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Win up to 10 roundtrip tickets and 100k AA miles with Business Extra
I received an email this evening with a new promotion being offered from American Airlines. This one isn’t a bonus on purchased miles, but rather one that revolves around it’s Business Extra program. If you are unfamiliar with Business Extra, check out my post on it. I’d highly recommend enrolling your business in Business Extra as it offers an easy way to double dip on points earning. Here’s a way to win up to 10 roundtrip tickets and 100k AA miles with Business Extra.
There is a game you can play that challenges you to how many words you can form with airline codes.
This is the form you will see. Fill it out and you’re good to go.
You can see in the official terms that the 10 roundtrip tickets are paid as 20,000 Business Extra points and it ends on December 12th
This means you could actually use the points for One Way upgrades from Coach to Business at 3100 a pop or 6 BIZ UPGRADES
I love American’s Business ClassCheck out my reviews:
- The 777-300ER main business class from LAX to LHR
- LHR to LAX in the 777-300 ER mini cabin
- From LHR to ORD on the 777-200
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.
60k Points after $4k spend in 3 months
80k offer in branch currently – I think this should be online soon
Transferrable Chase Ultimate Rewards
Super solid welcome offer.
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.
- 3x on dining
- including eligible delivery services for takeout
- 3x on select streaming services
- 3x on online grocery purchases
- (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs)
- 5x on all travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards – Chase Travel Portal
- $50 Annual Credit on hotel stays purchased via Ultimate Rewards/Chase Travel
- The begins immediately for new cardmembers and after your account anniversary for existing cardmembers
- 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 Portal and the slew of other benefits remain in tact including primary rental car insurance, purchase protections, etc.
- Points are transferrable to 13 Ultimate Rewards partners
- Redeem in the Chase Travel center for 1.25 cents per point
- No foreign transaction fees
- Suite of Travel and Purchase Coverage
- Primary rental car coverage is my favorite
There is currently an 80k offer after $4k spend in 3 months available in branch, and up to 90k after $6k spend in 6 months. I suspect some version of this will be online soon if you don’t want the hassle of going into a branch.
We keep an up to date spreadsheet that lists the best ever offers: You can find that spreadsheet here.
Historically 60k is a very, very good offer. In 2021, we saw the offer hit an all time high of 100k. Who knows if that will ever come back. .
Cards that earn flexible points and should be used on the bulk of your purchases.
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.