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Double Dip? AA SimplyMiles and Rakuten Amex MR Points

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by ZachJ, Jan 9, 2020.

  1. ZachJ

    ZachJ Reader

    Hi Ben -

    I recently signed up for an AA mastercard, and registered it with AA's SimplyMiles program. There are several offers that pay extra AA points for in-store purchases. I've also linked this AA card to my Rakuten account (where I get Amex MR points) for in-store purchases.

    My question is: can I double dip and get miles back from both SimplyMiles and Rakuten for the same in-store purchase? (Or is this like trying to use 2 shopping portals for the same purchase - only one registers.)

    I tried this a week ago and I got points through Rakuten for my in-store purchase but haven't gotten them through AA's SimplyMiles yet. Just curious.

    Thanks for all you do!
  2. rickyw

    rickyw Well-Known Member

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    I think SimplyMiles is exclusively for online-shopping, not in-store. So, you could potentially double dip on online offers, but I don't think in-store would qualify.