3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: United (40%), American (30%), & Spirit (60%)

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday!  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 3 offers that are ending this month.  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, United Airlines is offering up to a 40% discount, depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase.  This offer expires today – November 19.

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

  • Promotional offer valid between 12:00 a.m. CT on November 5, 2021, and 11:59 p.m. CT on November 19, 2021.
  • Promotional offer not applicable to past transactions.
  • Bonus miles count toward the 175,000-mile annual limit per account.
  • You may purchase up to 175,000 miles per account per calendar year.
  • Miles will generally be credited to the recipient’s MileagePlus account when the transaction is complete; provided that certain transactions may take up to 72 hours.
  • Bonuses will be calculated on a per transaction basis only.
  • The bonus amount applicable to a transaction is shown in the chart.
  • Transactions may not be aggregated to calculate the bonus.
  • The credit card used in the transaction will be billed immediately upon purchase.
  • Mileage rates and other fees and offer terms are subject to change.
  • Miles purchased are nonrefundable.
  • Purchased miles do not count toward MileagePlus Premier® status.
  • See here for all Terms and Conditions applicable to this transaction, which include United’s Privacy Policy and the MileagePlus Program Rules.
  • GST/HST is charged to Canadian residents.
  • If you use Powered by Points to purchase United MileagePlus miles. Transaction will appear as ‘Points United Miles’.
  • Buying miles counts as a United® purchase when made with your United MileagePlus card. You’ll get the miles you buy, plus miles for every $1 spent.
  • Pricing is only available for purchases made through buymiles.mileageplus.com.

Up next, American Airlines is offering up to a 30% discount, depending on the number of American Airlines AAdvantage Miles you purchase.  This offer expires November 25.

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

Promotional Offer
AAdvantage members must purchase at least 5,000 AAdvantage miles or more in a single transaction from the Buy or Gift Miles program from 12:00:00am CT November 1st, 2021, to 11:59:59pm CT November 25, 2021, to be eligible for a discount. Offers to eligible members may vary and are subject to change by American without notice.

Buy / Gift Miles
Transactions are nonrefundable and nonreversible. The miles successfully purchased usually post to the designated account right away, but please allow up to 8 hours for processing. Prices are in U.S. dollars and do not include taxes or the applicable per transaction processing charge. Miles purchased, transferred or received as a gift do not count toward elite-status qualification. Members may purchase for themselves or receive as a gift, a maximum combined total of 150,000 AAdvantage® miles in a calendar year. The miles purchased with the Buy Miles program and received with the Gift Miles program do not count towards AAdvantage Gold, AAdvantage Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum Pro, AAdvantage Executive Platinum or AAdvantage Million MilerSM status qualification. You can check your balance online by logging on to www.aa.com. Buy Miles or Gift Miles transactions are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable. 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. If a transaction is voided or cancelled please note the funds were not charged to your credit card, however your credit card company may place a hold on the fund/credit for 24-72 hours. Please contact your card provider for more information. Other terms may apply.

All AAdvantage miles are sold in US dollars.

ALL AMOUNTS CHARGED TO MEMBERS FOR THE PURCHASE OF MILES INLUDE U.S. FEDERAL EXCISE TAX AND ARE SUBJECT TO A TRANSACTION PROCESSING FEE. THE PER TRANSACTION PROCESSING FEE FOR THE PURCHASE OF MILES IS $0 (applies to Buying or Gifting miles). When purchasing miles, American will remit excise tax to the U.S. Government on behalf of the Member. Amounts charged also include Canadian GST/HST as applicable. All amounts paid by the Member under this Agreement are exclusive of other sales, use or privilege taxes, or tax-like charges, fees or similar liabilities.


Lastly, Spirit Airlines is offering up to a 60% bonus, depending on the number of Spirit Airlines Free Spirit Miles you purchase.  This offer expires November 30.

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

Offer available for purchases made between November 1, 2021 9:00 AM ET and November 30, 2021 11:59 PM ET. All transaction inquiries must be submitted to the Free Spirit® Program within 90 days from end of promotion. Offer is subject to change. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. All Free Spirit® Program terms and conditions apply.

Price includes all applicable fees. GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. QST will be charged to Quebec residents. Purchased points are not refundable and are applicable towards all Free Spirit® awards. Purchased points do not count towards Free Spirit® status upgrades. All standard Free Spirit® program rules and conditions apply. For additional information on the points needed for your award flight on Spirit, please see the award chart. Please note that Free Spirit® accounts less than 12 days old are not permitted to Buy or Gift points. For Gift transactions, the recipient account must also be 12 days old.


As of November 19, here are all the other buy miles & points offers:

  • Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points with up to a 50% discount. Offer expires December 7, 2021.
  • Frontier Airlines: Buy Frontier Airlines Early Returns Miles with up to a 150% bonus. Offer expires December 14, 2021.
  • Marriott Hotels: Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points with up to a 45% bonus. Offer expires December 15, 2021.
  • Alaska Airlines: Buy Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles with up to a 50% bonus. Offer expires December 23, 2021.
  • Hyatt Hotels: Buy World of Hyatt Points with up to a 30% discount. Offer expires December 30, 2021.

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

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