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American Airlines launches a ‘buy miles’ bonus

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AA has emailed me with details of a Summer discount for buying AAdvantage miles.

The discount goes from 10% if you buy 5,000 up to 25% if you buy 40,000.  The link is here.

Frankly, it is not the most exciting offer they have ever run, but if you needed to get a few AA miles to reach a certain award redemption then this is better than nothing.

If you look at it another way, getting a 25% discount on the price is the same as getting a 33% bonus!


How to earn American Airlines miles from UK credit cards

How to earn American Airlines miles from UK credit cards (February 2024)

American Airlines no longer has its own UK credit card.

There is, however, still a way to earn American Airlines miles from a UK credit card

The route is via Marriott Bonvoy. Marriott Bonvoy hotel loyalty points convert to American Airlines miles at the rate of 3:1.

The best way to earn Marriott Bonvoy points is via the official Marriott Bonvoy American Express card. It comes with 20,000 points for signing up and 2 points for every £1 you spend. At 2 Bonvoy points per £1, you are earning (at 3:1) 0.66 American Airlines miles per £1 spent on the card.

You can apply here.

Marriott Bonvoy American Express

20,000 points sign-up bonus and 15 elite night credits each year Read our full review

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