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.
Purchase AA Miles and Receive up to a 35% Discount (September 2018)
American Airlines has announced a promotion where you can purchase miles with a discount of up to 35%. The promotion runs through September 30, 2018. The level of discount you receive will vary between 10% to 35% and depends on the number of miles you purchase.
AA 5k Bonus Points Promotion & New Look to Account Page
American Airlines has announced its 5k challenge promotion, which will earn you up to 5K bonus miles for completing 5 qualifying activities. The announcement came at the same time that AA unveiled a new look to the AA account homepage.
How to Avoid Close-in Booking Fees on American & United
Last minute award booking fees are a penalty assessed by airlines, purely because they can. That said, there are some strategies to avoid these with a little bit of thinking outside the box.