Buy Alaska miles with 60% bonus, at 1.85 CPM

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Alaska Mileage Plan has brought back their most lucrative bonus promotion yet, up to 60% bonus miles . Not every account gets the 60% bonus though, the mystery bonus ranges from 40%-60%. If you were lucky enough to score a 60% bonus offer, you can buy Alaska miles for as little as 1.85 Cents Per Mile, with minimum purchase of 3000 miles completed by February 20, 2021.

Buy Alaska Miles – up to 60% Bonus

Promotion Link to miles Purchase

Alaska 60% bonus

My personal accounts were targeted for a maximum of 50%, and the tiers look like this;

  • Buy or gift 3,000-9,000 miles, get 30% bonus miles.
  • Buy or gift 10,000-19,000 miles, get 40% bonus miles.
  • Buy or gift 20,000-100,000 miles, get 50% bonus miles.

Personally, I will not be buying with the 50% bonus, which translates to 1.97 CPM. However, with a 60% bonus, this promotion can be maxed by purchasing 100K (160K with bonus) miles for ~$2956.25 USD at 1.85 CPM – a good value!! Even if you start at zero balance, with this promotion you can fly from North America to Asia in business class (60K miles, on Cathay for example) for $1100, or in First Class (70K miles) for $1295!


$2956 USD is a lot of money and not everyone will be keen on shelling that amount for 160K miles, however, it’s the best offer from Alaska yet, and worth considering. Alaska miles continue to be one of the most valuable airlines currency in the market and come with great airline partners and routing sweet spots (including stopover on one-way awards) – couple of examples;

  • Cathay Pacific from North America to Asia, o/w for 30K/35K/50K/70K across all cabins
  • Fiji Airways (no first class) and Qantas from North America to Australia, o/w for 55k in Business or 70K in First Class
  • American Airlines from North America to Europe, o/w for 22.5K/57.5K across Econ and Business

Additional Terms and Conditions of the promotion

  • Transactions must be completed between 6:00 AM PST January 26, 2022 and 11:59 PM PST February 20, 2022 to be eligible for bonus miles.
  • Miles are purchased from Inc. for a cost of $27.50 per 1,000 miles, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents and QST for Quebec residents.
  • Miles are non-refundable and do not count toward MVP and MVP/Gold status.
  • You may purchase and gift Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles in increments of 1,000 miles up to 60,000 miles, and in increments of 5,000 miles up to a maximum of 100,000 miles per transaction.
  • MVP, MVP Gold, MVP Gold 75K and MVP Gold 100K Mileage Plan member (Elite Member) accounts have no annual limit on the number of miles which may be purchased or gifted through If you are not an Elite Member, your account may only be credited up to a maximum total of 150,000 miles acquired through in a calendar year, whether purchased by you or gifted to you. Bonus miles do not count toward the maximum total of 150,000 miles.
  • Offer is subject to change and all terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan Program apply.
  • * 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.

1 comment

RichardG January 27, 2022 - 12:52 pm

I got the 60% bonus but the minimum to buy is 40K. Hmmmm

Buy or gift 3,000-19,000 miles, get 40% bonus miles.
Buy or gift 20,000-39,000 miles, get 50% bonus miles.
Best deal: Buy or gift 40,000-100,000 miles, get 60% bonus miles.


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