this airline’s partners’ services, making it very easy to get lots of points fast. There are a number of easy-to-use services on this airline’s website as well, so you will need to take the time to explore some of them. You will be able to enjoy more and more benefits as you increase to higher tiers as well.


Earning Miles+Bonus Points

You will find that there are a number of different ways to go about earning points in the Miles+Bonus program. You can earn miles by traveling with Aegean Airlines and their partners, including Olympic Air, Adria, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, Ana, Asiana, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels, Copa Airlines, and many more. The fact that there are so many different partner airlines only makes it that much easier to earn the points you need to redeem a variety of rewards.
Those who are members of this loyalty program also have the option of earning points by simply staying at certain partner hotels, including Aeolis Hotel, Aldemar Resorts, Amathus Hotel, Ariti Grand Hotel Corfu, Astra Inn Guest House, Booking.com, Daios Hotels, Best Western Plaza Hotel Rhodes, Atlantica Hotels & Resorts, and a number of others. Once you reserve your room at one of these hotels, you will automatically get miles added to your rewards account. You will also be able to get points if you rent any vehicle at any Hertz location.

Some of the different places that you can shop to earn Miles+Bonus points include Aegean Shop On Board, Cretan Knives, EASTPAK, Fiorissimo, Sterna shop, and Hellenic Duty Free Shops. Purchasing any item(s) from any of these places will earn you points in this program that you can use towards award flights, cabin upgrades, and a number of other things. One of the great things about this particular loyalty program is the fact that earning points is so easy because there are so many different ways to go about doing it.


Redeeming Mileage Points

You can use the points/miles that you have accrued as a Miles+Bonus member for award flights, cabin upgrades, hotel stays, and even car rentals. Some of the different airlines that you can use your points to reserve an award ticket with include Aegean, Air Canada, Adria, Asiana, Lufthansa, South Africa, Swiss, Turkish, Thai, United, and many more. You can go online to reserve your award ticket for one of these airlines quickly and easily without any hassle whatsoever.

When you are ready to redeem the points that you have earned through this rewards program in the form of a rewards ticket or cabin upgrade, you will be able to do so on the airline’s official website. These points can be used to reserve a ticket for any Aegean or partner airline, so you will need to keep that in mind.

Members of this program will also be able to redeem the points they earn for stays at various hotels. There are actually quite a few different hotels that are partnered with this airline, so you shouldn’t have any issues with finding one that you can redeem points at. You will also have the option of redeeming your points at any Hertz car rental location.


Benefits of Aegean Airlines Miles+Bonus Program

There are a lot of benefits associated with the Miles+Bonus frequent flyers rewards program, including the fact that it provides you with many different ways to go about earning and redeeming points. If you want a program that it easy to earn and spend your points, this one is worth looking into. There are lots of different partners of this particular airline, which makes earning miles/points all the easier.


Elite Levels

There are numerous Elite levels that you will be able to work your way up through as a member of this rewards program. There is the Blue tier, Silver tier, and Gold tier. You will find that each of these memberships levels come with their own set of perks and benefits that you will definitely want to explore.


Booking Fees/Charges

There is a $75 fee for booking a flight less than 21 days before departure. You will also have to pay a $200 fee for re-crediting miles for award travel.


Redeem on Upgrades

You can choose to use the points you have earned in the Miles+Bonus rewards program to upgrade your cabin on an existing flight. It is important to keep in mind that you cannot use points to upgrade on an award flight in this program.


Routing Rules

One of the best things about this rewards program is that the routing rules are so lax. You will be allowed two stopovers on any award flight, and open jaws are also allowed.


Cobranded Credit Cards

There is the Aegean Bonus Visa and Aegean Visa Cyprus cobranded credit cards that you will be able to use to earn points in this program. These cards are available to all members of this program.