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The new Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card is Capital One’s take on a premium travel card that could rival others in its category. Get access to travel credits, airport lounge access, and more benefits.


Key Features

Spending multipliers:

  • 10x miles per $1 on hotels and rental cars purchased through Capital One Travel
  • 5x miles per $1 on flights purchases through Capital One Travel
  • 2x miles per $1 on all other purchases

Other Benefits:

  • Receive a $300 annual credit for bookings through Capital One Travel
  • 10,000 bonus miles every card anniversary
  • Access the Capital One Lounge (airport) and Priority Pass lounges worldwide
  • Hertz President Circle Elite status
  • 14+ Airline transfer partners
  • Up to $100 application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®  
  • No foreign transaction fees

Welcome Offer and Eligibility

Capital One has a few card application rules to be aware of:

  • You can only have two personal Capital One cards at a time
  • Co-branded cards are generally excluded
  • You can only get approved for one Capital One card, personal or business, once every 6 months

Existing or previous cardmembers are not eligible for a bonus if they have received a new cardmember bonus for this product in the past 48 months.

Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card calculator

Ask Sebby crunches the numbers for you to calculate the Expected Value of the Venture X. For the expected value of miles, we derive the approximate dollar value based on the numbers you enter in the calculator. Scroll down to the end of the post to see our methodology. The calculator below contains default figures and serve as an example only. Users should insert their own data for the most accurate results.

Calculation Methodology

The results from the above calculator are based on your ability to reach the minimum spend requirement to earn the welcome offer, your amount of spend on different categories, how you plan to redeem Capital One Miles, and how much relative value you assign to the other benefits. The “Years” referenced in the calculator refer to the cardmember year, based on when you are approved for the card.

  • Year 1 = first 12 months of card membership
  • Year 2 = the following 12 months afterward

Value of Venture Miles

Venture miles are flexible and can be redeemed for flights, hotels, statement credit, and gift cards.

Capital One Venture Miles Redemption Rates
Value Per Point
Cash Back via Account Credit or Check .5 cent
Statement Credit for Travel 1 cent
Gift Cards 0.8-1 cents
Airline Transfer Partners 1-2 cents

The worst way to redeem Venture miles is cash back since miles are cashed out at 50% value. Cash back is when you request for the points to be added to your account or a check via mail. Redeeming points for statement credit is different than cash back.

When you choose to redeem miles for statement credit, you can select which travel transactions on your statement to “erase” within 90 days of the transaction posting. The travel category is broad and ranges from flight and hotel bookings to Uber and Airbnb purchases.

Airline Transfer Partners

Venture miles can be transferred to 14 airline partners via the Capital One Rewards Mile portal. In most cases, miles are transferred to the airline partner at a 1 to 1 ratio, with a few exceptions listed below.

Capital One Airline Transfer Partners:

  • Aeromexico Club Premier (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Air Canada Aeroplan (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Air France/KLM Flying Blue (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Avianca LifeMiles (1 to 1 ratio)
  • British Airways Executive Club (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Cathay Pacific Asia Miles (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Emirates Skywards (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Etihad Guest (1 to 1 ratio)
  • EVA Air Infinity MileageLands (2 to 1.5 ratio)
  • Finnair Plus (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer (1 to 1 ratio)
  • TAP Portugal Miles&Go (1 to 1 ratio)
  • Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles (1 to 1 ratio)

Important: Once you transfer miles to a partner, you cannot reverse the transfer. Airline miles cannot be transferred back to Venture miles.

Before you transfer Venture miles to a partner, be sure to check the award chart for each airline to see if it’s a good value or not. Just because you have the ability to use transfer partners doesn’t mean that you should.

Additional Disclosures:

Hertz Benefit: Upon enrollment, accessible through the Capital One website or mobile app, eligible cardholders will remain at upgraded status level through December 31, 2024. Please note, enrolling through the normal Hertz Gold Plus Rewards enrollment process (e.g. at will not automatically detect a cardholder as being eligible for the program and cardholders will not be automatically upgraded to the applicable status tier. Additional terms apply

For Capital One products listed on this page, some of the above benefits are provided by Visa® or Mastercard® and may vary by product. See the respective Guide to Benefits for details, as terms and exclusions apply.

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