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AA award ticket on Qatar

AA award ticket on Qatar

  1. Anonymous

    Hi Lucky,

    In light of Citi and Barclays ending 10% miles back on AA award tickets on 15th May, I am planning the below for saving some miles.
    I anyways have family travel to India planned for summer of 2020 for my wife and two kids and planning to book them flights on Qatar by using 120k (40k * 3).
    I know I can only book award ticket probably only by March 2020 and when the tickets for May get open, I am planning to call AA and re-schedule my trip for free ( No change in origin and destination and also the partner airline.

    By this I can save 10k refund miles and in worst case, I will lose only $200 ( 150+25+25) cancellation / redeposit fee incase I have change in plans.

    Would you suggest me doing this as I am also aware that Qatar might leave Onewolrd and might not be able to book them with AA miles.

  2. David W

    In the past, when I’ve made changes to my award itinerary booked with AA, I see the miles refunded and then taken out again for the change. Same goes with the 10% miles back. That may happen in this case as well and you may lose the 10k when you make the change.

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