It’s not that we see Reno as a departure airport for many airfare deals but yes they exit. American Airlines has loaded cheap fares around ~700 from many small airports in California, Nevada and Texas.
The flights go through Dallas or Los Angeles and via Japan usually.
To get the maximum miles – make sure all your flight numbers are American Airlines when flying from Tokyo as Japan Airlines light numbers may give you less miles.
Fare Class for this trip: TBD
Miles to be flown: ~19,000 (depends on routing)
Where to credit your miles: 100% on AAdvantage
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Hotels for this trip
hotelscombined.com compares dozens of hotel websites – this is usually where I start my hotel search.
trivago.com has even more hotel sites to search from.
agoda.com – this Priceline subsidiary has great customer service and awesome rates, especially in Asia.
marriott.com – Marriott has the best BRG in the industry and has over 4,087 properties in 80 countries.
hyatt.com – Hyatt has some of the best properties worldwide – my favorite hotel chain if I could always afford it!
ihg.com – usually awesome promotions and earn rates – I love IHG.
hilton.com – Hilton has a wonderful global footprint and it is hard to find a place in the world without one of their hotels.
starwoodhotels.com – Starwood has some truly amazing properties and a wonderful elite status program.
radissonblu.com – Radisson and Club Carlson have very competitive prices and a huge footprint in Europe and parts of the US.