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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.

What are the most valuable UK credit card sign-up bonuses?

I first wrote on this topic back in November 2012. However, with major changes, I thought it was a good time to re-run the analysis. Our ‘Credit Card Offers’ tab lists all of the card deals .....

I first wrote on this topic back in November 2012. However, with major changes, I thought it was a good time .....

by Rob Burgess15 comments

Get 500 American Airlines miles for selling your soul (or something)

If you’ve got an American Airlines AAdvantage account, you can earn 500 easy AA miles by updating your personal details at this website.  (EDIT: link deleted as now dead) The deadline .....

If you’ve got an American Airlines AAdvantage account, you can earn 500 easy AA miles by updating your .....

by Rob Burgess3 comments

American Airlines miles on sale again

A quick heads up that AA has launched another bonus when you buy their miles. Full details are here, scroll down and click on the AA logo. Until January 31st, you can receive up to 15,000 bonus miles .....

A quick heads up that AA has launched another bonus when you buy their miles. Full details are here, scroll .....

by Rob Burgess11 comments

Get 500 free American Airlines miles

American AAdvantage is giving out 500 AA miles for ‘liking’ both American Airlines and American AAdvantage on Facebook.  You also need to complete a small survey. .....

American AAdvantage is giving out 500 AA miles for ‘liking’ both American Airlines .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

How to use Avios for virtually tax-free flights around the US

With the US being a top tourist destination for Brits, it is worth remembering that Avios can have substantial value when you redeem them for American Airlines or Alaska Airlines flights inside the .....

With the US being a top tourist destination for Brits, it is worth remembering that Avios can have substantial .....

by Rob Burgess8 comments

Get a 50% bonus when you buy American Airlines miles

American Airlines is offering a 50% bonus when you buy miles. The deal is valid until 31st December. I am not an expert on buying AA miles, but View from the Wing rates this as about as good a deal as .....

American Airlines is offering a 50% bonus when you buy miles. The deal is valid until 31st December. I am not .....

by Rob Burgess6 comments

A new New York Avios redemption route with American Airlines via Dublin

American Airlines has announced that it is launching a Dublin to New York JFK service from 12th June 2013. The outbound will be a day flight, leaving Dublin at 9am and landing at JFK at 11.30. The .....

American Airlines has announced that it is launching a Dublin to New York JFK service from 12th June 2013. The .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

Earn double Avios or American Airlines miles on selected routes

BA and AA have launched ‘double miles’ promotions on certain routes for Club World and First Class passengers, valid until the end of the year. It is a decent deal if you need to travel on .....

BA and AA have launched ‘double miles’ promotions on certain routes for Club World and First Class .....

by Rob Burgess

Last chance to get 2,400 Avios from BAA WorldPoints

Today, 31st August, is the last day to take advantage of this offer. You will earn 1,000 BAA WorldPoints (worth up to 2,400 Avios if converted during a conversion bonus) for spending just £10 at .....

Today, 31st August, is the last day to take advantage of this offer. You will earn 1,000 BAA WorldPoints .....

by Rob Burgess7 comments

Get 212 Priority Club points, 109 AA miles and more for free via points.com

Two days ago I wrote an introductory piece on points.com, an online exchange for unwanted points and miles.  Please read that post before trying to action the contents of this post. Here is a good .....

Two days ago I wrote an introductory piece on points.com, an online exchange for unwanted points and miles.  .....

by Rob Burgess5 comments

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