All travel should be in the same class of service. When different classes of service are involved in a journey, the required mileage for the higher class will apply.
Premium Economy Class is not eligible with an Economy Class award, but is eligible with a First Class award or Business Class award.
Please note that no mileage will be refunded if downgrading to Economy Class due to change of aircraft.
Flight Sectors and Stopovers
For each award, a maximum of 8 flight sectors excluding surface sectors will be permitted in the whole itinerary.
Two Japan domestic flight sectors can be included in the whole itinerary.
For each award, a maximum of 7 stopovers (a stay more than 24 hours or surface sector) are permitted in the whole itinerary.
For itineraries originating in Japan, stopovers within Japan are not permitted.
"One city" can be included three times at maximum for the whole itinerary. Stopovers at "one city" are permitted once in the whole itinerary.
One surface sector is permitted in the whole itinerary.
A surface sector is counted to be "one stopover" regardless of the sojourn time.
The distance of the surface sector is included in the total distance of award itinerary.
One-way trips are permitted.
"Point of origin" and "Final returning point" may be different and those cities may be located in different countries. (China includes Hong Kong and Macau.)
Itineraries cannot back-track to the point of origin in order to continue onwards to a final destination.
Itineraries cannot back-track to the country of origin in order to continue onwards to a third country.
*Flight sectors where airlines do not have traffic rights are not eligible.
*To comply with U.S. transportation rules, itineraries between two cities in the U.S. (including Hawaii and Guam) via Japan must include at least one international flight that is operated by a U.S. carrier.
Please contact us for details.
*Including itineraries regarded as "via Japan" by U.S. authorities.
*Due to U.S. transportation rules, itineraries between two different Canadian cities via a U.S. city (a stay for less than 12 hours) and/or itineraries between two different Mexican cities via a U.S. city (a stay for less than 12 hours) are not permitted.
Award tickets cannot be upgraded (to the next higher class of service) by paying the fare differential or through combined use with an upgrade award.