Pros & Cons
Frontier has fewer daily flights than major carriers like Delta and United
Basic membership benefits are limited
Miles expire six months after account inactivity
Ease of Earning Free Flight4.5
Award Flight Availability2.5
No. of Daily Flights< 500
FRONTIER Miles is ranked No. 7 in the Best Airline Rewards Programs. U.S. News evaluated 9 frequent flyer programs offered by airlines based in the United States across several indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank rewards.
FRONTIER Miles is ranked as:
As a FRONTIER Miles member, you'll earn miles on Frontier Airlines based on the distance traveled between airports. You can also earn miles on purchases with Frontier's partners – including stays at participating Wyndham and Marriott hotels, retail purchases and car rentals – or by using the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard. You can use your accumulated miles for free flights, magazine subscriptions and car rentals.
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Frontier's FRONTIER Miles program offers four levels of membership: basic, Elite 20K, Elite 50K and Elite 100K.See details about how membership works
The Fine Print
- A minimum of 10,000 miles are needed to cover a one-way award ticket. For free round-trip flights, you'll need at least 20,000 miles.
- Miles can be earned retroactively up to 180 days after the flight departure date.
- Expired miles can be reinstated for a fee.
- Family Pooling allows up to eight friends, family members, coworkers, etc. to earn miles and add them to one account for future award flight redemptions.
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