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What Are American AAdvantage Miles Worth? January 2017

Real World Machine values American AAdvantage miles at 1.5 cents (USD) each. By our calculations, AAvantage miles are more valuable than Delta, United, JetBlue, or Alaska miles, equally as valuable as Southwest miles, but less valuable than Southwest or Virgin America miles. Continue reading

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What Is American Airlines Elite Status Worth? January 2017

American Airlines’s AAdvantage program changed drastically in 2016 and 2017 and added a new elite status level, Platinum Pro, between the top-level Executive Platinum status and the mid-level Platinum status. American also started awarding AAdvantage miles based on airfare spending (versus air miles traveled) in 2016. Continue reading

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Value of One Point or Mile and Average Rebate for Airlines, Hotels, Rail, and Rental Cars | 2017

Valuations include both the value of one point in a given rewards program and the rebate percentage, in points, for spending with over 20 airline, hotel, rail, and car rental rewards and frequent flyer programs. Continue reading

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