Earn Double or Triple American Airlines Miles in premium cabins

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Earn Double or Triple American Airlines Miles in premium cabins

Funny, within minutes of one another, both my Dad and my Girlfriend both sent me targeted bonus offers for their American Airlines Aadvantage accounts.  It looks like quite a few people are getting targeted…Miles and I have yet to get targeted but we’re eagerly waiting. It also may change how we credit some flights we have lined up in the next couple months. EITHER WAY the ability to earn double or triple American Airlines miles in premium cabins is pretty fantastic.

Earn Double or Triple Miles American Airlines Miles in premium cabins.

These are Aadvantage miles, not EQM. Not sure the difference? Read our Memo

This is a different approach than what AA has done in the past

This is last year’s summer promo which offered bonuses for Premium Cabins as well as Economy, etc.

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You must be flying in First or Business Class

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You need to register for this by June 7th.

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Travel by August 31. PR1DM for 2x Miles. PR1TM for 3x Miles.

Miles…only rich people pay for Business Class or First Class…I’ll never qualify for these bonuses

That’s not true at all. Check out our article that shows you how to utilize positioning routes to get outstanding fares. I flew on AA’s business class last year for only $150 more each way than what coach would have cost. That roundtrip qualified me for Executive Platinum status – I’ve been bumped to first class on almost every flight this year, domestically.

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Were you targeted? Happy flying!


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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® is a great starter card that earns Premium Ultimate Rewards that can be transferred into over a dozen partners many of which are US based including Hyatt, Southwest, United, IHG, and Marriott.

Welcome Offer

Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. 

Annual Fee


Points Earned

Transferrable Chase Ultimate Rewards

  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
    • That’s $750 when you redeem through Chase Travel℠
  • 5x on all travel purchased through Chase Travel℠
  • 3x on dining, including eligible delivery services for takeout & dining out
  • 3x on select streaming services
  • 3x on online grocery purchases
    • (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs)
  • $50 Annual Chase Travel Hotel Credit via Chase Travel℠
    • The begins immediately for new cardmembers and after your account anniversary for existing cardmembers
  • 2x on all other travel
  • 10% Anniversary Bonus
    • Every year you keep the card, your total spend will yield a 10% points bonus. If you spend $10k in a year, you’ll get 1k bonus points
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred continues to redeem at 1.25c in the Chase Travel℠ and the slew of other benefits remain in tact including Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver ( primary ), purchase protections, etc.
  • Points are transferrable to 14 Ultimate Rewards partners
  • Redeem in Chase Travel℠ for 1.25 cents per point
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Suite of Travel and Purchase Coverage
    • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver is my favorite
  • Get complimentary access to DashPass which unlocks $0 delivery fees and lower service fees for a minimum of one year when you activate by December 31, 2024
  • $95 Annual Fee

We keep an up to date spreadsheet that lists the best ever offers: You can find that spreadsheet here.

Historically 80k is a very, very good offer and hit in both 2022 and 2023. In 2021, we saw the offer hit an all time high of 100k. Who knows if that will ever come back.

Main Cast: 

Cards that earn flexible points and should be used on the bulk of your purchases.

Supporting Cast:

Cards that earn fixed points in the currency of the airline/hotel and can not be transferred at attractive rates. These cards yield benefits that make it worth keeping, but not necessarily worth putting a lot of your everyday spend on. 

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® is exceptional starter card and offers transferrable Ultimate Rewards, and pairs well with other Chase cards.

If you carry this card alongside Chase’s cashback cards like the Chase Freedom Flex®  and Chase Freedom Unlimited® or the business versions: Ink Business Cash® , Ink Business Unlimited® you can combine the points into Preferred account and transfer into hotel and airline partners

Annual fee is quite low at $95 a year + you get a 10% anniversary bonus on points + $50 hotel credit in Chase travel.

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1 Comment

  • Paul Prince May 20, 2017

    The AA First and Bus. Promotions only apply if they select you! If you try to use the code you are advised it does not apply to you. I have first reservations next week but could not secure the promotion today. It’s the old rule that once they have you they need give you little.

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