Take advantage of Alaska 40% bonus on purchased miles until July 13th!

by Anshul
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Take advantage of Alaska Mileage Plan’s promotion “kick back with bonus miles” – 40% bonus on purchased miles, the promotion is applicable on all transactions completed by 11:59 PM PST July 13, 2018.

Alaska 40% Bonus

Promotion Link to miles Purchase


Alaska 40% Bonus


Alaska 40% bonus kicks in when buying a minimum of 50K miles (70K with bonus), or maximizing the value by buying 60K (84K with bonus) for $1773 USD. A value of 2.11 cpm. In the previous editions of this promotion, the 40% bonus was available with a minimum purchase of 20K miles. Current promotion requires you purchase a much higher amount to achieve the 40% bonus. Here are the tiers on the current promotion;

  • 1,000 – 9,000 miles = No bonus
  • 10,000 – 19,000 miles = 20% bonus
  • 20,000 – 49,000 miles = 35% bonus
  • 50,000+ miles = 40% bonus

Alaska 40% Bonus

$1773 USD is a lot of money and not everyone will be keen on shelling that amount to earn the 84K, however, its a good offer to top up accounts. Alaska miles are one of the most valuable airlines currency in the market and come with great airline partners and routing sweet spots – couple of examples;

  • Cathay Pacific from North America to Asia (Cathay Pacific Business Class review 2018), oneway for 30K/35K/50K/70K across all cabins
  • KLM from North America to Middle East, oneway for 40K/70K across Econ and Business.


Additional Terms and Conditions of the promotion

Only Mileage Plan™ members who receive this offer directly from Alaska Airlines via email are qualified to participate.​​ ​This is an exclusive, non-transferable​ ​offer for​ the​ intended recipient only and may not be forwarded.

Transactions must be completed between ​6:00 AM PST May 21, 2018 and 11:59 PM PST July 13, 2018 to be eligible for bonus miles.

Miles are purchased from Points.com Inc. for a cost of $27.50 per 1,000 miles, plus a 7.5% Federal Excise Tax*, and GST/HST for Canadian residents. Miles are non-refundable and do not count toward MVP and MVP/Gold status. Offer is subject to change and all terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan Program apply.

*Points.com Inc. is collecting Federal Excise Tax on behalf of Alaska Airlines Inc. Alaska Airlines Inc. has the obligation to collect Federal Excise Tax and remit the tax to the appropriate government agency.



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Michael July 3, 2018 - 7:25 pm

The last day per AK airlines is July 13.

Points Miles and Bling July 4, 2018 - 9:08 pm

You are correct, it is indeed July 13th!! not the 3rd..I stand corrected. My eyes were playing tricks on me 🙂 Thanks for pointing it out, post updated!

Doug July 3, 2018 - 11:48 am

I bought about 80K points. With the points already in my account, it was enough to book First Class on JAL to Tokyo/Hanoi, and First Class back on Cathay Pacific from BKk/Hong Kong back.

Never flown international First Class before. Wheeee……

Points Miles and Bling July 3, 2018 - 11:58 am

Thats awesome doug, great use of Alaska miles – Hitting those sweet spots. Enjoy JAL and Cathay, you are in for a treat! Cheers 🙂


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