8 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: Choice Hotels (25%), British Airways (50%), Marriott (25%), Air France / KLM (120%), United (80%), Southwest (50%), Etihad (45%) & Alaska (50%)

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday!  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 8 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 8 offers that end soon.

Up first, Choice Hotels is offering up to a 25% discount, depending on the number of Choice Hotels Privileges Points you purchase.  This offer expires tomorrow – December 17.

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

Transactions must be completed between 9 AM EST December 9, 2022 and 11:59 PM EST December 17, 2022 to be eligible for this Discount offer. There is a 10,000 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.


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 December 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 00:01 (GMT) Friday 16 December 2022 to 23:59 (GMT) Monday 19 December 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 Buy or Gift 5,000 Avios and above.
  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 & Conditions:

  1. Avios can only be bought in specified amounts, starting at the minimum of 2,000 Avios.
  2. Buy Avios may be amended from time to time for promotional activity, please see the Buy Avios page for details.
  3. 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.
  4. Avios can only be bought on Ba.com using the Buy Avios application.
  5. The transaction currency will be pre-determined based on the registered country of the British Airways Executive Club account.
  6. The Purchaser must be a Member of the British Airways Executive Club and age 18 years or over.
  7. 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.
  8. The Purchaser will be unable to buy Avios if they have a negative balance.
  9. The Buy Avios year begins 1 January and ends 31 December.
  10. Purchasing Avios will reset the 36-month Avios expiry rule, as set out in the British Airways Executive Club Terms and Conditions.
  11. 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.
  12. Avios which are subsequently refunded will not constitute activity for the purposes of the 36-month Avios expiry rule in the Terms and Conditions.
  13. 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, Marriott Hotels is offering up to a 25% discount, depending on the number of Marriott Bonvoy Points you purchase. This offer expires on December 20.

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

  • Transactions must be completed between 9:00 a.m. ET November 2, 2022, and 11:59 p.m. ET December 20, 2022, to be eligible for the 25% discount Points purchase offer with a minimum purchase of 2,000 Points.
  • Marriott Bonvoy® members worldwide are eligible for the 25% discount Points purchase offer with a minimum purchase of 2,000 Points.
  • This offer is valid only for Points purchased through the promotion’s Buy Points and Gift Points pages.
  • Marriott reserves the right to terminate this promotion at any time.
  • Program Rules
  • In 2022, members may purchase or receive as a gift a combined maximum of 100,000 Points per calendar year when purchased through our Buy Points and Gift Points pages (this website), Buy Points Points.com-powered window on Marriott websites, Marriott Mobile Apps or the Customer Engagement Centers.
  • Members may purchase up to an additional 100,000 Points annually while booking a hotel stay through the reservation path on marriott.com.
  • Purchased or gifted Points do not count toward Marriott Bonvoy® Elite Status.
  • Purchase rate is $12.50 USD per 1,000 Points.
  • Points will be posted to the Member’s Account within 72 hours after the transaction is complete.
  • A member must be an active member in good standing to purchase and/or receive Points.
  • New members may purchase Points thirty (30) days after enrollment in the Marriott Bonvoy program.
  • Once Points have been purchased or gifted, no refunds will be permitted.
  • Purchasing Points using a Marriott Bonvoy® cobrand credit card will earn Points as an everyday purchase.
  • All Marriott Bonvoy Program Rules apply and can be found at https://www.marriott.com/loyalty/terms/default.mi.
  • For members purchasing Points using a foreign currency, Points are sold in U.S. dollars (US$). Points can be redeemed globally for stays at hotels that participate in Marriott Bonvoy, as well as with third-party programs that have a business relationship with Marriott Bonvoy, such as airline frequent flyer programs. Learn more about the Marriott Bonvoy program here and ways to redeem your Points here. Please refer to your credit card company for foreign exchange rates. Once Points are purchased, Purchaser’s credit card statement will reflect payment in their home currency on an itemized line displaying the foreign exchange rate charged by their issuing bank.

