3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: British Airways (50%), American (35%) & Spirit (30%)

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your week is going well.  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 3 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 3 offers that end soon.  Up first, British Airways is offering a 50% discount, depending on the number of British Airways Avios you purchase.  This offer expires tomorrow – January 19.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the British Airways promo:

1. This offer is only open to Members of the British Airways Executive Club (Eligible Participants).

2. The offer is available from 07:00 (GMT) Monday 17 January 2022 to 23:59 (GMT) Wednesday 19 January 2022 only (the ‘Offer Period’).

3. During the Offer Period, Eligible Participants will receive 50% extra Avios (bonus Avios) when they Purchase or Gift Avios.

4. This offer is only valid when you Purchase or Gift 2,000 Avios and above. Offer is not valid when you Purchase or Gift 1,000 Avios.

5. Avios can only be purchased or gifted at Purchase and Gift Avios Application Form.

6. Eligible Participants may Gift Avios (purchase for someone else) during the promotional period, provided that the recipient holds a British Airways Executive Club account with at least one Avios point in their account.

7. The Bonus Avios will not count towards your annual limit of 200,000 Avios.

8. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Purchase Avios offer.

9. The Executive Club Terms and Conditions and Conditions of Use apply to this offer and can be found at ba.com.

10. British Airways reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this offer.

General terms and conditions:

1. The Purchaser can buy a maximum of 200,000 Avios in any one calendar year. We reserve the right to amend the maximum annual amount that can be bought at any time.

2. Avios can only be bought in specified amounts, starting at the minimum of 1,000 Avios.

3. Buy Avios may be amended from time to time for promotional activity, please see the Buy Avios page for details.

4. The Purchaser will be able to spend Avios when they appear as credited in the Purchaser’s Executive Club account. There may be occasions where there is a delay of up to 3 working days in the Avios being credited to your account. If after this time you have not received your Avios, please let us know via the Contact Us form at the bottom of the Buy Avios page.

5. Avios can only be bought on Ba.com using the Buy Avios application.

6. The transaction currency will be pre-determined based on the registered country of the British Airways Executive Club account.

7. The Purchaser must be a Member of the British Airways Executive Club and age 18 years or over.

8. The Purchaser must have at least one Avios in their Executive Club account in order to buy Avios. If the Purchaser has a balance of zero Avios, they will need to have collected or redeemed Avios in the past 36 months in order to buy Avios.

9. The Purchaser will be unable to buy Avios if they have a negative balance.

10. The transaction currency will be pre-determined based on the registered country of the British Airways Executive Club account.

11. The Buy Avios year begins 1 January and ends 31 December.

12. Purchasing Avios will reset the 36-month Avios expiry rule, as set out in the British Airways Executive Club Terms and Conditions.

13. You have the right to cancel contracts for the purchase of Avios within 14 days of purchase provided the base and bonus Avios have not been used. To exercise the right to cancel the purchase of the Avios, you must select the refund option contained in your Buy Avios email confirmation. If you cancel, we will reimburse the entire payment without undue delay and no later than 14 days after the day on which we were informed about your decision to cancel this contract.

14. Avios which are subsequently refunded will not constitute activity for the purposes of the 36-month Avios expiry rule in the Terms and Conditions.

15. In the case of Fraud or Misconduct, both as defined in the Terms and Conditions, British Airways reserves the right at any time in its absolute discretion to terminate the Membership of any Member and may cancel all accrued and accruing Avios of the Member and any Reward booking.


Up next, American Airlines is offering up to a 35% discount, depending on the number of American Airlines AAdvantage Miles you purchase.  This offer expires tomorrow – January 19.

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

AAdvantage members must purchase at least 15,000 AAdvantage miles or more in a single transaction from the Buy or Gift Miles program from 12:00:00am CT January 1st, 2022, to 11:59:59pm CT January 19, 2022, 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 30% discount, depending on the number of Spirit Airlines Free Spirit Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on January 22.

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

Offer available for purchases made between December 21, 2021 9:00 AM ET and January 22, 2022, 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 January 18, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • United Airlines: Buy United Airlines MileagePlus Miles with up to a 40% discount. Offer expires January 28, 2022.
  • Southwest Airlines: Buy Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points with up to a 45% discount. Offer expires February 2, 2022.
  • Choice Hotels: Buy Choice Hotels Privileges Points with up to a 25% discount. Offer expires February 4, 2022.
  • Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires February 9, 2022.

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

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