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Earn Air Miles With Your American Express Card

Earn Air Miles With Your American Express Card

Receiving air miles is one of the most popular Credit Card Reward benefits. Everything you spend on your Card earns you air miles to trade in for free flights, free hotels, and exclusive travel perks and discounts. The more Points you earn, the further you can fly. Saving up for that once in a lifetime trip or just cutting back on the cost of a holiday make air mile rewards a fantastic Credit Card reward choice.

How Can I Earn Air Miles?

How you earn air miles depends on the travel rewards Card you have. Commonly, air miles are accumulated at a standard rate as you continue to make purchases on your card. Some Cards also offer introductory bonus miles for new Cardmembers, or extra miles on particular types of purchases.

For example, our Jet Airways American Express® Platinum Card is a simple way to get free flights and travel benefits. Earn 8 JPMiles for every1 Rs. 150 spent except for spend at Fuel, Insurance, Utilities and Cash Transactions. Also earn 16 JPMiles for every Rs. 150 spent for booking revenue tickets on . Get a Welcome Gift2 of 10,000 Bonus JPMiles + one-way complimentary Jet Airways Base Fare Waived Domestic Ticket3 on your first charge.

Our Jet Airways Card

Jet Airways American Express® Platinum Credit Card

Welcome Gift1 of 10,000 Bonus JPMiles + one-way complimentary Jet Airways Base Fare Waived Domestic Ticket on your first charge First Year Fee: Rs. 5,000 plus applicable taxes (Second Year onward: Rs. 10,000 plus applicable taxes)
  • Complimentary visits to 13 Domestic Airport Lounges at 11 cities in India
  • Enjoy complimentary iPrefer Elite Tier membership from Preferred Hotels & Resorts
  • 8 JPMiles for every Rs. 150 spent except for spend at Fuel, Insurance, Utilities and Cash Transactions

What are the limits on earning air miles?

There are no limits on the numbers of air miles you can earn or the number of Membership Reward Points you can gain. The more you use your Card, and take advantage of promotional opportunities for bonus miles, the further you can fly.

The amount of protection and insurance cover varies with each Card, so have a look and see which one is best for you. Simply browse the list of Cards in the menu to the left, or use the 'Compare these Cards' button near the top of this page to review all our Credit Cards at the same time.

How many air miles do I need for a ‘free’ flight?

How many air miles you need for a free flight depends on a number of factors. Where you are flying, the time of year and which class you fly will have an impact on how many air miles you need for a free flight. You can monitor your air mile Points online and look out for special offers from the Membership Rewards Program and the Jet Airways Program to get the best deal for your air miles or loyalty Points.

What other travel benefits does American Express offer?

Apart from collecting air miles and Membership Rewards our reward Cards also come with a wide variety of tailored travel benefits depending on the Card you choose.

The benefits available include:

- Complimentary access to exclusive airport lounges at Delhi and Mumbai Domestic Airports

- Complimentary Priority Pass membership which gives you free access to over 600 airport lounges worldwide

- Dedicated check in services on Indian domestic flights with Jet Airways.

- Enjoy 5% discount on Base Fare for revenue ticket bookings made on

- Discounts with international airlines

- Hotel benefits and exclusive offers across the world


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1. With effect from 20th October 2014, you will earn 8 JPMiles for every Rs. 150 spent as against 6 JPMiles for every Rs. 100 spent earlier. Moreover, your spending on fuel, insurance and utility payments will no longer earn you JPMiles. Fuel includes petrol, diesel, CNG from Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). Utility services includes providers of household/domestic electricity, gas and water. These providers can be government departments and agencies including local, state, municipal organizations, public housing societies and apartment associations.

2. Welcome Gift is available only in the 1st year of Cardmembership on payment of the Annual Fee.

3. Terms and conditions apply