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Want to do a mileage run before the end of the year to achieve platinum pro on AA. Any suggestions from Chicago for interesting cities to spend ~48 hours in? Ideally looking to achieve 8k+ miles

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A lot of people front Chicago do mileage runs to Hong Kong (that's my plan for this year)

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Isn't it early to be planning mileage runs?

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Are you doing a real mileage run (i.e. Absolutely minimal cpm?) or just looking to take a cool trip and grab enough miles? To me, they are two different things. I flew DCA->SLC->Spokane and back in a day as a mileage run. Wasn't fun, but it was cheap as shit.

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Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, Madrid, Barcelona, take your pick

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Chicago-LA-Anchorage-Phoenix-Dallas-Chicago = 8,311 miles

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^ I did that in less than 24 hs (it was a true mile run) and it cost me $590 bucks in 2016.

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There should be some reasonably cheap Asia fares in the fall -- I'm seeing PEK, PVG, NRT in the $500-600 range from ORD in October. HKG usually runs closer to 700-800 but ends up being my usual "mileage run", courtesy of my XLDR

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If anything, I'm going to need a revenue run to hit the ExPlat EQD requirements ☹️

Secretflying.com that's where I found my mileage run to Thailand and back last year for $406

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