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AA miles usage and accrual strategy

AA miles usage and accrual strategy

  1. RTBones

    In a previous post, I asked if there was a way around the $350 fee to use miles to upgrade. After some discussion, this got me to thinking –

    Has OMAAT come up with a 2017 strategy for AA miles use and acquisition, given all the recent changes to the AAdvantage program? What about a strategy for gaining status?

  2. David W

    Well, one way was to book tickets that earn based on the special fares chart – [URL]https://www.aa.com/i18n/aadvantage-program/miles/earn/special-fares.jsp[/URL]. This meant tickets from bank travel portals with a pay with points feature and paying for the ticket with a small amount of points. Travel packages also usually fall under this category.

    Another way around the EQD requirement was to book partner tickets but credit to AA.

    I think there is also a targeted status challenge from AA that’s available.

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