Up to 115,000 Bonus Miles When You Purchase American Airlines Miles

Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one way to boost your account balance. Fortunately, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying, whether through top credit card offers or by utilizing shopping portals and dining reward programs. You can also purchase miles directly from an airline. In the wake…

Should You Purchase Hyatt Gold Passport Points with a 30% Bonus?

Flying, staying at hotels and spending money on your credit card aren’t the only ways to get more miles — many programs offer the chance to purchase points and miles outright directly from the brand itself. Hyatt recently made available a 30% bonus when you purchase 5,000 points or more at one time. The offer…

Up to a 40% Bonus When You Purchase Alaska Air Miles

Earning airline miles via paid flights is just one way to boost your account balance. Fortunately, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying, whether through top credit card offers or by utilizing shopping portals. You can also purchase miles directly from an airline. When you do buy miles, it’s always nice to get…

Do Airline Miles and Hotel Points Count as Travel Purchases?

TPG reader Mike sent me a message on Facebook to ask about redeeming Capital One Venture miles: “The Southwest flight I’m interested in currently costs 23,000 Venture miles or 12,000 Rapid Rewards points (which I don’t have). Can I use my Venture miles to buy Rapid Rewards points and redeem for the lower amount?” One of…

Up to 42.5% Bonus & 10% Off When You Purchase AAdvantage Miles

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one way to boost your account balance. Fortunately, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying, whether through top credit card offers or…

Up to 50% Bonus When You Purchase AAdvantage Miles

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard The end of last year saw a slew of promotions for purchasing points and miles, including a 100% bonus offer from United and a 25% discount from SPG. American was also offering a bonus of up…

Up to a 50% Discount When You Purchase United Miles

Earlier this month, United offered its most generous buy-miles promo of the year, giving you up to a 100% bonus on larger mileage purchases. Now, the airline is offering a similar opportunity to purchase miles at a discount, this time offering a discount of up to 50% when you buy or gift miles. Here’s how this works: For…

Earn Up to a 100% Bonus When You Buy United Miles

Earning airline miles via the traditional method (actually flying) is just one way to boost your account balance. Fortunately, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying, whether through top credit card offers or by utilizing shopping portals. You can also purchase miles directly from an airline, and United has just announced its…

Should I Buy Points and Miles During Discount Promotions?

TPG reader Adele sent me a message on Facebook to ask about buying points and miles: “Does it ever make sense to buy miles when airlines sell them at a discount?” Airlines and hotels frequently offer promotions that can help you save on points and miles, either by giving you a discount on your purchase or by adding a…

Winter 2015 Buy Points and Miles Promotions Wrap-Up: Are They Worth It?

The approaching holiday season typically brings a plethora of limited-time offers and special deals on a variety of purchases. Fortunately this also includes the points and miles universe. Some of these involve shopping portals (like United’s current promotion), but many others have been announced this month that involve purchasing or gifting points or miles. Today…