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In addition to paid travel and credit card sign-up bonuses, another great way to earn points is through shopping portals. For those of you who may not know, shopping portals give you additional points for buying products through them.

(READ MORE: Earning Miles Through Shopping Portals)

(READ MORE:  How I earned over 1.6 million points in 2016)

If you missed some of the shopping portal bonuses that expired last week, American is back with a promotion at their shopping portal.

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One thing that is different about this promotion is that it is tied specifically to Macy’s in that you will earn the bonus miles only by shopping at Macy’s.

American Airlines Macy’s Bonus Promotion

This American / Macy’s shopping portal bonus runs from now until December 5th (4 days only)

  • Spend $250, get 1000 bonus miles

Macy’s is also offering 5 miles / $ as their base rate

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So if you spend $250, you’ll actually get NINE miles per dollar spent

Terms & Conditions

  •  Offer valid from December 2, 2017 through December 5, 2017 at 11:59:59 pm ET (the “Bonus Period”).
  • Member will earn a one-time bonus of one thousand (1000) AAdvantage® bonus miles (the “Bonus Miles”) on qualifying purchases, in addition to the AAdvantage® miles earned from shopping online through the AAdvantage eShoppingSM mall at
  • Bonus Miles will be issued based on an eligible Member’s cumulative spend of two hundred fifty dollars ($250) or more on qualifying transactions when shopping online through the AAdvantage eShoppingSM mall at during the Bonus Period.
  • Returns, cancellations, shipping and handling, taxes, gift card or other cash equivalent purchases, and certain products, are not included in the Bonus Miles eligibility calculation; please see the AAdvantage eShoppingSM mall site for details on product eligibility and/or any coupon code details or other usage restrictions.
  • Please allow 6-8 weeks for Bonus Miles to post to your AAdvantage eShoppingSM account.
  • Void where prohibited by law.

Earning Points

On the promotion landing page, the website also gives you a few different coupons to use and Macy’s is running their Friends and Family sale right now, so there may be additional opportunities there

Will you be earning these bonus points? Do you take advantage of these shopping portal bonuses in general? Let us know below!

Images courtesy of American Airlines eShopping portal

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