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Is the AA status match from Hyatt worth a ride on the status-match-go-round?

Greg manufactures Delta Diamond status every year and loves it. I do like elite status in general — I’ve written quite a bit lately about matching around and around to keep elite status in a number of programs. But personally, I’ve never valued airline elite status much at all. Internationally, I’m usually flying business class on an award ticket (which means I get benefits like lounge access, priority check-in, a good seat, etc). Domestically, I…

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American Airlines Award Sale: Fly Business Class To Europe For Less


American Airlines has launched an unadvertised sale on AAnytime business class awards, reducing the cost on some flights from 110,000 to 85,000 miles this summer. Be sure to check all your options though, as that might not represent the best use of your miles. The Deal Book business class AAnytime awards to Europe from 85,000 miles this summer on American Airlines. Key Terms Expiry date unknown. Quick Thoughts As Lucky at OMaaT notes, business class…

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Hyatt & American Airlines Partnership Now Live – Link Your Accounts Now

Link World of Hyatt American Airlines AAdvantage

Back in March, Hyatt and American Airlines announced that they’d be partnering to offer reciprocal benefits for World of Hyatt members flying with American and AAdvantage members staying at Hyatt properties. That partnership has gone live and so you can now link your two accounts. The Deal Link your World of Hyatt and American Airlines AAdvantage accounts to earn bonus points/miles and receive additional benefits. Direct link to registration. Key Terms You must link your…

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75K AA offer on Aviator Business card

The Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Business Mastercard is now offering up to 75,000 bonus miles: Earn 65K after spending $1K in the first 90 days and 10K when a purchase is made on an employee card. While AA miles aren’t always terribly useful for domestic travel, that’s still a potentially excellent deal for premium-cabin international travel on partners. The Offer Key Card Details Quick Thoughts American Airlines miles sometimes get a bad rap because of poor award availability…

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(EXPIRED) American Airlines & United Shopping Portal Mystery Bonuses – Check To See Your Offer

American Airlines Shopping Portal Mystery Bonus

Both the American Airlines and United shopping portals are offering a limited time mystery bonus when shopping online. The Deals & Key Terms American Airlines Direct link to offer. Offer valid April 8-13, 2019. United Direct link to offer. Offer valid April 8-12, 2019. Quick Thoughts The bonus miles and spend requirements are targeted, so you’ll need to log in to the shopping portal accounts to see your offers. Both of mine were ‘Earn 500…

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Hyatt & American Airlines Announce Partnership – Reciprocal Earning, Status Challenges & More

Hyatt American Airlines Partnership

Hyatt and American Airlines have today announced details of a new partnership that’s going to offer reciprocal earning opportunities, status challenges and more. These mutual benefits aren’t available yet as they’re not going live until later this year. You can find the full press release here. Here’s a summary of the benefits: American Airlines AAdvantage members with Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro, Executive Platinum and ConciergeKey status will earn 1 bonus mile per eligible dollar spent at…

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Correction: 60K after $1K in purchases w/ Biz Aviator card

If you’re looking for American Airlines AAdvantage miles, the offer on the AAdvantage Aviator Business Mastercard has increased to 60,000 miles after first purchase update: after $1,000 in purchases within the first 90 days and payment of the $95 annual fee (note: the old offer required 1 purchase, the new offer requires $1K in purchases). While some people find AA miles very useful and others not at all, this is certainly a way to pad your balance without much effort if…

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(EXPIRED) 10% Mileage Rebate Ending On American Airlines Credit Cards

American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Select

There’s been some bad news this week when it comes to American Airlines credit cards as the 10% mileage rebate available on a few cards will be disappearing in a couple of months. This change will be taking effect on May 1, 2019 and will affect the following cards: Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Red Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Silver Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select The way this benefit works is that you’re rebated 10% of your AAdvantage miles…

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Phantom Menace: An award search time suck

Yesterday, I ran into what momentarily felt like a cool discovery: the British Airways website was showing saver-level availability on an American Airlines flight I wanted to book despite the fact that American showed no saver space available. Unfortunately, it turned out to be phantom space — award seats that appear to be available online but aren’t actually available to book in real life. At least, they were phantomish (more detail below). The key takeaway was…

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