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Alaska Air Mileage Plan is running a mystery bonus promotion that could get you miles for 1.97 cents a piece.
It used to be that Alaska would do a quarterly bonus on purchased miles. Now, they seem to have a promotion running every 6-8 weeks – goes to show you how much money they must be making off point sales. This new promotion is tiered depending on what you’re targeted for: 35%, 40%, or 50%. This is a good thing for those of us who are looking to snag a sweet deal on one of THE BEST airline currencies out there, and it’s especially sweet if you were targeted for the 50%.
I was targeted for a 50% bonus on purchased Alaska Miles
This is a fantastic deal if you’re thinking of taking a long haul premium cabin flight.
Let’s take a look at a few examples of how it could makes great sense to buy miles for redemption. Remember you can book in a stopover on the way to maximize the places you see!
With a 50% bonus you could buy Cathay Biz from the U.S. to Asia for $1000. That’s incredible.
Or Japan Airlines First Class one way for $1400
Until the end of the year you could even fly AA Business Class to Asia $1000-$110 One Way – A great deal if you can find space
Here’s a list of great award prices that will allow you to BUY the flight with miles CHEAPER than purchasing a ticket
- To Asia
- Cathay Biz is 50k One way
- Cathy First is 70k One way
- AA Biz to China is 55k
- AA Biz to Japan is 50k
- AA First to China is 67.5k
- AA First to Japan is 62.5k
- Japan Biz to Asia is 60k
- Japan First to Asia is 70k
- Japan Biz to S.E. Asia is 65k
- Japan First to S.E. Asia is 75k
- Air France biz is 62.5k
- AA Biz is 50k,
- AA First is 62.5k
- BA Biz is 60k
- BA First is 70k
- Middle East
- BA Biz is 70k
- BA First is 80k
- Cathay Business is 62.5k
- Cathay First is 70k
- Qantas Biz is 55k
- Qantas First is 70k
- Cathay Biz is 60k
- Cathay First is 80k
- Fiji Biz is 55k
80k to fly FIRST CLASS US –> Hong Kong —> Australia is incredible.