This is part 2 of my series calculating the cost of award tickets using ANA miles. In Part 1 I priced out itineraries on Air Canada, ANA, Lufthansa, Singapore, SWISS, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United and US Airways. In this part, I’ll look at Adria, Aegean, Air China, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Austria, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa and Virgin Atlantic.

Although ANA is a Japanese carrier, it is a member of Star Alliance and its award search engine is one of the best ways to find Star Alliance availability. ANA is also a transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards (transfers usually take about 48 hours) – which you earn on cards like the Premier Rewards Gold and the Platinum – and Starwood Preferred Guest (transfers can take up to a couple weeks), which makes it a very versatile program to maximize when it comes time to redeem some of those points for an award on a Star Alliance carrier or its other partners such as Virgin Atlantic.

However, ANA does levy fuel surcharges on many of its partners. In order to calculate them, though, you actually have to have the miles necessary to book an award in your account, which makes transferring miles in from one of the partner programs a bit of a gamble. I have the miles in my ANA account already, though, so I wanted to do a series going through awards on each of ANA’s airline partners and looking at the taxes and fees associated with each.

To get a good cross-section from which to extrapolate, I looked at award availability for specific segments – both international and regional – so that I could find how much the taxes and fees would be for various routes on ANA’s partners in both economy and business classes.

Once I find all these redemptions on ANA’s Star Alliance partners, I’ll put together a comprehensive spreadsheet with estimates of taxes and fees to help you plot out your next award. For now, here is the next round of airlines.

ADRIA AIRWAYS

INTERNATIONAL
Route: Ljubljana – Moscow (SVO)
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 22,000
Taxes and Fees: $168.24 USD

Adria Airways Ljubljana-Moscow Economy Award Adria Airways Ljubljana-Moscow Economy Award

Route: Ljubljana – Moscow (SVO)
Class: Business
Miles Required: 43,000
Taxes and Fees: $168.24 USD

Adria Airways Ljubljana-Moscow Business Award Adria Airways Ljubljana-Moscow Business Award

INTRA-EUROPEAN
Route: Ljubljana – Vienna
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 20,000
Taxes and Fees: $182.50 USD

Adria Airways Ljubljana-Vienna Economy Award Adria Airways Ljubljana-Vienna Economy Award

Route: Ljubljana – Vienna
Class: Business
Miles Required: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $182.50 USD

Adria Airways Ljubljana- Vienna Business Award Adria Airways Ljubljana- Vienna Business Award

AEGEAN AIRLINES

INTRA-EUROPEAN
Route: Athens – Paris (CDG)
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 22,000
Taxes and Fees: $187.70 USD

Aegean Airlines Athens-Paris Economy Award Aegean Airlines Athens-Paris Economy Award

Route: Athens – Paris (CDG)
Class: Business
Miles Required: 43,000
Taxes and Fees: $199.40 USD

Aegean Airlines Athens-Paris Business Award Aegean Airlines Athens-Paris Business Award

DOMESTIC
Route: Athens – Thessaloniki
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 20,000
Taxes and Fees: $63.30 USD

Aegean Airlines Athens-Thessaloniki Economy Award Aegean Airlines Athens-Thessaloniki Economy Award

Route: Athens – Thessaloniki
Class: Business
Miles Required: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $63.30 USD

Aegean Airlines Athens-Thessaloniki Business Award Aegean Airlines Athens-Thessaloniki Business Award

AIR CHINA

TRANSPACIFIC
Route: Los Angeles – Beijing
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 60,000
Taxes and Fees: $346.90 USD

Air China Los Angeles-Beijing Economy Award Air China Los Angeles-Beijing Economy Award

Route: Los Angeles – Beijing – San Francisco
Class: Business
Miles Required: 90,000
Taxes and Fees: $346.90

Air China Los Angeles-Beijing-San Francisco Business Award Air China Los Angeles-Beijing-San Francisco Business Award

DOMESTIC
Route: Beijing – Shanghai
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 20,000
Taxes and Fees: $58.20 USD

Air China Beijing-Shanghai Economy Award Air China Beijing-Shanghai Economy Award

Route: Beijing – Shanghai
Class: First
Miles Required: 60,000
Taxes and Fees: $58.20 USD

Air China Beijing-Shanghai Business Award Air China Beijing-Shanghai First Award

AIR NEW ZEALAND

TRANSPACIFIC
Route: Los Angeles – Auckland
Class: Economy
Miles: 60,000
Taxes and Fees: $60.80 USD

Air New Zealand LAX-AKL Economy Award Air New Zealand LAX-AKL Economy Award

Route: Honolulu – Auckland
Class: Business
Miles: 68,000
Taxes and Fees: $57.40 USD

Air New Zealand HNL-AKL Business Award Air New Zealand HNL-AKL Business Award

Route: Auckland – Tokyo (NRT)
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 55,000
Taxes and Fees: $63.70 USD

Air New Zealand AKL-NRT Economy Award Air New Zealand AKL-NRT Economy Award

Route: Auckland – Tokyo (NRT)
Class: Business
Miles Required: 85,000
Taxes and Fees: $63.70 USD

Air New Zealand AKL-NRT Business Award Air New Zealand AKL-NRT Business Award

TRANS-TASMAN
Route: Auckland – Sydney
Class: Economy
Miles: 22,000
Taxes and Fees: $151.80 USD

