I’m embarrassed not to have written about this yet, but for some reason I keep forgetting. Anyway, for those of you that haven’t heard already, there’s an opportunity to basically buy US Airways miles for 0.7 cents per mile. That’s right, less than a cent a mile. At that rate you’re paying under $1,000 for a first class ticket to almost anywhere in the world. Ridiculous, isn’t it?
Anyway, no point in rehashing something that has already been covered as well as possible, so I suggest checking out Gary’s posts on the subject over at View from the Wing:
US Airways Holiday “Big Bonus” – Up to 250% Bonus on Shopping Purchases
Using the US Airways Holiday Shopping Promo to Get Business Class Tickets to Europe for $570
US Big Bonus Holiday Offer is AMAZING, Get In On This One…
Now that US Airways has revealed their new award chart I feel a bit more comfortable participating in this promotion. While the award chart is being changed for the worse, it really isn’t that bad, especially with this deal. Still, I don’t feel 100% comfortable with the offer. Something about US Airways and partner promotions leaves me a bit uneasy. Although as long as you do everything correctly (make sure first four partner activities post first), I don’t see there being any real issues….