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Thursday Giveaway: 27,000 American Airlines Miles

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This week’s Thursday Giveaway offers a chance to win 27,000 American Airlines miles. This fall, American is running a buy miles promotion, which includes both a discount and a bonus with your purchase.

27,000 AA miles can take you quite a long way — you can redeem for a round-trip anywhere in the continental US or Canada, as well as some one-way tickets to locations outside the US and Canada. If you’re looking for something a little more exciting, consider that 27,000 miles is almost half the miles you need for a round-trip flight to Europe (depending on the travel dates) — combined with the Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard’s sign-up bonus of 75,000 miles, you’d have enough to book the award.

American is offering a bonus and a discount when you buy miles through November 13.

TPG values American miles at 1.7 cents apiece, so you can earn quite a bit of value from both the sign-up offer, as well as the buy miles promotion. Of course, with specific redemptions in mind, you can earn significantly more value on flights that would normally cost many thousands of dollars.

You must enter the giveaway below no later than 11:59pm ET on Monday, October 19.

To enter this giveaway, visit our Facebook Page or enter below:

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Last week’s winners: Last week, we gave away a $400 credit to hotel-booking website Hotelied. Congratulations again to Betsy M, who won by visiting us on Facebook. Stay tuned for more great giveaways on the blog, as well as on TPG’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Good luck with this week’s giveaway!

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

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  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
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  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
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  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
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Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard®

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  • Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after spending $5,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
  • Admirals Club® membership for you with guest privileges*
  • Complimentary Admirals Club® lounge access for authorized users
  • 10,000 Elite Qualifying Miles from American Airlines after $40,000 spent on purchases every year (January through December billing statement)*
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases*
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases and 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 spent on other purchases*
  • First checked bag is free on domestic American Airlines itineraries for you and up to eight companions traveling with you on the same reservation*
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N/A 15.49% (Variable) $450 0% Excellent Credit