How can I turn $500 into the most AA miles?

 
Old Mar 28, 02, 9:18 pm
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How can I turn $500 into the most AA miles?

I have $500 that I can splurge on miles (I must be nuts). How can I get the most miles? I could buy 250 boxes of Kelloggs which would get me 25,000 miles or I could wait for another 450/miles per $1 from Goldpoints and get 56,000 miles. I don't think we will see another Goldpoints offer like that so that's probably not an option. Anyway to fly for that money and get lots of miles?
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Old Mar 28, 02, 9:50 pm
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u could buy 15,000 miles from aa for 375.00+25 fee .......the only thing good but this is that they post overnight....best way i think is to go aa vactions and wait tell they have there 10,000 bonus miles to las vegas and reno packages so every 2 night stay =13,000 miles u get for about 69.00 in reno hope this helps pat
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Old Mar 28, 02, 10:12 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by pppfun:
u could buy 15,000 miles from aa for 375.00+25 fee .......the only thing good but this is that they post overnight....best way i think is to go aa vactions and wait tell they have there 10,000 bonus miles to las vegas and reno packages so every 2 night stay =13,000 miles u get for about 69.00 in reno hope this helps pat</font>

If you are willing to fly JFK-OAK you could get 40000 miles for 430 bucks.
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Old Mar 28, 02, 10:18 pm
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JFK is about a 2 hr drive but it sure sounds good. Could you explain how I would get 40,000 miles? Thanks.
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Old Mar 29, 02, 12:39 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by Pat H:
JFK is about a 2 hr drive but it sure sounds good. Could you explain how I would get 40,000 miles? Thanks.</font>
JFK-OAK is about $220 RT. Around 5200 miles RT. 5000 bonus miles (much register for promo). If you are plat or exp, you get 100% mile bonus. With the online bonus, you get a total of 16,000 miles for $220. $440 = 32,000 miles.
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