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Buying Etihad Miles

GPH

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I received an email promoting a 15% bonus to buy Etihad miles. As I have not flown with Etihad before let alone redeem miles with them, I was wondering if the 100,000 plus 15,000 bonus for $2,000 was a good deal or not. And what if any are the pitfalls?
 

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I received an email promoting a 15% bonus to buy Etihad miles. As I have not flown with Etihad before let alone redeem miles with them, I was wondering if the 100,000 plus 15,000 bonus for $2,000 was a good deal or not. And what if any are the pitfalls?
They usually have a couple of promos per year. A few months ago they had a 20% bonus.
Unless things have changed you could only buy 60k miles per transaction and 100k total per year. Matt Graham had an excellent article on them recently which outlined the program
 

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This is what I received
View attachment 194346
Yep, I just logged on to my account and definitely appears that you can buy 100k in one transaction, good to know.
FYI that is in US dollars so 115k is about $2930 which can still be good value especially for some VA redemptions.
 

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