Mileage

It is not feasible to accept mileage transfers at this time. However, if you have a significant amount of mileage that you wish to donate, you are welcome to e-mail our accounting team or write to us at:

Southwest Public Radio | SWPR
Accounting team
4960 S. Gilbert Road, Suite 1-286
Chandler, AZ 85249


Converting Mileage into Gift Cards

Most airline frequent flyer programs allow mileage and points to be redeemed for gift cards without any additional fee. These gift cards can then be donated. Please refer to the gift card option list below, in order of preference.

  • Bank gift card examples: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX
  • Major online retailer gift cards
  • Airline or hotel branded gift cards
  • Fuel company gift cards
  • Major retailer outlet gift cards
  • All other gift cards can be accepted

Airline Credits / Vouchers

Airline credits that are transferable can also be donated. In some instances airlines  give credits or vouchers for cancelled or unused flights, delayed baggage, etc. If these are transferable, then they can be donated. Please check with the airline to confirm if a credit is transferable before sending it in as a donation.


Converting Bank / Credit Card Points into Gift Cards

Many bank and credit card rewards programs allow points to be redeemed for gift cards without any additional fee. These gift cards can then be donated. Please refer to the gift card option list below, in order of preference.

  • Bank gift card examples: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX
  • Major online retailer gift cards
  • Airline or hotel branded gift cards
  • Fuel company gift cards
  • Major retailer outlet gift cards
  • All other gift cards can be accepted

Retail Gift Cards

All types of gift cards can be donated to Southwest Public Radio | SWPR. Please do not purchase gift cards, as this program is designed for gift cards redeemed from reward programs. Plastic gift cards can be sent in by postal mail. Please refer to the gift card option list below, in order of preference.

  • Bank gift card examples: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX
  • Major online retailer gift cards
  • Airline or hotel branded gift cards
  • Fuel company gift cards
  • Major retailer outlet gift cards
  • All other gift cards can be accepted

Hotel Reward Points

If you have a significant amount of reward points to donate, please contact the Southwest Public Radio | SWPR accounting team.


Convert Hotel Reward Points into Gift Cards

Most hotel reward programs allow mileage and points to be redeemed for gift cards without any additional fee. These gift cards can then be donated. Please refer to the gift card option list below, in order of preference.

  • Hotel branded gift cards
  • Bank gift card examples: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX
  • Major online retailer gift cards
  • Airline branded gift cards
  • Fuel company gift cards
  • Major retailer outlet gift cards
  • All other gift cards can be accepted

Other ways of giving: Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I transfer my mileage to Southwest Public Radio | SWPR?

A. It is not feasible to accept mileage transfers at this time. However, if you have a significant amount of mileage that you wish to donate, you are welcome to contact / email our accounting team.

Q. Why are some gift cards preferred over others?

A. Some gift cards can be redeemed for the full value of the card. Other gift cards can only be used for a percentage of their value.

Q. Is my donation tax deductible?

A. Advice regarding tax deductions should be directed to your legal or tax professional.


This page was updated on: February 19, 2017

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