Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
Reward nights start at 10,000 points. Free anniversary night (no points needed) good at any IHG hotel (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, more).
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
There is no flight experience you can board without a passport more luxurious than the American Airlines Flagship First Class service between New York’s JFK and Los Angeles or San Francisco airports
On the ground…
In the air…
There’s a 4 course meal with restaurant style presentation…
And your seat turns into a bed, with no one next to you.
With only 10 seats, it’s the closest thing to a private jet across the country you can get with your miles and points.
And it’s really easy to book for cheap because there is lots and lots of award space available at the MileSAAver price of 32,500 miles one way.
Just about every day next year has flights available…
And lots of days have many, many times available…
Even though there’s almost no Economy MileSAAver award space for 12,500 miles, and most days an Economy ticket on the same flights will cost you 30,000 miles, or even 50,000 or 65,000 miles!
The catch is there’s only one award seat per flight in First Class on most days. So if you’re looking to travel with a friend you won’t find the space. But there are ways around that if you’re creative.
Is this worth the miles?
There are some cheap fares for these flights of around $1,400 roundtrip in First Class if you book about 30-90 days before your travel date. But if you’re looking ahead to next summer, these flights are running over $3,400 roundtrip, so 32,500 miles one way is a grand bargain, and really worth it to try just once.
It’s easy to earn the miles via the current 50k signup bonus on the American AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard.
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