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Via View From the Wing, American Airlines has opened up lots of saver level award seats to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and South America! I found months and months with available award seats every day for flights to many destinations, like Paris, Tokyo, and Zurich!
Here’s what you need to know!
American Airlines Saver Awards Are Back (For Now)
For a while now, it’s been very hard for folks in the miles & points community to book cheap award flights on American Airlines. You’ve had to spend double or triple the miles for some flights by booking American Airlines’ “AAnytime” awards.
But now, both coach and Business Class award seats are wide open to many places around the world! For example, I found plenty of available seats from:
- Dallas to Rio de Janeiro
- Chicago to Tokyo
- Los Angeles to Rome
Tons of seats are also available from smaller airports, like Indianapolis and Oklahoma City.
And American Airlines charges even fewer miles when you travel to certain destinations during off-peak dates. For example, you’ll only pay 22,500 American Airlines miles if you travel to Europe between January 10 and March 14, and November 1 and December 14.
Want more American Airlines Miles?
There are plenty of ways to earn American Airlines miles. For example, you can transfer Starwood points to American Airlines at a 1:1 ratio. And you’ll get a bonus 5,000 American Airlines miles when you transfer your Starwood points in increments of 20,000!
There are several credit cards that earn American Airlines miles, too. For example:
- Citi AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard – 75,000 American Airlines miles after spending $7,500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
- Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard – 30,000 American Airlines miles after spending $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account (limited-time offer)14-08-203-017-1139
- Barclaycard American Airlines Aviator Red – 50,000 American Airlines bonus miles after your first purchase and payment of annual fee within the first 90 days of account opening
American Airlines has finally released more saver level award seats on many of their flights! Saver award seats are wide open on flights to Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
We don’t know how long this will last, or if American Airlines will again pull them from the website. So if you’ve been waiting to use your American Airlines miles, now is the time!