AA Reduced Mileage Awards August - November 2017

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This promotion has ended, however, you can check out the Current AA Reduced Mileage Awards promo or see our guide to booking AA Reduced Mileage Awards.

One of the best but least known benefits of holding one of American Airlines' co-branded credit cards are the reduced mileage Awards. With this promotion, you are eligible for a discount ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 miles roundtrip.

AA Reduced Mileage Award

Overview of AA Reduced Mileage Awards

These awards are relatively easy to take advantage of, but they do require a little effort for the savings:

  • Discount is valid for one-way and round-trip MileSAAver awards
  • Bookings must be made by September 30, 2017
  • Travel dates are August 1, to November 30, 2017
  • Travel must originate in the 48 contiguous US or Canada
  • There is a $75 fee for bookings made less than 21 days prior to departure
  • US taxes and fees are $5.60 per one-way trip, Canada taxes and fees are up to $124
  • The offer applies to various destinations on AA’s schedule, which are updated every month — full list of participating destinations.
  • Bookings need to be made via AA reservations, or through an AA travel center

Participating Airports

A complete list of airports is available, and there are plenty of options across the country. Some of the highlights are:

August Highlights

  • Aspen, CO (ASE)
  • Charleston, WV (CRW)
  • Columbus, OH (CMH)
  • Indianapolis, IN (IND)
  • Mobile, AL (MOB)
  • New Orleans, LA (MSY)

September Highlights

  • Aspen, CO (ASE)
  • Dayton, OH (DAY)
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
  • Kansas City, MO (MCI)
  • Martha's Vineyard, MA (MVY)
  • Montgomery, AL (MGM)

October Highlights

  • Fargo, ND (FAR)
  • Mobile, AL (MOB)
  • San Antonio, TX (SAT)
  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)
  • Tallahassee, FL (TLH)

November Highlights

  • Akron/Canton, OH (CAK)
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Columbus, OH (CMH)
  • Denver, CO (DEN)
  • Detroit, MI (DTW)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Louis, MO (STL)

Bear in mind the list of airports is huge, and these are only some of the highlights; some airports are only included in one month of the promotion, while others are participating in all four months of the promotion.


AA Reduced Mileage Awards regularly change, and these discounts are not bookable online. If you have an eligible AA co-branded credit card make sure you bookmark AA Reduced Mileage Awards and give it a quick check before you go to redeem your miles. Even though typically charges a booking fee for phone bookings, they'll waive it for these awards as you cannot book them online.

Source: AA Reduced Mileage Awards

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