American Airlines AAdvantage is giving customers a chance to get up to 35,000 bonus miles and a 10% discount when they buy American Airlines miles. Your bonus is determined by the quantity of American AAdvantage miles that you purchase.
American Airlines Miles: Buy AAdvantage Miles & Get Up To 35,000 Bonus Miles
American Airlines has a promotion for customers that buy AAdvantage miles. You get a 10% discount and a bonus of up to 35,000 miles for buying American Airlines miles.
Even with a bonus of 35,000 American Airlines miles, it is hardly worth the money to buy miles... unless you absolutely have to have American Airlines miles for an upcoming trip.
- Buy 20,000-39,000 AAdvantage miles = Get 7000 bonus miles + 10% discount
- Buy 40,000-59,000 AAdvantage miles = Get 13000 bonus miles + 10% discount
- Buy 60,000-79,000 AAdvantage miles = Get 20000 bonus miles + 10% discount
- Buy 80,000-99,000 AAdvantage miles = Get 30000 bonus miles + 10% discount
- Buy 100,000-150,000 AAdvantage miles = Get 35000 bonus miles + 10% disct.
- Promotional valid until 11:59 p.m. CT on November 2, 2017
- Minimum purchase of 20,000 miles
The reason it is usually not worth the money to buy miles is that the miles are expensive, even with a bonus of up to 35,000 miles and a 10% discount. Here are the costs per mile breakdown:
- Buy 20000 miles, receive 27000 miles; the cost is $531.00 (1.97 cents/mile)
- Buy 40000 miles, receive 53000 miles; the cost is $1062 (2.00 cents/mile)
- Buy 60000 miles, receive 80000 miles; the cost is $1593 (2.00 cents/mile)
- Buy 80000 miles, receive 110000 miles; the cost is $2124 (1.93 cents/mile)
- Buy 100000 miles, receive 135000 miles; the cost is $2655 (1.97 cents/mile)
Conclusion: Even with a bonus of 35,000 miles and the 10% discount, it is hardly worth the money to buy American Airlines miles. American AAdvantage miles are not worth even close to 2.0 cents. Unless you really need American Airlines miles quick. If you absolutely have to buy miles, then now would be a good time to get some bonus miles. The promotion ends November 2.
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