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American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through April 13, 2017, where you can earn up to 115,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles.
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 $4,787 including taxes and fees, which comes out to about 1.81 cents per mile, which isn’t that bad of a deal if you know how to leverage your American AAdvantage miles.
Now through April 13, you’ll earn up to 115,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles when you buy or gift miles. That’s a total of up to 265,000 miles.
And as always, use your eligible Citi® / AAdvantage® or AAdvantage® AviatorTM Mastercard® and earn additional AAdvantage miles per $1 spent buying AAdvantage miles.
Bonus Earning Chart:
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 beginning 7:00:00am CT on March 21, 2017 to 11:59:59 pm CT April 13, 2017, to be eligible for bonus miles. The applicable bonus miles are awarded to the recipient for Gift Miles transactions. The bonus miles earned are calculated based on each individual purchase amount and the corresponding bonus award. Bonus miles earned do not count toward the annual limits.
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. Transactions are nonrefundable and nonreversible. The miles successfully purchased or transferred usually post to the designated account right away, but please allow up to 8 hours for processing. 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. 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. The price of your purchase is in U.S. dollars. Your credit card company may add a currency conversion fee.
Always do the math to make sure it makes sense for you to purchase miles, but with this deal, buying American AAdvantage miles at 1.81 cents per mile isn’t that bad of deal.
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