Earn 85,000 Bonus American Airlines AAdvantage Miles


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American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through August 31, 2017, where you can earn up to 85,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. This is similar to their promotion they’ve previously had for last month.

With this new offer if you wanted to buy 150,000 American AAdvantage miles, meaning you’d receive the 85,000 bonus, for a total of 235,000 miles for $4,311 including taxes and fees, which comes out to about 1.83 cents per mile, which isn’t that bad of a deal if you know how to leverage your American AAdvantage miles.

Offer Details: 

Get bonus miles and save 10% with every purchase when you buy 15,000 or more American Airlines AAdvantage® miles through August 31.

Use your eligible AAdvantage® credit card to earn additional miles for every dollar you spend.

Bonus Earning Chart:

Terms and Conditions:

To be eligible for a the bonus miles and discount AAdvantage members must purchase 15,000 AAdvantage miles or more in a single transaction from the Buy or Gift Miles program beginning 12:00:00am CT on August 2, 2017 to 11:59:59pm CT on August 31, 2017. The prices shown include the discount. The discount applies to the AAdvantage miles purchased and does not apply towards taxes or the $30 transaction processing fee. 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 purchase limits. The applicable bonus miles are awarded to the recipient for Gift Miles transactions.

The miles purchased with the Buy Miles program and received with the Gift Miles program do not count towards AAdvantage Gold, AAdvantage Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum Pro, 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.

By registering for this program, I hereby accept the Terms & Conditions opens in a new window of the AAdvantage program.

Bottom Line

Always do the math to make sure it makes sense for you to purchase miles, but with this deal, buying American AAdvantage miles at 1.83 cents per mile isn’t a bad offer.

Do you plan on taking advantage of this offer? Feel free to share you thoughts below.

Hat Tip: One Mile at a Time

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