Avianca LifeMiles

Tag Archives for Avianca LifeMiles.

HDFC Bank Infinia / Diners Club Black adds 14 new transfer partners

a credit card with a plane in the air

In a new move, HDFC Bank has added a tonne of new transfer partners to their premium credit cards. The partnerships are live now and available on their website. Here is what is new!

Continue Reading »

Avianca files for bankruptcy protection; LifeMiles are safe as of now

a group of people sitting in an airplane

Avianca, the Latin American Star Alliance member airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. This means the airline will operate but will restructure its balance sheet. However, this does not seem to have any impact on the airline’s loyalty programme, LifeMiles, at the moment.

Continue Reading »

How I earned more than 1.25 million miles in 2016!

a street with buildings and a tower in the background

Last year, I clocked more than a million miles. A lot of them without being on a plane. Here are the details of how it was done, and perhaps, you could do it too!!

Continue Reading »

Buy 2x LifeMiles till May 30 / earn 1 mile extra for every 5 you buy

LifeMiles is the mileage program of Avianca, and they joined the Star Alliance in 2012. Ever since, they’ve been the avenue to buy low cost miles in the Star Alliance program, and get into premium cabins at a reasonable price. In one of my posts in December last year, I’d advised my readers to sign up for the program, because they frequently do promotions where you can get 100% bonus miles. Now, for the past few days, uptil May 30, 2014, they are back with a 100% bonus promotion, where you would be able to buy miles at 1.5 USD cents per piece (about INR 0.90) for a total of 75000 miles which you can purchase. You get upto 150000…

Continue Reading »

It might be a good time to sign up for the LifeMiles program

As the year draws to a close, I’m trying to wind down for the next few days. But I am also taking this time to reflect on my travels this year and plan out travels for the coming year. And my advice is, if you do not have an account with Avianca’s LifeMiles program, you should get one now. Avianca is a South American airlines recent entrant to the Star Alliance, namely in June 2012, and their award chart is a very reasonable one for those who would want to fly premium cabins. Star Alliance has multiple airlines flying out of India, namely Thai, Singapore Airlines, United, Swiss, Lufthansa, Austrian, South Africa Airways, amongst others. A lot of these airlines…

Continue Reading »

Avianca LifeMiles offering a 100% bonus on buy miles promotion

Avianca, one of the latest airlines to join the Star Alliance, is offering a 100% bonus on buying miles for miles bought through August 30, 2013. They last offered a similar promotion in April. If you choose to buy miles through this promotion, you basically get to buy miles at 3 cents per mile, for up to 75,000 miles. What you get eventually is 2x of the miles @ 1.5 cents per mile. Why is this program turning out to be important, and mentioned on a India-focused frequent flyer blog? Hey, they have a reasonable award chart for flights in the premium cabins. An India to USA roundtrip in business class on Star Alliance costs 130,000 miles plus some taxes.…

Continue Reading »