Via One Mile at a Time, you can earn 3 American Airlines miles per $1 spent at IHG hotels and 2 American Airlines miles per $1 spent at Choice hotels when you book through the American Airlines Shopping Portal.
While this a great way to earn extra American Airlines miles, you might get a better deal booking hotels through other online portals like TopCashBack.
I’ll explain how to earn American Airlines miles on your hotel bookings.
Double-Dip With the American Airlines Shopping Portal
Booking hotels through through a shopping portal is a great way to double-dip! Because you can earn bonus airline miles or cash back, plus hotel points for your stay!
To earn American Airlines miles at IHG or Choice hotels, book through the American Airlines Shopping Portal. The IHG deal is valid through September 30, 2016. And the Choice deal is ongoing with no published end date.
You’ll have to book a paid stay and can NOT use a coupon, discount code, or hotel points.
And the American Airlines miles won’t show in your account until after your stay.
If you’re not an American Airlines AAdvantage Shopping Portal member, you can sign-up (free to join) with your American Airlines frequent flyer number.
IHG hotels include Candlewood Suites, Crowne Plaza, EVEN Hotels, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Resorts, Hotel Indigo, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, and Staybridge Suites brand hotels.
Shopping Portal Alternatives
If you don’t fly American Airlines and still want to save on hotel bookings, consider a shopping portal like TopCashBack.
Right now you can earn:
- 8.4% cash back when you book a Choice hotel stay
- 8% to 8.4% cash back for an IHG stay depending on the brand
Here’s an example of how you can earn through TopCashBack.
Why Double-Dip When You Can Triple-Dip?
Let me know which shopping portal you use when booking hotels!