Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday! I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 5 offers that are ending in the next week. 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 5 offers that end soon. Up first, Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 60% bonus, depending on the number of Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles you purchase. This offer expires on August 23.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Alaska Airlines promo:
- Transactions must be completed between 6:00 AM PST July 19, 2021 and 11:59 PM PST August 23, 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 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. Bonus miles do not count toward the maximum total of 150,000 miles.
- 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.
Up next, Hyatt Hotels is offering up to a 25% discount, depending on the number of World of Hyatt Points you purchase. This offer expires on August 25.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Hyatt Hotels promo:
Offer available with purchases made between 12:01 am ET July 21, 2021 and ends 11:59 pm August 25, 2021. Purchase 5,000 or more Bonus Points in a single transaction and get a 25% discount. Bonus Points will be awarded upon completion of individual transaction. In order to participate in a purchase transaction, you must be a member for at least 60 days to purchase or receive Bonus Points. Bonus Points can be purchased in increments of 1,000, up to 55,000 points per calendar year. Members can receive points in increments of 1,000, up to 55,000 points per calendar year. Additional Bonus Points awarded under this offer do not count towards these maximums. Offer may be withdrawn or changed without notice. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Only purchases made online are eligible for the promotion.
Price includes all applicable fees. GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. QST will be charged to Quebec residents. This transaction is completed by Points.com. Purchased points are not refundable and transactions are non-reversible. Purchased points are applicable toward all World of Hyatt awards. Points purchased using this option will post within 48 hours. Purchased points do not count toward World of Hyatt elite membership tiers. All World of Hyatt Terms and Conditions apply.
Up next, Wyndham Hotels is offering up to a 25% discount, depending on the number of Wyndham Rewards Points you purchase. This offer expires on August 25.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Wyndham Hotels promo:
Between August 16, 2021, 12:00:01 am ET and August 25, 2021, 11:59:59 pm ET (the “Promotion Period”), Wyndham Rewards members who purchase two thousand (2,000), three thousand (3,000) or four thousand (4,000) Wyndham Rewards points in a single transaction from points.com receive a discount of twenty percent (20%)off the price per point on such purchase, and Wyndham Rewards members who purchase five thousand (5,000) or more Wyndham Rewards points in a single transaction from points.com receive a discount of twenty-five percent (25%) off the price per point on such purchase. A minimum purchase of two thousand (2,000) points is required to receive any discount, and purchases made during the Promotion Period will be applied against the annual maximum cap of forty-five thousand (45,000) Wyndham Rewards points. Offer is subject to change. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Only purchases made online are eligible for this offer. Points will be posted to the recipient’s Wyndham Rewards account within 72 hours after the completed transaction. Points purchases do not count toward Member Levels. All points.com transactions are final and non-refundable. A GST/HST charge applies to purchases by Canadian residents. An additional QST charge applies to purchases by Quebec residents. Points.com and Wyndham Rewards reserve the right to terminate this offer at any time. Points purchased are subject to the Wyndham Rewards program terms and conditions.
More information about go free® & go fast® award nights:
Participating properties only. Go Free awards at hotels require 7,500 – 30,000 points; at vacation club resorts and vacation rentals, 15,000 – 30,000 points per bedroom are required. Go Fast awards at hotels require 1,500 – 6,000 points, plus a cash payment; at vacation club resorts and vacation rentals, 3,000 – 6,000 points per bedroom, plus a cash payment, are required. Member must have enough points for all bedrooms in desired accommodation to book award nights. Award nights at hotels are for standard rooms. Per night resort fees may be payable, even for award nights; points can’t be used to pay them. Cancellation policies vary by property. Subject to availability; Blackout dates/rates, minimum length of stay requirements & other restrictions apply. Most properties: applies to room rate only (go free: including taxes, go fast: excluding taxes). Amount of cash required for go fast nights varies by property & other advance fees also typically payable at vacation club resorts and vacation rentals for these nights. See www.wyndhamrewards.com/terms for more information.
