American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through October 31, 2016, where you can earn up to 42,500 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles.
With this new offer if you wanted to buy 100,000 American AAdvantage miles, meaning you’d receive the 42,500 bonus, for a total of 142,500 miles for $2,884, which includes the 10% discount, which comes out to about 2.02 cents per mile, which isn’t that bad of a deal if you know how to leverage your American AAdvantage miles.
Now through October 31, 2016, add up to 42,500 bonus miles to your purchase when you buy or gift American Airlines AAdvantage miles.
Plus, receive 10% off purchases made by October 3, 2016.
And as always, use your eligible AAdvantage credit card and earn additional AAdvantage® miles per $1 spent buying, gifting or sharing AAdvantage miles.
Bonus Earning Chart:
Terms and Conditions:
AAdvantage members must purchase at least 20,000 AAdvantage miles or more in a single transaction from the Buy or Gift Miles program beginning 7:00:00 am CT on September 27, 2016 to 11:59:59 pm CT October 31, 2016, to be eligible for bonus miles (purchase 20,000 miles or more by midnight CT on October 3rd to receive a 10% discount on the mileage cost). 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 discount applies to the AAdvantage miles purchased and does not apply towards taxes or the $30 transaction processing fee.
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 2.02 cents per mile isn’t that bad of deal, and something I would consider, however you must purchase by October 3, 2016 to save the ezra 10% to get this price.
Do you plan on taking advantage of this offer? Feel free to share you thoughts below.
Hat Tip: One Mile at a Time