5 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: IHG (100%), Air Canada (80%), Radisson Hotels Americas (100%), Marriott (55%) & Avianca (140%)

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday!  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 5 offers that end 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, IHG Hotels is offering up to a 100% bonus, depending on the number of IHG Rewards Club Points you purchase.  This offer expires today – October 8.

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

Offer available for purchases made between 12:00 AM ET Sep 19, 2021 and 11:59 PM ET Oct 8, 2021 inclusive. Members will receive 100% Bonus when they purchase a minimum of 11,000 points per transaction basis in order to qualify for the bonus. Members may purchase a maximum of 150,000 points per calendar year and receive as a gift a maximum of 150,000 points per calendar year. Purchased points do not count towards IHG® Rewards Elite status. This is an exclusive, non-transferable offer for intended recipients only and may not be forwarded. 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 awards. Please allow 72 hours for points to post and appear in the recipient’s account. All other IHG® Rewards Terms and Conditions apply.


Up next, Air Canada is offering up to an 80% bonus, depending on the number of Air Canada Aeroplan Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on October 11.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Air Canada promo:

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the Buy and/or Gift Bonus Points September 2021 Offer open to Aeroplan® Members (the “Offer”) and will take place from September 27, 2021 at 9:01:01 AM ET to October 11, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM ET (the “Offer Period”):

1. This Offer to buy and/or gift Aeroplan points today and earn bonus Aeroplan points is open to Aeroplan Members in good standing that log into their Aeroplan account on after September 27, 2021 at 9:01:01 AM ET (the “Eligible Participants”). An Aeroplan Member who is logged in to their Aeroplan account prior to September 27, 2021 at 9:01:01 AM ET will not be considered as an Eligible Participant under this Offer – to be considered an Eligible Participant under this Offer, please make sure to click or push the “refresh page” button of your web/mobile browser after this time. Not an Aeroplan Member yet? Sign up here.

2. “Eligible Aeroplan points” means Aeroplan points bought and/or gifted by an Eligible Participant during the Offer Period pursuant to the Buy/Gift Points Program, part of the Aeroplan Program. Please visit the following link for information and terms and conditions applicable to the Buy/Gift Points Program.

All Aeroplan points purchased and/or gifted prior to the start of the Offer Period or purchased and/or gifted with a login time before September 27, 2021 at 9:01:01 AM ET or after October 11, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM ET, are not considered as Eligible Aeroplan points pursuant to this Offer.

3. Eligible Aeroplan points purchased and/or gifted pursuant to this Offer are non-refundable.

4. Through this Offer and during the Offer Period, Eligible Participants will be able to purchase or gift bonus Aeroplan points which are calculated based on the Eligible Aeroplan points bought by an Eligible Participant during the Offer Period as per the following conditions:

(a) Earn 50% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 5,000 Eligible Aeroplan points and up to a maximum of 19,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted (no bonus Aeroplan points will be issued if less than 5,000 Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted).
(b) Earn 60% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 20,000 Eligible Aeroplan points and up to a maximum of 55,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted.
(c) Earn 70% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 60,000 Eligible Aeroplan points and up to a maximum of 105,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted.
(d) Earn 80% bonus Aeroplan points when buying and/or gifting 110,000 or more Eligible Aeroplan points.

In the case of gifting Eligible Aeroplan points by an Aeroplan Member (the gifter) to another Aeroplan Member (the recipient), it is the recipient that will earn the bonus Aeroplan points, which will be deposited into the recipient’s Aeroplan account (subject to Section 6 and 7 below).

5. Specific Conditions to buying and/or gifting Eligible Aeroplan points pursuant to this Offer:

(a) Buying Eligible Aeroplan points: During the Offer Period and only for the purpose of this Offer, Eligible Participants can buy a minimum of 5,000 Aeroplan points and up to 350,000 Aeroplan points per transaction; up to a maximum total of 1,000,000 Eligible Aeroplan points:

• Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count towards the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account;
• Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account, which is increased from 250,000 Aeroplan points to 350,000 Aeroplan points solely for the purpose of this Offer;
• Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account;
• Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account, which is 1,000,000 Aeroplan points.
(b) Gifting Eligible Aeroplan points: During the Offer Period and only for the purpose of this Offer, Eligible Participants can gift a minimum of 5,000 Aeroplan points and up to 350,000 Aeroplan points per transaction; up to a maximum total of 500,000 Eligible Aeroplan points:

• Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count toward the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account;
• Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account, which is increased from 250,000 Aeroplan points to 350,000 Aeroplan points solely for the purpose of this Offer;
• Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account;
• Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account, which is 500,000 Aeroplan points.
6. Purchased and gifted Eligible Aeroplan points and bonus Aeroplan points will generally be posted within 72 hours in a member’s Aeroplan account.

