2,016 Bonus AAdvantage Miles and Up to $175 Off AA Vacations

Jan 8, 2016

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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:

  • Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express: 3x on airfare purchases
  • Citi Prestige: 3x on air travel purchases
  • Citi Premier Card: 3x on travel purchases
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred: 2x on travel purchases

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!

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