Posts Tagged ‘American Airlines’
Square_fast_track_to_aadvantage_elite_status_including_executive_platinum
8/14/2013
  Is American wooing non-elites with fast track to Executive Platinum a sign the US Airways and American are giving up on their merger in light of the DOJ filing suit to stop the merger? American is offering fast track...
Square_which_credit_cards_for_u.s._domestic_flights_and_hotel_stays-park_hyatt_nyc
8/9/2013
  Which credit cards should you use for U.S. domestic travel? TravelSort reader Cindy writes "Which credit cards would you start with if you only travel within the United States and want to use points for domestic flights and hotel...
Square_us_airways_to_join_oneworld_alliance_by_start_of_2014
7/26/2013
  US Airways will "leave Star Alliance and have joined the Oneworld Alliance by the start of 2014, according to Scott Kirby, President of US Airways, who made the announcement as part of the second quarter earnings call. What does...
Square_american_airlines_new_business_class_777-300er_routes-business_class
7/9/2013
  "American Airlines new business class on the 777-300ER has flat bed seats, but which routes can I fly it, and what is the roll out schedule?" writes TravelSort reader Sam. American introduced new flat bed business class seats (as...
Square_2500_aadvantage_miles_rebate_for_award_travel
6/27/2013
Get a 2500 American AAdvantage Miles Rebate for AAdvantage award travel between 9/4/13=11/20/13, booked online. Here's how: 1. Enter the American Airlines "Caught You Daydreaming" Sweepstakes Go to this link to complete your details (make sure to include your AAdvantage...
Square_american_admirals_club_nyc_jfk_review-liquor
5/22/2013
The American Airlines Flagship Lounge at JFK Airport Terminal 8 is on the 4th floor, easily reachable by the elevators after passing through security. We presented our boarding passes and lounge passes to the friendly attendant, and were ushred into...
Square_avoid_airline_ticket_change_fees
4/20/2013
United Airlines has quietly raised its ticket change fee by $50 to $200-$300 on paid tickets, from the previous change fee of $150-$250. United doesn't make the ticket change fee easy to see for paid tickets, but you can easily view...
Square_citi_aadvantage_retention_offers_and_3_aadvantage_miles_per_dollar_
4/17/2013
  I'll get to the Citi AAdvantage retention offers in a bit, but first: don't throw away your AAdvantage junk mail yet! If you have a Citi AAdvantage card, you may have received a 3 AAdvantage miles per dollar of...
Square_american_oneworld_explorer_award_zone_7_lax-nrt-sin-bkk-hkg-syd-akl-lax
4/3/2013
4/8/14 Update: AA has eliminated the Oneworld Explorer Award with no notice. See No More AA Explorer Awards TravelSort Reader Pila writes "The American distance based [oneworld explorer] award is a better deal [than the American all partner award chart for...
Square_buy_us_airways_miles_with_100_percent_bonus-worth_it_with_american_merger
2/14/2013
TravelSort reader Reginald writes "With the AA and US Airways merger do you think it is worth buying the US Airways mileage with the 100 percent bonus?" Thanks Reginald for reminding me of this targeted bonus. I believe this offer...
Square_american_and_us_airways_merger_news_and_predictions_2013
2/14/2013
  2/13/13 Update: US Airways and American Boards have approved the proposed merger, according to those familiar with the vote. The merger will still need to win approval from the New York bankruptcy court overseeing American's restructuring, from US Airways shareholders,...
Square_bye_bye_citi_aadvantage_two_browser_trick-50000_bonus_miles_citi_visa_amex_business
1/30/2013
While updating my Citi AAdvantage links on the Best Travel Credit Cards page, I revisited the FlyerTalk thread and found that starting Sunday January 27, there have been some reports of the two browser trick not working when applying for...
Square_save_with_citi_aadvantage_reduced_mileage_awards_q1_2013_and_10_percent_mileage_refund
12/19/2012
  With Citi AAdvantage Select, Executive and Business credit cards you can save 7500 AA miles off roundtrip award tickets on American Airlines to a number of U.S. cities, in either coach or business class. And with Citi AAdvantage personal...
Square_maximizing_amex_platinum_airline_fee_credit
1/23/2013
The Mercedes-Benz AMEX Platinum offers airline fee reimbursement up to $200 per calendar year, such that if you use the fee credit now in December, you can also use another $200 fee credit in January, greatly helping to offset the...
Square_500_free_american_miles_for_facebook_survey_-_like
12/4/2012
American Airlines is offering 500 free American AAdvantage miles if you "Like" American Airlines and American AAdvantage and complete a 1 minute Facebook survey. It's open to the first 200,000 eligible entrants, and you must be an AAdvantage member 18...
Square_wyndham_16000_points_for_each_hotel_stay_honored_and_best_redemptions
10/29/2012
    Wyndham's 16,000 bonus points per stay at select new hotels will be honored after all as I predicted, even if you weren't targeted, according to accounts on FT.    Here's what you need to do, per this from...
Square_wyndham_rewards-over_20000_united_or_aa_miles_for_less_than_1_cent_per_mile-5500_bonus_points
10/18/2012
10/29 Update: Wyndham is honoring the promo: 16,000 points for each eligible hotel stay made before the terms changed. See Wyndham 16,000 Points For Each Stay Honored and Best Redemption 10/22 Update: Well, Wyndham still hasn't responded definitively publicly as...
Square_american_airlines_aadvantage_award_fees-how_to_avoid
9/26/2012
  We've touched on American Airlines award fees in Maximizing Awards Using American AAdvantage Miles and Comparing Airline Award Ticketing Fees and How to Avoid Them but I still get questions on AAdvantage award fees and how to avoid them, so...
Square_starwood_preferred_guest_airline_transfer_partners
10/28/2013
TravelSort reader David asks: I have the SPG AMEX card and I know everyone makes much of the many airline transfer partners--but which ones offer the best deals for transferring SPG points to airline frequent flyer miles? Great question David--we've...
Square_bankdirect-best_way_to_earn_american_aadvantage_miles-aa_mileage_checking
3/15/2013
Update: Please see BankDirect Devaluation BankDirect AAdvantage Mileage Checking When we wrote about the Best American AAdvantage Miles Bonus Offers Available Now, we mostly focused on Citi AAdvantage credit cards, as well as a Fidelity Brokerage Account bonus.   Today,...
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  This review of Le Cinq Restaurant at Four Seasons Paris is from a recent stop for a few hours in Paris, after arriving via American Airlines Business Class.    Le Cinq at Four Seasons Paris Location Le Cinq is...
Square_american_aadvantage_award_chart_devaluation
11/17/2015
An American AAdvantage award chart devaluation goes into effect March 22, 2016. I'd predicted an AAdvantage award chart devaluation late 2015 or early 2016, which is why we redeemed about 350,000 AAdvantage miles last year and ~250,000 AAdvantage miles this...
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12/2/2015
Earn 10X Ultimate Rewards Points on Amazon, Whole Foods, Hyatt, Starbucks, Nordstrom and other spend via Amazon and your Chase Freedom card through December 31. As I wrote in Chase Freedom: 10X on Amazon Spend November 23-December 31, if you have...