Holiday Bonus Airline Miles With These Shopping Portals

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Have you started your holiday shopping?

Via Doctor of Credit, you can earn bonus miles with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines when you make purchases through each of the airline’s shopping portal by November 20, 2016.

This can be a good deal for folks who prefer online shopping like me!

Bonus Airline Miles For Holiday Shopping 2016

Earn Bonus Miles With Airline Shopping Portals This Holiday Season!

I’ll share the details of how many bonus miles you can earn by shopping through the airline portals!

Bonus Airline Miles for Holiday Shopping 2016

Link:   How One Easy Everyday Change Can Earn You More Miles & Points

With the holidays approaching, many airline shopping portals are offering bonuses after meeting certain spending requirements.  These bonus points are in addition to miles you’ll earn per dollar of spending.

To earn the bonus miles, all spending requirements must be completed by November 20, 2016.

Here is a look at some holiday shopping portal bonus offers.

1.   Alaska Airlines

With Alaska Airlines holiday bonus, you can earn:

  • 500 Alaska Airlines miles when you spend $150
  • 1,500 Alaska Airlines miles when you spend $500
  • 3,000 Alaska Airlines miles when you spend $1,000

2.   American Airlines

The American Airlines shopping portal bonus will get you:

  • 500 American Airlines miles when you spend $150
  • 2,500 American Airlines miles when you spend $750
  • 5,000 American Airlines miles when you spend $1,500

3.   United Airlines

And through the United Airlines shopping portal, you’ll get

  • 500 United Airlines miles when you spend $150
  • 2,500 United Airlines miles when you spend $750
  • 5,000 United Airlines miles when you spend $1,500

Other airline portals may have similar bonus offers coming up including:

You can expect to see any bonus miles in your account 8 to 10 weeks after the promotion ends.  So this deal is not good if you need the bonus miles quickly.

And keep in mind only eligible purchases count toward the spending requirements.  Gift cards do NOT count.

Bottom Line

Through November 20, 2016, you can earn bonus miles making purchases through these online airline shopping portalsAlaska Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines.

The airline shopping portal purchases do NOT code as travel purchases with a credit card.  So it’s best to use a card like the Chase Freedom Unlimited to earn 1.5 Chase Ultimate Rewards points per $1 spent.  Or to meet a minimum spending requirement for a new card bonus.

As an alternative, you can use cash back shopping portals like Ebates or TopCashBack.

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2 responses to “Holiday Bonus Airline Miles With These Shopping Portals

  1. Thank you for the post 🙂

    On my side though the United bonus replicates that of the Aadvantage program:
    “Tier 1 bonus: 500 miles for qualifying purchases of at least $150;
    Tier 2 bonus: 2,500 miles for qualifying purchases of at least $750; or
    Tier 3 bonus: 5,000 miles for qualifying purchases of $1,500 or more”