Air New Zealand AKL-SYD Economy Award Air New Zealand AKL-SYD Economy Award

ASIANA AIRLINES

TRANSPACIFIC
Route: Los Angeles – Seoul
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 60,000
Taxes and Fees: $381.20 USD

Asiana Los Angeles-Seoul Economy Award Asiana Los Angeles-Seoul Economy Award

Route: Los Angeles – Seoul
Class: Business
Miles Required: 90,000
Taxes and Fees: $381.20 USD

Asiana Los Angeles-Seoul Business Award Asiana Los Angeles-Seoul Business Award

INTRA-ASIAN
Route: Tokyo – Seoul
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 20,000
Taxes and Fees: $99.10 USD

Asiana Tokyo-Seoul Economy Award Asiana Tokyo-Seoul Economy Award

Route: Tokyo – Seoul
Class: Business
Miles Required: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $104.70 USD

Asiana Tokyo-Seoul Business Award Asiana Tokyo-Seoul Business Award

AUSTRIAN AIRLINES

INTERNATIONAL
Route: Vienna – Beijing
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 55,000
Taxes and Fees: $476.80 USD

Austrian Airlines Vienna-Beijing Economy Award Austrian Airlines Vienna-Beijing Economy Award

Route: Vienna – Beijing
Class: Business
Miles Required: 85,000
Taxes and Fees: $476.80 USD

Austrian Airlines Vienna-Beijing Business Award Austrian Airlines Vienna-Beijing Business Award

DOMESTIC
Route: Vienna – Graz
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 20,000
Taxes and Fees: $117.10 USD

Austrian Airlines Vienna-Graz Economy Award Austrian Airlines Vienna-Graz Economy Award

Route: Vienna – Graz
Class: Business
Miles Required: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $117.10 USD

Austrian Airlines Vienna-Graz Business Award Austrian Airlines Vienna-Graz Business Award

AVIANCA

INTERNATIONAL
Route: Bogota – Orlando
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 22,000
Taxes and Fees: $374.60 USD

Avianca Airlines Bogota-Orlando Economy Award Avianca Airlines Bogota-Orlando Economy Award

Route: Bogota – Orlando
Class: Business
Miles Required: 43,000
Taxes and Fees: $374.60 USD

Avianca Airlines Bogota-Orlando Business Award Avianca Airlines Bogota-Orlando Business Award

DOMESTIC
Route: Bogota – Medellin
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 20,000
Taxes and Fees: $111.10 USD

Avianca Airlines Bogota-Medellin Economy Award Avianca Airlines Bogota-Medellin Economy Award

Route: Bogota – Medellin
Class: Business
Miles Required: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $111.10 USD

Avianca Airlines Bogota-Medellin Business Award Avianca Airlines Bogota-Medellin Business Award

BRUSSELS AIRLINES

TRANSATLANTIC
Route: New York – Brussels
Class: Economy
Miles: 43,000
Taxes and Fees: $607.30 USD

Brussels Airlines JFK-BRU Economy Award Brussels Airlines JFK-BRU Economy Award

Route: New York – Brussels
Class: Business
Miles: 68,000
Taxes and Fees: $947.30 USD

Brussels Airlines JFK-BRU Business Award Brussels Airlines JFK-BRU Business Award

INTRA-EUROPEAN
Route: Brussels – Geneva
Class: Economy
Miles: 20,000
Taxes and Fees: $171.50 USD

Brussels Airlines BRU-GVA Economy Award Brussels Airlines BRU-GVA Economy Award

Route: Brussels – Geneva
Class: Business
Miles: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $171.50 USD

Brussels Airlines BRU-GVA Business Award Brussels Airlines BRU-GVA Business Award

COPA

INTERNATIONAL
Route: New York (JFK) – Panama City
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $281.90 USD

Copa Airlines New York (JFK)- Panama City Economy Award Read more: http://thepointsguy.com/2013/03/aeroplan-star-alliance-award-taxes-and-fees-part-3/#ixzz2QqWReX2V Copa Airlines New York (JFK)- Panama City Economy Award Copa Airlines New York (JFK)- Panama City Economy Award

Route: New York (JFK) – Panama City
Class: Business
Miles Required: 63,000
Taxes and Fees: $281.90 USD

Copa Airlines New York (JFK)- Panama City Business Award Copa Airlines New York (JFK)- Panama City Business Award

REGIONAL
Route: Panama City – Lima
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 22,000
Taxes and Fees: $208.24 USD

Copa Airlines Panama City- Lima Economy Award Copa Airlines Panama City- Lima Economy Award

Route: Panama City – Lima
Class: Business
Miles Required: 43,000
Taxes and Fees: $208.24 USD

Copa Airlines Panama City- Lima Business Award Copa Airlines Panama City- Lima Business Award

VIRGIN ATLANTIC 
*Resevations for Virgin Atlantic flights can not be made through the ANA site. You must call ANA to book.*

TRANSATLANTIC
Route: New York (JFK) – London
Class: Economy
Miles Required: 38,000
Taxes and Fees: $675.60

Route: New York (JFK) – London
Class: Business
Miles Required: 63,000
Taxes and Fees: $1,148.00

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