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Where to credit CX - AA or AS?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by beerandcheese, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. beerandcheese

    beerandcheese Reader

    Flying IAD-HKG-MEL RT in Class I which covers +25,000 miles flown. Currently AA Gold and AS MVP via status match but am torn on where to credit the miles. Planning a large RTW trip with my family starting June 2019 for 12 months. Have PP so I don't value OW sapphire lounge access all that much.

    Flight will net on AA:
    38,230 EQMs, $6371 EQDs, and 42,054 redeemable miles (bottom line - I'll be 12k EQMs short of Platinum/OW Sapphire)

    Flight will net on AS:
    70,089 redeemable miles (including 25,487 elite miles - enough for MVP) and ~62K for wife & kid.

    I will likely have a small to moderate amount of domestic east coast travel this year (likely on AA).

    Looking for advice on where to credit and the value of AS MVP. Thanks
     
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  2. Tiffany

    Tiffany One Mile At A Time

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    I would say it depends on what miles you think you'll want for your trip. 70k AS miles are much more useful than 42k AA miles, as a matter of principle, but if you are specifically hoping to redeem on Etihad or Qatar or something I can see a case for crediting to American.
     
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