AwardWallet receives compensation from advertising partners for links on the blog. The opinions expressed here are our own and have not been reviewed, provided, or approved by any bank advertiser. Here's our complete list of Advertisers.
Offers for the Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card are not available through this site. All information has been independently collected by AwardWallet and has not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer. Some offers may have expired. Please see our card marketplace for available offers.
Yes, miles in the Air France/KLM Flying Blue program expiring if you have no qualifying flight or credit card activity on your account for a period of 24 months. You can keep it alive indefinitely by having a qualifying activity on your account within that two-year period.
Per the Flying Blue website, there are two defined activities that will allow you to extend the life of your Flying Blue Miles:
- Take a qualifying flight with AIR FRANCE, KLM, Aircalin, HOP!, Kenya Airways, TAROM, Transavia, Air Corsica or with one of Flying Blue’s SkyTeam partners
- Make a payment with your Flying Blue co-branded credit card
Note: Delta Air Lines is a partner with Air France through the SkyTeam global alliance. You could replace your SkyMiles number on a Delta ticket with your Air France/KLM Flying Blue account number to potentially earn miles and extend the life of the miles in your account.
For US and UK residents, Flying Blue has no co-branded credit cards in those markets. The only Flying Blue co-branded credit cards are with American Express and are available for residents of France, and The Netherlands. Residents of Switzerland have the option for a Flying Blue co-branded credit card with MasterCard.
For US and UK residents there are still some options for transferring credit card points to Flying Blue; while the ratios are not the best and the transfer will not help extend your miles, it is a very handy option if you’re a few miles short, or want to take advantage of some of the great monthly offers from Flying Blue:
- American Express Membership Rewards points transfer over to Flying Blue at a ratio of 1:1
- Members of Marriott Rewards can transfer points over to Flying Blue at a ratio of 3:1. If you transfer 60,000 points you will receive a bonus of 5,000 miles on your transfer. A great way to pick up Marriott points is with the Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card.
The comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.