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Get 1,000 very useful free Aegean Miles+Bonus miles

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If you are a member of the Aegean Miles+Bonus programme, you should have received an email yesterday offering you a ‘special gift’ for logging in to the website by tonight.

If you opted out of Aegean email marketing, you won’t have heard about this.

You will receive 1,000 miles when you log in to your account and click a special button – see the image below.

A lot of readers will have 5,000 Miles+Bonus miles from their promotion last year. Once you credit a Star Alliance flight segment to your account, these can be transferred to Accor Live Limitless at 4:1 and then potentially on to Avios at 1:1.

Because Aegean transfers to Accor must be done in chunks of 2,000 miles, the 1,000 free miles you can earn here are very useful. Your existing 5,000 miles become 6,000 miles, which is a ‘multiple of 2,000’ for the purposes of transferring out.

Now all you need is to credit that one Star Alliance sector ……

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