Reminder: 2 More Days To Buy Avianca LifeMiles with up to 125% Bonus – Some Accounts Targeted With Extra 10%!

Avianca LifeMiles has extended their current buy miles promotion at up to 125% bonus that is valid for purchases made until June 3, 2016.

Avianca LifeMilesA reader has also notified us the he was targeted via email to receive an extra 10% mileage bonus so you might want to check if you received the same mailer.

You can buy up to 150,000 LifeMiles and get total of 337,500 miles with the 125% promotion (187,500 is the bonus amount and the total will come to 4,950 USD.

This sum doesn’t take the targeted accounts into consideration because the 10% offer is not open to everyone. Check your email or log into your account to see if you were targeted (I was not)!

You can access the LifeMiles website for this sale here.

The purchase bonus depends on the amount of miles you buy as per the chart below.

Mileage Purchase ChartIf you plan to max out this promotion you will get a good amount of miles but it’s not cheap.

Mileage Purchase LMLifeMiles has adjusted their charts a few times over the past years and also scaled back the availability for many airlines such as Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines.


It can make sense to buy LifeMiles if you have an immediate use for them and the use of mileage tickets provides significant savings over a paid ticket. Recently there are many good offers for paid Business Class tickets on the market so you might want to check first before planning on buying Lifemiles.


Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:

  • The bonus percentage is according to the table shown above and is calculated based on the miles purchased per individual transaction without taking into account the 2×1 bonus.
  • The miles must be purchased in multiples of 1,000
  • The minimum miles to purchase per transaction is 2,000 LifeMiles. If the member purchases less than 2,000 LifeMiles per transaction such transaction will be processed successfully but without granting the bonus shown in the table above.
  • The maximum miles to purchase per transaction during this promotion to receive the bonus showed in the table above is 150,000 LifeMiles if the Member has not purchased miles in 2016 or 150,000 LifeMiles minus the miles previously purchased by the Member in 2016.
  • The Member may purchase miles outside of the limits showed in the table above but in such case the transactions will be processed but no bonuses will be granted.
  • The maximum amount of miles to receive by a member per calendar year is 150,000 LifeMiles (including miles purchased and bonuses received). If the member surpasses the limit, through purchases made during this promotion and other purchases in 2016, taking into account the bonuses received for those purchases, he or she will not be able to purchase any more miles until the next calendar year.
  • Each package of 1,000 LifeMiles costs USD $33.00 without applicable taxes and USD $40.26* including applicable taxes according to correspondence country registered in the LifeMiles database**
  • Only form of payment through Avianca’s Call Center and credit card or international debit card. Cash payments are only allowed at Avianca’s Information Centers. Other Conditions: The receipt of the transaction will reflect the total number of miles accrued to the member’s account, including the bonus miles and the total charge for the transaction.
  • This promotion applies for miles purchases made between May 3rd and June 3rd, 2016 (between 00.00-12.00 GMT -5, Colombia).
  • The miles purchased and earned with this promotion do not apply to achieve or maintain the Elite status.
  • The purchase of miles is an immediate execution contract. Once the payment is made, the miles will be accrued immediately on the members account. As of that moment the miles can be used according to the terms and conditions of the LifeMiles Program. For these reasons the purchase of miles is a contract that cannot be resolved and retraction or similar rights according to applicable law are not applicable.
  • Miles are not endorsable.
  • Miles purchase is available through Avianca’s Call Centers, and Avianca Information Centers. For residents of Curacao it is only available through and Avianca’s Call Centers. For residents of Venezuela, it is only available through
  • Does not apply to the Flexible Redemption (miles + money) during the payment process of air ticket redemption.
  • Miles purchased, once accrued, can be redeemed in accordance with the conditions specified in the LifeMiles Program Terms and Conditions and the portfolio of products and services available for redemption.
  • LifeMiles Terms and Conditions apply. LifeMiles is a trademark of LifeMiles B.V.
  • *For residents in Colombia: the values are settled based on Colombia’s exchange rate on the date of the transaction. For residents in Peru each package of 1,000 miles has a cost of USD 38,94 or S/.126.6 including taxes. Prices in Nuevos Soles reflect the reference exchange rate to April 25th 2016: S/. 3.25 Per 1 USD dollar. Final prices in Nuevos Soles will be determined bases on the exchange rate of the date of the transaction. For residents in Costa Rica the values are settled based on the exchange rate issued by IATA. For the rest of the countries the values are settled based on the exchange rate of the date of the transaction. **The price can be lower depending of the correspondence country entered on the Member’s profile in their LifeMiles account.