Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday! I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 6 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 6 offers that end soon.
Up first, Virgin Atlantic is offering up to a 60% bonus, depending on the number of Virgin Atlantic Points you purchase. This offer expires today – November 18.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Virgin Atlantic promo:
1. Applicable Buy Points purchases made between 19th October and 23:59 GMT 18th November 2022 will be eligible to receive bonus points. When a member buys 5,000-24,000 points they will earn 15% bonus points, 25,000-69,000 = 20% bonus, 70,000 – 119,000 = 40% bonus, 120,000 – 200,000 = 60% bonus. The bonus points will be credited at the point of purchase and will appear on the members’ account within 24 hours.
2. A member can purchase a total of 100,000 points each calendar year, in increments of 1,000 points. Between 19th October and 23:59 GMT 18th November 2022, the limit has been increased to 200,000. A member can purchase a total of 200,000 points each, in increments of 1,000 points.
3. Members will have the right to cancel any purchases of points for up to 14 days after the date of purchase provided that none of the purchased points have been redeemed. If any of the purchased points have been redeemed then members will not be entitled to a refund for any of the purchased points including those that have not been redeemed. Once the 14 day cooling off period has expired any points purchased and received by members are non-refundable and non-transferable, except as expressly permitted by the terms and conditions of Flying Club.
4. Every purchase comes with a one-off £15 / $25 transaction fee. Members can purchase points in increments of 1,000. It costs £15/$27 for every 1,000 base points purchased. For example, if a member buys 1,000 base points they will pay £30/$52, if they buy 5,000 base points they will pay £90/$160 and if they buy 10,000 base points they will pay £165/$295.
5. If you’re planning to put your points towards a specific reward, remember to check reward availability first. Buy Points Terms and Conditions apply, and can be found on Virgin Atlantic website: https://www.virginatlantic.com/global/en/footer/terms-and-conditions/flying-club-earning-and-purchasing-miles.html
Up next, United Airlines is offering up to a 100% bonus, depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase. This offer expires on November 20.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the United Airlines promo:
- Promotional offer valid between 8:00 a.m. CT on November 1, 2022, and 11:59 p.m. CT on November 20, 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.
- 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, British Airways is offering up to a 50% bonus, depending on the number of British Airways Avios you purchase. This offer expires on November 20.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the British Airways promo:
- This offer is only open to Members of the British Airways Executive Club (Eligible Participants).
- The offer is available from 00:01 (GMT) Thursday 17 November 2022 to 23:59 (GMT) Sunday 20 November 2022 only (the ‘Offer Period’).
- During the Offer Period, Eligible Participants will receive 50% extra Avios (bonus Avios) when they Purchase or Gift Avios.
- This offer is only valid when you Purchase or Gift 5,000 Avios and above.
- Avios can only be purchased or gifted at Purchase and Gift Avios Application.
- 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.
- The Bonus Avios will not count towards your annual limit of 200,000 Avios.
- This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Purchase Avios offer.
- The Executive Club Terms and Conditions and Conditions of Use apply to this offer and can be found at ba.com.
- British Airways reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this offer.
Up next, Hilton Hotels is offering up to an 80% bonus, depending on the number of Hilton Honors Points you purchase. This offer expires on November 22.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Hilton Hotels promo:
Points purchased do not count towards elite tier qualification. Points.com and Hilton Honors reserve the right to terminate bonus promotions at any time. All purchases must be made through the Purchase page on HiltonHonors.com. The 80% Points bonus campaign is available for purchases of 5,000 or more Points made between October 4, 2022, at 12:01am ET and November 22, 2022, at 11:59pm ET. Members may purchase a maximum of 80,000 points per calendar year. All purchases are non-refundable. Offer is subject to change. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Points will be posted to the recipients Hilton Honors account within 48 hours of the completed transaction. All Hilton Honors Terms and Conditions apply. Hilton HonorsTM membership, earning and redemption of Points are subject to Honors Terms and Conditions, available at HiltonHonors.com/Terms.
Price includes all applicable fees. GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. QST will be charged to Quebec residents. Points purchased are final and not refundable and are applicable towards all Honors Terms and Conditions. Email address is required and will only be used for transaction and marketing communications related to this purchase. Purchased points do not count towards Honors status upgrades. Point values represented above are rounded and subject to change based on seasonality/availability.
Up next, Southwest Airlines is offering up to a 50% discount, depending on the number of Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points you purchase. This offer expires on November 22.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Southwest Airlines promo:
Offer is valid between November 1, 2022, 12:00:01 a.m. CT and November 22, 2022, 11:59:59 p.m. CT. Rapid Rewards® Member will save 40% when the Member purchases 5,000 to 9,000 Rapid Rewards points; or save 45% when the Member purchases 10,000 to 14,000 Rapid Rewards points; or save 50% when the Member purchases 15,000 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 5,000 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.
Lastly, JetBlue is offering up to a 40% discount, depending on the number of JetBlue TrueBlue Points you purchase. This offer expires on November 22.
Here are the complete terms & conditions of the JetBlue promo:
Discount point offer valid for point purchases between now and November 22, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET. This is an exclusive, non-transferable offer for select members only and may not be forwarded. To receive the discount, minimum purchase of 3,000 TrueBlue points is required. Discount is incremental based upon the amount of points purchased. These TrueBlue points can be used towards award redemptions. These are not Mosaic-Qualifying points.
Buy/Gift 3,000 – 19,500 points = 20% Discount
Buy/Gift 20,000 – 39,000 points = 30% Discount
Buy/Gift 40,000 – 70,000 points = 40% Discount
Points can be purchased for approximately $37.73 per 1,000 points. Prices are in U.S. dollars and include a 7.5% tax recovery fee on the value of the points purchased. GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. QST will be charged for Quebec residents. POINT PURCHASES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. Valid only for new TrueBlue point purchases by TrueBlue members with their account in good standing; points can be purchased for a member’s own account or as a gift to another member’s account; not valid for point transfers. Minimum point purchase per transaction is 1,000 points; maximum point purchase per transaction is 70,000 points. Members may not purchase more than a total of 120,000 TrueBlue points in a calendar year (regardless of whether the points were purchased for a member’s own TrueBlue account or as a gift). Members may not receive, as a gift, more than a total of 120,000 TrueBlue points in a calendar year from point purchases. Points may be gifted only to TrueBlue members. Please allow 72 hours for purchased points to post to the applicable TrueBlue account. Cannot be combined with other offers. Additional restrictions apply. See TrueBlue Terms and Conditions for details.
As of November 18, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:
- Hyatt Hotels: Buy World of Hyatt Points today with up to a 25% bonus. Offer expires November 28, 2022.
- Choice Hotels: Buy Choice Hotels Privileges Points today with up to a 40% bonus. Offer expires December 3, 2022.
- Marriott Hotels: Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points today with up to a 25% discount. Offer expires December 20, 2022.
- Alaska Airlines: Buy Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles today with up to a 50% bonus. Offer expires December 23, 2022.
- IHG Hotels: Buy IHG One Rewards Points today with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires December 29, 2022.
If you have any questions about any of these promos, please leave a comment below. Have a great weekend everyone!