How To Book American Airlines Flights With British Airways Avios

Update: As of May 30, 2019, British Airways has slightly increased the amount of Avios required for partner flights (such as AA operated flights).  Fortunately, this change wasn't enough to change the fact that British Airways is a great way to book American Airlines (and other OneWorld partner) flights.  You can see the changes here.  I use … Continue reading How To Book American Airlines Flights With British Airways Avios

Types of award ticket pricing (and how you may be able to save lots of miles and points)

When I wrote the recent JetBlue post, I wanted to compare our redemption cost to that of other airlines. Then I realized I have never posted a stand-alone article about the different types of award ticket pricing, so I pulled that section and decided to write a whole post about it. The best airline program … Continue reading Types of award ticket pricing (and how you may be able to save lots of miles and points)

What You Need to Know When Booking American Airlines Award Tickets

Note: Some offers mentioned in this post are no longer available. Click here for an updated list of current credit card sign up bonuses.  Since I often receive questions about the amount of miles that the AAdvantage program charges for some American Airlines award tickets, I thought that I should explain how American Airlines AAdvantage … Continue reading What You Need to Know When Booking American Airlines Award Tickets

How To Book American Airlines Flights With Amex Membership Rewards Points (Etihad Miles)

Most Americans do not collect Etihad miles, so I can understand why this seems like a strange post.  I have never flown on an Etihad flight, nor do I collect Etihad miles.  But I recently used Etihad miles to book award tickets on flights operated by American Airlines.  If you don't have Etihad miles, don't … Continue reading How To Book American Airlines Flights With Amex Membership Rewards Points (Etihad Miles)

Etihad miles may be my new favorite way to book AA flights

You do not need American Airlines AAdvantage miles to book American Airlines award flights Earlier this year I found myself in need of some miles to book American Airlines award tickets for an upcoming trip.  Ryan and I did not have enough AAdvantage miles.  In the end, I was able to book the flights and … Continue reading Etihad miles may be my new favorite way to book AA flights