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[Update: surcharges resolved] Iberia business class space for summer 2020 from Washington Dulles

Update: The surcharge issue has been resolved (H/T: View from the Wing). Also, I am now seeing off-peaking pricing on some fall dates (34K each way in business class) as shown below. Iberia has wide open business class award space on direct flights from Washington, DC (IAD) to Madrid in summer 2020. This is a new route starting on May 1, 2020 and at the time of writing, awards can be booked with Iberia Avios, American Airlines AAdvantage…

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(EXPIRED) 5K AA economy web specials including transcons

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American Airlines is back with an unannounced flash sale on domestic flights, with various awards pricing from just 5K miles each way, including on transcon routes like New York to Los Angeles. Some of the best availability has faded, but you’ll still find a number of dates through the end of the calendar with flights for fewer points than the old “standard” domestic saver price of 12.5K. While there were nonstop options available between the costs a…

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Tokyo Olympics business class award space, book NOW

As reported by One Mile at a Time, there is a ton of business class award space available on the new Japan Airlines flight from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita (they are adding a second daily flight on March 29, 2020). He reported 4 business class seats almost every day, including during cherry blossom season and the Olympics (some of which is already gone and will surely continue to get booked up, so hop on it now). Your best…

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75K AA offer returns on Aviator Business card

The AAdvantage Aviator Business Mastercard is once again offering up to 75,000 miles for new accouns: get 65,000 miles after $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days and 10,000 additional miles when a purchase is made on an employee card. While we’ve seen the personal card offer 60K after a single purchase, this is still awfully low hanging fruit for 75K miles. The catch is that Barclay’s can be a tough approval for a business…

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Cathay Pacific Flights Now Bookable On The American Airlines Website

Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific awards have always been a bit of a pain to book with American Airlines AAdvantage miles as you had to call American to book the flights. That changed yesterday as Cathay flights can now be booked on American’s website making it easier to book those awards. American Airlines changed their website recently which makes searching for award flights a miserable experience. If it displays the new search results screen, you might need to…

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(EXPIRED) Stack promos, buy AA miles for 1.68c each

American Airlines is offering a 25% transfer bonus when you convert hotel points to AAdvantage miles. A potentially interesting play here would be buying Marriott Bonvoy points to convert to American Airlines, which would give you an effective rate of 1.68c each to buy American Airlines miles (very similar to how we re-published the Aeroplan transfer bonus earlier which enables you to buy miles for 1.62c each). While I’m not a buyer at that price, it…

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(EXPIRED) Earn 6x AA Miles For IHG Stays Through AAdvantage Shopping Portal, Stack With Portal Bonus

AA portal IHG 6x

The American Airlines AAdvantage eShopping portal is currently offering 6x bonus miles when making hotel reservations with IHG – double the usual rate. This can be stacked with the current portal bonus that’s offering 500 bonus miles when spending $75 or more and could potentially be taken advantage of four times. The Deal Earn 6x American Airlines miles per dollar when booking IHG stays after clicking through from the AAdvantage eShopping portal. Direct link to…

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(EXPIRED) American Airlines Shopping Portal Bonus: Spend $75+ & Get 500 Bonus Miles (Limit 4)

American Airlines Shopping Portal Bonus 09.16.19

The American Airlines shopping portal launched a new promotion yesterday that’s offering 500 bonus miles when spending $75 or more in a single transaction. This can be done four times for a total of 2,000 bonus miles. While the $75 spend requirement is a little frustrating compared to their normal promotions, it has the benefit of enabling you to earn 7.67x AAdvantage miles per dollar on third party gift cards. The Deal Spend $75 or…

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Twenty 500-mile upgrades & fast track to AA status via targeted offer

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A reader sent us a tip yesterday that he and and his wife both received offers to fast track to American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum status that sounded pretty interesting as the offer included twenty 500-mile upgrades form the outset just for registering. Here is the text of the email — note that I’m adding strikeout text where I think it belongs since the text as copied by reader Mark didn’t include it: You’ve been exclusively selected to…

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