The 100% Buy Miles Bonus Continues Through August 31st

 
Old Aug 1, 13, 2:19 am
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The 100% Buy Miles Bonus Continues Through August 31st

No idea if this is targeted or not, but just logged in to see this:



This isn't even fun anymore...
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Old Aug 1, 13, 2:49 am
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Old Aug 1, 13, 2:51 am
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Originally Posted by TPA us ff View Post
Where did you log into?
This is non targeted as it is displayed before you log in

https://membership.usairways.com/en-...E=USBuyLanding
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Old Aug 1, 13, 4:16 am
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Found it, thanks!
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Old Aug 1, 13, 5:33 am
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So if we bought miles from the July promotion we can buy another 100, 000?
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Old Aug 1, 13, 6:25 am
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So if we bought miles from the July promotion we can buy another 100, 000?
Yes :-)
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Old Aug 1, 13, 6:39 am
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Originally Posted by oberhammert View Post
Yes :-)
Now all we need is a glitch that opens up space on LH, SQ, and NZ.
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Old Aug 1, 13, 6:53 am
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Now all we need is a glitch that opens up space on LH, SQ, and NZ.
Yes!

Yeah, I just can't get myself to pull the trigger if we are really going to find these miles in a new program in the next 6 months with likely increased non-domestic award prices and even worse, those huge additional per-segment fees (up to almost $400 according to the AA chart!) if you want to fly on BA or Iberia.
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Old Aug 1, 13, 9:04 am
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If I buy the Dividend miles under this promotion will they transfer to my Aadvantage account after the merger?
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Old Aug 1, 13, 9:19 am
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I can't imagine how they wouldn't transfer.
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Old Aug 1, 13, 9:23 am
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So many cheaper ways to get that amount of miles. To each his own.
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Old Aug 1, 13, 12:31 pm
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Originally Posted by PGHflyer View Post
Yes!

Yeah, I just can't get myself to pull the trigger if we are really going to find these miles in a new program in the next 6 months with likely increased non-domestic award prices and even worse, those huge additional per-segment fees (up to almost $400 according to the AA chart!) if you want to fly on BA or Iberia.
Um, hello, CX? Every bit as good as SQ if you ask me, without all the games SQ plays with *A award inventory that makes you go .

We'd also get access to EY as well.

Yes, it's sad that US HUACA Award Lotto won't work, the award chart and rules will change in some detrimental ways and that Europe will be harder to get to. But there will be tradeoffs that work in our favor as well (like CX; their award inventory is reasonable), and some that are even really nice (like being able to get free North American gateway stopovers on one-ways or oneworld explorer awards).

On balance, AA isn't a horrible program (read: DL Skypesos™), and I think it's reasonably likely we won't be hosed in the merger (one of the few things the UA/CO merger did that was nice was improve some things about UA's program- *Net blocking went away and the routing rules got better).

All that being said... AV is selling miles for 1.5 CPM.
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Old Aug 1, 13, 2:08 pm
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Originally Posted by eponymous_coward View Post

All that being said... AV is selling miles for 1.5 CPM.
AV?

How do we know that the USDM miles will have a 1:1 ratio with AA?
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Old Aug 1, 13, 4:01 pm
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Originally Posted by drzoidberg View Post
AV?
Avianca. *A member from last year.

This is a good round-up of the program opportunity by gleff.

Originally Posted by drzoidberg View Post
How do we know that the USDM miles will have a 1:1 ratio with AA?
We don't know, but I am not aware of any North American FF program merger where miles weren't matched 1:1. The two most comparable mergers recently (UA/CO and DL/NW) matched miles at 1:1. An outright balance devaluation (as opposed to adjusting mileage requirements ) would be quite unfriendly to customers who might be skittish about a merger, and could be looking for an excuse to defect to another airline, don't you think?
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Old Aug 2, 13, 3:07 am
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Originally Posted by drzoidberg View Post

How do we know that the USDM miles will have a 1:1 ratio with AA?
From New York Times 10 April 2013

http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/04/14...anted=all&_r=0

American Airlines plans to keep its loyalty program, AAdvantage. That means the US Airways program, Dividend Miles, will be dissolved, and its members will be absorbed into AAdvantage. Mr. Parker said there would be a one-to-one transfer of miles (one Dividend mile will equal one AAdvantage mile), swelling Americanís program to more than 100 million members.
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