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American Airlines Offering A Fantastic Deal
« on: March 31, 2020, 12:21:57 PM »
People:

You know I travel quite a bit and utilize every possible way to earn frequent flying miles.  Because of my diligence my last 6-8 trips to Russia have cost me less than $100 (taxes only) for a Business Class ticket.

Well American Airlines is offering a mileage purchase offer that is just FANTASTIC.

If you buy 150,000 miles, you get 150,000 miles free.  The total cost is $4794.50 and works out to $0.015981 per mile!  Further if you have an American Airlines credit card like I do, I get 2x miles for all card charges by American Airlines; which adds another 9589 miles to the purchase - making it 309,589 miles for $0.0154866 per mile.  No federal excise tax, no processing fee.   

This is an unbelievable rate.  Usually available for $0.02 per mile on normal sales.  This rate only available until April 12th.  You are limited to buying 150,000 per year. 

You'd all be wise to check it out!   
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Re: American Airlines Offering A Fantastic Deal
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2020, 12:55:18 PM »
I cannot think of any reason I would ever want to spend $5000 buying airmiles!!

Are you serious ?
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Re: American Airlines Offering A Fantastic Deal
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2020, 01:57:25 PM »
I cannot think of any reason I would ever want to spend $5000 buying airmiles!!

Are you serious ?

Serious as a heart attack. 

Business Class tickets from most midwest USA locations to Moscow cost $4500-$5000.  With Super Saver rates you can get one with miles for 115,000 - about $1800 plus $100 in taxes. 

When I fly long distance I like to lie down and sleep so I can arrive well rested and hit the ground running without jet lag.  I like the ability to drink a nice glass of port before turning in.  Perhaps you prefer having people right on top of you and eating that swill and slop they serve people in steerage? 
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Re: American Airlines Offering A Fantastic Deal
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2020, 02:03:00 PM »
I cannot think of any reason I would ever want to spend $5000 buying airmiles!!

Are you serious ?

Serious as a heart attack. 

Business Class tickets from most midwest USA locations to Moscow cost $4500-$5000.  With Super Saver rates you can get one with miles for 115,000 - about $1800 plus $100 in taxes. 

When I fly long distance I like to lie down and sleep so I can arrive well rested and hit the ground running without jet lag.  I like the ability to drink a nice glass of port before turning in.  Perhaps you prefer having people right on top of you and eating that swill and slop they serve people in steerage?


Good luck...
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Re: American Airlines Offering A Fantastic Deal
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2020, 02:37:01 PM »
People:

You know I travel quite a bit and utilize every possible way to earn frequent flying miles.  Because of my diligence my last 6-8 trips to Russia have cost me less than $100 (taxes only) for a Business Class ticket.

Well American Airlines is offering a mileage purchase offer that is just FANTASTIC.

If you buy 150,000 miles, you get 150,000 miles free.  The total cost is $4794.50 and works out to $0.015981 per mile!  Further if you have an American Airlines credit card like I do, I get 2x miles for all card charges by American Airlines; which adds another 9589 miles to the purchase - making it 309,589 miles for $0.0154866 per mile.  No federal excise tax, no processing fee.   

This is an unbelievable rate.  Usually available for $0.02 per mile on normal sales.  This rate only available until April 12th.  You are limited to buying 150,000 per year. 

You'd all be wise to check it out!

Thx Shakespear, that’s an excellent tip for guys like Guile and others still going back and forth.
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Re: American Airlines Offering A Fantastic Deal
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2020, 04:02:44 AM »
Shakey,

I posted an article about Ural Airlines offering a 'great deal' whereby you could invest and get free air miles with them .... We have used them ( a lot ) and would be, still ... if it wasn't for this virus issue

Given airlines could be one of the most risky investments - if you invest and AA survive - your investment will - indeed - be wise ..




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Re: American Airlines Offering A Fantastic Deal
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2020, 01:23:57 PM »
Shakey,
Given airlines could be one of the most risky investments - if you invest and AA survive - your investment will - indeed - be wise ..

Considering they're the largest airline in the world in multiple categories, I'd say their chances of coming out of this are quite good.  Clearly what they are doing is heavily discounting future services for current revenue -   

Perfect for couples planning a "long flight" vacation in the near future.  What a nice way to make it extra special by flying round trip Business Class for a fraction of the normal fare?

BTW look up the AA Explorer Award.  14,000 to 20,000 miles flown round the world in one trip for 130,000 miles Business Class and 180,000 First Class.  Now THAT'S a real deal!
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