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In addition to paid travel and credit card sign-up bonuses, another great way to earn points is through shopping portals. For those of you who may not know, shopping portals give you additional points for buying products through them.

(READ MORE: Earning Miles Through Shopping Portals)

(READ MORE:  How I earned over 1.6 million points in 2016)

Right now, four shopping portals have bonus points available: Southwest, American, United, and Alaska, all ending soon!

Southwest Airlines Promotion

This bonus ends on November 20th, and is a tiered promotion, meaning:

  • Spend $150, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $500, get 1,000 bonus miles
  • Spend $1,000, get 3,000 bonus miles

American Airlines Promotion

This bonus ends on November 19th, and is the tiered bonuses are:

  • Spend $150, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $600, get 2,000 bonus miles
  • Spend $1,200, get 4,000 bonus miles

United Airlines Promotion

This bonus ends on November 19th, and is the tiered bonuses are:

  • Spend $150, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $750, get 2,500 bonus miles
  • Spend $1,500, get 5,000 bonus miles

Alaska Airlines Promotion

This bonus ends on November 19th, and is the tiered bonuses are:

  • Spend $150, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $300, get 1,000 bonus miles

Delta Air Lines Promotion

This bonus ends on November 19th, and is the tiered bonuses are:

  • Spend $150, get 500 bonus miles
  • Spend $300, get 1,000 bonus miles

Conclusion

If you’re able to maximize all three of these promotions, you’ll spend $4,300 and earn 14,000 points PLUS all the points you get from shopping through the portals. While you should never buy things just to earn points, if you have holiday expenses (or just expenses in general!), shopping portals can be a great way to earn bonus points.

Will you be earning these bonus points? Do you take advantage of these shopping portal bonuses in general? Let us know below!


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