5 Days Left – 100% US Airways Bonus On Mile Gifts Or Purchases


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US Airways is offering a 100% bonus on purchased or gifted miles for the next five days. The promotion will end on November 30, 2012 at 11:59 MT. So there is still time to get in on this offer.

How To Get 100% Bonus Miles From US Airways

How Much Does It Cost?

The US Airways purchased or gifted miles will cost $0.0188125 per mile when the bonus is included. If you max out this promotion by purchasing 50,000 miles with a 50,000 mile bonus, you’ll have a total of 100,000 miles. The total cost to max out this promotion is $1,881.25.

Promotion Details

  • Offer valid through November 30, 2012
  • Maximum amount of miles to purchase is 50,000 for 50,000 bonus miles

Terms And Conditions

Offer available for purchases made between November 1 and 30, 2012, 11:59 MT. All purchases are non-refundable. Bonus miles will be awarded upon completion of the transaction. The maximum number of Buy and Gift Bonus miles that can be received by one member for this offer is 50,000 bonus miles. All miles purchased beyond this limit will not be eligible for a bonus. Offer is subject to change. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Share transactions are not eligible for bonus. Only purchases made online are eligible for the bonus.

Miles are sold for $0.035 per mile plus a tax recovery charge of 7.5%. GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. Miles purchased through Buy, Share or Gift Miles do not count towards Dividend Miles Preferred status. All other Dividend Miles Terms and Conditions apply. Miles may be used based on award availability at the time of booking. Please note that Dividend Miles accounts less than 12 days old are not permitted to Buy, Share or Gift Miles. All purchases are non-refundable.

Bottom Line

The US Airways purchase miles 100% offer is now a common promotion throughout the year. While this promotion makes the cost of a Business Class ticket to Europe only $1,881.25, the best mile promotion bonus US Airways has offered recently was the 100% bonus on shared miles which brought the cost of a mile down to only $0.01135. We took advantage of the share mile promotion because the cost was very low.

Still, if you are in the market for a Business Class ticket to Europe, this option is much better than just buying a Business Class ticket outright or an expensive coach ticket. It’s important to know (as most already do) that award tickets don’t earn miles and award tickets come with taxes and fees. So any miles earned should be considered for personal situations where trying to determine the breakeven point for buying miles vs buying a ticket outright.

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