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Old Feb 12, 19, 11:05 pm
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ashill
 
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Originally Posted by Nic81 View Post
I bought miles from points.com and would like to use it in Alaska partner airline but the customer service told me I can only buy the air ticket in my own name. Anyone knows why? I am stuck with lots of miles and transferring cost is quite alot.
I recall a limitation on new accounts being unable to purchase tickets mostly or entirely using purchased miles, which presumably includes miles transferred in via points.com. I can't find it now; does anyone else recall this? And can anyone find the link and/or FlyerTalk thread?
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