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How To Earn American Airlines AAdvantage EQD Quickly

As we approach the end of the year a lot of people are starting to scramble to earn AAdvantage elite status. Many are trying to take a few last-minute trips in order to reach the next highest level. A few of us have probably flown many more miles than we expected, but are finding that…
My Final American AAdvantage Buy Up Offer To Executive Platinum

A few weeks ago American Airlines started sending AAdvantage members buy up offers. These offers allowed AAdvantage members to buy up from their current elite status level to a higher level for 2018. Additionally, when a member takes AAdvantage of the offer they’ll receive status within 24 hours of payment. When I received my first…
My New Insulting AAdvantage Platinum Pro Buy Up Offer

Update: I assumed and hoped this would be the case, but a few hours after posting this article my buy up offer once again changed. This time American offered that I pay just $495 to buy up to AAdvantage Platinum Pro Status. This updated offer is more in line with approximately how far away I…
American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Pro Status Benefits

American has made many changes to the 2017 AAdvantage loyalty program. Changes include the reduction of Executive Platinum benefits, transitioning to a revenue based loyalty program, and the addition of AAdvantage Platinum Pro status. Today I’ll introduce American’s new elite status, explain how to qualify, and dive into the benefits offered. Overall, I find the…
Elite Status: American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Status

American Airlines currently has 4 levels of elite status. Those levels from bottom to top are AAdvantage Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro, and Executive Platinum. Each status represents an increase in benefits that compound as you attain each higher level. Today I’ll focus on AAdvantage Platinum status which is the third highest level, but don’t let that…
American Airlines Won’t Let Me Go!

Halfway through December of 2016 I received an email from American Airlines. The email politely informed me that it appeared I would not qualify for AAdvantage Platinum status in 2016. As I continued reading I found the email also contained a limited time offer to purchase an American Airlines Elite Status Boost. Sure enough American was…
American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Status

The third fourth highest level of the American Airlines AAdvantage program; AAdvantage Platinum status offers many benefits which help make it well worth earning. AAdvantage Platinum status offers frequent flyers a ton of great benefits which make traveling, especially internationally, much more enjoyable. Anyone who finds themselves just shy of earning Platinum status should definitely consider a last…