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by Hilary Stockton on 5/22/2013
Posts Tagged ‘American Airlines’
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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7/17/2012
Apply: British Airways Visa - Up to 100,000 Avios  Today is the last day to get the British Airways Visa. Since some of you have been asking for a very clear, prioritized list of pros and cons to the card,...
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7/13/2012
  September 2012 Update: I was wondering when Alaska Airlines would get around to notifying recent Alaska Visa cardholders that the companion ticket first class benefit has gone away. Well, today I got a letter that reads in part [bolding...
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6/2/2012
  With 28 islands in the Caribbean, choosing the best fit for your ideal romantic getaway can be daunting. Is it just fantasy to hope for a tropical spot with soft sand, mesmerizing views, plenty of outdoor activities if you...
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2/22/2013
Update: Please see Best Travel Credit Cards for the most current Citi AAdvantage card offers.  TravelSort reader Jamie asked what the best current bonus offers are for American AAdvantage miles are. American AAdvantage  miles are especially valuable in redeeming for Cathay Pacific...
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4/11/2012
  Link: British Airways Visa with 100,000 Bonus Avios [Expired] Please see Best Travel Credit Cards for the current best offers. The 2012 British Airways Visa with 100,000 Bonus Miles (er, Avios Points) is back, as we wrote in British...
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