Points Miles and Bling

Anshul was a hyper mobile professional, with travels across 5 continents. Now he travels mostly on points and loves to share his personal travel gaffes and triumphs on Points Miles and Bling!

Its back! Buy Alaska miles with 60% bonus, at incredible rate of 1.71 CPM

  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 purchase Alaska miles for as little as 1.71 Cents Per Mile. Alaska 60% bonus is applicable on minimum purchase of 40K miles, on transactions completed by May 22, 2021. ALASKA MILEAGE PLAN – UP TO 60% BONUS MILES Promotion Link to miles Purchase The promotion my accounts are targeted for are tiered with 40% bonus...

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Don’t forget to register for Frequent Traveler University (FTU) Online, Virtual Seminar this Saturday!

Greetings! Yet another ‘Stay at Home’ order in Ontario, Canada. Life seems to have come a circle, without any significant change. I have been doing my very best, in keeping productive, especially when it comes to ‘the hobby’. If you haven’t checked out my weekend virtual meetups yet, no better time than now 😉 In that realm, if you have not registered for Frequent Traveler University (FTU) virtual event (my referral link) this Saturday, get on it! In fact, consider getting the annual subscription, its well worth it. What is FTU? For the uninitiated, FTU was established in 2010...

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New Aeroplan partner, Air Dolomiti opens incredible Italian tourist destinations, on points

Am lovin’ it – Aeroplan adds another exciting frequent flyer partnership to their portfolio. Welcome, Air Dolomiti, an Italian regional airline, with some very interesting connections across Italy, and neighbouring countries. Air Dolomiti (IATA: EN) has been officially added to Aeroplan’s growing roster of airline partners (now at 40), including Etihad, Azul, Vistara, Virgin Australia, and Air Serbia. This partnership will expand Aeroplan’s presence deeper into Italy, serving popular tourist destinations from Munich and Frankfurt.  Air Dolomiti – An introduction Allow me to pretend like I knew Air Dolomiti as an airline all along 😉 In 2003 Lufthansa Group acquired Air...

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Convert Air Canada Buddy Pass into 30,000 Aeroplan Points

Back in November 2020, as part of the welcome offer for the new suite of Aeroplan credit cards, Air Canada introduced a first-of-its kind benefit called a Buddy Pass. Air Canada Buddy Pass allows cardmembers a buy-one-get-one ticket anywhere Air Canada flies in North America, including Mexico and Hawaii. Better yet, it comes without a co-pay, enhancing the value further, where eligible cardholders only pay the taxes and third party charges on a second ticket. Recognizing that not all cardmembers will be able to use the Buddy Pass within the timeline, Air Canada  has confirmed that they are making the usage even...

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Marriott Special Bonus Promotion: I purchased 150,000 points at 0.83 cents per point

  Tomorrow is the last day for the targeted points purchase promotion from Marriott Bonvoy. Marriott special bonus promotion includes 40-50% bonus, when you buy or gift 2,000+ points, through March 22, 2021. My accounts were targeted with the 50% bonus, which translates to 0.83 cents per point (CPP). The purchase limit has been doubled for this promotion, so I was able to purchase 150,000 (bonus incl.) Bonvoy points for $1250 USD. Marriott Special Bonus Promotion The special promotion does not show up right away. To reveal your special offer on your account, follow these simple steps; Access points purchase portal:...

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That was easy! I shared my first Aeroplan Status Pass, here is how it went

Last week, Air Canada formally rolled out Aeroplan Status Pass, one of the new program features that was announced with the rollout of the New Aeroplan program, in 2020. Air Canada is the first airline to bring this unique perk to its members, furthering their commitment to share Elite benefits with friends and family. Yesterday, I successfully shared my first status pass with a work colleague, the process was simple and easy to track. Lets take a look at the details of Aeroplan Status Pass, and how members can earn and redeem this benefit. Aeroplan Status Pass – What...

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Alaska 50% bonus promotion is back for limited time, buy miles at 1.83 cents per mile

  A limited time Alaska 50% bonus promotion is underway right now, where members can purchase miles with up to 50% bonus. The current promotion of up to 50% bonus is applicable on minimum purchase of 15,000 miles, on transactions completed by March 14, 2021. ALASKA MILEAGE PLAN – UP TO 50% BONUS MILES Link to Promotion   This promotion is tiered with 40% bonus on purchase of up to 14,000 miles. Minimum purchase of 15,000 miles is required for the 50% bonus. The bonus tiers look like this; Buy 3,000 – 14,000 miles, get a 40% bonus Buy 15,000...

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Boom! The new Aeroplan Starbucks partnership is here, link your accounts now

Happy Monday folks! Starting today, your ‘Double Ristretto Venti Half-Soy Nonfat Decaf Organic Chocolate Brownie Iced Vanilla Double-Shot Gingerbread Frappuccino Extra Hot With Foam Whipped Cream Upside Down Double Blended, One Sweet’N Low and One Nutrasweet, and Ice‘, can also earn Aeroplan points! Thats right, this brand new Aeroplan Starbucks partnership is officially here. Better yet, members with linked accounts can earn both – Aeroplan points, and Starbucks Rewards Stars. Aeroplan Starbucks partnership – Earn and Redeem points Link your Accounts: Aeroplan and Starbucks Rewards accounts can now be linked, to earn Aeroplan points in addition to Starbucks Stars at participating...

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Last Call! Hilton 100% bonus ends soon, purchase points at 0.5 cents a piece

  The deadline to Hilton’s Q1 promotion, Hilton 100% bonus on purchase of 5,000 points or more, was extended  until March 8, 2021, at 11:59pm ET. Last call, on a good opportunity to top up accounts towards a redemption or buy points outright for a planned stay. Purchasing Hilton points at 0.5 cents a piece offer great value when redeeming at the highest tier properties – think over water bungalows! HILTON 100% BONUS ON POINTS PURCHASE Purchase Hilton Points with 100% bonus   With this promotion you can purchase as little as 5,000 points for $100 or as much...

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Marriott Double Elite Night promotion is now available, register now!

When Marriott announced their generous 2021 Elite status promotions last month, the Double Elite Night Credits was the critical piece that many Elite members had celebrated. The promotion is now available for members to Register, under the ‘Promotions’ tab in their account. From February 16 through April 27, 2021, members will earn double points and double elite night credits for stays of two nights or more. Double Elite Night Credits, combined with the 50% Elite Night Boost, should make it relatively easy for most members to maintain their status, or even meet the requirements for a higher tier.    Marriott Double Elite Night Credits Promotion Registration ends April...

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