American Airlines has launched Milestones sweepstakes to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the AAdvantage program.
Every participant can earn 700 free advantage miles and 35 winners will each receive 350,000 AAdvantage miles.
You can access this offer on AA’s website here.
Note that these sweepstakes and free miles are only available for AAdvantage program mebers in the 50 United States and DC.
The 700 free miles requires you to indicate your dream trip (350 free miles) and then share it on Facebook, Twitter or by email to earn another 350.
This is a great way to extend the validity of your or family members’ AAdvantage miles and nudge them towards the next award goal.
Here are the terms and conditions:
Between 12:00:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (“CDT”) on April 29, 2016, and 12:00:00 p.m. on June 1, 2016 (“Promotion Period”) all entrants (“Entrant”) that: (i) are or become an AAdvantage® member; (ii) visithttps://secure.fly.aa.com/milesformilestones and complete all required fields on the online entry form; and (iii) answer the following posted question via the drop down menu “Tell us what milestone you’re saving for and when it is” (“Milestone Question”) in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, will receive three-hundred and fifty (350) American Airlines AAdvantage® miles (“Bonus Miles”). Bonus Miles are subject to terms and conditions which can be found atwww.aa.com/aadvantage when you click on Program Details and then click on AAdvantage® Terms and Conditions. There is a limit of three-hundred and fifty (350) Bonus Miles per entrant via the drop down menu method.
Bonus Miles earned by each Entrant will be allocated to entrant’s AAdvantage® account approximately eight (8) weeks after the end of Promotion Period.
In addition, entrants can receive an additional three-hundred and fifty (350) Bonus Miles (“Additional Bonus Miles”) by doing one of the following:
A. Facebook: Follow the instructions to show their intent to share the pre-populated message via their Facebook account. If entrant elects to complete the process to share the pre-populated message on Facebook, entrant can also post other content associated with the message. Associated content will hereinafter be referred to as (“Content”). Content must be in compliance with the Content Guidelines specified herein. Any content, text or otherwise, included as part of the Content must be in the English language. Content is collected through a platform application.
Additional Bonus Miles earned by each entrant will be allocated to entrant’s AAdvantage® account approximately eight (8) weeks after the end of Promotion Period.
B. Twitter: Follow the instructions to share a story (“Story”) about a milestone trip taken or upcoming one via their Twitter account. Story and associated content will also hereinafter collectively be referred to as “Content.” Entrant will only receive the applicable Additional Bonus Miles if they share using the hashtags #MilesForMilestones and #Promotion. Any content, text or otherwise, included as part of the Content must be in the English language and must be in compliance with the Content Guidelines specified herein.
Entrant will receive a mention from @americanair immediately following the share post. The mention will include a link. Entrant must click on the link and follow the instructions provided for submitting their AAdvantage® number. If the twitter share is in compliance with these Terms and Conditions and if the AAdvantage® number provided matches the AAdvantage® number entrant provided at time of entry, the Additional Bonus Miles will be deposited into entrant’s AAdvantage® account approximately eight (8) weeks after the end of the Promotion Period.
C. Email: Follow the instructions to show their intent to send a Story about a milestone trip taken or upcoming one to firstname.lastname@example.org that describes their milestone trip. If entrant elects to complete the process to populate the email with their milestone story, entrant can also attach other content associated with their milestone story. Milestone story and associated content will also hereinafter collectively be referred to as “Content”. Content must be in compliance with the Content Guidelines specified herein. Any content, text or otherwise, included as part of the Content must be in the English language.
Additional Bonus Miles earned by each entrant will be allocated to entrant’s AAdvantage® account approximately eight (8) weeks after the end of Promotion Period.
Bonus Miles and Additional Bonus Miles will hereinafter collectively be referred to as (“Miles”).
There is a limit of three-hundred and fifty (350) Bonus Miles and three-hundred and fifty (350) Additional Bonus Miles [for a total of seven-hundred (700) AAdvantage® miles] per entrant/AAdvantage® member account regardless of how many times/ways entrant shares their Story.
By submitting Content, Entrant acknowledges that his/her name may be posted on Sponsor’s website, in Sponsor’s discretion. Submission of Content grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual license and right to publish, use, publicly perform the Content in any way, in any media, without limitation, and without consideration to the Entrant.
Entrants who are not AAdvantage® members may join at no cost online at www.aa.com and click on AAdvantage® or by calling the AAdvantage® membership desk at 1-800-882-8880.
