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140% bonus on purchased LifeMiles [Targeted, Buy from 1.375c per mile]

Avianca LifeMiles is offering a targeted 140% bonus on purchased miles, which brings the per-mile cost as low as 1.375c per mile if you buy big. While I don’t generally buy miles, there are certainly instances where this could make sense. The Deal Buy Avianca LifeMiles and get a 140% bonus on purchased miles [targeted promotion] You can try this link and log in when prompted to see if you’re eligible Key Terms Targeted to select accounts…

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Amex adds Avianca as a transfer partner

American Express Membership Rewards has just added an awesome new transfer partner: Avianca LifeMiles. I’m particularly enthusiastic about this addition as I’ve redeemed Avianca LifeMiles several times in recent months, though some folks with surely find this to be a yawner since Avianca offers points for sale so cheaply that they may not see enough value in them for transfers from a currency like Membership Rewards. Overall, I’d say that more partners is always good. The…

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(EXPIRED) LifeMiles award sale: 72K first class Asia->US (combine with sale on miles for cheap biz/first)

Avianca LifeMiles is offering a sale on Star Alliance award flights that can yield some great value, whether you have Citi ThankYou points / Marriott Rewards to transfer or you just want to buy miles cheaply. A current sale on miles makes it possible to buy a first class ticket from Asia to Los Angeles or New York from just ~$990 plus tax if you’re maxing that promo out. What’s more, there are lots of seats on…

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How to keep your Avianca LifeMiles alive

Avianca LifeMiles is a useful frequent flyer program with a big Achilles heel: miles expire after 12 months.  Spending miles does not reset the clock.  Other issues include their poor website search tool, their mandatory $25 booking fee, and notoriously poor phone customer service. Despite all of this, there are a number of reasons to like the LifeMiles program: Avianca is a member of the Star Alliance.  Since this is the largest airline alliance, it…

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Good Lufthansa First Class Availability From The US, But Be Careful…

Lufthansa First Class Awards.

A couple of weeks ago, a bunch of Lufthansa first class awards became available for booking more than 14 days out, although none of that included routes to or from US cities. It looks like that availability might’ve expanded to include some US cities but beware – some of it might be phantom availability. Lucky at One Mile At A Time has found quite a bit of availability from US cities such as Washington D.C.…

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Book Quickly: Lufthansa First Class Awards On Partner Programs More Than 15 Days Out

Lufthansa First Class

If you’ve ever wanted to book Lufthansa First Class awards far in advance using miles from a partner program, you’ve been out of luck. That’s because they don’t usually make First Class awards available until just over two weeks out, but your luck has (temporarily) changed. The Deal Book Lufthansa First Class awards using some partner programs such as Avianca LifeMiles more than 15 days ahead of departure. Key Terms Book quickly – this is…

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(EXPIRED) 25% LifeMiles transfer bonus from hotels

Avianca LifeMiles is offering a 25% transfer bonus on miles converted from hotel programs, though your bonus miles are capped and ratios from most programs aren’t very good. This one probably only makes sense for transfers from SPG. The Deal 25% bonus when you convert hotel points to Avianca LifeMiles Direct link to promotion page Key Details Valid for transfers through May 6, 2018 Transfers from SPG capped at a max of 94,999 transferred points / Marriott capped at…

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Avianca LifeMiles award chart changes

Avianca LifeMiles has announced some award chart changes, set to take effect starting on June 8, 2018. The changes are only for economy class redemptions on Avianca. I haven’t yet had a chance to do a full analysis of the changes, but on first glance, it looks like there are a number of reductions on routes from North America. There are some increases also, but on the whole it doesn’t look bad. The full list of changes can be…

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