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[Expired] Transfer Citi Points to Avianca LifeMiles With a 25% Bonus

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Chris holds a B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management and managed social media for all Marriott properties in South America, making him a perfect fit for UP and its social media channels. He has a ...
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If you have some Citi ThankYou Points and would like to maximize their value, we’ve got a nice promotion for you. Right now, you can get a 25% bonus when you transfer your ThankYou Points to Avianca’s LifeMiles program.

Even if you don’t fly Avianca, LifeMiles can be quite valuable because they can help unlock some great redemptions on a whole range of Star Alliance partner airlines. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about this promotion.

25% LifeMiles Transfer Bonus Details

Right now, Citi is offering a 25% bonus when you transfer your ThankYou Points to Avianca LifeMiles.

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Unlike some previous transfer bonuses, the additional miles are awarded by Citi ThankYou Rewards. Therefore, you will see the promotion when you log into your Citi ThankYou Rewards account.

Here are a few other things you should know about this promotion:

  • The promotion is valid through April 13, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • A minimum of 1,000 ThankYou Points are required per transfer
  • There is a limit of 500,000 ThankYou Points per transfer
  • You must register for a LifeMiles account before transferring
  • The 25% bonus will be calculated at the time of transfer
  • Miles do not count towards LifeMiles elite status
  • Miles should be credited within 24 hours of the transfer but may take up to 5 days
Hot Tip:

Don’t miss any transfer bonuses, check out our free transfer partner tool calculator!

How To Maximize Avianca LifeMiles Redemptions

It’s relatively easy to earn Avianca LifeMiles, and they can help unlock some fantastic redemptions because you can redeem them on Star Alliance partners without fuel surcharges.

Lufthansa Interim 787 Business Class
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Some of our favorite redemptions include:

  • New York (JFK) to Frankfurt (FRA) in Lufthansa first class for 87,000 LifeMiles
  • Boston (BOS) to Zurich (ZRH) in SWISS business class for 63,000 LifeMiles
  • Tokyo (HND) to Sydney (SYD) in ANA business class for 40,000 LifeMiles

As you can see, there is some true value out there. For more options, be sure to read about all the best ways to redeem Avianca LifeMiles. And if you need to boost your Citi ThankYou Points balance, the Citi Premier® Card is an excellent travel card with a sizable welcome bonus offer.

Final Thoughts

Overall, this is a solid Avianca LifeMiles promotion courtesy of Citi that can help unlock some great Star Alliance redemptions. A 25% bonus is a great way to top up your account to book that bucket-list flight you’ve been eyeing. Or, it can help you score significant savings on your next trip.

Either way, if you want to book a trip using LifeMiles (and have some Citi ThankYou Points), now is a good time to make a transfer. Just be sure to do so before the promotion ends at midnight on April 13!

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About Chris Hassan

Chris holds a B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management and managed social media for all Marriott properties in South America, making him a perfect fit for UP and its social media channels. He has a passion for making content catered toward family travelers.


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