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If you’re new to milevalue, welcome! If you’re a newbie in the points game, you may want to catch up with my in-progress series for beginners called Free First Class Next Month. It is a series of two-minute posts that will take you from where you are to a nascent miles expert in one month.

If you’re already pretty well-versed, you might want to check out my systematic valuation series on Avios, AAdvantage, Rapid Rewards, and my future ones on United, Delta, US Airways, Hawaiian, Ultimate Rewards, Membership Rewards, and others. Or some of the incredible resources here like the milevalue calculator, lists of all possible Avios redemptions from LAX and NYC, or the complete list of international gateway cities in the AAdvantage program.

On to the giveaway. It’s Friday night, and I’m feeling generous, so I’m giving away a $66 virtual American Airlines gift card. I snagged this gift card for free last year with my American Express Platinum card (along with two for $67 each), and I’ll put the terms and conditions below, so you know how you can use it.

There are a few ways to enter, and entry will close at 11:59 PM PT on Sunday. Entry methods:

#1- Comment on this post with how you would use the gift card or any suggestion for something you’d like to see milevalue cover.

#2- Follow me on twitter @milevalue

#3- Tweet a link to a milevalue post with the hashtag #milevalue. You receive two entries for entering in this way.

#4- Post a link to a milevalue post you find particularly useful on your website. You receive two entries for entering in this way.

You can enter one or multiple ways. Enter all four ways and receive six entries. On Sunday night, I’ll use a random number generator to figure out the winner and will contact the winner to collect the prize.

Gift card T&C:

It is transferable, so this giveaway is OK. Up to eight AA gift cards can be used per purchase, so you can combine it with any you have.

Gift Cards are redeemable toward the purchase of air travel wholly on flights operated by American Airlines, American Eagle® and AmericanConnection® carriers for itineraries sold and originating in the U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. Gift Cards may also be used for payment of air travel on any oneworld® partner or Codeshare flights designated in flight listings as AA*. They cannot be used for payment of air travel on any other airline. In addition if a credit card is used in conjunction with gift card(s), the credit card must have a United States, U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico billing address. Gift Cards may not be used for upgrades, Admirals Club memberships enrollments, Admirals Club One-Day passes, AAdvantage Award Travel or other non-flight products and/or services sold on


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