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1. Free In-Flight AA Wifi. Million Mile Secrets reader Louis (thanks!) has generously donated 1 code for free internet on an American Airlines flight which expires on September 30, 2012.
Here are the details!
To redeem your code, simply follow these steps:
1. When in the air, connect to the “gogoinflight” Wi-Fi network and launch your browser.
2. Select the “FLIGHT PASS”, click “BUY”, and log in.
3. On the PAYMENT INFO page, enter your PROMO CODE and click “APPLY CODE”.
4. That’s it! You’re free to surf the skies.
2. Free Boingo Wi-Fi at Airport. The Traveler’s Loophole reports that Boingo is offering free internet at certain locations which includes New York – JFK, Seattle and Chicago airports up to the end of September.
3. American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards. AAdvantage Geek reports that the Q4 American Airlines reduced mileage awards are out! If you have a Citi American Airlines card, you can redeem 7,500 less miles for awards to certain US and Canadian cities.
So instead of paying 25,000 miles for a round-trip coach award ticket within the US, you pay only 15,750 miles. That’s because you also get a 10% mile rebate or 1,750 miles back if you have a Citi American Airlines credit card.
You can’t book these awards online, but have to call and pay the $25 telephone booking fee. However, you can always try to ask for it to be waived since you can’t book these awards online. I don’t expect it to be waived, but it doesn’t hurt asking.
These awards are also supposed to be only for round-trips, but *some* folks have managed to get 1-way awards at the lower rate, but I wouldn’t count on it always happening!
ANA stands for All Nippon Airways and you really want these 50 free miles because ANA has one of the best free tools for searching for Star Alliance awards (United, Lufthansa etc.), and you need to have a few miles in your account to get unrestricted access to the tool. Here’s the sign-up page for the ANA Frequent Flyer program.
I’ll write a post on how to search for Star Alliance awards using the ANA tool, but here’s a post from Hack my Trip to get you started.
You can also use the Aeroplan website (Air Canada) or United website, but in my experience the best way to find flights is to search segment by segment starting with the long-haul international segment first.