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.
If you’re looking for award seats to Brazil, now is a good time to lock in a trip with your American AAdvantage miles.
American has more flights than any other carrier from the U.S. to South America, but snagging an award seat in business class is hard if you’re not flexible.
But for travel next Spring, which is a great season to visit Brazil, there’s lots of space available.
New York to Rio is the route with the most space, but flights out of Miami are also good options.
Here’s space in late February and March from New York to Rio nonstop for at least 2 passengers per flight…
And here’s space in April…
Flights back to the U.S. also have lots of space. Here’s late February and March…
American uses 777s on its Brazil flights that all have lie flat seats in Business Class, and with cash tickets running over $4,000 roundtrip, using 115,000 miles is a great award.
Follow @MileCards on Twitter for the latest updates and new offers
Foreign Transaction Fee Waived
Points Can Transfer to Airline Miles ?
Leave a comment below -- we'll reply shortly -- no need to use your real name. Or, use the email form at the top of the page for private advice.
"These responses are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered."