US Airways is offering double miles on flights booked at USAirways.com by October 31 with a Mastercard for travel through December 31.
And if you pay with a US Airways Mastercard, you get double elite qualifying miles as well.
The offer does not apply to flights booked prior to September 17, and miles are expected to post 6-8 weeks after travel. Promotion code is MCDM.
For a US Airways flyer, this is very cool. The offer covers a full three and a half months of travel. And for US Airways elites who don’t already have the co-branded credit card, it’s a great time.
The best offer for the credit card that I’m aware of comes with 40,000 miles after first purchase and no fee the first year.
Non-elites get priority boarding. The card comes with an annual lounge pass and a $99 companion ticket that is valid on a $250 base fare and will let you take along two people off one purchased ticket for $99+tax each.
It earns double miles on US Airways purchases, and 10,000 bonus miles on each cardmember anniversary (which make makes it worth the $89 annual fee to keep).
I do have a US Airways Mastercard, my other Mastercard is my Diners Club, and these sorts of offers (which are presumably getting some funding through the payment processor) are a reason I like to be sure to have a Visa, Mastercard, and an American Express. Though there are occasionally good offers, admittedly I do not have a Discover card…