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Old Feb 13, 19, 12:41 am
Join Date: Nov 2013
Programs: NZ
Posts: 840
Originally Posted by ashill View Post

Right, but have you earned any by flying AS (or even a partner)? I recall (but can’t find) an obscure rule that prohibits new Mileage Plan members from purchasing or transferring points and then using them without earning any miles by flying, or something along those lines. But without being able to find whatever I’m remembering, that’s not very helpful.

I got a JL award ticket last year for 25,000 points using a combination of points transferred from SPG and a small top-up. At that time I had no points from flying on AS or a partner and my account was opened in early 2018. I had no issues. The ticket was only for myself.
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