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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