Today Citi announced that eligible US cardmembers can now transfer ThankYou Points to Avianca LifeMiles at a rate of one-to-one.
As a member of Star Alliance, LifeMiles are redeemable throughout the Star Alliance network as well as on Avianca flights. Citi cardmembers that participate in ThankYou Rewards now have more options when it comes to using their points.
With the main goal of being the airline that connects the world to Latin America and to be the preferred Latin American airline in the world, Avianca works with the best people and the best technology for an exceptional experience. In 2017 the airline was rated "Best Airline in Latin America" by TripAdvisor Traveler"™ Choice Awards and "Best Airline in South America" in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. In 2015 and 2016, Avianca was rated "Best Airline in South America and Latin America" in the Business Traveler North America Magazine.
"As we continue to expand the redemption options within Citi"™s ThankYou Rewards program, we"™re thrilled to offer our cardmembers the ability to transfer ThankYou Points to LifeMiles," said Mary Hines, Global Head of Citi Rewards.
"LifeMiles is a great currency to hold, even for those who live outside of Latin America. Bloggers such as The Points Guy, who compare programs based on the value of their miles, regularly rank LifeMiles well above most other programs. In addition, LifeMiles is a perennial winner of industry awards, and has been named the program with Best Redemption Ability in the world by Global Traveler magazine for four successive years running!" pointed out Matt Vincett, CEO of LifeMiles…Fuente: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171113005750/en/Citi-Adds-Avianca-LifeMiles-Growing-Suite-ThankYou