There have been numerous changes implemented and announced by the three major U.S. airlines, United, American and Delta, in recent months with modifications to frequent flyer programs, credit cards, bank relationships, planes, routes and service.
10 Ways to Redeem Miles on American Airlines for Maximum Value
Everyone talks about the amazing trips you can take by redeeming
How to Earn 200,000 AA AAdvantage Miles So You Can Fly in Premium Class
Despite the recent devaluation, AAdvantage still remains one of the most valuable frequent flyer programs in North America. There are many reasons for that, one of which is the sheer number of American partner airlines you can fly on using AAdvantage miles. Between the oneworld alliance and additional airline partnerships, American has 22 strategic partners that can take you to every corner of the world.
Best American Airlines First and Business Class Redemptions
As we discussed earlier, not all business or first class seats are worth spending miles and efforts. In the last few years, airlines have done a great job designing new aircraft and retrofitting the old ones with swankier-than-ever premium class seats. Of course, the mile price of these seats is also higher than ever, but it’s still be a great deal, especially if you are embarking on a major trip and eager to arrive rested and ready to enjoy your destination right away.
How to Avoid Baggage Fees on American Airlines
Paying extra to check your bag on
Fly From Los Angeles to Tokyo on American Airlines
American Airlines will be flying nonstop to Tokyo from Los Angeles starting on February 11, 2016. Tickets are on sale now. Tokyo’s endless skyscrapers and frenetic pace draw countless visitors, but its modern side is balanced with age-old Japanese traditions, such as sushi, sumo wrestling and tranquil garden retreats. American’s new route will make it even easier to explore everything Japan’s capital city has to offer.
Big Bonus Offers: Earn 100,000 Miles or More
There are a few promos offering big bonuses in the six-digit range this summer. Here’s an overview of how to get those massive miles, and some ideas for spending your earnings. What would you do with that many miles?
The City of Pearls: Hyderabad, India
Hyderabad sits at an ancient crossroads of commerce, and was once famous as a pearl and diamond trading center. Still known as the City of Pearls, its centuries-old shopping bazaars offer modern and exotic goods from all over India. This 400-year-old city on the banks of the Musi River is full of striking Qutb arches, royal palaces and minarets.
Earn Miles While Helping Others
Thanks to partnerships between airlines and charities, you have the opportunity to reap reward miles for your generosity. Call it aviation altruism, if you will.
Serene and Mysterious Mount Koya, Japan
Nestled between eight mountain peaks in Japan, Mount Koya was once home to just one Buddhist monastery. The area, known locally as Koyasan, has since grown into a small, tranquil town with about 120 temples.
Medellin’s Magnificent Mountain Setting
Nestled among seven hills, it almost feels like Medellin, the second largest city in Colombia, was built especially for tourists. That wasn’t always the case. In the 1980s and 1990s, it was home to drug cartels and intense violence. But city planners have transformed the area into an international tourist destination.
The Mountainous Mediterranean Island of Corsica
The French island of Corsica is not only Napoleon’s birthplace, but also an idyllic land of deep forests, stylish coastal towns and craggy peaks. Much of the island remains undeveloped, adding to the natural beauty of its stunning coastlines and mountains.
Earn Bonus Miles From the Middle East to the Far East
You’re probably already planning your annual summer vacation. Have you considered going someplace you can’t drive to? It might be time to think outside the box and visit a far-flung destination.
Tourists are Flocking to Oman’s Outstanding Beaches and Rich History
Oman, a Middle Eastern country bordered on three sides by the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, is undergoing a tourism boom. The country’s miles of pristine beaches, rich history, friendly people and stable political regime all but ensure a steady influx of travelers.
Get 3,300 American Airlines Miles from T-Mobile or Sprint
Gifts for Mom and Miles for You
Frequent flyer virtual malls are all abuzz with pollen-filled bonus miles and many other Mother’s Day deals. Although flower purchases offer the most miles per dollar and significant flat-rate bonuses, there are plenty of options for earning extra miles. It’s a win-win situation–a gift for mom and some miles for you.
AT&T and Verizon are Offering 4,300 AAdvantage Miles
AT&T and Verizon are offering 4,300 AAdvantage miles for activating a new 2-year agreement through American Airlines eShopping mall. The phone service contract must include a voice plan. Data only plans are not eligible.
Merger Update: American Airlines and US Airways
If you’re a member of the American Airlines AAdvantage program and/or US Airways Dividend Miles, you’ve no doubt been trying to keep up to date on the changes that are in store as the two airlines merge. Here’s what’s happening as of spring 2015.
Should You Ever Buy Miles and Who Sells Them?
Once you’ve learned a bit about redeeming
Visit the European Capital of Culture: Mons, Belgium
You may have never heard of Mons, Belgium, but that’s about to change. The latest CNN report on top travel destinations puts it in the spotlight as one of the prime places to visit in 2015, and for a good reason.