Skip to content

250 Free American Airlines Miles

Jan. 27, 2011
1 min read
250 Free American Airlines Miles
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.
Sign up for our daily newsletter

I timed it and it took me just 90 seconds to get 250 free miles by signing up for a Best Western guest account and setting it to credit to AAdvantage. It would have taken me 60 seconds if I realized that you had to enter your American frequent flyer number in all caps. After you register, you can also earn a bunch of AA points for stays at Best Westerns, though nothing as good as last year's hearty Hyatt airline bonuses which basically earned me a one way first class ticket from EZE to JFK (even though I wasn't that impressed with AA's First Class product, it was still a great promotion).

At the rate it took me, it would only take me 10 hours to accrue a business class ticket to Tokyo!

Tip of the hat to Miles Quest for this one.
[card card-name='Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard®' card-id='22144516' type='javascript' bullet-id='1']

Top offers from our partners

How we chose these cards

Our points-obsessed staff uses a plethora of credit cards on a daily basis. If anyone on our team wouldn’t recommend it to a friend or a family member, we wouldn’t recommend it on The Points Guy either. Our opinions are our own, and have not been reviewed, approved, or endorsed by our advertising partners.
See all best card offers