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Jan 7, 20, 10:16 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,351
Posted By dave_SEA

So, the MilesAAver is 30K + $118 in taxes ...

So, the MilesAAver is 30K + $118 in taxes

Cash on AA is $586, which earns $2900 EQM & $422 EQD

My math was telling me cash price is better value than the milesAAver. I looked at Amex MR since...
Jan 7, 20, 9:56 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,351
Posted By dave_SEA

Using American Express Membership Rewards for AA Travel

I've had MR for years but never actually redeemed them. In retrospect, paying the $95 each year the past 10 years has been a waste considering I've only accumulated 200K....

I logged into the...
Mar 19, 19, 9:29 am
Replies: 70
Views: 16,344
Posted By dave_SEA

I'm considering booking a One Way ticket in D on...

I'm considering booking a One Way ticket in D on Qatar for travel from India back to the US. I've never flown Qatar and want to be sure I get the proper EQM/EQD for my Aadvantage re qualification....
Dec 19, 18, 9:38 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 50,167
Posted By dave_SEA

So, I'm getting ready to call in an split the...

So, I'm getting ready to call in an split the record locator to try and apply my SWUs for an upcoming flight. Is there a way to self serve that the check that the agent did it properly?
Dec 7, 18, 7:02 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 50,167
Posted By dave_SEA

Strategies when splitting record to use SWU?

We are a family of 5 flying on AA in coming months. I booked all 5 tickets on aa.com and are under the same record locator.
Adult 1 is EXP. Adult 2, Child 1, Child 2 & Child 3 have no status.

I...
Aug 9, 18, 2:09 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By dave_SEA

No status anymore but need last minute rental at OGG

i need to book something last minute at OGG. Any ideas for a good way to get decent rate on small SUV or similar?
Apr 9, 18, 1:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By dave_SEA

We're back from the trip. YES, we made the...

We're back from the trip. YES, we made the connection but it was tight and almost didn't happen.

Flight left on time from DFW, and was tracking to be 5 minutes early. About 30 mins prior to...
Mar 21, 18, 6:20 pm
Replies: 337
Views: 54,713
Posted By dave_SEA

solved!!

fotographer, you nailed it! Two of my kids had my phone number listed in their profiles. (They are minors, and contact phone number is a mandatory field). I removed them and then called 5 mins later....
Mar 16, 18, 2:57 pm
Replies: 337
Views: 54,713
Posted By dave_SEA

AA's automated phone system never recongnizes me....

I've been trying to solve this for 2+ years. Whenever I call the EXP line, my phone number (calling from my mobile) is not recognized. I need to speak slowly my AAdvantage number. IIRC, this worked...
Mar 16, 18, 2:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By dave_SEA

I'm running into a different quirk with the 10%...

I'm running into a different quirk with the 10% refund. Here's roughly what happened to me:

1. Redeemed 4 tickets x 25K for 100K total. Was given 10% rebate for 10K total
2. Then redeemed an...
Mar 14, 18, 8:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By dave_SEA

Thanks for all the replies. For the day I'm...

Thanks for all the replies. For the day I'm looking at, the DFW-JFK-YUL flight I have on hold is $200 less than any of the similar options. I'm going to try it. Will be sitting near front of plane,...
Mar 14, 18, 1:44 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By dave_SEA

Is this DFW-JFK-YUL connection too risky?

I'd like to fly on a Thrs from DFW to YUL late March. The direct is really expensive (either dollars or miles) so looking into other options.

AA.com gives me option to fly DFW-JFK, then 38 mins...
Sep 27, 17, 7:24 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By dave_SEA

Citi: better to close or convert?

It's an old questions, but need a fresh answer:

My Citi Visa Plat came for renewal, and they refuse to waive the $95 fee. Is consensus to CLOSE the account or keep it open and CONVERT to a no fee...
Sep 18, 17, 10:30 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By dave_SEA

Need some hurricane Jose advice for NYC

I could use some seasoned opinions here:

My family is scheduled to fly DFW-LGA on Wed 11:30 AM. I'll be meeting them there, so they are flying with no status backing them up. Apparently, high...
Jun 21, 17, 11:59 am
Replies: 2,322
Views: 235,621
Posted By dave_SEA

About the 10% miles refund (Citi AA) when redeeeming Awards

Can someone please clarify for me how this works.

I understand that on of the benefits of the Citi AA card is that you get a 10% mileage redeposit on awards, up to a max of 10K miles per year.
...
May 25, 17, 12:54 pm
Replies: 344
Views: 64,506
Posted By dave_SEA

Should I pursue this further with AA?

EXP here. Was travelling LGA-DFW on Monday with wife and 3 young children. The following happened:
1. Flight was delayed 2+ hours due to "pilot being stuck in traffic"
2. Prior to boarding, was...
Mar 27, 17, 7:46 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,243
Posted By dave_SEA

I'm EXP. My wife has no status. Should i buy her ticket from my profile?

Me I'm overthinking this, but wanted an opinion on 2 scenarios here:

I have EXP, and my wife has no status. She is travelling next month alone (north America). Is there an advantage to me buying...
Feb 17, 17, 5:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,565
Posted By dave_SEA

Pros/Cons of buying two one-way vs one round trip

I've bee trying to get a good fare on a particular route, and was able to yesterday hold the outbound at a good fare, and today held the return at a good fare. I've been looking for a week, and never...
Oct 20, 16, 1:57 pm
Replies: 690
Views: 5,840
Posted By dave_SEA

Advice needed for this scenario

I need to fly 5 people one way from Washington back to Dallas.

I put a hold on a great fare ($129/pp) from IAD-DFW, but it is a 7:15 AM flight which may be difficult to get to.

Ideally, I'd...
Oct 20, 16, 1:33 pm
Replies: 3,199
Views: 254,480
Posted By dave_SEA

HOw much is an AA mile worth?

What is the latest thinking on how much an AA mile is worth? I'm trying to decide spending $700 for 5 one way segments, or 100K (i.e. 20K x 5).
Aug 29, 16, 6:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 5,783
Posted By dave_SEA

The "promo code" field when booking flights on aa.com

Each time I book personal travel, i stare at the promo code field wondering "what if...." I've had status the past 10+ years, and can't remember ever receiving such a code? Where do those come from?
Jul 11, 16, 4:40 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,634
Posted By dave_SEA

Tips for a one way?

I'm Avis Preferred - and rent round trips frequently- but needs some help on a One Way from EWR to BWI. Avis.com quotes me a reasonable weekly rate, but $0.28 mile thereafter. Since I need to drive...
Jun 29, 16, 10:25 am
Replies: 971
Views: 480,256
Posted By dave_SEA

Thanks for all the clarifications. I didn't...

Thanks for all the clarifications. I didn't realize that codeshares aren't always considered OW, but it's all clear now. Lesson learned for next time.
Jun 28, 16, 8:13 pm
Replies: 971
Views: 480,256
Posted By dave_SEA

Denied lounge access..is this correct?

I purchased a ticket on AA.com from DFW-FRA-TLV.

The DFW-FRA was AA metal, and the FRA-TLV was a AA codeshare on LY metal.

I am AA Plat (OW Sapphire) and upon arrival in FRA, I tried to enter...
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By dave_SEA

New to IHG.., but need to attend event

I haven't stayed much at IHG, but need to spend a single night at the InterContinental in Tel Aviv in June 25 to attend an event. Room rate seems quite high. Any promos or credit card vouchers that i...
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