Overview of CommBank Awards Transfer Partners

As of June 2021, you can transfer Commonwealth Bank Awards points to 13 frequent flyer and loyalty programs. Please note that this list is subject to change, and is not published on the CommBank Awards website. CommBank Awards may change the range of airline transfer partners, or conversion rates, at any time and without notice.

To transfer your points or confirm current transfer partners & rates, you would need to contact CommBank Awards on 13 16 61.

If you prefer to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points with a CommBank credit card, you will need to opt-in to Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct for an additional $30 annual fee. All points will then be converted automatically to Qantas.

Click on any airline or hotel logo to learn more about redeeming points with each loyalty program:

Alliance Frequent Flyer Program 1 Awards point equals…
Oneworld Cathay Pacific Asia Miles 0.33 Asia Miles
Oneworld Malaysia Airlines Enrich 0.29 Enrich points
Oneworld JAL Mileage Bank 0.25 Mileage Bank miles
Oneworld Qatar Airways Privilege Club 0.29 Qmiles
Star Alliance United MileagePlus 0.25 MileagePlus miles
Star Alliance EVA Air Infinity MileageLands 0.33 Infinity MileageLands miles
Star Alliance Lufthansa Miles&More 0.25 Miles&More miles
SkyTeam alliance Air France/KLM Flying Blue 0.33 Flying Blue miles
SkyTeam alliance China Eastern Miles 0.33 miles
Virgin Australia Velocity 0.4-0.5 Velocity points*
Etihad Guest 0.29 Etihad Guest miles
AirAsia BIG Loyalty 0.4 AirAsia BIG Loyalty points
Hotel loyalty program IHG Rewards Club 0.4 IHG Rewards Club points

Notes

  • *The transfer rate to Virgin Australia Velocity for CommBank Awards cardholders is 1:0.4. If you have a CommBank Platinum Awards, CommBank Diamond Awards or CommBank Ultimate Awards credit card, you can transfer to Velocity at a higher 1:0.5 rate.
  • You must transfer at least 2,500 CommBank Awards points at a time, except for Virgin Australia Velocity where the minimum transfer is 3,600 Awards points.
  • Japan Airlines Mileage Bank, Cathay Pacific Asia Miles & Qatar Airways Privilege Club were removed as transfer partners in 2020 but restored in 2021.
  • To transfer CommBank Awards points to any program other than Qantas or Velocity Frequent Flyer, you will have to call CommBank Awards. These transfers cannot be done online.

Australian credit cards that earn CommBank Awards points

  • CommBank Awards
  • CommBank Platinum Awards
  • CommBank Diamond Awards
  • CommBank Ultimate Awards

Australian Frequent Flyer has a Commonwealth Bank discussion forum.

 

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