American 30 Deals Day 3: 3,000 Bonus Miles for Shopping, Dining and Travel

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Today’s deal in American’s 30th Anniversary promotion is a chance to get 3,000 AA miles. You need to do 3 things in order to get the 3,000 miles:

1) Spend $30 at their Eshopping portal (tip: if you don’t have an account, sign up here for  a 1,000 point bonus)
2) Spend $30 with AA dining (tip: if you don’t have an account, sign up here for a 1,000 point bonus)
3) Either fly on American (not on a codeshare or Oneworld partner) on a paid ticket (not award) or get AA miles with a hotel or car partner (note: this does not mean redeem AA miles for hotel or car, you must pay for a rental and then choose to earn AA miles)

All three of these things need to be done by May 27, 2011 in order to get the 3,000 mile bonus. Not bad if you were going to do these things already.

The Platinum Card® from American Express

The American Express Platinum card has some of the best perks out there: cardholders enjoy the best domestic lounge access (Delta SkyClubs, Centurion Lounges, and Priority Pass), a $200 annual airline fee credit as well as up to $200 in Uber credits, and mid-tier elite status at SPG, Marriott, and Hilton. Combined with the 60,000 point welcome offer -- worth $1,140 based on TPG's valuations -- this card is a no-brainer for frequent travelers. Here are 5 reasons you should consider this card, as well as how you can figure out if the $550 annual fee makes sense for you.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That can be up to $200 in annual Uber savings.
  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.
  • Receive complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550 with Fine Hotels & Resorts. Learn More.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
  • Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. Enrollment required.
  • $550 annual fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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