Is The Copa 150,000 Bonus Mile Promotion Mileage Runnable?

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    Copa Airlines is about to launch one of the more interesting promotions we've seen in a while. They are apparently celebrating service to 12 "new" destinations and offering tiered bonuses for flying to those cities between October 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016. Those that fly to 10 of the 12 new destinations will be awarded 150,000 bonus miles. Ben discussed the promo a bit last week where he concluded that this promotion might not be practical for those that aren't based in Panama. He might be right, but he didn't really provide any numbers to back up his conclusion -- I guess that's what I'm here for. I will admit that I love these complex, convoluted, yet potentially lucrative promotions. I used to build massive spreadsheets to manage multiple accounts in the US Airways Grand Slam which once would have been gearing up right about now. Not only was it possible to earn a lot of miles and points, but it was also a good way to try new products and have new experiences. It was also a bit of a brainteaser as you'd try to figure out how to achieve all of the goals while minimizing the cost, the hassle, and perhaps most importantly, the risk. This promotion seems to fit that mold. The post Is The Copa 150,000 Bonus Mile Promotion Mileage Runnable? appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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