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Redeem Miles

How to redeem your Miles.

How can I redeem my Miles?

If you are registered for the Account Center, you can browse all of your redemption options and redeem your Miles online.

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Note: If you do not wish to register for the Account Center, please call 1-800-DISCOVER (1-800-347-2683) to redeem your Miles.

Redeem My Miles

What can I redeem my Miles for?

You can redeem your Miles for the following:

  • Travel you book the way you want. Redeem 10,000 Miles and get a $100 credit to your account towards a travel purchase. Just remember to redeem your Miles within 90 days after the date your travel purchase posts to your account. Also remember there are no blackout dates, so you can book your travel with a travel credit on any date.
  • Partner gift cards
  • Pay with Miles at select online retailers
  • Discover Gift Cards that can be personalized online
  • Credit to your Discover card account or direct deposit to your bank account
  • Charity donation

Once you decide what you would like to redeem your Miles for, select an option and add it to your order. Once you have made all your selections, view, confirm, and submit your order. You can view your redemption at a later time by going to the Redemption History Page. Click the link to log in and view your orders.

Are there limitations to the number of Miles that I need in order to redeem?

  • Travel—start redeeming at 10,000 Miles
  • Partner gift cards with options starting at 1,000 Miles
  • Pay with Miles at select online retailers with no minimum. Redeem as many or as few Miles as you like
  • Discover Gift Cards—personalize them online with options starting at 5,000 Miles
  • Credit to your Discover card account or direct deposit into your bank account—redeem in increments of 5,000 Miles
  • Charity donation—options start at 5,000 Miles

Log into the Account Center to view the Miles Terms and Conditions for additional information.

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Note: You cannot redeem your Miles if your account is delinquent.

Do I have to redeem all of my Miles at one time?

No, you do not have to redeem all of your Miles at one time. You can choose to redeem some or all of your Miles – minimum redemption amounts vary by option.

How do I redeem for a credit for my travel purchase?

Redeeming for a credit is easy:

  • Choose any travel—any airline, cruise, vacation package, hotel, or car rental.
  • Book it through any airline, travel agent, or online travel site
  • Pay with your Miles by Discover card.
  • Redeem your Miles for a credit for your travel purchase.

Just remember to redeem your Miles within 90 days after the date the travel purchases post to your account. Here's how it works: you have 10,000 Miles available to redeem. You purchase a $200 airline ticket. Once it posts to your account you can call 1-800-DISCOVER (1-800-347-2683) and redeem for a $100 credit to your account for your airline purchase.

If redeeming for a credit for my travel purchase, do I have to redeem my Miles on specific airlines?

You can book any airline, any flight, an aisle or window seat—it's up to you. All you have to do is pay with your Miles by Discover card when you are booking your flight, and redeem for a credit after the transaction posts to your account. Just remember to redeem your Miles within 90 days after the date the travel purchase posts to your account.

Who are Discover's gift card Partners?

You can turn your Miles into gift cards or instant eCertificates from over 100 Miles Partners.

Can I have partner gift cards mailed to an address other than my billing address?

No. Partner gift cards can only be mailed to your billing address.

What are eCertificates?

eCertificates are a way to get rewards faster instead of waiting to receive a Partner gift card by mail. eCertificates are available immediately upon completing your order, and allow you to shop instantly with the Partner. You can access your eCertificate online or via the Discover Mobile App. Click the link to log in and access your eCertificate.

Note: Please be aware that all Partners do not offer eCertificates. If the Partner does offer an eCertificate, you must select the eCertificate option in order to receive it.

What are the Terms and Conditions for Partner gift cards?

Terms and Conditions for Partner gift cards vary by partner. Please clik the link to log in and view the Terms and Conditions for each Partner.

What are the Terms and Conditions for Pay with Miles?

Click the link to read the Terms and Conditions for the Pay with Miles program.

Are there certain states where I cannot redeem for a Discover Gift Card?

Cardmembers who live in the following states cannot redeem for Discover Gift Cards: Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Vermont.

How do I redeem my Miles for a statement credit?

Click to log in and redeem your Miles for a statement credit.

Note: You must have 5,000 Miles minimum to redeem for a statement credit and can redeem in $25 increments.

Will my order be saved to my shopping cart if I leave the website without submitting it?

Your shopping cart empties if you leave Discover.com without submitting your order.

How long will it take to receive my reward after I submit my order?

  • Travel credits will post to your account within 72 hours
  • Discover and Partner gift cards will be mailed to your billing address within 10 business days
  • Electronic deposits will appear in your bank account within 72 hours
  • Statement credits will post to your account within 72 hours

What should I do if I have not received my reward?

If you have not received your reward and it has been longer than 8 weeks since you submitted your order, please contact Customer Service. You can also call Customer Service at 1-800-DISCOVER (1-800-347-2683).

Can I cancel an order I already placed?

No. Once an order has been processed, it cannot be canceled. If you have questions about a processed order, please contact Customer Service or call 1-800-DISCOVER (1-800-347-2683).

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