3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: United (100%), Southwest (35%) & Alaska (60%)

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, United Airlines is offering up to a 100% bonus, depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase.   This offer expires today – August 17.

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

  • Promotional offer valid between 8:00 a.m. CT on August 3, 2022 and 11:59 p.m. CT on August 17, 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, Southwest Airlines is offering up to a 35% discount, depending on the number of Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points you purchase.  This offer expires on August 20.

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

Offer is valid between July 12, 2022, 12:00:01 a.m. CT and August 20, 2022, 11:59:59 p.m. CT. Rapid Rewards® Member will save 35% when the Member purchases 7,000 or more Rapid Rewards points within a single purchase. Gifted and Transferred point transactions are not included in this offer. A valid credit card is required to purchase points. A minimum 7,000 points purchase threshold must be met on a per transaction basis in order to qualify for the discount. 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. 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.

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, 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 21.

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

  • Transactions must be completed between 6:00 AM PDT July 18, 2022 and 11:59 PM PDT August 21, 2022 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, MVP Gold 75K and MVP Gold 100K 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.

As of August 17, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • Air France / KLM: Buy Air France / KLM Flying Blue Miles today with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires August 25, 2022.
  • Choice Hotels: Buy Choice Hotels Privileges Points today with up to a 25% discount. Offer expires August 28, 2022.
  • JetBlue: Buy JetBlue TrueBlue Points today with up to an 80% bonus. Offer expires August 31, 2022.
  • Marriott Hotels: Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points today with up to a 25% bonus. Offer expires September 15, 2022.
  • Frontier Airlines: Buy Frontier Airlines Early Returns Miles today with up to a 75% bonus. Offer expires September 17, 2022.
  • IHG Hotels: Buy IHG One Rewards Points today with up to a 75% bonus. Offer expires September 17, 2022.
  • Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points today with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires September 18, 2022.

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

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