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Changes to Processing Fees for AAdvantage Awards Issued 20 or Fewer Days Prior to Travel

“Change” Photo credit: David Reece on Flickr There are lots or reasons why it’s better to redeem your AAdvantage miles as far in advance of travel as possible, you’ll have a better selection of flights and schedules, it will cost you fewer miles, and there are no fees for award tickets issued online more than…

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American sneaks in another fee – AAdvantage Mileage Upgrade Award service charge

In addition to the co-pay that American collects when you upgrade a discount ticket using miles, they’ve decided to charge a new $20 service charge for using your miles to upgrade from any published fare (the fee is waived for AAdvantage Executive Platinum members). ┬áRead all about it here.

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Man Bites Dog: American Airlines eliminates fee – you can now redeem transportation vouchers at airport counter for free

I haven’t seen this covered anywhere, but effective September 16, 2010, American stopped collecting a $30 service charge when you use an airport ticket agent to redeem a transportation voucher. Theoretically, it’s always been possible to use a transportation voucher without having to pay the fee, but you had to create a reservation, call an…

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