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Tag: American Aadvantage

Nov 07

American Selling Miles At An Okay Price

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I’ve spoken about buying miles directly from the airlines before and, in general, am against it, although I have moderated somewhat from my initial position of never doing so. American’s offer, which expires on November 27, is okay but not great. American Miles at 1.8-1.9 Cents Each There are a number of ways to crunch …

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May 08

American Airlines Promo: Earn 10,000 AAdvantage Miles

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Several weeks ago, Delta introduced a promotion that gave you miles for every new Delta partner that you used.¬†Last week, American also introduced a partner bonus promotion.*¬†Does it rank as well as Delta’s? Earn 10,000 American AAdvantage Miles In a word, no. Sure, it looks good: You get 2,500 miles per partner if you use …

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Apr 22

Bonus Miles From AA Shopping And Free Airline Internet

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It’s not much, but in the world of “every mile counts,” you take whatever bonus you can. Here’s a small one for doing shopping from American.* Up to 500 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles Airlines offer frequent bonuses through their shopping sites. The bonuses are rarely huge, but they’re easy. In this case, you can get …

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Apr 10

Earning American Miles Through BankDirect

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Last week, I discussed the end of the mileage bonuses at Fidelity Investments. In that post, I referenced BankDirect, a Texas-based internet bank that offers miles instead of interest (Technically, it’s in addition to interest, which is currently a whopping 0.01% for balances greater than $2,500.). BankDirect: Your New Mileage Bank Several years ago, BankDirect, …

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Apr 07

American Is Selling Miles. Should You Be Buying?

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Years ago, when I first started writing this blog, I was virtually 100% opposed to buying miles directly from the airlines.* Over time, I have not exactly become a fan of it, but have softened my stance somewhat. They’re a good way to round up your balance if you are close to an award, and …

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Apr 05

Up To 30,000 American Miles To Fly To Asia

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I wanted to do a more extensive piece today, but I’m operating on sleep deprivation, so it will have to wait. For now, let’s talk about a bonus opportunity on American Airlines Earn up to 30,000 American AAdvantage Miles The promotion might be a bit on the expensive side, but it’s easy enough to earn …

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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

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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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