Here is an easy way to pop up your AA balance. If you belong to the rewardsnetwork, make sure you register online to receive emails. With that as a minimum, you can earn double miles on purchases over $50 during thr promo period.
So why not buy a gift card from your favorite restaurant that belongs to the network. There is no limit to its size. You were going to spend the money anyway.
As an elite member I bought a $500 gift card to my favorite Hilton Head Restaurant and collected 10,000 miles during a promo.
Here are the terms and conditions:
Double Helpings Bonus
Earn double AAdvantage® miles on dines of $50 or more Help yourself to seconds…get double miles every time you spend at least $50 at a participating restaurant. And then return for more, because there’s no limit to the AAdvantage® bonus miles you can earn. Go ahead – count the miles, not the calories. And help yourself to another portion of miles!
It’s as easy as 1-2-3.
1. Register for the Double Helpings Bonus*.
2. Dine out at any participating restaurant by November 30, 2008 and spend $50 or more.
3. Earn twice as many American Airlines AAdvantage® miles on every dine … 6 miles per dollar for Online Members and 10 miles per dollar for VIP Members!
Double Helpings Bonus Terms and Conditions
NOTE: This bonus is open to Online and VIP members only.
You must opt in to receive emails in order to qualify; so make sure you have elected to receive emails from the AAdvantage DiningSM program and that you have provided us with a valid, deliverable email address when you register.
*To qualify a dine must be of $50 USD or more (including tax or tip) at a participating restaurant, bar or club after your advance online registration in the Double Helpings Bonus via the link on this page above and by November 30, 2008 during a valid benefit period and which is paid for with a credit or debit card registered in the AAdvantage DiningSM program.
Advance online registration required to participate in the Double Helpings Bonus. There is no limit to how many miles you may earn during this bonus. Offer is combinable with the VIP Rate Your Dine bonus but otherwise not combinable with other AAdvantage DiningSM bonuses. All account inquiries related to this bonus must be received by January 30, 2009. Please allow 6-8 weeks for any bonus miles to post to your AAdvantage® account.
Other limitations may apply. Some restaurants offer mileage awards only on certain days of the week, times of the day or up to a maximum spending amount per month. For complete program Terms and Conditions, guidelines and restrictions, and the latest benefit schedules, visit aa.rewardsnetwork.com.
Citi ThankYou® Premier Card
- Annual Fee: $95 fee waived for the first year
- Foreign Fees: No
- Card Type: Bank
- Earn 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening - redeemable for $500 in gift cards, $625 for airfare, or other great rewards.
- Earn 3X ThankYou Points on Travel including Gas, 2X ThankYou Points on Dining Out and Entertainment, and 1X ThankYou Points on Other Purchases
- ThankYou® Points are worth 25% more when redeemed for travel through thankyou.com, as compared to gift cards
- No foreign transaction fees on purchases
- Points do not expire and earn unlimited ThankYou Points
- Annual Fee: $95 (fee waived for the first 12 months)