Earn 120,000 Bonus American Airlines AAdvantage Miles

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American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through November 28, 2016, where you can earn up to 120,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles.

With this new offer if you wanted to buy 150,000 American AAdvantage miles, meaning you’d receive the 120,000 bonus, for a total of 270,000 miles for $4,786 including taxes and fees, which comes out to about 1.77 cents per mile, which isn’t that bad of a deal if you know how to leverage your American AAdvantage miles.


Offer Details: 

Now through November 28, 2016, add 20% to your bonus when you buy or gift miles– that’s up 120,000 total bonus miles.

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 10,000 AAdvantage miles or more in a single transaction from the Buy or Gift Miles program from 12:00:00am CT November 25, 2016 to 11:59:59pm CT November 28, 2016, to be eligible to earn bonus miles. The applicable bonus miles are awarded to the recipient for Gift Miles transactions. Bonus miles earned do not count toward the annual purchase 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.

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 1.77 cents per mile isn’t that bad of deal, and something I would consider getting in on!

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

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  1. American has increased the number of miles required for flights to a point that is ridiculous. So a promotion like this which previously would have been very attractive has now decreased substantially in value. Also, American puts a limit on the number of miles you can buy in any year and I’ve reached that limit so I’m out of the picture.

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