Buy United Miles With an 80% Bonus This Week

United’s buy miles promotion is back this week, with the chance to earn a bonus of up to 80% on your purchase. (Earlier this month, American also offered a deal with a bonus and discount on purchases, which will be active until mid-November.) This United promo will expire tomorrow night, Friday, October 23, at 11:59pm CT — and…

Buy AA Miles This Fall and Receive a Bonus and Discount

American Airlines is offering another opportunity to purchase miles with a bonus this fall — this time, you can get both a bonus and a discount when you buy miles from now through November 13, 2015. The bonus is offered in tiers, with the largest bonus available only if you buy 100,000 miles or more. The 10% discount will…

American Airlines Share Miles 30% Discount and 5,000 Bonus Miles

Now through September 30, American Airlines is offering both a bonus and a discount when you share miles. As usual, the bonus and discount are tiered: When you share 6,000-25,000 miles: Get a 20% discount and 1,000 bonus miles When you share 26,000-50,000 miles: Get a 30% discount and 5,000 bonus miles It usually costs…

Should You Buy Hilton HHonors Points with an 80% Bonus?

Now through August 31 (next Monday), Hilton is offering an 80% bonus when you buy HHonors points up to a maximum of 80,000 points (144,000 with this promo). Instead of the usual 1 cent per point, this drops their price down to 0.556 cents per point. While that might seem like a great deal, Hilton…

Does It Make Sense To Buy Alaska Miles With a 40% Bonus?

Now through October 6, 2015, Alaska MileagePlan is offering up to a 40% bonus on purchased miles. Like the last time we saw this promo back in April, this bonus is tiered. The more miles you buy, the bigger your bonus. Here is how it breaks down: Buy or Gift Bonus Buy 10,000 – 19,000…

JetBlue Offering 50% Bonus for Buying TrueBlue Points

The JetBlue cards from Barclaycard are now available. Earn 30,000 points after $1,000 spent in the first 90 days with The JetBlue Plus Card ($99 annual fee) or 10,000 points after $1,000 spent on purchases in the fist 90 days with The JetBlue Card ($0 annual fee). Get more information here. Now through September 17,…

Delta Bug Fixed, Etihad’s Concierge Service, AA’s Flights to Cuba & More

Here’s a roundup of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed: Delta Fixes Korean Air Award Booking Bug Delta’s done a bit of work on its website to fix a bug that previously blocked access to Korean Air awards when the airline had blackout dates in any region. Blackout dates…

Is It Worth Purchasing Southwest Points with a 40% Bonus?

Now through August 23 (Sunday), Southwest is offering targeted Rapid Rewards members a 40% bonus on purchases of 5,000 or more Rapid Rewards points. Southwest usually sells Rapid Rewards points in increments of 1,000, starting at 2,000 points with a daily maximum purchase of 60,000 points and no annual max. The price is normally 2.75…

Why Mileage Multipliers Are a Raw Deal

At a time when airlines are pulling in record profits, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen explains why buying miles to go with your next flight might boost your carrier’s bottom line, but it probably won’t help your own. When you purchase a flight on a major US carrier, you’re often given the option to…

Bonus AAdvantage & Alaska Miles, Delta Deals and More

Here’s a roundup of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed: Air France Business Class Transit Passengers Can Stay Free Overnight in Paris If you’re flying business class on Air France and have a stopover in Paris, the airline is offering a complimentary hotel stay along with limousine service to and…