3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: Air Canada (85%), Avianca (140%) & IHG (75%)

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your Labor Day Weekend 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, Air Canada is offering up to an 85% bonus, depending on the number of Air Canada Aeroplan Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on September 3.

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

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the Buy and/or Gift Points September 2022 Offer open to Aeroplan® Members (the “Offer”) and will take place from August 30, 2022, at 9:01:01 AM ET to September 4, 2022 at 2:59:59 AM 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 August 30, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET (the “Eligible Participants”). An Aeroplan Member who is logged in to their Aeroplan account prior to August 30, 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 August 30, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET or after September 4, 2022 at 2:59:59 AM 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 85% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 15,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted (no bonus Aeroplan points will be issued if less than 15,000 Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted).

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 15,000 Aeroplan points and up to 500,000 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 500,000 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 15,000 Aeroplan points and up to 500,000 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 500,000 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


Up next, Avianca Airlines is offering up to a 140% bonus, depending on the number of Avianca Airlines LifeMiles you purchase.  This offer expires on September 8.

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

This promotion is exclusive for LifeMiles members that have received this email directly from LifeMiles.

This promotion applies for miles purchases made between September 1st and September 8th, 2022 (between 00.00-23.59 GMT -6, El Salvador).

The bonus applies as follows: for purchases from 1,000 – 20,000 LifeMiles receive 120% additional miles, for purchases from 21,000 – 50,000 LifeMiles receive 130% additional miles, for purchases from 51,000 – 200,000 LifeMiles receive 140% additional miles.

The miles must be purchased in multiples of 1,000.

The minimum miles to purchase per transaction is 1,000 LifeMiles.

The maximum miles to purchase per transaction during this promotion is 200,000 LifeMiles. Additionally, the maximum miles that a member can receive during the promotion, including applicable bonuses is 490,000 miles, minus the miles that the member has previously purchased in 2022 and their respective bonuses. The purchase transaction cannot be made if the amount of miles to purchase and the corresponding bonus, including all miles purchased in 2022, including the bonuses, exceed the 490,000 miles limit, unless the amount of miles to receive without applying the promotional bonus is less or equal to 490,000 miles, in which case, the transaction will be processed but no bonus will be granted, giving such warning to the member.

The maximum amount of miles to receive by a member through the purchase of miles per calendar year outside of this promotion is 200,000 LifeMiles including any bonus miles received. If the member surpasses the limit, through purchases made during this promotion and other purchases in 2022, taking into account the bonuses received for those purchases, he or she will not be able to purchase any more miles outside of promotional periods until the next calendar year.

Each package of 1,000 LifeMiles is US$33.00 without applicable taxes and US$40.26* including applicable taxes according to country of the mailing address registered in the LifeMiles database

The purchase of miles is not reversible or refundable, except in countries where this right is granted by applicable law, such as the right to retraction in Colombia, in the cases where it applies. The purchase of miles is an immediate execution contract. Once the payment is made, the miles will be accrued immediately on the member’s account. As of that moment, the miles can be used according to the terms and conditions of the LifeMiles Program. Miles are not endorsable. Miles purchase is available through Avianca’s Call Centers, LifeMiles.com and Avianca Information Centers. For residents of Venezuela, it is only available through LifeMiles.com. Only form of payment through Avianca’s Call Center and LifeMiles.com: credit card or international debit card. Cash payments are only allowed at Avianca’s Information Centers. The receipt of the transaction will reflect the total number of miles accrued to the member´s account, including the bonus miles and the total charge for the transaction.

The miles purchased and earned with this promotion do not apply to achieve or maintain the Elite status.

Does not apply to the Flexible Redemption (LifeMiles + Money) during the payment process of air ticket redemption. 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. Available at LifeMiles.com

LifeMiles is a trademark of LifeMiles LTD.

*The values are settled based on the exchange rate of the date of the transaction. The price can be lower depending on the correspondence country entered on the Member´s profile in their LifeMiles account.


Lastly, IHG Hotels is offering up to a 75% bonus, depending on the number of IHG One Rewards Points you purchase.  This offer expires on September 10.

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

This Offer is available for qualifying purchases of IHG One Rewards points made between 12:00 AM ET on August 16, 2022 and 11:59 PM ET September 10, 2022 inclusive. A member eligible for this Offer will receive a bonus of 75% of the points purchased when they meet a minimum points purchase threshold on a per transaction basis. The number of points a member may purchase, gift, or receive as a gift during the Offer Period is subject to annual limits under the IHG Rewards Membership Terms and Conditions, which are available on www.ihg.com. Members may purchase a maximum of up to 150,000 points during a calendar year, so the number of points a member can purchase during the Offer Period will depend on how many points the member had already purchased during the same calendar year. For example, if a member had previously purchased 50,000 points in 2022, then the member could only purchase up to a maximum of 100,000 points during the Offer Period and would be eligible to receive additional bonus points under this Offer in the amount of 75% of the amount of points purchased during the Offer Period. Similar limits apply to gifting points and receiving points as a gift: Members may gift up to a maximum of 150,000 points, or receive as gifts from other members a combined maximum of up to 150,000 points, during the Offer Period, subject to reduction by the number of points that have been already gifted, or received as a gift, in the same calendar year. Purchased points, as well as any bonus points awarded under this Offer, do not count towards IHG One Rewards Elite status. This is an exclusive, non-transferable offer for intended recipients only and may not be forwarded. Offer is subject to change and cannot be combined with any other offer.

Price includes all applicable fees. Purchased Points are not refundable and are applicable toward all IHG One Rewards awards. Please allow up to 72 hours for points to post and appear in the recipient’s account. All other IHG One Rewards Membership Terms and Conditions apply.


As of September 1, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • 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.
  • Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points today with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires September 18, 2022.
  • Southwest Airlines: Buy Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points today with up to a 45% discount. Offer expires September 22, 2022.
  • Hyatt Hotels: Buy World of Hyatt Points today with up to a 30% discount. Offer expires September 30, 2022.

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

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