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Buy Flying Blue Miles with up to a 100% bonus

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Until December 23, 2021, you can buy Flying Blue miles with a bonus of up to 100%.

Buy Flying Blue miles with a bonus

Until 23 December 2021, Flying Blue members can buy Flying Blue miles and get a bonus on their purchase.

Here is the price list:

Threshold Bonus Cost per mile (euro) Cost per mile (CAD)
4 000 – 12 000 50 % 1.83 cents 2.63 cents
14 000 – 28 000 70 % 1.62 cents 2.33 cents
30 000 – 100 000 100 % 1.37 cents 1.97 cents

So, if you buy 75,000 Flying Blue miles, you can get a total of 150,000 Flying Blue miles.

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It will cost you 2,062.50 euros or about 3,184 Canadian dollars.

Review: Air France Business Class – A350 – Toronto – Paris

A credit card with no-FX fee

The purchase of Flying Blue miles is charged in euros, so we recommend using a credit card with no foreign transaction fees. Here are 3 recommended cards:

Other ways to get Flying Blue miles

American Express Membership Rewards has been a partner of Flying Blue in Canada since this year. You can now transfer Membership Rewards points into Flying Blue miles. For example, you could transfer 50,000 Membership Rewards points earned with your American Express Cobalt® Card into 37,500 Flying Blue miles.

You can also earn Flying Blue miles with the Marriott Bonvoy program: 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points = 25,000 Flying Blue miles

Here are 2 Marriott Bonvoy credit cards:

Conclusion

Is it worth buying Flying Blue miles? As with any miles & points purchase, this will depend on the circumstances. You’ll need to decide based on the reward flights you plan to book soon.

The Flying Blue program does not have a fixed reward chart. On the other hand, you can get some good deals with the recurring event Promo Rewards.

For example, in October 2019, I was able to buy a business class flight from Toronto to Paris for only 32,000 one-way Flying Blue miles on the new Air France A350!

promo rewards flying blue fr toronto

If I had bought Flying Blue miles as part of this promotion, that same flight would have cost me about 500 euros (plus taxes).

This promotion may, therefore, be interesting for some!

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