3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: Choice Hotels (25%), Alaska Airlines (50%) & United Airlines (85%)

Good evening everyone, I hope your week is going well.  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 3 offers that end 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 soon.  Up first, Choice Hotels is offering a 25% discount, when you purchase at least 4,000 Choice Privileges Points.  This offer expires on May 20.

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

Transactions must be completed between 9 AM EST May 12, 2021 and 11:59 PM EST May 20, 2021 to be eligible for this Discount offer. Must be a Choice Privileges® Rewards Program member; Points will be posted to your Choice Privileges account within 24 hours after your transaction is complete. Purchased points do not count toward Elite Status or Lifetime Elite Gold Status. Transactions are final and non-refundable. Offer may not be valid for all members. All other terms and conditions of the Choice Privileges Rewards Program apply. Choice Hotels reserves the right to amend these terms or terminate this promotion at any time. Price includes all applicable fees. A GST/HST charge applies to purchases by Canadian residents. An additional QST charge applies to purchases by Quebec residents. There is a 4,000 point purchase minimum that applies. Purchased points are not refundable and are applicable towards all Choice Privileges rewards.


Up next, Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 50% bonus, depending on the number of Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on May 22.

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

  • Transactions must be completed between 6:00 AM PST April 12, 2021 and 11:59 PM PST May 22, 2021 to be eligible for bonus miles.
  • Miles are purchased from Points.com Inc. for a cost of $27.50 per 1,000 miles, plus a 7.5% Federal Excise Tax*, GST/HST for Canadian residents and QST for Quebec residents.
  • Miles are non-refundable and do not count toward MVP and MVP/Gold status.
  • You may purchase and gift Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles in increments of 1,000 miles up to 60,000 miles, and in increments of 5,000 miles up to a maximum of 100,000 miles per transaction.
  • MVP, MVP Gold and MVP Gold 75K Mileage Plan member (Elite Member) accounts have no annual limit on the number of miles which may be purchased or gifted through Points.com. If you are not an Elite Member, your account may only be credited up to a maximum total of 150,000 miles acquired through Points.com in a calendar year, whether purchased by you or gifted to you.
  • Offer is subject to change and all terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan Program apply.
  • Points.com Inc. is collecting Federal Excise Tax on behalf of Alaska Airlines Inc.
  • Alaska Airlines Inc. has the obligation to collect Federal Excise Tax and remit the tax to the appropriate government agency.

Lastly, United Airlines is offering up to an 85% bonus, depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on May 25.

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

1. Promotional offer valid until 11:59 p.m. CT on May 25, 2021.
2. Bonus miles count toward the 175,000-mile annual limit per account.
3. You may purchase up to 175,000 miles per account per calendar year.
4. Bonus miles will generally be credited to the recipient’s MileagePlus account when the transaction is complete; provided that certain transactions may take up to 48 hours.
5. Bonuses will be calculated on a per transaction basis only.
6. The bonus amount applicable to a transaction is shown in the chart.
7. Transactions may not be aggregated to calculate the bonus.
8. The credit card used in the transaction will be billed immediately upon purchase.
9. Mileage rates and other fees and offer terms are subject to change.
10. Miles purchased are nonrefundable.
11. Purchased miles do not count toward MileagePlus Premier® status.
12. All MileagePlus Program rules and terms and conditions apply.
13. GST/HST is charged to Canadian residents.
14. QST will be charged to Quebec residents.
15. Powered by Points to purchase United MileagePlus miles. Transaction will appear as ‘Points United Miles’.
16. Pricing is only available for purchases made through buymiles.mileageplus.com.


As of May 18, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • Southwest Airlines: Buy Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points with up to a 75% bonus. Offer expires May 28, 2021.
  • Air France / KLM: Buy Air France / KLM Flying Blue Miles with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires May 30, 2021.
  • American Airlines: Buy American Airlines AAdvantage Miles with up to a 50% bonus. Offer expires May 31, 2021.
  • Spirit Airlines: Buy Spirit Airlines Free Spirit Miles with up to a 60% bonus. Offer expires May 31, 2021.
  • Avianca Airlines: Buy Avianca Airlines LifeMiles with up to a 160% bonus. Offer expires June 1, 2021.
  • Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires July 8, 2021.
  • Marriott Hotels: Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points with a 30% discount. Offer expires June 20, 2021.

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

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