3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: Avianca (145%), Virgin Atlantic (20%) & IHG (100%)

Good afternoon everyone.  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found a few offers ending soon.  Always check the math to make sure that buying miles & points makes sense for you.  Do not buy miles & points speculatively unless you have a use in mind.  With that said, here are 3 offers that end this week.  Up first, Avianca Airlines is offering up to a 145% bonus, depending on the number of Avianca Airlines LifeMiles you purchase.  This offer expires tomorrow – November 12.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Avianca Airlines promo:

This promotion is exclusive for the LifeMiles members that have received this email directly from LifeMiles.

This promotion applies for miles purchases made between November 7th and November 12th, 2019 (between 00.00-23.59 GMT -6, El Salvador). The bonus percentage applies as follows: for purchases from 1,000 – 10,000 LifeMiles receive 2×1 + 5% miles, for purchases from 11,000 – 50,000 LifeMiles receive 2×1 + 15% additional miles, for purchases from 51,000 – 100,000 LifeMiles receive 2×1 + 35% additional miles, for purchases from 101,000 – 200,000 receive 2×1 + 45% additional miles.

The bonuses are calculated based on the miles purchased per individual transaction without taking into account the 2×1 bonus.

The miles must be purchased in multiples of 1,000.

The minimum miles to purchase per transaction is 1,000 LifeMiles.

The maximum miles to purchase per transaction during this promotion is 200,000 LifeMiles. Additionally, the maximum miles that a member can receive during the promotion, including applicable bonuses is 490,000 miles, minus the miles that the member has previously purchased in 2019 and their respective bonuses. The purchase transaction cannot be made if the amount of miles to purchase and the corresponding bonus, including all miles purchased in 2019, including the bonuses, exceed the 490,000 miles limit, unless the amount of miles to receive without applying the promotional bonus is less or equal to 490,000 miles, in which case, the transaction will be processed but no bonus will be granted, giving such warning to the member.

The maximum amount of miles to receive by a member through the purchase of miles per calendar year outside of this promotion is 200,000 LifeMiles including any bonus miles received. If the member surpasses the limit, through purchases made during this promotion and other purchases in 2019, taking into account the bonuses received for those purchases, he or she will not be able to purchase any more miles outside of promotional periods until the next calendar year.

Each package of 1,000 LifeMiles is USD $33.00 without applicable taxes and USD $40.26* including applicable taxes according to country of the mailing address registered in the LifeMiles database

The purchase of miles is not reversible or refundable, except in countries where this right is granted by applicable law, such as the right to retraction in Colombia, in the cases where it applies. The purchase of miles is an immediate execution contract. Once the payment is made, the miles will be accrued immediately on the members account. As of that moment, the miles can be used according to the terms and conditions of the LifeMiles Program. Miles are not endorsable. Miles purchase is available through Avianca’s Call Centers, LifeMiles.com and Avianca Information Centers. For residents of Venezuela, it is only available through LifeMiles.com. Only form of payment through Avianca’s Call Center and LifeMiles.com: credit card or international debit card. Cash payments are only allowed at Avianca’s Information Centers. The receipt of the transaction will reflect the total number of miles accrued to the member´s account, including the bonus miles and the total charge for the transaction.

The miles purchased and earned with this promotion do not apply to achieve or maintain the Elite status.

Does not apply to the Flexible Redemption (LifeMiles + Money) during the payment process of air ticket redemption. Miles purchased, once accrued, can be redeemed in accordance with the conditions specified in the LifeMiles Program Terms and Conditions and the portfolio of products and services available for redemption.

LifeMiles Terms and Conditions apply.

LifeMiles is a trademark of LifeMiles LTD.

*The values are settled based on the exchange rate of the date of the transaction. The price can be lower depending of the correspondence country entered on the Member´s profile in their LifeMiles account.


Up next, Virgin Atlantic is offering a 20% bonus, when you purchase at least 2,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles.  This offer expires on November 13.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Virgin Atlantic promo:

Buy Miles purchases must be made between 12 October and 13 November, 2019. The 20% bonus is only available on miles purchases up to 100,000. Bonus miles will be credited upon completion of purchase. The Buy Miles purchase limit has been reset to 100,000 until the end of 2019. A member can purchase a total of 100,000 miles between 9th October and 31st December 2019 GMT 23:59 in increments of 1,000 miles. After this period, the purchase limit will reset. Offer subject to change. All other Flying Club terms and conditions apply.

Total costs include a transaction fee of $25.00 or £15.00. Each Flying Club member may purchase up to 100,000 Flying Club miles for themselves in a calendar year. All other Terms and Conditions apply.


Lastly, IHG Hotels is offering a 100% bonus, when you purchase at least 7,000 IHG Rewards Club Points.  This offer expires on November 16.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the IHG Hotels promo:

Offer available for purchases made between 12:00 AM ET Oct 28, 2019 and 11:59 PM ET Nov 16, 2019 inclusive. This is an exclusive, non-transferable offer for intended recipient only and may not be forwarded. Bonus points will be awarded upon completion of the transaction. Bonus points will be awarded to the recipient of the points purchase. Offer is subject to change. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer.

Price includes all applicable fees. Purchased Points are not refundable and are applicable toward all IHG® Rewards Club awards. Members may purchase a maximum of 100,000 points per calendar year and receive as a gift a maximum of 100,000 points per calendar year. Please allow 72 hours for points to post and appear in the recipient’s account. All other IHG® Rewards Club Terms and Conditions apply.


As of today, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • Southwest Airlines: Buy Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points with a 35% Discount (Offer expires on November 19, 2019)
  • British Airways: Buy British Airways Avios with a 50% Bonus! (Offer expires on November 21, 2019)
  • JetBlue: Buy JetBlue TrueBlue Points with up to a 30% Discount! (Offer expires on November 27, 2019)
  • American Airlines: Buy American Airlines AAdvantage Miles with up to 100,000 Bonus Miles! (Offer expires on November 28, 2019)
  • Spirit Airlines: Buy Spirit Airlines Free Spirit Miles with up to a 60% Bonus! (Offer expires on November 30, 2019)

If you have any questions about any of these promos, please leave a comment below.  Have a great day everyone!

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