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AAdvantage Miles on OneWorld Partners
I’ve reviewed the American award chart ([URL]https://www.aa.com/i18n/AAdvantage/redeemMiles/all-partner-chart.jsp[/URL]) and am curious if the number of AAdvantage miles required it displays are always accurate? Sometimes, when looking at using awards at AA.com, the number of miles it displays are far greater.
For example: On the Qantas flights between DFW & SYD, [URL=’http://aa.com/’]aa.com[/URL] does not show any premium cabin award availability unless you are willing to do Business/First AAnytime for 140,000 miles each way. How could I land a business class seat at the 62,500 miles shown on the award chart? Do I simply need to call American reservations and book that way?
The chart is accurate. The catch is, there should be saver level award seats available. Qantas is notoriously stingy when releasing seats. May be next to none. That could be the reason in this case. Try other partner, and non-alliance partner airlines.
Thanks. So Saver awards must show availability on American’s website to book via American at the chart’s rate?
I don’t really care about the example flight I stated, was just a random one I chose.
[USER=820]@JDG[/USER] — Yep, you need Saver or Partner availability to get those prices [URL]http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/04/12/how-to-redeem-american-aadvantage-miles/[/URL]