7. This Offer is subject to change at Aeroplan’s sole discretion without notice. This Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.

8. Aeroplan reserve the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual from this Offer and to ban the individual from any future offers that it finds or believes to be tampering with the process or the operation of this Offer, to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions, the Aeroplan General Terms and Conditions or in a disruptive manner, or with bad faith. Any attempt by a member or any other person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Offer is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Aeroplan reserve the right to seek damages from any such person.

9. By entering this Offer, each Eligible Participant acknowledges and agrees that Aeroplan: (i) shall have no liability of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Offer; (ii) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the award; (iii) disclaim any implied warranty; and (iv) are not liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from an Eligible Participant’s acceptance or use of the award or otherwise from such Eligible Participant’s participation in this Offer. Aeroplan is not responsible for typographical or other errors in this Offer or administration of this Offer, including, but not limited to, errors in advertising and in the official Terms and Conditions. Aeroplan is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems or traffic congestion on the internet.

10. If this Offer is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, pandemic or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Aeroplan which corrupt or affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this Offer, Aeroplan reserves the right at its sole discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Offer, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.

11. This Offer is governed by all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations applicable in the province of Quebec.

12. In the event of any discrepancies between the English language Terms and Conditions and the French language Terms and Conditions for this Offer, the English version shall prevail.

13. The following applies to this Offer, but in the event of conflict, these Terms and Conditions shall govern:
•Aeroplan Buy & GiftPoints Program General Information and Terms and Conditions
•Aeroplan’s Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy:

®Aeroplan is a registered trademark of Aeroplan Inc.
®The Air Canada maple leaf logo is a registered trademark of Air Canada, used under license by Aeroplan Inc.


Up next, Radisson Hotels Americas is offering up to a 100% bonus, depending on the number of Radisson Rewards Americas Points you purchase.  This offer expires on October 13.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Radisson Hotels Americas promo:

Terms and Conditions: All Point Purchases: Price includes all applicable fees. GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. Points purchased using this option are non-refundable and will post within 24 hours. All Points Purchase Terms and Conditions and all standard Radisson Rewards Americas Program Terms and Conditions apply to your purchase and use of points.

This offer applies to points purchased between October 6 and October 13, 2021 only. Radisson Rewards Americas members will receive a point bonus equal to up to 100% for purchases from 3,000 to 80,000 points. Minimum required points purchased is 3,000 points. Maximum bonus points awarded is 80,000 points. Bonus points will not be applied to the yearly 80,000-point purchase maximum. Bonus points and purchased points will be posted to the member’s Radisson Rewards Americas account as one transaction within 24 hours of purchase. This offer does not apply to points purchased as a gift. In addition, the purchase and use of points are subject to the Points Purchase Terms and Conditions and the Radisson Rewards Americas Terms and Conditions.


Up next, Marriott Hotels is offering up to a 55% bonus, depending on the number of Marriott Bonvoy Points you purchase.  This offer expires on October 14.

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

  • Marriott Bonvoy Elite members are eligible for the 55% bonus Points purchase offer with a minimum purchase of 2,000 Points on transactions completed between 6:00 p.m. EDT October 6, 2021, and 11:59 p.m. EDT October 14, 2021.
  • This offer is valid only for Points purchased through the promotion’s Buy Points or Gift Points pages.
  • Purchased Points do not count toward Marriott Bonvoy® Elite status.
  • Members may purchase or receive Points purchased by another Member as a gift for a combined maximum of 100,000 Points.
  • Points that have been already purchased or received as a gift in 2021 are included in the 100,000 Points purchase limit. The 55% bonus Points earned with this promotion are not included in the 100,000 Points annual purchase limit.
  • Points may be purchased in increments of 1,000, up to 50,000 Points (with a minimum purchase of 2,000 Points required for promotion eligibility), or in increments of 5,000, up to 100,000 Points.
  • Points can be purchased at a rate of US$12.50 per 1,000 points (US$62.50 per 5,000 Points) with a minimum purchase of 2,000 Points.
  • Points purchases will be processed within 72 hours after the purchase is complete.
  • A Member must be an Active member in good standing to purchase and/or receive Points.
  • New Members may purchase Points thirty (30) days after enrollment in the Marriott Bonvoy program.
  • Once Points have been purchased or gifted, no refunds will be permitted.
  • Purchasing Points using a Marriott Bonvoy cobrand credit card will earn Points as an everyday purchase.
  • Members who elect to purchase Marriott Bonvoy points using their Union Pay single-logo credit cards (with card number starting with digits 62) can do so by choosing Discover as their payment option.
  • This is an exclusive, non-transferable offer for the intended recipient only and may not be forwarded.
  • For Members purchasing Points using a foreign currency, Points are sold in US Dollars (US$). Points can be redeemed globally for stays at hotels which participate in Marriott Bonvoy, as well as with third party programs which have a business relationship with Marriott Bonvoy such as airline frequent flyer programs. Learn more about the Marriott Bonvoy program here and ways to redeem your points here. Please refer to your credit card company for foreign exchange rates. Once purchased, Purchaser’s credit card statement will reflect payment in their home currency on an itemized line displaying the Foreign Exchange rate charged by their issuing bank.
  • All Marriott Bonvoy Program Rules apply and can be found at https://www.marriott.com/loyalty/terms/default.mi.

