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With this new offer if you wanted to buy 150,000 American AAdvantage miles, meaning you’d receive the 115,000 bonus, for a total of 265,000 miles for $4,786.88 which comes out to about 1.8 cents per mile, which isn’t that bad of a deal if you know how to leverage your American AAdvantage miles.
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Terms and Conditions
AAdvantage members must purchase at least 6,000 AAdvantage miles or more in a single transaction from the Buy or Gift Miles program by 11:59:59pm CT January 4, 2016, to be eligible to earn bonus miles. The applicable bonus miles are awarded to the recipient for Gift Miles transactions. The applicable bonus miles awarded are shown beside each mileage increment in the mileage selection drop-down box. Bonus miles earned do not count toward the annual limits.
Transactions are nonrefundable and nonreversible. The miles successfully purchased or transferred will post to the designated account immediately. Each AAdvantage member is limited to purchasing or receiving in a calendar year, a combined total of no more than 150,000 AAdvantage miles. Miles purchased through the Buy Miles program or received as a gift through the Gift Miles program count against this total. The miles purchased with the Buy Miles program and received with the Gift Miles program do not count towards AAdvantage Gold, AAdvantage Platinum, AAdvantage Executive Platinum or AAdvantage Million MilerSM status qualification. A confirmation email will be sent to the primary buyer/gifter and/or recipient, using the email address(es) associated with the AAdvantage account(s) and any additional email address provided. AAdvantage accounts less than 30 days old are not permitted to Buy or Gift Miles.
Always do the math to make sure it makes sense for you to purchase miles, but with this deal, buying American AAdvantage miles at 1.8 cents per mile isn’t that bad of deal, and something I would consider.
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