American Airlines Travelers Can Now Redeem AAdvantage Miles for COVID-19 Testing
Starting today, American Airlines travelers can redeem AAdvantage miles for an at-home COVID-19 PCR testing kit. You’ll need to redeem 12,000 AAdvantage miles for the PCR test. Here’s the process on how to do so — and why you might want to skip this redemption option.
Chase Further Delays Annual Fee Increase on Chase Sapphire Reserve Renewals
Chase planned to increase the annual fee on the Chase Sapphire Reserve® from $450 to $550 on April 1, 2020. However, due to the pandemic, Chase has delayed this implementation over and over. And Chase confirmed to AwardWallet that the annual fee on renewal will continue to be just $450 through March 2021.
How To Fly American Airlines’ Best Business (and First) Class Seats Within the U.S.
Usually, you have to fly pretty far to fly in American Airlines’ best lie-flat business and first-class seats. However, during February 2021, AA is flying over 1,300 flights within the U.S. using these internationally-configured aircraft. Check out this article to see the 35 routes that have a Boeing 777 or 787 flying within the U.S. this month.
Earn up To 5,000 Bonus Hyatt Points From Credit Card Spending in February
The World Of Hyatt Credit Card cardholders can earn up to 5,000 bonus points for purchases made in February 2021. This unique promotion rewards points based on the number of purchases made, instead of how much you spend. That means cardholders can earn up to 100 bonus points per $1 spent.
American Airlines Introduces Elite Choice Rewards for Top-Tier Elites
Starting in 2021, American Airlines high-level elite members will get to choose from a menu of benefits upon qualifying for elite status. Even better, there’s an extra mileage bonus for AAdvantage credit cardholders. In addition, Platinum Pro elite members will now be elevated to Oneworld Emerald elite status. Here are the details of these changes to AAdvantage elite status.
Why I Moved All of My Savings to Bask Bank
With Bask Bank, you can earn American Airlines AAdvantage® miles instead of cash interest from your savings. When Bask Bank launched earlier this year, I opted to dip my toe in the water. But now, I’m all in on Bask Bank. Here’s why I’ve made the decision to move all of my cash savings into Bask Bank.
Get an Overwater Villa in the Maldives for $245 by Buying Radisson Rewards Points With a 100% Bonus
It’s back! The special we shared in October is back through December 2: you can get a 100% bonus when buying Radisson Rewards points. Why should you care about this promotion? Well, you can snag an overwater villa (with a private pool) in the Maldives for just $245 per night worth of purchase points.
American Airlines Eliminates AAdvantage Award Fees, Extends Mileage Expiration Pause
American Airlines just announced three positive changes to its AAdvantage program. Effective November 11, 2020, AA is eliminating all award reservation fees and eliminating all fees for canceling awards and redepositing miles. Plus, AA is extending the pause on mileage expiration through June 30, 2021. Here’s what you need to know about these changes.
American Airlines Just Improved Basic Economy Fares for Elites and Non-Elites
As part of announcing the elimination of change fees, American Airlines teased improvements to basic economy fares. Starting “this fall”, elite members would get upgrade privileges, extra-legroom seats, and even same-day flight changes. Without fanfare, these changes took effect overnight. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to American Airlines basic economy.
Limited Time: Earn Miles When Flying on American Airlines AAdvantage Award Flights
Typically, points and miles travelers don’t earn miles when flying on award flights. However, American Airlines is changing that for a limited time. AAdvantage members can earn up to 2,000 bonus miles from award flights flown in October. But, you’ll need to register to get these bonus miles. Here’s how.