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AA Reward Question
To add a domestic positioning flight to an international first class or business award redemption does it matter if the business/first miles saver rate is 25,000 or 32,500? Or does there just have to be a mileage saver rate available? Thanks.
You’re talking about the transcon flights? International business class can add transcon business saver. International first can add transcon first saver or business saver.
Yes, the transcon flight from MIA-LAX. I have a CX first award using AA miles starting in LAX. I guess I was confused because the rates listed for one way business/first mileage saver used to always be 25,000 but most flights on my dates are now 32,500 and I wasn’t sure if these flights were OK to use but from your reply, as long as they are mileage saver, I guess they should be OK.
MIA-LAX on a 2 cabin aircraft in business class is 25k miles but if the particular flight is operated with a 3 cabin aircraft, saver rates are an additional 7.5k miles, for a total of 32.5k. F saver availability is 50k, if the flight you select is operated with a 3 cabin aircraft.
Do you already have an AA award on CX ticketed? If it was ticketed before March 22nd and you add an AA domestic leg, that will change the award type, triggering a fee as well as a reprice of the award. A business class ticket for Asia 2 to US went up 15k miles, First went up 42.5k miles.
I actually already have the award ticket pre-devaluation starting in Miami for 67,500 and was just looking at changing the dates. I wasn’t sure if I had to select a transcon mileage saver flight that says 25,000 or if I could use one of the 32,500 mileage saver flights. I realize that would put me in business on a 3 cabin flight vs domestic first on a 2 cabin flight.
67.5k is already the US-Asia 2 first class award price. If you can find F availability on the LAX-MIA transcon with 3 cabin classes, you will be placed in F at no extra miles.