5 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: United (40%), American (35%), Air Canada (100%), Southwest ( 45%) & Choice Hotels (25%)

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, United Airlines is offering up to a 40% discount, depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase.   This offer expires today – January 28.

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

  • Promotional offer valid between 8:00 a.m. CT on January 11, 2022, and 11:59 p.m. CT on January 28, 2022.
  • 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. QST is charged to Quebec 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 35% discount, depending on the number of American Airlines AAdvantage Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on January 31.

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 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.


Up next, Air Canada is offering up to a 100% bonus, depending on the number of Air Canada Aeroplan Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on February 2.

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

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the Buy and/or Gift Points January 2022 Offer open to Aeroplan® Members (the “Offer”) and will take place from January 27, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET to February 2, 2022 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 January 27, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET (the “Eligible Participants”). An Aeroplan Member who is logged in to their Aeroplan account prior to January 27, 2022 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 January 27, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET or after February 2, 2022 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 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 60% 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 75% 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 90% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 60,000 Eligible Aeroplan points and up to a maximum of 95,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted.
(d) Earn 100% bonus Aeroplan points when buying and/or gifting 100,000 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 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 per calendar year:

• 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 per calendar year:

• 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 & Gift Points 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, Southwest Airlines is offering up to a 45% discount, depending on the number of Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points you purchase.  This offer expires on February 2.

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

Offer is valid between January 11, 2022, 12:00:01 a.m. CT and February 2, 2022, 11:59:59 p.m. CT. Rapid Rewards® Member will save 35% when the Member purchases or gifts 3,000 to 9,000 Rapid Rewards points; or save 40% when the Member purchases or gifts 10,000 to 14,000 Rapid Rewards points; or save 45% 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 or gift points. A minimum 3,000 points purchase or gift threshold must be met on a per transaction basis in order to qualify for the discount. Points can be purchased or gifted in blocks of 1,000 and a daily maximum of 60,000 points can be purchased or gifted 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 and gifted 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 or gifting of points are only valid while a Member is currently logged in to Southwest.com® or when points are purchased or gifted 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.

The email address provided here is used for confirmation of your purchase of Rapid Rewards Points and if you’ve opted into receiving emails from Points.com Inc. related to Southwest Rapid Rewards®. This will not alter the email address currently stored in your Rapid Rewards profile.

Prices are in U.S. Dollars and does not include excise taxes. Prices for the purchase or gifting of Rapid Rewards points are only valid while a member is current logged into southwest.com and such prices are subject to change. Purchased Rapid Rewards points are nonrefundable and nonreversible. All Southwest Rapid Rewards® Rules and Regulations apply in accordance with the Privacy Policy.


Lastly, Choice Hotels is offering up to a 25% discount, depending on the number of Choice Hotels Privileges Points you purchase.  This offer expires on February 4.

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

Transactions must be completed between 9 AM EST January 10, 2022 and 11:59 PM EST February 4, 2022 to be eligible for this Discount offer. There is a 4,000 point purchase minimum that applies. 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. Purchased points are not refundable and are applicable towards all Choice Privileges rewards.


As of January 28, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires February 9, 2022.
  • JetBlue: Buy JetBlue TrueBlue Points with up to a 60% bonus. Offer expires February 16, 2022.
  • Alaska Airlines: Buy Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles with up to a 60% bonus. Offer expires February 20, 2022.
  • Hyatt Hotels: Buy World of Hyatt Points with up to a 30% bonus. Offer expires March 7, 2022.

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

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