AAdvantage Portal Now Paying 5X at Staples

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The AAdvantage shopping portal has temporarily increased their payout at Staples from 2X to 5X. The special increased payout will run through 3/15/15.

Note that terms exclude gift cards, however some people have reported receiving miles when purchasing merchant gift cards in the past. Visa gift cards will not earn any miles.

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11 Comments on "AAdvantage Portal Now Paying 5X at Staples"

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mommafrica
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Would you come out even better using the US Air cc promo?

Juno
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mommafrica, best option would be to take advantage of this AA 5 miles per $1 offer by using Chase Ink card which would give you another 5 Chase UR points per dollar for spend at Staples. $500 computer will give you 2500 AA miles and 2500 Chase UR points.. And you can also earn 3% to 5% Staples rewards.. triple dipping!

mommafrica
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This is true.

Sid
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Juno,

Have you actually tried the strategy you mentioned, and physically received all the miles from this transaction? I ask b/c I do not see how you would earn AA miles going through the AA portal using a Chase card. The AA portal tracks your purchase, and rewards AA miles based off of an AA credit card (like AAdvantage Platinum MC for example). The AA portal cannot award you AA miles unless you’re using a credit card that earns AA miles. Please let me know if I’m wrong about this. Thanks for your help!

Dave
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I plan on purchasing a fairly large amount of Target e-gift cards via the AA portal, but I want to be confident that the miles will post. I know from recent experience that the 2x Alaska miles will post, but for some reason, some of my cash back portals did not post for me. If Alaska portal posts, is that pretty much a sure thing that AA will post?

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