Summer Flight Bonuses on American, British Airways, Delta, United and Virgin America

Jun 11, 2011

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Below is a list of current route promotions on prominent routes in the US. If  I’ve missed any (which I’m sure I have), feel free to comment below and I’ll include them in the post. Every mile counts!

American

Double miles (including elite) between Chicago and Los Angeles and San Francisco. Your AA account must have a California or Illinois address to be eligible. Register and fly by August 31, 2011.

5/10/15,000 mile bonus for discounted economy/full-fare economy/business class NY to Budapest. Register and fly by June 30, 2011.

5/10/15,000 mile bonus for discounted economy/full-fare economy/ business class Chicago to Helsinki. Register and fly by July 30, 2011.

Double/Triple miles for coach/business or first class from Los Angeles to Shanghai. Register and fly by June 30, 2011

20,000 miles for booking a full-fare/business/first transatlantic ticket on American/Iberia/British Airways. Register and fly by June 30, 2011

10/15,000 miles when you fly Cathay business/first roundtrip to Hong Kong and bank your miles to AA. Register and fly by August 15, 2011.

Double miles when you fly Iberia Miami to Barcelona. Register and fly by June 30, 2011.

Double miles when you fly Iberia Los Angeles to Madrid. Register and fly by June 30, 2011.

British Airways

Double miles on San Diego to London. Register and fly by August 30, 2011.

20,000 miles for booking a full-fare/business/first transatlantic ticket on American/Iberia/British Airways. Register and fly by June 30, 2011

Delta

Double/Triple miles for coach/business class, Detroit and LAX to Tokyo Haneda. Note: If you originally had booked a Haneda flight, but were switched to Narita, you can still claim the bonus miles because your original intent was to fly to Haneda. Register and fly by September 30, 2011.

5k Bonus miles for JFK to Iceland flights.

Double miles on Air France Boston to Paris. Register and fly by September 15, 2011.

Double miles between JFK and Budapest. Register and fly by September 15, 2011.

United

Double Miles (including elite) between Chicago and San Francisco and Los Angeles. Register and fly by August 31, 2011. Only for flights between the two cities – not continuing itineraries like ORD-SFO-NRT.

Double/Triple miles on coach/business or first from Los Angeles to Shanghai. Register and travel by July 15, 2011.

Virgin America

Triple points for travel between Chicago and Los Angeles and San Francisco. Register and fly by August 31, 2011.

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 90,000 bonus miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new card in the first three months of card membership. Offer ends 11/10/2021.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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More Things to Know
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 90,000 Bonus Miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer expires 11/10/2021.
  • Earn up to 20,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) with Status Boost® per year. After you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, you can earn 10,000 MQMs two times per year, getting you closer to Medallion® Status. MQMs are used to determine Medallion® Status and are different than miles you earn toward flights.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. *Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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Regular APR
15.74%-24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
N/A
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
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