Now through April 29, 2015. American Airlines is offering AAdvantage members the chance to earn up to 2,250 bonus miles through their online shopping portal.
Earning through shopping portals is a great way to rack up miles for purchases that you would already make. You just head to the site first and then click through for whatever merchant you want to shop at and then you complete your purchase through them as normal, and in about a few weeks, you’ll see the bonus American miles hit your account.
For this offer, here’s how it works:
Spend $125 and earn 250 bonus miles
Spend $300 and earn 1,000 bonus miles
Spend $700 and earn 2,250 bonus miles
Keep in mind these bonus miles are in addition to the miles you’d earn with your credit card as well as the normal bonus miles you earn for shopping through the American Airlines shopping portal.
*From 3/30/15 to 4/29/15 11:59 PM EST earn a one-time bonus of up to 2,250 bonus miles from AAdvantage eShoppingSM mall. Spend a cumulative amount of $125-$299 to earn 250 bonus miles; spend a cumulative amount of $300-$699 to earn 1,000 bonus miles; or spend a cumulative amount of $700 or more to earn 2,250 bonus miles. Returns, shipping, taxes, gift card purchases, and certain products are not eligible for bonus; please see site for details on any coupon code details or usage restrictions. Please allow 8-10 weeks for bonus miles to post to your account. Void where prohibited by law.
Shopping through the American Airlines shopping portal is a great way to earn bonus miles for purchases you would already be making.
There and hundreds of different stores available and many sell gift cards online, so even if you wouldn’t normally spend $700, you could for instance choose Staples and buy Whole Foods gift cards or other gift cards there to get your spening up to that amount.