Partner Awards in Premium Economy Now Bookable with American Miles
American frequent flyers can now use AAdvantage miles to book premium-economy awards with partner airlines. This is excellent news which gives travelers the option to fly in more comfort without the huge cost increase of business or first-class travel. At the moment, the rollout is limited to British Airways flights, but we’re optimistic we’ll see other partners come online soon.
Save Up To 7,500 Miles on American Airlines Awards (October 2019)
American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards are discounted award tickets to and from select destinations. Eligible Citi and Barclays American Airlines cardholders can get up to 7,500 miles off a round trip ticket by taking advantage of this great offer. Eligible destinations change monthly, so be sure to check before booking an American flight within the U.S. and Canada.
Up to 70,000 Miles on the CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select Credit Card
Citi has launched an increased welcome offer on their co-brand small business card. Leverage your business expenses to fly for free on American Airlines with the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard®.
Cathay Pacific Awards Now Bookable Online with American Miles
American Airlines has added the ability to book Cathay Pacific partner awards on AA.com. This is the third major partner added to American’s online search in the past few months, making it one of the best search tools for Oneword availability. Although this is great news for most, those who have been quietly booking Cathay tickets by phone will now have far more competition for these awards.
American Airlines Ending 10% Mileage Rebate for Card Holders
On May 1, 2019, American Airlines is ending a benefit offering a ten percent rebate on miles redeemed for holders of the AA co-branded credit cards. The change affects cardholders of the Citi Platinum Select, Barclays Aviator Red, and Barclays Aviator Silver rewards cards.
Up to 100,000 Bonus Miles When You Purchase AA Miles
AA is offering up to 100,000 bonus miles when you purchase miles by April 30, 2019. The latest offering is a tiered bonus with more bonus miles for larger miles purchases. Although we don’t recommend buying miles speculatively, there are plenty of opportunities to save compared to buying a cash ticket.
Up to 120,000 Bonus Miles When You Buy AA Miles
American is offering up to 120,000 bonus miles when you purchase miles through December 15, 2018. Although you should never buy miles without an immediate use in mind, this promotion creates some great opportunities to snag discounted business and first class tickets.
Amex Membership Rewards Sweet Spots for US Domestic Flights
American Express Membership Rewards are a notoriously powerful, transferable, loyalty currency. With generous category bonuses and periodic transfer bonuses, it isn’t hard to rack up Amex points. However, it can be difficult determining how to maximize Membership Rewards for simple US domestic award flights. Thankfully by leveraging various airline alliances and partners, there are sweet spots for domestic travel.
Up To 50,000 Bonus AA Miles Through Partners
AAdvantage has launched its “be a Holiday Hero” promotion where you can receive up to 50,000 bonus miles for completing partner activities. The promotion runs through December 31, 2018, and to participate you need to register. The promotion is structured like a game, and the more activities you complete with various partners, the more bonus points you will earn.
AA Launches Discounted Economy Web Specials
AAdvantage has launched a new class of awards, the “Economy Web Special” award. The awards are available on select city pairings, and prices start from 5,000 miles for one-way awards in the main cabin. The awards will not replace the AA Reduced Mileage Awards.