Up next, Southwest Airlines is offering up to a 65% bonus, depending on the number of Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points you purchase. This offer expires on August 26.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Southwest Airlines promo:
Offer is valid between July 27, 2021, 12:00:01 a.m. CT and August 26, 2021, 11:59:59 p.m. CT. Rapid Rewards® Member will get 55% more points as a bonus when the Member purchases or gifts 5,000 to 9,000 Rapid Rewards points; or 60% more points as a bonus when the Member purchases or gifts 10,000 to 14,000 Rapid Rewards points; or 65% more points as a bonus when the Member purchases or gifts 15,000 or more Rapid Rewards points within a single purchase. Transferred point transactions are not included in this offer. A valid credit card is required to purchase points. A minimum 5,000 points purchase threshold must be met on a per transaction basis in order to qualify for the bonus. Points can be purchased in blocks of 1,000 and a daily maximum of 60,000 points can be purchased by a Member with no annual maximum. Transactions are non-refundable and non-reversible. Offer is only valid for Member receiving this email and clicking on the link within this email. Purchased points do not count towards A-List, A-List Preferred, or Companion Pass® qualification. Prices are in U.S. dollars and include all applicable taxes. Prices for the purchase of points are only valid while a Member is currently logged in to Southwest.com® or when points are purchased by phone, in the process of booking a flight, and such prices are subject to change. Please allow up to 72 hours for points to post to the applicable Rapid Rewards account. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply and can be found at Southwest.com/rrterms. Southwest® reserves the right to amend, suspend, or change the Rapid Rewards program and/or Rapid Rewards program rules at any time without notice. Rapid Rewards Members do not acquire property rights in accrued points. The number of Rapid Rewards points needed for a particular Southwest flight is set by Southwest and will vary depending on destination, time, day of travel, demand, fare type, point redemption rate, and other factors, and is subject to change at any time until the booking is confirmed.
Lastly, Etihad is offering up to a 60% bonus, depending on the number of Etihad Guest Miles you purchase. This offer expires on August 27.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Etihad promo:
The Promotion provides an Eligible Member with the opportunity to earn a percentage of the Etihad Guest Miles purchased as an additional complimentary bonus (the “Bonus Miles”) during the Promotion Period from 00.01 GST on 20th August 2021 to 23.59 PST on 27th August 2021. The Bonus Miles an Eligible Member can earn will be based upon the number of Etihad Guest Miles purchased (the “Offer”). This Offer is available only for transactions made to Buy Miles on etihadguest.com via the Points Platform, Etihad Guest Contact Centres and cannot be applied in combination with another offer that may be available on the Buy Miles product. Etihad Guest Miles bought through this Offer will count towards the combined maximum limit that a member can purchase for self in a calendar year.
The currency is displayed based on the members country of residence assigned in the Etihad Guest profile.
Miles may be purchased for $0.02 USD per mile. Additional GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. The Maximum miles that a member can purchase in a calendar year will be based on their Membership Tier at the time of making a purchase. For Platinum members the maximum will be 150,000, and for Bronze, Silver and Gold Tier members the maximum will be 100,000 Etihad Guest Miles. Purchased miles are not refundable and are applicable towards all Etihad Guest awards. Miles purchased using this option will post instantly, in some cases it can take up to 72 hours until the miles are credited. Purchased miles do not count towards status upgrades. All standard Etihad Guest program rules and conditions apply.
As of August 20, here are all the other buy miles & points offers:
- American Airlines: Buy American Airlines AAdvantage Miles with up to a 75% bonus. Offer expires August 31, 2021.
- Choice Hotels: Buy Choice Privileges Points with up to a 25% discount. Offer expires August 31, 2021.
- Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires September 30, 2021.
- Marriott Hotels: Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points with up to a 50% bonus. Offer expires September 25, 2021.
If you have any questions about any of these promos, please leave a comment below. Have a great weekend everyone!