Earn up to 1,500 Bonus Miles Through Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Portal Promotions

Dec 10, 2018

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Three airline shopping portals are making it easy to earn bonus miles by making holiday purchases. The Alaska Mileage Plan Shopping portal, American AAdvantage Shopping portal and United MileagePlus Shopping portal are all offering members 500 bonus miles for making $200 in cumulative purchases.

If you’re able to maximize the promotions, you could walk away with up to 1,500 bonus miles across the three airlines.

Alaska Mileage Plan Shopping

Alaska’s “Last Minute Holiday Bonus” promotion offers the opportunity to earn 500 bonus miles when you spend $200 through its shopping portal. The minimum $200 in cumulative purchases must be made by Dec. 16, at 11:59pm ET.

Based on TPG’s most recent valuations, the 500 bonus Alaska miles are worth $9. Keep in mind that the bonus miles you’d earn are in addition to the miles earned per dollar spent.

Qualifying purchases do not include returns, cancellations, shipping and handling, taxes, gift card or other cash equivalent purchases. In addition, certain products are not eligible.

American AAdvantage Shopping

With American’s promotion, you can earn 500 bonus AAdvantage miles when you spend $200 through the airline’s shopping portal. The “Last Minute Holiday Bonus” promotion runs through Dec. 16, at 11:59pm ET. You can earn a one-time maximum of 500 miles for spending $200 on cumulative qualifying purchases, meaning the minimum spend can be met over multiple purchases.

Based on TPG’s most recent valuations, the 500 bonus miles are worth $7. With the promotion, the bonus miles you’d earn are in addition to the miles earned per dollar spent.

Qualifying purchases do not include returns, cancellations, shipping and handling, taxes, gift card or other cash equivalent purchases. In addition, certain products are not eligible.

United MileagePlus Shopping

Get 500 bonus United MileagePlus miles this month for making purchases though the airline’s shopping portal. With its “Last Minute Holiday Bonus” offer, you can earn 500 bonus miles for spending $200 in cumulative purchases through the MileagePlus Shopping portal. The purchase(s) must be made by Dec. 16, at 11:59pm ET.

Based on TPG’s most recent valuations, the 500 bonus United miles are worth $7. Keep in mind that the bonus miles you’d earn are in addition to the miles earned per dollar spent.

Qualifying purchases do not include returns, cancellations, shipping and handling, taxes, gift card or other cash equivalent purchases. In addition, certain products are not eligible.

Shopping portals are one of the best ways to earn bonus points or miles with an airline or point currency of your choosing. Happy shopping!

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Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 90,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases within the first three months of card membership. Plus, earn a $200 statement credit after your first Delta purchase within the first three months. Offer ends 7/28/21.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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More Things to Know
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 90,000 Bonus Miles after spending $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months and a $200 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. Offer expires 7/28/2021.
  • Limited Time Offer: Plus, get a 0% intro APR on purchases for 12 months from the date of account opening, then a variable 15.74%-24.74%. Offer expires 7/28/2021.
  • Accelerate your path to Medallion Status, with Status Boost®. Plus, in 2021 you can earn even more bonus Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) to help you reach Medallion Status.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. *Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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Intro APR on Purchases
0% on purchases for 12 months
Regular APR
15.74%-24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
N/A
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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