Tag Archive: American Aadvantage

Dec 12

50,000 Miles from American And Citibank

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American has raised the ante on its Citibank promotion, with its standard credit card now offering a limited-time only promotion of 50,000 miles for spending $3,000 in the first three months. Citi AAdvantage Platinum This card is actually a pretty good one for those who fly American Airlines. Group 1 Boarding and first checked bag …

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Dec 03

Get A Bonus for Getting to The Airport More Easily


One thing that I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about with travel is how to get to the airport. There’s enough going on that my first instinct is simply to call a cab. But I’ve found SuperShuttle to be a good way to do so as well, and now you can get a …

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Sep 20

Bonus Miles And A Discount with Avis And Budget

A quick hit: Miles for Driving Miles Avis and Budget are offering some big (It’s all relative.) mileage earning opportunities for renting a car. From now until October 15, rent a car for three or more days and not only will you get a discount (up to 30% or 35%, depending on who you rent …

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Aug 30

Sharing Is Caring (And Could Be Worth 250,000 Miles)

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As part of its new “World’s Greatest Flyers” campaign, American Airlines is offering you a chance to pick up 250,000 miles in its “Flying Kind” contest. The Rules American is offering you a chance to share your best travel tip and win 250,000 miles in its Flying Kind contest. Just enter your best idea, fill …

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Jun 07

American Finalizes Changes to Mileage Program

With the changes to the Aadvantage program that became official yesterday, American Airlines has become the fourth of the big four airlines (United, Delta and Southwest) to move from a mileage earning system based on how far you fly to one based on how many dollars you spend. Most of the major changes are similar …

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Oct 02

An Unusual Delta Promotion, AA Knows why I Fly and the World’s Largest Lodging Company?

Delta and…Four Seasons? I guess it’s not the “Delta” part of the promotion that I just received, but rather, the Four Seasons part. While the upscale Four Seasons chain works with preferred partners to provide amenities to certain customers, I’ve never seen them offer anything as gauche as miles. And while it’s only a handful of …

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Jul 02

Starwood conversion bonus to American miles

I’m not traditionally a fan of converting hotel points to airline miles, since the value tends to get quite diluted in the conversion. So a recent promotion with Starwood and American Airlines, which gives you a 20% additional bonus when you exchange from the former to the latter, doesn’t get me overly excited, but if …

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Jun 06

Airline mileage bonuses

FD: Certain cards may compensate me if you are approved through my banner found here. Thank you in advance! Most people are here to read about quick ways to rack up airline miles, although I consider hotel points to be equally valuable.  Still, frequent flyer programs are the originals and best-known, and frankly, the most …

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Jan 29

Big Spender, Part II: One good and one horrid credit card

The usual rules apply: I may receive a commission if you are approved for a card through my link.  Thank you in advance! Here’s part 2 of the best cards for big spenders and heavy travelers.  One of the cards, I really like and will be applying for it in the spring.  The other is …

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Nov 17

Lots of small changes going on at American Airlines and the good stuff won’t last…

Note: I’m going to be out of town for the next few days, so posts might not be as frequent.  Assume every other day or so. It’s always nice to write a post after a big Patriots win.  Anytime Tom Brady can throw two interceptions and win by more than three touchdowns says something good …

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