Category: American Airlines

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Barclays AAdvantage Card Increased Sign-up bonus (40k AAdvantage miles)

Mrs. TT and I cover the costs of most of our travel using points and miles earned from credit card travel rewards. The new Barclays AAdvantage card is one of the easiest ways to earn 40k American Airline AAdvantage miles. There is no spending requirement and you earn 40k AAdvantage miles after your first purchase. Most credit cards have a $1,000...
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Wide open American AAdvantage Business Class award space to London and Paris!

American Airlines devalued their AAdvantage loyalty program last March. Since then award availability has been in the toilet for some time. The good news is American has opened up Business Class award inventory from many major cities in the US to London and Paris, which starts at 57.5k AAdvantage miles one-way. If you’ve been waiting to use your miles, now is the time to make...
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Earn 700 Free American AAdvantage Miles!

As you will see quite often in the travel industry, hotels and airlines alike will often run promotions offering small amounts of points to help push both their brand awareness and the value of their loyalty currency. This year, American Airlines is celebrating their 35th anniversary. To celebrate they are giving away 350,000 AAdvantage miles to 35 grand prize winners....

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Last day to book before the American AAdvantage Devaluation!

Another reminder to book before the American Airlines points devaluation, which will be implemented tonight. I’d recommend booking before this evening as imagine the already scarce award inventory will become even more limited. If you’re looking at booking business class flights (best use of miles) check out South America and China. There is still availability to Beijing on the 787 Dreamliner....

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American Airlines AAdvantage Devaluation Coming March 22nd!

If you’ve been planning to redeem your American AAdvantage miles, I’d highly recommend doing so before before the point devaluation on Tuesday, March 22. Many of the most popular European and Asian award redemption routes will require more miles than before, and my favorite off-peak seasonal awards now have shorter seasons. The AAdvantage devaluation does not come as a surprise as...

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Wide open American AAdvantage Business Class award redemptions to London this Summer!

It’s no secret that American Airlines is devaluing their AAdvantage loyalty program this March. After the announcement of the devaluation back in November, award availability has been in the toilet for some time. The good news is American has opened up Business Class award inventory from most major cities in the US to London, which starts at 50k AAdvantage miles one-way! If...

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[Reminder] Earn 10,000 Extra AAdvantage Miles

Last week we covered how you can apply for the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Mastercard. I felt I should remind everyone that you can earn an EXTRA 10,000 AAdvantage miles if you applied in the last 90 days! Citi recently started offering targeted 60k mile offers for the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Mastercard. The good news is if you applied for the...

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American Business Award Space OPEN Los Angeles to Sydney! (62.5k miles one-way!)

American Airlines recently opened up Business Award space on their new direct flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia, which just started service December 17th. I was able to find Business Class flights from Minneapolis (my hometown) to Sydney for only 62.6k one-way! Try whatever origin and there should be availability for round-trip flights to Sydney. The business award space...