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American Airlines is running a promotion with their online shopping portal where you can earn up to 1,500 miles by taking an extra minute and finding your online retailer through their site first. This is the exact same offer as United that I wrote about yesterday, but you are just earning AAdvantage miles instead. The spend to earn both promos is extremely well, so it actually shouldn’t be too difficult to take advantage of both promotions! Spend $200 and earn 1,500 points! This particular promotion runs through December 20, 2016.
What is an online shopping portal?
For those not familiar with an online shopping portal, essentially you go through the shopping portal first (in this case American’s), search for your online merchant, and you’ll then be taken directly to that merchants online website. At that point, you’ll shop how you normally would as if you went to the merchants site to begin with. It literally takes an extra minute and allows you to earn points or miles on the way. The bonus described above is for cumulative spend and doesn’t need to be in a single transaction.
Enjoy your bonus points!