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.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,650

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. Plus earn up to $50 in statement credits towards grocery store purchases within your first year of account opening.
  • Earn 2X points on dining including eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out and travel. Plus, earn 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
  • With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categories.
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