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Alaska Airlines is offering a 40% bonus on purchased miles before September 28, 2012. The bonus gets better the more miles you purchase.
How To Purchase Miles
- You can purchase miles directly from Alaska Airlines
The bonus on Alaska Airlines miles gets better with the more miles you purchase. You can buy up to 40,000 miles and get a 40% bonus.
- Buy 1,000 – 19,000 miles: get a 20% Bonus
- Buy 20,000 – 29,000 miles: get a 30% Bonus
- Buy 30,000 – 40,000 miles: get a 40% Bonus
To max out this promotion, you can purchase 40,000 miles to receive a 16,000 mile bonus for a total of 55,000 Alaska Airlines miles. The total cost will come out to $1,182.50.
Terms And Conditions
Miles cost $27.50 per 1,000 miles, plus a 7.5% tax recovery fee, and GST/HST for Canadian residents. Miles are non-refundable and do not count toward MVP and MVP/Gold status. Offer is subject to change and all terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan Program apply.
The cost of miles for this promotion is $0.021 cents per mile, not a great deal. Still, this purchase miles option may be good to top off your account for an award if you are close to the redemption level.
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