Category Archives: American Airlines

Free American Airlines Day Pass for AMEX Platinum Cardholders

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From March 22, 2014, American Express Platinum cardholders could no longer enter American Airlines Admirals Club and US Airways Clubs.  But for the rest of April, Citi and American Airlines will give you a free day pass when you show your AMEX Platinum card at Admiral’s Club and US Airways Club lounges.

Free American Airlines Day Pass For AMEX Platinum Cardholders

Your AMEX Platinum Might Still Get You Into the American Airlines Lounge…but Only Until the End of April

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The American Airlines and US Airways Merger Squeeze Starts!

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American Airlines and US Airways implemented big changes to their award program.  Depending on the type of traveler you are, many of these changes are negative while a few are positive.

The American Airlines And US Airways Merger Squeeze Starts

Award Chart Prices and Checked Bag Policies Are Changing

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Get ~1,000 FREE American Airlines Miles on Facebook in ~15 Minutes

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Did you know you can earn American Airlines miles on Facebook?

Visit the American Airlines Facebook page and complete simple tasks to earn ~1,000 miles.  You can also earn up to ~9,000 bonus miles when you fly on American Airlines and other oneworld airlines.

This deal ends May 23, 2014.

Get 1,000 FREE American Airlines Miles On Facebook In 15 Minutes

Earn American Airlines Miles on Facebook

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How to Eat Meals and Earn Miles

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Next time you’re out to eat, finish all your food and don’t leave any miles on the table!

Here’s how:

  • Sign-up for the free Rewards Network
  • Enter your credit card information
  • Automatically get miles in your frequent flyer account when using your card at 1 of their ~10,000 restaurants, bars, and clubs
How To Eat Meals And Earn Miles

After a Big Meal We’re 1 Step Closer to Our Next Trip (and a Nap!)

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Free Checked Bag on United? You *Have* to Use Your United Card!

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You get 1 free checked bag when you use your Chase United Explorer card to buy your flight.  But you HAVE to use the United card to buy your ticket, otherwise you won’t get the free bag!

The free 1st checked bag benefit can save you a LOT of money.  When Emily and I travel, we try to pack lightly, but sometimes we have to check bags.

Free Checked Bag On United You Have To Use Your United Card

Emily Usually Packs Light, but Not Always!

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