ICYMI: 100k bonus AA miles, 50% bonus Avios and more

Nov 10, 2019

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Each Sunday, we round up the top deals you might have missed on TPG this week. From flight deals to limited-time bonus offers, here’s what you need to know.

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Earn 65k United MileagePlus miles

(Photo by Daniel Ross/The Points Guy)
(Photo by Daniel Ross/The Points Guy.)

New applicants to the United Explorer Card can earn 60k bonus miles after spending $3,000 total on purchases in the first three months, which TPG values at $780. The card itself has seen some major improvements and now sports a credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck. This is awesome and rare for a card with only a $95 annual fee that’s waived in the first year.

Nonstop transcon flights from 5k miles one-way

This week American Airlines offered transcontinental flights from 5k AAdvantage miles one-way and Delta offered domestic flights from 5k SkyMiles round-trip.

Earn 10k bonus Marriott points 

If you have a Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card, check your account to see if you were targeted to earn 10k bonus points before the end of the year.

Flights to Europe from 10,750 miles in econ and 26,500 in biz

Rome
Rome. (Photo by cristina gottardi / Unsplash.)

If you already have the miles, you could book a trip to Europe in business for as low as 26,500 miles one-way. If you’re short on miles, consider buying them to score a round-trip business-class ticket from $1,135

Get 50% more Avios with this BA promo

From now until Nov. 21, you can earn 50% more Avios when you buy miles. If Avios are a mystery to you, you’re going to want to look into them as they can offer savings up to 25%.

Last-minute flights to Hawaii from $260 round-trip

Wailua Falls (YinYang / Getty Images)
Wailua Falls (YinYang / Getty Images.)

This week, Alaska Airlines launched a new deal with a discount determined by the size of wave swells at popular Hawaii surf spots. This new promo is just the beginning of how Alaska plans to use data in its deals.

Flights to the Maldives from $410 round-trip

If the Maldives is on your must-visit list (and whose doesn’t include it?), you’re going to be excited to hear flights are currently available from $410 round-trip from LAX.

Get 100k bonus AA miles with new promo

If it makes sense for you to buy miles, you may want to take a look at American’s current miles promo.

Earn free car rentals with Thrifty bonus

For every qualifying rental between now and the end of the year, you’ll receive 625 Blue Chip Reward points — enough for a free rental.

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Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new card in your first three months of card membership. Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants with your card within the first 3 months of membership.

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
  • Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
  • Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at US restaurants with your card within the first 3 months of membership.
  • Accelerate your path to Medallion Status, with Status Boost®. Plus, in 2021 you can earn even more bonus Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) to help you reach Medallion Status.
  • 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
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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