All You Need to Know About Transferring United Miles to ANA Miles

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How to Transfer United Miles to ANA Miles

United Airlines is one of the leading airline brands with flights all over the world and a vast array of partnerships. ANA stands for All Nippon Airways, and is Japan's leading airline with flights all over Japan and a few that branch out into Asia, Europe, and North America. Both United and ANA are part of the Star Alliance of airlines, sharing rewards and opportunities - and multi-stop flight plans - with 28 total airlines in the alliance.

If you are traveling through Japan and surrounding areas, your ANA miles may be more useful than your existing miles. Can you ? It depends. If you miss your window, DoNotPay can help finish your transfer of United miles to ANA miles.

How United and ANA Miles are Earned

Both United and ANA make it possible to by booking flights and everyday spending with partner cards and at partner venues. As miles are earned, they can be spent on various rewards related to travel. Miles are typically used to book flights, but you can also use them for upgrades, lounge services, and in partner restaurants.

Can I Earn ANA Miles on United Flights?

Through the Star Alliance of airlines, it is possible to earn ANA miles on United flights. To do this, you will need to purchase your United ticket through the ANA website or present your ANA membership when buying your ticket directly. This is one of the benefits of the Star Alliance. At the time of ticket purchase, you can choose which of the allied airlines you would like to accrue points with.

Your ANA mileage earning rates on United flights are based on your fare type.

  1. First Class
  • Normal Fares: 150%
  1. Business Class
  • Normal Fares: 150%
  • PEX Fares: 125%
  • Discount Fares: 70%
  1. Premium Economy
  • Normal Fares: 100%
  • PEX Fares: 70%
  1. Economy Class
  • Normal Fares: 100%
  • PEX Fares: 70%
  • Discount Fares (VWST): 50%
  • Inclusive Tour Fares: 50%
  • Discount Fares (LKJ): 30%

Can I Transfer United Miles to ANA Miles?

There is no official transfer of miles or points between United MileagePlus and ANA Mileage Club accounts. While United flights can credit toward your ANA miles, this happens at the point of sale or shortly afterward if you get on the phone with customer service. Unlike other partnerships, there is no handy online widget to help you quickly . However, you can contact customer service to push through your request.

Here’s a value comparison of United and ANA miles:

Mileage Value (in dollars)$0.010$0.020

To do so, you'll need to start with United, which holds the miles you want to transfer.

United MileagePlus Contact Information

Phone1-800-421-4655 (toll free)


Japan: 03-6732-5022

EmailSupport Email Form
MailMileagePlus P.O. Box 1394 Houston, TX 77251-1394 US

How to Transfer United Miles to ANA with the Help of DoNotPay

ANA Mileage Club miles are extremely useful if you live or travel in Japan. The more Japanese local flights you take, the more you'd rather have ANA miles than keep all your miles in the United Mileage Club. There is no official way to transfer your United miles to ANA other than to assign the points at the time of the ticket purchase. Fortunately, DoNotPay can help by going around the normal methods and straight to the source.

We can make sure your United MileagePlus miles are transferred neatly into your ANA Mileage Club membership account by dealing directly with both companies to ensure a swift and efficient transaction. If you have more points to transfer, we can help you find the best buyer or most useful alternate account to transfer them to.

Here's how to get started:

  1. Search "points" or "rewards" on DoNotPay, and select the rewards program you're a part of / the type of points you have.

  2. Choose whether you want to check your points balance, transfer your points, or sell them for cash.

  3. If you selected one of the first two options, DoNotPay can check your points balance or transfer your points for you. Otherwise, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors.

For example, if you are a Marriott Rewards member, you can transfer your points to airline miles or find discounted hotel rates to redeem the best value. If you want to sell your points, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors. Lastly, we can also help you check your latest points balance automatically!

DoNotPay Works with All Companies and Groups

Have more travel points or airline miles you need to make useful? While you may not be planning a flight or hotel stay in the near future, DoNotPay can help you get the most bang for your buck out of any travel miles or reward points you have leftover - whether that's transferring them to another reward system or selling them to online buyers

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay was built on the idea of making tedious tasks easy. We're not just limited to travel point conversions! Here are just a few more helpful ways we can save you time and money by crossing items off your to-do list.

Miles earned in the Star Alliance of airlines can be transferred to Star Alliance partners. This includes transferring United miles to ANA Mileage Club miles. If the online tools available don't work and customer service doesn't help, DoNotPay can ensure your United miles become ANA miles when and where you need them.

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