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.
Searching for award seats using your American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles can be a drag. You first think of a destination, then search fruitlessly for availability around the dates that you want. And you probably get stuck in a rut of the same destinations when you do the search, which leads to more frustration when you can’t find a seat. And all you want is a getaway somewhere nice.
But what if you saw all the destination possibilities of your miles on a given day?
You can do just that with the new American Airlines AAdvantage® award map. It’s snappy, fast, and shows you everywhere your bonus miles can take you on a simple map. Just plug in the number of miles you want to use, dates, number of travelers, even specify Economy or First class and a general region, and go. The key here is you can specify the maximum miles you want to use, so you can avoid results that only have expensive mile level seats available.
Here’s a video explaining it:
There are some limitations…
And there’s probably more to come…American developed this as part of a tech initiative to get young talent working on projects for them. Now if only Delta could get them working on its always broken award search we could see some real value add…
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