AAdvantage Elites Now Earn More Miles When Flying on Alaska

Good news AAdvantage elites: flying Alaska just got a lot more rewarding. As Alaska Airlines joined the Oneworld alliance this week, a small—but impactful—change was made to how AAdvantage elite members earn miles when flying on Alaska. Depending on the flight and your elite status, you might earn thousands of extra miles each flight thanks to this change.

How to Get Airline Elite Status Without Flying

For non-business travelers, airline elite status presents a conundrum. It’s desirable to improve your travel, but airlines only tend to bestow it to those that fly (and suffer) a ton without it. But what if you could shortcut your way to elite status without paying your dues first? In this post, we’ll show you how.

What is an AA Elite Qualifying Dollar (EQD)?

Elite Qualifying Dollars is a critical requirement for earning American Airlines elite status. But, years after it was introduced, it’s still a confusing metric for many. In this post, we show you how to figure out how many Elite Qualifying Dollars you’ll earn from a flight – whether it’s on American Airlines or a partner.

Get Best Western Rewards Elite Status Twice as Fast in 2021

Great news Best Western Rewards members: Best Western has made it easier than ever to move up in status by halving their elite status requirements for 2021. Earn Diamond Select Status after only 25 nights (or 20 stays). While Best Western elite status isn’t great on its own, you can use it as a way to get elite status with other hotel programs though a status match.

A Complete Guide to American Airlines AAdvantage Elite Status

Have you ever wondered how people get those free upgrades to first-class? Do you travel often and want to learn how to maximize your time in the sky? We’ve got you covered here. In this complete guide to AAdvantage elite status, we’re taking you through everything you need to know to upgrade your travel with American Airlines.