Mark Your Calendar: Earn 6x AAdvantage Miles on Apple Purchases on Thursday

May 14, 2018

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This Thursday (May 17, 2018) only, American Airlines AAdvantage Shopping is offering a bonus earning structure for purchases made at Apple — 6x miles on your Apple purchases made through the AAdvantage Shopping portal.

Shopping portals seldom offer elevated mileage earnings on Apple purchases, and when they do, it’s generally for one day only. In this instance, however, the AAdvantage portal is giving advance warning as to when it will offer the increased earning. Note, however, that some Apple purchases, such as gift cards and gift wrap, are not eligible for the bonus points. You’ll want to read the terms and conditions before making your purchase to make sure it’s eligible.

For a store that doesn’t often offer bonus points, the value to be had here could be great. For example, if you purchase an iMac for $1,499 and an iPhone X for $1,149, you’d earn a healthy 15,888 AAdvantage miles. Based on TPG’s most recent valuations, those points are worth $222.

Shopping portals are one of the best ways to earn bonus points or miles with an airline or point currency of your choosing. If you’ve been planning to make an Apple purchase, consider waiting until Thursday in order to score a fantastic 6x AAdvantage miles per dollar spent with the retailer.

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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Annual Fee
$250
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