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More Than 1 Way to Earn Bonus United Airlines Miles, an Easy $20 Off Amazon Purchases, and More!

More Than 1 Way to Earn Bonus United Airlines Miles, an Easy $20 Off Amazon Purchases, and More!

Million Mile SecretsMore Than 1 Way to Earn Bonus United Airlines Miles, an Easy $20 Off Amazon Purchases, and More!Million Mile Secrets Team

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Here’s a quick roundup of miles & points news you should know about!

1.   Save With Amazon and JW Marriott

AMEX Offers are a fantastic way to save money on everyday purchases.  They’re targeted statement credits or bonus points that only folks with American Express cards receive, for things like shopping, travel, and dining.

More Than 1 Way To Earn Bonus United Airlines Miles An Easy 20 Off Amazon Purchases And More
Save $50 at the JW Marriott Chicago With This AMEX Offer

There are currently 2 noteworthy AMEX Offers worth a look:

  1. Earn 2,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points (or $20) when you spend $50+ with Amazon (expires May 31, 2018)
  2. Earn 4,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points (or $40) when you spend $200+ with JW Marriott (expires June 18, 2018)

Check your AMEX account to see if you’re targeted for either of these deals!

2.   Big Discount on United Airlines Miles

Link:   Buy United Airlines Miles

United Airlines normally sells miles for ~3.76 cents each after taxes.  But you can buy miles for as little as ~1.88 cents each with this promotion!  The deal is valid through April 4, 2018, at 11:59 pm Central Time.

You’ll need to buy at least 5,000 miles to trigger a bonus.  The more miles you buy, the higher the bonus!

You’ll get:

  • Buy 5,000 to 19,000 United Airlines miles – get a 25% bonus
  • Buy 20,000 to 49,000 United Airlines miles – get a 50% bonus
  • Buy 50,000+ United Airlines miles – get a 100% bonus

I do NOT recommend buying miles without a certain flight in mind.  But this could be a good deal for folks who need to top off their account for a certain award ticket.  Or anyone who wants to fly Business Class at a discount.

3.   United Airlines Tiered Spending Promotion

Link:   United Airlines Runway Promotion

United Airlines is targeting customers for unique bonuses when they complete personalized goals.  Some folks are getting pretty substantial bonuses, too!

More Than 1 Way To Earn Bonus United Airlines Miles An Easy 20 Off Amazon Purchases And More
If You’re Flying United Airlines Anyway, This Could be an Excellent Way to Rack Up Miles

Team member Joseph received an offer for up to 19,900 bonus miles for spending $900 in United Airlines purchases.

What was your offer?  Let us know in the comments!

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® named a 'Best Travel Credit Card' by MONEY® Magazine, 2016-2017
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel.
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards

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Ah I got book and take two roundtrip tickets of $300+ and get 22k bonus. Already had my first flight booked anyway so just need the second one.

I followed the link and 150,000 points were over $5,000.
Not the price you list here…..

Million Mile Secrets

Sorry Thomas, the deal expired! I made a note in the post.

Spend $250 in flights get 4,900 bonus points
Spend $750 get 17,000 bonus points
Flights in Basic Economy excluded

+2400 UA Miles: Book and take a trip on United or United Express, spending at least $200 per trip.
+700 UA Miles: Purchase and take a flight in Economy Plus on United or United Express.
+7000 UA Miles: Complete both activities.
+10100 UA Miles (Total)