Double AAdvantage Miles from Los Angeles to Vail

Ski Lift  Self Portrait
“Ski Lift Self Portrait” Vail, Colorado. Photo credit: Todd Lappin on Flickr

I was traveling Monday, and earning double AAdvantage Miles and Double Elite Qualifying Miles on a return flight from San Francisco to Dallas.

My in-flight experience on American is generally very good, but once in a while I’ll have one of those flights where the flight attendants deliver and exceptional customer experience and this was one of those flights.

For example, one of the passengers was late in boarding, he was making a connection from an international flight, and was seated in the first row of first class.  When he boarded the flight, all the overhead luggage space was taken, so the flight attendeant found a spot for him just behind the first class cabin.

Just before we landed, she found him a seat in coach close to his bag and moved him back there so he could grab his luggage and exit without having to wait for everyone else to get off the flight to retrieve his bag. It’s a small thing, but it’s one of those customer service details that only a polished professional would think of and that’s what made the crew so remarkable, because it was the whole flight crew that was like that throughout the flight and not just this one flight attendant. So to the the crew of American Airlines flight 1528, nice job and thank you!

Anyway, back to today’s episode.

If you in live in Los Angeles and you’re tired of the 75 degree winter weather you can take a break from the warmth and head to Vail or Beaver Creek and get Double AAdvantage Miles from now through February 22, 2011. Here are the details of the promotion:

Dates: Travel between February 22, 2011 and April 4, 2011
Book your reservation between January 21, 2011 and February 22, 2011

Offer: Looking for a winter getaway? Vail and Beaver Creek are calling. With daily nonstop flights on American Airlines between Los Angeles and Vail (Eagle airport), it’s easy to get there and you can earn AAdvantage bonus miles along the way!

To qualify, book a round-trip between January 21 and February 22, 2011 and complete your travel between February 22 and April 4, 2011 to earn double AAdvantage miles.

You have to register before you travel using promotion code LAEGE – go here to register or to read the terms and conditions.

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