Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives for October 2010.

Improvements coming to the AAdvantage Program, use your miles for hotels, car rentals, or merchandise

Columbus Airport Chairs my Michael Porter on Flickr According to an article published in the New York Times, starting next month American Airlines will let you use your AAdvantage Miles online to book hotel rooms and car rentals. Delta and United are doing the same.  Apparently, it’s a trend brought on by the fact that…

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Win 70,000 AAdvantage Miles and a three night stay in the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic by Stewart Priest on Flickr Nexos, the American Airlines Spanish language magazine, is sponsoring a sweepstakes with a prize of 70,000 AAdvantage Miles and a three night stay at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana resort on the Dominican Republic’s eastern coast. Here’s a description from Secrets Resort: Arriving at this wondrous destination— just 15…

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Take a cruise and earn double AAdvantage Miles

Cruise Ships Docking by palestrina55 on Flickr American Airlines Cruises is offering special discount rates on all of their cruises.  I’v never been on a cruise.  I’m not sure that I would enjoy being on a boat for an extended length of time, so I’ve never bothered to look at pricing.   I just assumed…

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Earn 1,500 AAdvantage Miles from Avis while being driven around by a Chauffeur

Chauffeur Rocky by Sunrise on Seven from Flickr I wasn’t aware of this, but Avis has partnered with WeDriveU to offer Avis Chauffeur Drive service for $36.80 an hour, with a three hour minimum, not including the cost of the rental.   If you make use of this service before December 31, 2010, you can…

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Make your travel plans on AA.com, use your Mastercard, and get a gift card for up to $50

MasterCard cake by Alan Chan on Flickr I read an interesting article the other day about how the airlines were seeing increased revenue from ancillary fees including money they earn when passengers book hotels, car rentals, even airport transfers using the airlines’ websites. “there has been dramatic year-on-year growth in the percentage of passengers using…

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Earn up to 25,000 AAdvantage Miles when you order custom logo promotional shirts and products

“my life’s logos” by captcreate on Flickr You can earn up to 25,000 AAdvantage miles (or 25,000 United Airlines Mileage Plus miles) by ordering custom logo apparel, business gifts, and promotional products from DigitizedLogos.com.   Here’s an explanation from their site as to how the program works: During the promotion period, each time you purchase…

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American Airlines adds Los Angeles flights, holds press conferences in Miami and Chicago – a big week as they reveal more details of their Cornerstone Strategy

American Airlines at DFW by Palisi.tel on Flickr American’s Cornerstone Strategy becomes more clear as they add flights to their cornerstone Airports (LAX, JFK, DFW, ORD, and MIA) and launch fare sales between some of these cities. In Chicago and New York, American is collaborating with local tourism officials and offering a promotion between the…

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Trade for miles and get 20 percent more AAdvantage miles

Bonus Time by Henry Faber on Flickr American Airlines and Points.com are offering a bonus of 20% more AAdvantage miles for every trade from now till December 15, 2010.  Here are the details: Promotional Terms and Conditions The 20% bonus applies only to trades that you post within the offer period of October 15, 2010…

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