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American Airlines has a new promotion for booking flights and hotels through its American Airlines Vacations portal: up to $175 off and 2,016 bonus AAdvantage miles.

The $175 discount code is JAN175 and is valid for travel to Hawaii or any international travel. Not planning on traveling overseas? You can still save $100 using offer code JAN100 for domestic travel. Both codes will earn you 2,016 bonus AAdvantage miles.

Save money and earn more miles with this new promo.
Save money and earn more miles with this new promo.

Limitations

  • The offer is good for bookings through January 24, 2016.
  • Travel is valid through November 20, 2016.
  • Minimum stay: 6 nights for $175 discount; 4 nights for $100 discount.
  • Blackout dates: March 27, May 30, July 4 and September 5, 2016.
  • Must book round-trip flights for the offer code to be valid.
  • You can’t combine this discount with other offer codes.

The 2,016 bonus miles are worth ~$34, based on TPG’s January 2016 valuations, but make sure to spend them before the March 21 deadline to get maximum value out of these miles.

Maximize Your Purchase

Make sure to get the most out of your purchase by using the appropriate credit card. We recommend:

Unfortunately, American Airlines Vacation purchases don’t qualify for 2x spending on the Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard — per the card’s terms & conditions.

Example Itinerary

Jan 2016 JFK to PHX
Two round-trips to Phoenix and four nights at a 4-star hotel for under $1,000.

Want to escape NYC winter? AA Vacations is offering round-trip flights for two and four nights at the 4-star Hilton Phoenix Mesa (from $139/night) for $942.

Head to Hawaii this March for a week-long getaway.

If you’re in the Bay area, you can escape from San Jose to Honolulu for $1,471 total for two round-trip flights and six nights at the Ohana Waikiki Malia (from $111/night).

Will you take advantage of this promotion? Share your plans in the comments below!

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.

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More Things to Know
  • 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®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • 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
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • 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
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
5.00%
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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