American Airlines is running a shopping portal promotion called “The Mystery Bonus Event”. First, you’ll register or login to reveal which bonus offer you were targeted for (bottom of page). Then once your bonus offer has been revealed, you have until 6/30/17 to complete the minimum spend.
• $500 Spent – Earn 2,000 AA miles
• $300 Spent – Earn 1,200 AA miles
• $100 Spent – Earn 500 AA miles
Is it worth it?
This offer breaks down to 4x bonus points IN ADDITION to your normal portal earnings from AA. I was targeted for 2,000 bonus points after spending $500 through their shopping portal links. If you don’t find better shopping portal bonuses on CashBackMonitor, I’d jump on this Mystery Bonus offer.
I purchased $515 worth of camera equipment on Adorama.com through the AA shopping portal. I will earn 2,000 AA bonus points + another 515 AA miles (since Adorama earns 1x AA miles). 2,515 miles isn’t bad since I had a minimum spend to hit anyways so it never hurts to buy some merchandise to resell.
I value AA miles at 1.4 cents a piece, so 2,515 miles are worth about $35 towards airfare. (on OneWorld partners, preferably) In the past, bonus points from AA post into my account roughly three weeks after the order is placed or spending threshold is exceeded.