T – Minus… 7 Days

T – Minus… 7 Days

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“Dallas… We have a problem…”

Contest ALERT*

$25 gift card (airline) to the first person who comments correctly on why I substituted ‘Dallas’ for ‘Houston’.

A few weeks back I posted about the upcoming AA Devaluation. And the day is almost here.

I highly encourage you to re-read that post, but as a reminder, here’s the chart:


Try not to wait to book anything in red (especially first class awards!) and do wait to book the awards in green until March 22.


  • You can book 331 days from today (or March 21) and American will let you change your award dates at no extra cost (as long as the origin and destination remain the same).
  • The agents should not charge you the mileage difference of the old vs. new chart; if they try, ask for a supervisor, or hang up and call again.
  • Example: Today you book a business class ticket from New York to London for 50,000 and then after March 22, you want to change the date and the ticket to First Class, you should only be charged the old award chart rate of 62,500 not 80,000.

What will you book before the devaluation?

-The Miner

Need help booking awards before your miles devalue? Feel free to contact me at [email protected] 

*Rules & restrictions apply: One winner will receive a airline (American, United, Delta, jetBlue, Southwest, Frontier, Spirit, Alaska, or Hawaiian) gift card of $25.00 (twenty-five dollars). First person to comment correctly on this blog post in the comments section will be the winner. Must have verifiable email address.



March 16, 2016 at 2:18 am

Because Dallas is cooler!?!?


March 16, 2016 at 2:33 am

Aa’s largest Hub is in dallas


March 16, 2016 at 2:35 am

And their hq is there


March 16, 2016 at 2:36 am

Sorry DZB! IT may be, but that’s not the right answer 🙂


March 16, 2016 at 2:37 am

Correct and congratulations! Please email me at [email protected] with your information (which airline, delivery method and name).


March 16, 2016 at 4:30 am

Not to be nit picky but AA’s headquarters is actually in Forth Wirth, TX. DFW is however a major hub for them.


March 16, 2016 at 5:33 pm

However, residents would refer to D and FW as one area. But yes, either response would have been acceptable, just his was first 🙂

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