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$75 fee:

-21+ days prior to departure is based on the departing city time zone, not the booking city time zone.

EDIT: I managed to call in and have them waive the fee when it was within 21 days in departing city time zone but not by booking city time zone

UPDATE: AA has removed all close-in fees

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3360 on: July 04, 2021, 01:01:43 AM »
How are the new TLV-JFK flights? Specifically in economy. Any issues with cancellations? Any other issues? Suggestions? Thank you

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3361 on: July 05, 2021, 11:58:31 PM »
Booked 2 seats JFK-CMN and had them on hold received an email confirmation that i had until 7/7 @ 11:59pm to complete the purchase i tried this evening to complete the purchase and sure enough the reservations were canceled. spent 2 hrs waiting to speak to a representative from AA to hear it's not us it is the carrier that did it just a few hours ago...
spoke to a supervisor but all the same no one human person just a bunch of people that dont really care they could confirm all the information i stated. my question is simple there should be a certain responsibility between partners otherwise whats the entire system worth? nobody is liable for nothing and could always blame it on the other.
in My case it was a special dream that just got smashed. My uncle did not go back to the country since he left with his entire family when he was 16, 60 years ago!!!
that entire week there are no flights available.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3362 on: July 06, 2021, 02:25:33 AM »
Pretty sure about this but haven't been involved in a long time... If I book an award ticket, I have 24 hours to cancel with a full refund correct? The only exception is that once it is within 24 hours before the actual flight, then there are no cancellations. This all correct?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3363 on: July 07, 2021, 12:30:10 AM »
Pretty sure about this but haven't been involved in a long time... If I book an award ticket, I have 24 hours to cancel with a full refund correct? The only exception is that once it is within 7 days before the actual flight, then there are no cancellations. This all correct?
FTFY. Though some airlines will allow it anyway.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3364 on: July 21, 2021, 12:03:51 AM »
if i book a aa web special round trip, can i cancel the return after travel has started ?  even though it was cheaper as a round trip ?

i see on booking it breaks down the mileage by segment ?   what about before first leg can you cancel return leg and end up saving miles or the reprice it as a one way ?

see example below showing 48k per way 96 rt, one way is 57.5k per direction.

Flight 1   New York
(JFK) -
Tel Aviv-Yafo
(TLV)   Tue Jan 04
11:10 PM   Premium Economy
Web Special   48,000 miles
Flight 2   Tel Aviv-Yafo
(TLV) -
New York
(JFK)   Mon Jan 10
12:50 AM   Premium Economy
Web Special   48,000 miles

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3365 on: July 29, 2021, 07:39:52 PM »
Any tricks on finding American Airlines SaverAA award? to be able to book with ba?
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3366 on: August 01, 2021, 11:39:19 PM »
Cancel and redeposit miles anytime are only on AA Metal or even partner?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3367 on: August 02, 2021, 03:42:32 AM »
Cancel and redeposit miles anytime are only on AA Metal or even partner?
Even partner

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3368 on: August 02, 2021, 08:53:26 AM »
Even partner
how long does it take? its 4 weeks already for me, even Qantas redeposited back the miles but not AA.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3369 on: August 02, 2021, 02:04:42 PM »
JFK-TLV J is considered "Flagship". Does that allow me to use the flagship checkin?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3370 on: August 04, 2021, 09:22:25 AM »
JFK-TLV J is considered "Flagship". Does that allow me to use the flagship checkin?

My understanding is no. I believe it needs to be true F to qualify. Not 100% sure on that though.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3371 on: August 18, 2021, 11:45:21 PM »
Earning aa gold when I'm already million mile gold, any value to that?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3372 on: November 05, 2021, 01:03:38 PM »
Trying to sign up a family member to AA Advantage for a few days already, and after submitting it, she keeps on getting a "our system is having trouble" error message. Is there any other way to sign up?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3373 on: January 02, 2022, 01:48:47 PM »
Does free same day flight change apply to switch to a B6 flight?

If I book web special is there free same day flight change?


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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3374 on: January 02, 2022, 02:00:53 PM »


if i book a aa web special round trip, can i cancel the return after travel has started ?  even though it was cheaper as a round trip ?

i see on booking it breaks down the mileage by segment ?   what about before first leg can you cancel return leg and end up saving miles or the reprice it as a one way ?

see example below showing 48k per way 96 rt, one way is 57.5k per direction.

Flight 1New York
(JFK) -
Tel Aviv-Yafo
(TLV)Tue Jan 04
11:10 PMPremium Economy
Web Special48,000 miles
Flight 2Tel Aviv-Yafo
(TLV) -
New York
(JFK)Mon Jan 10
12:50 AMPremium Economy
Web Special48,000 miles

What happened? Did you cancel after departure? I'm assuming they reprice it as a one way - 57.5K, and refund only 38.5K
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3375 on: January 03, 2022, 01:35:31 AM »
Does free same day flight change apply to switch to a B6 flight?

If I book web special is there free same day flight change?
Anyone know?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3376 on: January 03, 2022, 05:53:45 AM »
Anyone know?
Pretty sure it does not.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3377 on: January 03, 2022, 12:09:44 PM »
Pretty sure it does not.
Thanks. Is that both questions?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3378 on: January 13, 2022, 09:30:41 AM »
I booked a flight and paid with cash. Then upgraded seat with miles. I later canceled and rebooked same flight, all within 24 hours of original booking but within 7 days of the flight.
Question: will they refund me the cash and miles?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3379 on: January 13, 2022, 06:55:47 PM »

What happened? Did you cancel after departure? I'm assuming they reprice it as a one way - 57.5K, and refund only 38.5K

didnt actually book the trip. i had the same question with delta, they needed to manually refund and on 1 of the tickets refunded the whole trip   - on the others 50% of the mileage