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Deals We Like wrote:
“They can be used towards the purchase of air travel on American Airlines, American Eagle, American Connection, oneworld airlines (i.e., Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Qantas, etc.), and AA Code-Share flights. The one caveat is that your itinerary must be purchased and originate in the US, Puerto Rico, or US Virgin Islands. Additionally, Costco allows you to return your gift cards if they are not used. You probably want to call your local Costco to see if they have them in stock as it has been reported as they are not available at all locations.”
I want to emphasize that these gift cards can also be used on oneworld airlines, so you could save up to 10% not only on American Airlines & American Eagle, but also on other airlines such as British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Qantas etc. if booked through American Airlines.
If you usually visit family over Thanksgiving or Christmas (and American Airline is present in your home airport) you may want to consider stocking up on these gift cards since you will get a 10% discount when you use the gift card to book your flights.
Unfortunately, you can’t use these gift cards to pay the taxes and fees on award travel, for co-pays on upgrades, or to buy lounge access.
You can always return the gift cards to Costco if you don’t use them! Here are the complete Terms & Conditions for the gift card.
Bottom Line: You may want to stock up on these cards if you have future travel on American Airlines or their oneworld partner airlines. And, if you don’t use the cards, you can always return them to Costco.
Do you have any upcoming travel on American Airlines? Tell us about it in the comments!
(Hat Tip to Deals We Like!)