It was just over a month ago that InsideFlyer launched with a lucrative discount offer to purchase miles for Star Alliance flights through LifeMiles.
The folks at Avianca wanted to do another promotion with the members of InsideFlyer, so they have a tiered offer for the purchase of miles through November 29, 2015. You do need to be a member of InsideFlyer. I’m a co-founder, so I’m biased. But, since it’s a free community that helps people learn how to travel better and more affordably, you don’t have much to lose. At InsideFlyer, you’ll see the following image float into the page:
You can click the link on that tab or navigate here while you’re logged in. Here are the terms for the current offer:
The previous offer had a much higher minimum. With this offer, you can purchase enough miles to redeem for a round-trip business class ticket from the US to Europe. The lower minimum amount should allow more folks to consider whether to take advantage of this offer.
There are some potential downsides to buying miles from Avianca. Though I’ve never flown them, One Mile at a Time has a solid write-up on the pluses and minuses.