You earn Capital One Venture miles, not points. But it doesn’t really matter. Plenty of travel rewards credit cards offer points, and plenty of others give you miles. The key is that you’re not earning cash back, which means you need to figure out how much your miles are worth.
Here’s more info about Capital One Venture miles:
Fortunately, Capital One Venture miles aren’t like most other credit card miles. You don’t have to use them with a particular travel provider or on a certain website. Plus, how much value you’ll get isn’t a mystery. Capital One Venture miles are worth a penny apiece when used to pay for any travel purchase made with your card, once that purchase shows up on your statement.
Since Capital One Venture gives you 2 - 5 miles per $1 spent, you’re basically getting 2% to 5% cash back on everything when you redeem for travel. You can also redeem Capital One Venture miles for a gift card or statement credit, but they’re worth half as much that way.
You can easily redeem Capital One Venture miles through the Capital One website, mobile app or customer service phone line. What’s unique with this card, though, is that you can redeem miles either before or after you pay for your travel expenses. You can also redeem miles for gift cards and other non-travel rewards, but you’ll get half the value if you do that.… read full answer
Here’s how to redeem Capital One Venture miles online:
Choose your redemption method. The options are: “Redeem travel purchases,” “Book a trip,” “Get gift cards,” “Get an account credit,” “Get a check by mail,” and “Transfer Rewards.”
Follow the instructions for the option you’ve chosen.
So, Capital One Venture’s redemption process is one of its major perks. Plus, with 2 miles / $1 spent, along with a 75,000 miles initial bonus, miles build up fast. It’s also useful to note that you can redeem through the Capital One app, too. Just log in with the same user name and password, click “Redeem Rewards” at the bottom, and select one of the options.
Here are the options for redeeming Capital One Venture miles:
Redeem travel purchases: 1 cent per mile
Capital One shows you what travel expenses you’ve made in the past 90 days, and you can use your miles to “erase” some or all of the cost from your credit card statement.
Book a trip: 1 cent per mile
The Capital One travel booking tool is powered by Orbitz, so you should have access to most major airlines, hotels and rental car companies.
Get gift cards: 0.5 cent per mile
90 stores are represented, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowe’s, AMC and Best Buy. Gift cards for as little as $10 are available for many stores. But the denominations vary by store.
Get cash back: 0.5 cent per mile
You can get a deposit into your checking or savings account or receive a check by mail. You can also set up automatic cash redemption when you reach a certain number of miles.
Transfer miles: Value depends on the partner
If you have another Capital One Venture or other travel rewards credit card account, you may be able to transfer your rewards to it.
The most convenient part about redeeming Capital One Venture miles is that you don’t have to decide to use them before making a purchase. You can pay for any type of travel expense charged to your card in the last 90 days. Capital One isn’t stingy about what it considers travel, either. It includes everything from hotels, airlines and cruises to Airbnb and Uber. That flexibility, combined with Capital One Venture’s top-notch rewards value, makes it one of the best cards available to frequent travelers.
The Capital One VentureOne miles are worth 1 cent each when redeemed for travel. For example 10,000 Capital One VentureOne miles are worth $100 towards travel expenses that show up on your Capital One VentureOne statement or when used to book accommodations on Capital One’s travel portal.
To redeem Capital One VentureOne miles, log in to your online account… read full answer or use the Capital One mobile app. There, you’ll be able to redeem your earned miles for travel expenses (either past travel purchases made within 90 days of redemption or future bookings), cash back (either through statement credits or checks), gift cards or transfers to Capital One partner airlines.
Ways to Use Capital One VentureOne Miles
If you wish to cover past travel expenses, you can redeem your miles to cover any travel purchase made with your Capital One VentureOne within 90 days of the purchase.
You can also transfer miles to one of Capital One’s 15+ airline loyalty programs such as those from Air Canada and Air France KLM and receive up to over a penny per mile, depending on the airline, but keep in mind that transfer rates are subject to change.
If you choose to redeem miles for cash back, either as a statement credit or a check, Capital One VentureOne miles are worth half a cent each. You’ll also get around 1 cent per mile when you redeem for gift cards, but values will vary depending on the gift card.
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