TAP Miles&Go

Program overview 

Miles&Go is the loyalty program of TAP Portugal, Portugal's flag carrier and a member of Star Alliance. An expanding flight network and their new Capital One partnership with an attractive exchange rate and instant transfers puts TAP Miles&Go on the map for US based travelers with Capital One Cards.


Star Alliance

Program website 


Approximate miles value 


Miles validity 

3 years 

Program accrual

Based on distance flown in miles 

Limit on amount of miles you can purchase 

20,000 miles 

Waitlist option


Courtesy Hold for award reservation

Not allowed  

Do you need to open an account to check availability?


Stopover option 

No for TAP. 1 stopover is allowed on Star Alliance flights 

Family account


Upgrade option


Online booking 


Airline partners 

Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Egyptair, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA air, GOL, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines

Credit card partners

Capital One (1:1, instant transfer)

Hotel partners 

IHG Rewards (5:1, 6 weeks transfer), Marriott Bonvoy (3:1, unknown transfer time), Accor Live Limitless (2:1, 4-6 weeks transfer)

Co-Branded credit card in the US 


Point/Miles Conversion Chart


  • Good price for short haul flights 
  • 25% discount for children on the award tickets 
  • Attractive Capital One transfer ratio


  • Miles are needed in the account to search award availability 
  • No stopovers on TAP operated flights
  • Redemption process is not streamlined.

Excellent for   

  • United flights from the US to South America for 50,000 miles in Business Class one way

Insider Tip 

  • Emirates First class awards cannot be booked with partner programs.
  • If you want to book an award ticket for another person, you will need to send TAP a signed authorization letter within 24 hours after the booking. 
  • This program can be attractive when combined with the Homebase Stopover Strategy for Lisbon based global frequent travelers.

Do you use this program? Share your experience and tips in the comments below. Your thoughts would be very valuable to us!



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