Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Air France KLM Flying Blue: Up to a 50% Bonus when you buy miles and an example of how it can save you some $$$


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.

Offer Details
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
During this limited-time offer, you can earn up to a maximum bonus of 50,000 Award Miles. Ivory members can purchase a yearly maximum of 75,000 Award Miles, while Elite members can buy an unlimited number of Award Miles.

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.




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