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Profile: American AAdvantage

American Airlines AAdvantage is a useful program points collectors should be aware of. Each airline has their own strengths and weaknesses, and knowing all about the different reward programs out there will help you maximize redemptions. Here are a few points about AAdvantage I think you should know. Earning American AAdvantage American Airlines used to…

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Maximizing SPG Transfer Bonus to AA and USDM

SPG Transfer Bonus Promotion to American and US Airways Currently, American and US Airways are offering a 20% mileage bonus for miles transferred from Starwood Preferred Guest. You can transfer SPG points up to 79,999 at a time; however, the best ratio is moving blocks of 60,000 SPG points. This promotion gives you an additional 15,000…

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AAdvantage Eliminates International Gateway City Stopovers and Explorer Awards

Today has been an AAwful today with multiple devaluations from US Airways and American. With what I’ve read on the blogosphere, they’re “bundling” this devaluation with other changes to checked bags and elite status changes, but these don’t concern me for the most part. There have been three negative changes to AA’s award chart as…

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AA Stopover In A “Non-Gateway City”

Jeff: I was reading through my RSS one day when I noticed a very interesting post from Shawn at Miles To Memories about AA Gateway City Stopovers. He kindly agreed to write a guest post for me. 🙂 AA Stopover Gateway City It is well known in the miles and points community that American Airlines has…

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