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Alaska Air Mileage Plan sale now on again: get up to 40% bonus miles

Works out to an effective 28.6% discount on the miles purchase. Book now until 1 November 2019, 3pm. Alaska Air is back with a bonus miles promotion for miles purchase – this time round offering a 40% bonus when you buy miles. Note that the bonus is tiered: you will need to purchase at least 30,000 miles to trigger the 40% bonus. There is a limit of 60,000 miles that you can buy per transaction, up to a maximum of 150,000 miles (including all bonus miles) per year, per account. This limit is actually rather inconsequential, given that you can redeem air tickets for virtually anyone from any account. Having said that, status holders (MVP, MVP Gold and MVP Gold 75K Mileage Plan) have no annual limit on the number of miles which may be purchased or gifted. How much will it cost? At the time of writing, Alaska Air Mileage Plan is selling miles at 2.75 US cents per mile, not including a 7.5% ‘tax recovery’ fee. At a 40% bonus, this works out …

Alaska Air Mileage Plan offering 30% on miles purchases

This is even better than a 40% bonus. Alaska Air is now doing a flash sale from now until 1 July 2019 2.59pm (30 June 2019, 11.59pm PST). Unlike previous sales where they offer 40% bonus miles (sometimes up to 50%), Alaska Air is now offering a 30% straight up discount off the purchase price. Offer type Effective discount 40% bonus miles 28.6% 50% bonus miles 33.3% 30% discount 30% So if you look at the table above, you will see that a 30% discount is slightly higher than a 40% bonus, so this is a good middle ground between a 40 to 50% bonus offer. There is a minimum number of miles you have to purchase before you enjoy the discount, and apparently this minimum differs from person to person. You will have to log into your account to see what you are targeted with. Personally I’ve been targeted with the offer provided I buy a minimum of 20,000 miles. What are they good for? For the uninitiated, Alaska Air has amassed quite a …

Alaska Mileage Plan sale is now on again: up to 50% bonus miles

Buy at least 40,000 miles at USD$0.0275 each and get 50% bonus miles. If you are into the miles game, you will know that Alaska Mileage Plan is kind of a stray horse here that gives incredibly good value. They also run regular promotions that gives bonus miles when you buy miles from them. The promotion From now until 19 May 2019 11.59pm Pacific Standard Time, which is 20 May 2019 2.59pm Singapore Time, earn between 20 to 50% bonus miles when you buy miles. The bonuses go up when you buy more miles: Under 10,000 miles – no bonus 10,000 to 19,000 miles – 20% bonus 20,000 to 39,000 miles – 35% bonus 40,000 to 60,000 miles – 50% bonus If you want to buy more than 60,000 miles, you will need to make a new transaction. Note that Alaska Mileage Plan limits members to a maximum of 150,000 miles bought each year (this includes bonus miles), unless you hold status with the programme. What are they good for? For the uninitiated, Alaska Air …