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Aadvantage or QatarPrivilege?

Aadvantage or QatarPrivilege?

  1. JOT

    I am soon to move to Qatar, and will likely be travelling every other month from there to the US or elsewhere. I am a longtime AadvantageGold member, and wonder whether I should join QatarPrivilege and start accumulating points there, or keep focus on Aadvantage?
    I will likely continue a few flights a year on American (or other OneWorld carriers).
    Any suggestions?

  2. Gaurav

    [USER=1947]@JOT[/USER], it depends on what your goals are. If you are going to be traveling primarily on QR and want status, then you’ll need to credit to them. If you want better overall options for redemption AA might be better. Keep in mind that you’ll have to fly at least four segments on AA metal to earn any kind of status with AA but based on your travel patterns that doesn’t sound like it should be a problem.

  3. Anonymous

    Hi [USER=1947]@JOT[/USER] and welcome!

    Are you going to be purchasing economy tickets, or business class?

  4. tconway02


    When do your american miles run out? Because if they expire soon it may be worth getting a new account with Qatar as both will be at 0.

  5. MidSouthSkier

    [USER=1837]@tconway02[/USER] – are you asking when AA miles expire in general? AA miles will expire when your account has gone for 18 months with no activity. Adding or using miles will extend the life of your account for 18 months. So if you have a credit card that earns AA miles, each month you use the card extends the life of your miles another 18 months.

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