Lastly, Avianca Airlines is offering up to a 140% bonus, depending on the number of Avianca Airlines LifeMiles you purchase.  This offer expires on October 15.

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

Miles must be purchased in multiples of LM 1,000

The minimum miles to purchase per transaction is LM 1,000

The maximum amount of miles to receive by a member per calendar year is LM 200,000 (including miles purchased and bonuses received). If you exceed the limit, through purchases made during any promotion and other purchases in 2019, taking into account the bonuses received for those purchases, you will not be able to purchase any more miles until the next calendar year

Each multiple of LM 1,000 costs US$ 33*

Payments can only be made through Avianca´s Call Center and LifeMiles.com: credit card or international debit card. Cash payments are only allowed at Avianca´s Sales Offices. Other conditions: the receipt of the transaction will reflect the total number of miles accrued to your account and the total charge for the transaction

Miles purchased and earned with this option do not apply to achieve or mantain the Elite status

The purchase of miles is non reversable and non refundable. The purchase of miles is an immediate execution contract. Once the payment is made, the miles will be accrued immediately on your account. As of that moment the miles can be used according to the terms and conditions of the LifeMiles program. For these reasons the purchase of miles is a contract that cannot be resolved and retraction or similar rights according to applicable law are not applicable

Miles are not endorsable

Mile purchase is available through Avianca´s Call Center, LifeMiles.com and Avianca´s Sale Offices. For residents of Venezuela, it is only available through LifeMiles.com

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

*For residents in Colombia: the values are settled based on Colombia´s exchange rate on the date of the trasaction. For residents in Peru each multiple of LM 1,000 has a cost of US$ 38.94 or S/.132.23 including taxes. Prices in Nuevos Soles reflect the reference exchange rate to January 2nd, 2019: S/.3.370 per US$ 1. Final prices in Nuevos Soles will be determined based on the exchange rate issued by IATA. For the rest of the countries 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 your profile in your LifeMiles account


As of October 8, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • United Airlines: Buy United Airlines MileagePlus Miles with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires October 25, 2021.
  • Alaska Airlines: Buy Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles with up to a 60% bonus. Offer expires October 30, 2021.
  • American Airlines: Buy American Airlines AAdvantage Miles with up to a 35% discount. Offer expires October 31, 2021.
  • Hyatt Hotels Buy World of Hyatt Points with up to a 30% bonus. Offer expires October 31, 2021.
  • Choice Hotels: Buy Choice Hotels Privileges Points with up to a 30% bonus. Offer expires November 8, 2021.
  • Southwest Airlines: Buy Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points with up to a 75% bonus. Offer expires November 16, 2021.

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

2 thoughts on “5 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: IHG (100%), Air Canada (80%), Radisson Hotels Americas (100%), Marriott (55%) & Avianca (140%)

  1. kalboz

    Thank you for the heads up!

    There is an Alaska miles sale with 50%-60% bonus depending on your offer (mine is 60%) and expiring at the end of October. Hilton has another 100% bonus offer still available on Daily Getaways. I also find the Choice Privileges points are sold much cheaper on Daily Getaways than the ongoing 30% bonus offer.

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    1. Grant Post author

      Hi Kalboz, I have the deals that expire later on listed at the bottom of the post. I’ve never looked into the Choice Hotels rewards program, but that’s good to know that you can buy the points cheaper from Daily Deals than from Choice directly. The only Daily Deal I’m looking at is the Marriott gift cards for 20% off on the last day.

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