Holiday Shopping Bonuses with Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, and United

As holiday shopping season is getting into full swing, three shopping portals are offering Holiday Bonus Promotions on extra spend between now and the week before Thanksgiving: American Airlines eShoppingUnited MileagePlus Shopping, and Southwest Rapid Rewards Shopping. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a couple of other portals get in on the act and we will update this post if and when they do. Note that these one-time bonuses are based on cumulative purchases through each respective portal. That is to say that you will only receive one bonus for each portal based on your total purchases through that portal during the bonus period. Read on for current details.

American Airlines eShopping: Earn up to 4,000 bonus miles

The Deal

  • Spend $150 or more, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $600 or more, get 2,000 bonus miles
  • Spend $1200 or more, get 4,000 bonus miles
  • Expires 11/19/2017

United Airlines MileagePlus shopping

The Deal

  • Spend $150 or more, get 750 bonus miles
  • Spend $750 or more, get 2,500 bonus miles
  • Spend $1,500 or more, get 5,000 bonus miles
  • Expires 11/19/17

Southwest Rapid Rewards Shopping

The Deal

  • Spend $150 or more, get 500 bonus Rapid Rewards
  • Spend $500 or more, get 1,000 bonus Rapid Rewards
  • Spend $1,000 or more, get 3,000 bonus Rapid Rewards
  • Note that bonus points do not count towards the Companion Pass (though regular shopping points do)
  • Expires 11/20/17

Delta SkyMiles Shopping

The Deal

  • Spend $150 or more, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $300 or more, get 1,000 bonus miles
  • Expires 11/19/17

Alaska Mileage Plan Shopping

The Deal

  • Spend $150 or more, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $300 or more, get 1,000 bonus miles
  • Expires 11/19/17

Bottom line

If you have holiday purchases to make in the coming weeks, take these mileage bonuses into consideration. I often find many of the best deals in these weeks leading up to Black Friday — by the time we get there, I’ve usually gotten a lot of my holiday shopping done. Being able to stack these bonuses on top of increased payouts by keeping an eye on our Portal Alerts is icing on the cake. Note that each bonus can be earned once per person — though more than one person can have an account within a household. When these bonuses come around, my wife and I usually each take advantage in order to earn as many points as possible.

About Nick Reyes

Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

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  1. Looking to purchase Disney e-gift cards on Target.com in order to receive the current MileagePlus shopping portal bonus. 5000mile bonus with 1500$ in purchases. Does anyone know if the gift cards will trigger the portal bonus. T/C says no gift cards, im assuming thats referring to VISA-Mastercard, but not Retail store gift cards like Disney. Any advice?

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