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Miles and Points On Sale — January 10 2022

Three frequent travel loyalty programs are offering deals in this edition.

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

Miles and Points On Sale — January 10 2022

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

Offers to purchase miles and points are not usually highlighted in their own articles here at The Gate. Rather, they are compiled in articles such as this one — typically whenever a new sale is announced or an old sale expires — so that you can shop for miles and points from different frequent travel loyalty programs conveniently in one spot and compare the sales to what you want or need.

Note that you may get a different offer from some of the frequent travel loyalty programs than what are posted in this article.

The frequent travel loyalty programs which are featured in this edition of miles and points on sale are:

  • Choice Privileges
  • American Airlines AAdvantage
  • Copa Airlines ConnectMiles

Choice Privileges: Up to 25 Percent Discount

Comfort Inn and Suites
Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

You only have until Friday, February 4, 2022 to take advantage of receiving a discount of up to 25 percent on your purchase of Choice Privileges points with a minimum purchase of 4,000 Choice Privileges Rewards points in one transaction — and the maximum amount of points which you can purchase this year is 180,000 points, which will cost you $1,336.50 instead of $1,782.00 — as follows:

  • Buy 4,000 to 7,000 Choice Privileges Rewards points = 15 percent discount
  • Buy 8,000 to 19,000 Choice Privileges Rewards points = 20 percent discount
  • Buy 20,000 to 180,000 Choice Privileges Rewards points = 25 percent discount

American Airlines AAdvantage: Up to 35 Percent Discount

Punta Cana airport American Airlines
Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

You can purchase or gift up to a maximum of 150,000 AAdvantage miles in order to receive a discount of up to 35 percent — for a cost of $3,144.38 for 150,000 miles — through the end of the day on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 as follows:

  • Buy or gift 15,000 to 49,000 AAdvantage miles = 15 percent discount
  • Buy or gift 50,000 to 99,000 AAdvantage miles = 25 percent discount
  • Buy or gift 100,000 to 150,000 AAdvantage miles = 35 percent discount

Copa Airlines ConnectMiles: Up to 50 Percent Bonus Miles

Copa Airlines airplane.
Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

Enjoy a bonus of up to 50 percent on Copa Airlines ConnectMiles with a minimum purchase of 3,000 miles through Friday, January 21, 2022 as follows:

  • Buy or gift 3,000 to 4,000 ConnectMiles = 30 percent bonus ConnectMiles
  • Buy or gift 5,000 to 9,000 ConnectMiles = 40 percent bonus ConnectMiles
  • Buy or gift a minimum of 10,000 ConnectMiles = 50 percent bonus ConnectMiles

Final Boarding Call

Remember that each frequent travel loyalty program has partners through which you can redeem miles or points; so you are not confined just to the product offered by an airline or lodging company.

Also be sure to read the terms and conditions of each other. Typically, all sales are final: once you have purchased your miles or points through these sales, you cannot return your points; and your money cannot be refunded.

I am not an advocate of purchasing miles or points; but I have done so on rare occasions — and if you need to do so from the aforementioned frequent travel loyalty programs, now is the right time.

If this article is missing any offers of purchasing miles or points on sale, please let me know in the Comments section below. Thank you in advance…

…and until the next edition of this article is written, please keep checking back to this article, as more offers of purchasing miles or points on sale may be added.

All photographs ©2012, ©2017, ©2018, and ©2019 by Brian Cohen.


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