Air France KLM’s Flying Blue is once again offering a bonus on buying their miles less than a month after the last time they did! 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 Flying Blue Miles when you buy miles online. Full Details Until Dec 31, 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! Elite members can buy an unlimited number of
Award Miles. For this promotion we have reset the balances for our
Ivory members. This means they can buy up to 75,000 Award Miles this
month on top of their usual yearly maximum of 75,000.
Here is an example of this buy miles bonus saving you some money:
You can buy 96,000 miles for EUR 1760. Those 96,000 miles will be enough
to redeem for a discounted business class award ticket between Toronto and Europe (with a few miles to spare
Looking at Feb 7-14, 2017 in business class you can get the discounted
rate between YYZ & FCO for 93,750 miles and 455.77EUR in taxes and
fees. To buy the miles will cost EUR1848 (including 5% GST) and add in
the taxes and fees on the award flight of 455.77EURfor a total of 2303.77 EUR. Convert that to C$ and you get C$3290.97.
To buy the same tickets outright costs C$5,570.11. As you can see buying
the miles can provide you a savings of over C$2,200 on these particular
If you don’t live in Canada those miles will only cost you 1760EUR
saving an additional 88EURor so. And the discount for these Flying Blue
tickets is only 25% at this time, sometimes its 50% off so your savings
could be even bigger.