Up next, Air France / KLM is offering up to a 120% bonus, depending on the number of Air France / KLM Flying Blue Miles you purchase. This offer expires on December 21.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Air France / KLM promo:

During the promotional period, Elite members can receive a maximum bonus of 360,000 Miles when buying Miles, while Explorer members can receive a maximum bonus of 120,000 Miles.
Bonus Miles will be rewarded on transactions made between 1 and 21 December 2022, 2359 CET +1, and will be credited to the recipient’s account when the transaction is complete.
Miles are sold in units of 2,000 Miles up to 100,000 Miles, and in units of 25,000 from 100,000 to 300,000 Miles. Elite members may purchase an unlimited number of Miles, while Explorer members may only purchase or receive up to 100,000 Miles in any calendar year, unless a promotion is active in which case it is possible to either purchase or receive Bonus Miles on top of the 100,000 Miles.

Miles are sold to you by Points.com Inc.(“Points.com”) Miles will be deposited into your account within 72 hours of purchase. You have the right to withdraw your purchase within 14 days as provided in the Buy and Gift Miles Program Terms and Conditions. To exercise the withdrawal right or to obtain assistance with the Buy and Gift Miles Program, please contact the Customer Service Centre.


Up next, United Airlines is offering up to an 80% bonus, depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase. This offer expires on December 22.

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

  • Promotional offer valid between 8:00 a.m. CT on December 5, 2022 and 11:59 p.m. CT on December 22, 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 50% discount, depending on the number of Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points you purchase. This offer expires on December 22.

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

Offer is valid between December 1, 2022 12:00:01 a.m. CT and December 22, 2022, 11:59:59 p.m. CT. Rapid Rewards® Member will receive a 50% discount on points when they purchase a minimum of 5,000 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.

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.


Up next, Etihad is offering up to a 45% bonus, depending on the number of Etihad Guest Miles you purchase. This offer expires on December 22.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the Etihad promo:

The Promotion provides an Eligible Member with the opportunity to earn a percentage of the Etihad Guest Miles purchased as an additional complimentary bonus (the “Bonus Miles”) during the Promotion Period from 00.01 GST on 12 December 2022 to 23.59 GST on 22 December 2022. The Bonus Miles an Eligible Member can earn will be based upon the number of Etihad Guest Miles purchased (the “Offer”). This Offer is available only for transactions made to Buy Miles on etihadguest.com via the Points Platform, Etihad Guest Contact Centres and cannot be applied in combination with another offer that may be available on the Buy Miles product. Etihad Guest Miles bought through this Offer will count towards the combined maximum limit that a member can purchase for self in a calendar year.

The currency is displayed based on the members country of residence assigned in the Etihad Guest profile.

Miles may be purchased for $0.02 USD per mile. Additional GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. The Maximum miles that a member can purchase in a calendar year will be based on their Membership Tier at the time of making a purchase. For Platinum members the maximum will be 150,000, and for Bronze, Silver and Gold Tier members the maximum will be 100,000 Etihad Guest Miles. Purchased miles are not refundable and are applicable towards all Etihad Guest awards. Miles purchased using this option will post instantly, in some cases it can take up to 72 hours until the miles are credited. Purchased miles do not count towards status upgrades. All standard Etihad Guest program rules and conditions apply.


Lastly, Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 50% bonus, depending on the number of Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles you purchase. This offer expires on December 23.

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

  • Transactions must be completed between 6:00 AM PST November 14, 2022 and 11:59 PM PST December 23, 2022 to be eligible for bonus miles.
  • Miles are non-refundable and do not count toward MVP and MVP/Gold status.
  • 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.
  • 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 December 16, here are all the other current buy miles & points offers:

  • Avianca Airlines: Buy Avianca Airlines LifeMiles today with up to a 150% bonus. Offer expires December 27, 2022.
  • IHG Hotels: Buy IHG One Rewards Points today with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires December 29, 2022.
  • Air Canada: Buy Air Canada Aeroplan Miles today with up to a 20% discount. Offer expires December 30, 2022.
  • Hilton Hotels: Buy Hilton Honors Points today with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires December 31, 2022.
  • Spirit Airlines: Buy Spirit Airlines Free Spirit Miles today with up to a 100% bonus. Offer expires December 31, 2022.
  • Virgin Atlantic: Buy Virgin Atlantic Points today with up to a 70% bonus. Offer expires December 31, 2022.
  • Wyndham Hotels: Buy Wyndham Rewards Points today with up to a 35% bonus. Offer expires December 31, 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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