Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

American Airlines and AAdvantage

AAdvantage is the frequent flyer program of British Airways partner American Airlines.

Don’t forget that you can both earn and spend Avios on American Airlines through your British Airways, Iberia Plus or Aer Lingus AerClub account.

It works in the other direction too. This article looks at how you can upgrade your British Airways flights with AAdvantage miles.

Our guide on how you can earn American Airlines AAdvantage miles from UK credit cards is here.

50% bonus miles when flying American Airlines or US Airways

I don’t usually cover bonus promotions on non-UK frequent flyer programmes on Head for Points.  However, I have made an exception for this one because a lot of readers will have an American .....

I don’t usually cover bonus promotions on non-UK frequent flyer programmes on Head for Points.  .....

by Rob Burgess8 comments

Amex Platinum dropping American Airlines and US Airways lounge access

I have written a fair bit on Head for Points about the lounge access benefits of the American Express Platinum card.  Indeed, my other post today reminds you that you can even use it to access .....

I have written a fair bit on Head for Points about the lounge access benefits of the American Express Platinum .....

by Rob Burgess20 comments

Get £860 business class tickets to anywhere in the US!

I rushed out a post on Monday to flag up the amazingly generous £1,000 Club World that British Airways was making available to certain destinations over Christmas.  This has now been officially .....

I rushed out a post on Monday to flag up the amazingly generous £1,000 Club World that British Airways was .....

by Rob Burgess55 comments

Interesting anomalies in Avios reward pricing to exploit

The Avios reward chart, as most people know, is based purely on distance. The further you fly, the more it costs. However, this can lead to interesting arbitrages when you get very close – but .....

The Avios reward chart, as most people know, is based purely on distance. The further you fly, the more it .....

by Rob Burgess45 comments

How to upgrade your British Airways flights using American Airlines miles

Someone asked me a few weeks ago about upgrading British Airways flights using American Airlines miles, and I thought it was worth giving this topic a slighter wider airing. Being able to upgrade BA .....

Someone asked me a few weeks ago about upgrading British Airways flights using American Airlines miles, and I .....

by Rob Burgess5 comments

How to top up your 35,000 American Airlines miles from MBNA

Back in April, MBNA launched the most generous credit card offer I have ever seen on a free airline credit card. If you took out their American Airlines card and spent £5,000 within six months, you .....

Back in April, MBNA launched the most generous credit card offer I have ever seen on a free airline credit .....

by Rob Burgess40 comments

Earn airlines miles when booking hotel stays with Rocketmiles and PointsHound

Two new hotel booking services have sprung up recently which offer a twist on the usual third-party booking service. Both Rocketmiles and PointsHound give you a large slug of airline miles with every .....

Two new hotel booking services have sprung up recently which offer a twist on the usual third-party booking .....

by Rob Burgess10 comments

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