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2,000 Free Alitalia Miles With Account Signup

by on March 14, 2013 · 19 comments

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Now through March 30, 2013, Alitalia is offering customers who open up new Millemiglia frequent flyer accounts up to 6,000 bonus miles.

Millemiglia sign up

Here’s how it works:

Alitalia 6k bonusYou get 2,000 miles off the bat just for signing up, which will be credited to your account in April. An additional 2,000 miles for taking a flight on Alitalia by April 30, and 2,000 more points for posting any mileage activity with the Millemiglia Program within 3 months of account opening.

You might not be planning on flying Alitalia by the end of April, but that other 2,000 points for partner activity should be within easy reach of a lot of folks since the terms just say: “Bonus valid for transactions with Alitalia and its Partners in the ambit of the MilleMiglia Program within three months of registration.”

Alitalia is 1:1 a transfer partner of both American Express Membership Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest, so if you have an account with either, you can transfer as little as 1,000 points (as little as 1 Starpoint for Starwood Platinums). That way, not only can you earn the additional bonus points, but you can also top up your account once they post and redeem for particular sweet spot awards in Alitalia’s partner award chart

Some of those award sweet spots include needing just 80,000 miles to get from North America to Europe in business class, 90,000 miles and 95,000 miles to hit North and South Asia respectively in business class, 40,000 miles for roundtrip business class tickets within North America, and 75,000 miles for southern South America in business class, so if you think strategically, you should be able to get some good value out of any transferred points, and if you manage to score all 6,000 bonus miles, you’ve already got a head start on a potentially great redemption.

Here are the terms and conditions for reference:

1. This promotion is only available to those customers who register with the MilleMiglia Program between March 8th and 30th 2013 through the special link appearing on this web page.
2. Customers taking part in the promotion will receive a bonus of 2,000 miles following their registration with the MilleMiglia Program.
3. The 2,000 bonus miles awarded for registration with the MilleMiglia Program will be credited within the month of April 2013.
4. New Members who fly with Alitalia within April 30th 2013 will earn a further bonus of  2,000 miles.  All booking classes will be considered valid for obtaining the bonus.
5. The 2,000 bonus miles relating to the first flight made with Alitalia within April 30th 2013 will be awarded within the month following that in which the flight activity is credited to the Member’s account, within the ambit of this promotion.
6. It is possible to take advantage of this promotion on one occasion only and, therefore, receive only one promotional bonus of 2,000 miles for the first flight made with Alitalia.
7. The 2013 Welcome Bonus of 2,000 miles linked to MilleMiglia Program transactions made within three months of registration is additional to the above-mentioned bonuses.
8. The bonus miles awarded by the promotion are not qualifying miles and therefore are not valid for obtaining or renewing Membership to the Alitalia Exclusive Clubs.
9. The bonus miles awarded by the promotion are additional to those relating to other promotions in course during the same period.

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Facebook March 14, 2013 at 5:25 pm

ehhh too many partners to keep track of

Matthew Pincus March 14, 2013 at 5:36 pm

How does the transfer to Starwood work? If my SO and I both sign up for this, will we be able to transfer the points to the same SPG account?

Budgetingmom March 14, 2013 at 6:03 pm

You mentioned that Amex Membership Rewards point can be transferred into Alitalia. But can Alitalia points be transferred over to Membership Rewards or any other program?

Michael Sykes March 14, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Can I transfer these to my Skymiles account since they’re in the Sky Team ALliance?

MiamiMike2 March 14, 2013 at 7:21 pm

Do they have a web shopping portal like AAdvantageEShopping? Would a purchase there qualify for the second 2,000 mile bonus?

Mark March 15, 2013 at 12:53 am

Oh come on, AItalia can’t even capitalize the “S” in “United states” in their drop down box? I will still take their 2,000 miles.

Aeizaz Sheikh March 15, 2013 at 10:39 am

How much is the surcharge on the award redemptions?

pete4215 March 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MilleMiglia Program looked like a good deal except it is impossible to find any business class flights from JFK or Newark to Rome for the entire months of July and August.

thepointsguy March 15, 2013 at 4:18 pm

Keep checking- they often release saver seats closer to departure. You can also set expertflyer alerts to email you the second any seats become available

thepointsguy March 15, 2013 at 4:19 pm

Unfortunately not

thepointsguy March 15, 2013 at 4:19 pm

They don’t, so it looks like only tickets will qualify

thepointsguy March 15, 2013 at 4:19 pm

No- you can redeem on Alitalia, but not combine

thepointsguy March 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm

You cannot transfer into Starwood- only Starwood to Alitalia

Anon March 15, 2013 at 8:15 pm

Can I get a decent magazine subscription like The Economist for 4k Alitalia points?

Dun Dundundun March 17, 2013 at 1:22 am

Does anyone know when these points generally expire?

Michael March 17, 2013 at 12:15 pm

Can I transfer my Air France points to Alitalia account?

chirag gupta March 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm

is there any way i can get my code since they do not email code after registering

afterbang May 13, 2013 at 1:27 am

Anyone ever get their 2000 miles for signing up? None here, and they were supposed to post in April..

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