Last seen in March, Air France KLM's Flying Blue is once again offering a bonus on buying their miles. Usually buying FB miles isn't a great proposition but if you can tie in buying them with one of their discounted promo awards offering up to 50% off award tickets you may just be able to out some value from this promotion.
Up to 50% Bonus Miles when you buy Flying Blue Miles online. Full details Until Jun 17, 16
- 2,000 Award Miles – 10% bonus
- 4,000 to 8,000 Award Miles – 20% bonus
- 10,000 to 28,000 Award Miles – 30% bonus
- 30,000+ Award Miles – 50% bonus
Here is an example of how this can save you some money using the buy miles bonus combined with the promo awards:
Boston to Rome August 3-10 is 93,750 miles plus 491.58EUR or US$548. To buy miles the closest option is 64,000 miles + 32,000 bonus for 96,000 miles for 1760EUR or US$1963. Total cost to buy this business class ticket using the Buy Miles+Promo Awards is US$2,511. If you go to Airfrance.com and try the book the same flights with cash you're looking at $5,718. You save more than 50% using this method for travel during the high season.