Entrants must be legally and physically residing in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and be at least 18 years of age (19 in Alabama and Nebraska) at time of entry. Other conditions and restrictions may apply. Offer only good while supplies last. American Airlines, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and The Marketing Arm Inc. (“Administrator”), and their respective parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and administrative agencies, and their respective agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns are hereinafter referred to as (“Promotion Entities”). Limit seven-hundred (700) Miles per entrant. Offers cannot be combined with any other offer or sold or redeemed for cash. No substitutions or rain checks. Miles cannot be transferred or assigned. Theft, diversion, reproduction, transfer, sale or purchase of this offer is prohibited and constitutes fraud. Void if altered, duplicated, copied, reproduced, transferred, sold, exchanged or expired. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute Miles with one of equal or greater value.
AAdvantage® Miles Terms: If AAdvantage® miles are redeemed for air transportation, Entrant is responsible for the full cost of transportation to and from their departure and arrival city. Entrant is responsible for any and all applicable fees, service charges, surcharges or passenger facility charges and all insurance costs, federal, state, local and foreign taxes, if any, gratuities, meals, incidentals and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of the prize. AAdvantage® flight awards are subject to, and the passenger is responsible for, the September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per one-way trip per passenger, applicable departure taxes, federal inspection fees, passenger facility charges of up to $18.00, depending on itinerary, and any other taxes and fees imposed by a government entity (U.S. or foreign) of up to $240 based on destination; total may vary slightly based upon currency exchange rate at time of purchase, as well as any fees or surcharges (including fuel surcharges) imposed by the carrier. U.S. government excise tax is a user tax to pay for airport construction and airway safety and operations. If ticketing is less than 21 days prior to departure, a $75.00 expedite charge will apply (waived for AAdvantage® Executive Platinum, AAdvantage® Platinum and AAdvantage® Gold members using miles from their account). A ticketing service charge of up to $40.00 will apply when ticketing via Reservations, American Airlines Travel Center or an Airport Ticket Office. (The ticketing service charge is waived for involuntary changes, reissued tickets, AAdvantage award tickets issued within 21 days of travel and an expedite charge has been collected, AAirpass®tickets, Government/military fare tickets, and prepaid tickets.) Some of these taxes, fees and other amounts may be due upon booking/ticketing the AAdvantage® award travel. American Airlines AAdvantage® miles will be credited to the AAdvantage® account of each Entrant, or may be provided in the form of a Certificate as set forth below, who must provide a valid AAdvantage® membership number in order to receive the mileage credit. American Airlines AAdvantage® miles awarded in this Promotion will not count toward elite status qualification, AAdvantage Million Milersm status or any other promotional benefit that American Airlines may offer in the AAdvantage® program. Entrants who are not AAdvantage®members may join at no cost online at www.aa.com and click on AAdvantage® or by calling the AAdvantage® membership desk at 1-800-882-8880. The credited miles (i) are subject to the AAdvantage® program Terms and Conditions and (ii) may thereafter be redeemed in any manner consistent with the AAdvantage® program Terms and Conditions, which are subject to change at any time without notice and can be found at www.aa.com/aadvantage when you click on Program Details and then click on AAdvantage® Terms and Conditions. Determination of income tax liability on AAdvantage® travel awards is the responsibility of the Entrant. American Airlines may, among other things, (i) withdraw, limit, modify, or cancel any award; (ii) change program benefits, mileage levels, participant affiliations, conditions of participation, rules for earning, redeeming, retaining or forfeiting mileage credit, or rules for the use of travel awards; or (iii) add travel embargo dates, limit the number of seats available for award travel (including, but not limited to, allocating no seats on certain flights) or otherwise restrict the continued availability of travel awards or special offers. American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage® program and its terms and conditions at any time without notice, and to end the AAdvantage®program with six months notice. American Airlines may make any one or more of these changes at any time even though such changes may affect your ability to use the mileage credit or awards that you have already accumulated. AAdvantage®travel awards, accrued mileage credits and special offers are subject to government regulations. American Airlines is not responsible for products and services offered by other participating companies. For complete AAdvantage® program details, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage. American Airlines is not liable for any expense incurred as a consequence of a flight cancellation or flight delay. Travel is subject to availability and certain other restrictions, which are subject to change in the sole discretion of American Airlines. Flight schedules subject to change without notice. If AAdvantage® miles are sent to the Entrant in the form of a Certificate: Certificate is not redeemable for cash. Certificate may not be transferred, purchased, sold or bartered. Only original Certificates will be honored. Certificate is void if reproduced, altered, counterfeited, obtained or used improperly. Lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed Certificates will not be replaced by Sponsor. Determination of income tax liability on mileage Certificates and AAdvantage® travel awards is the responsibility of the holder. The holder of the Certificate has only the limited right to surrender same to Sponsor in accordance with rules and conditions stated herein for crediting of mileage by Sponsor and subject to all AAdvantage® Terms and Conditions. Certificate must be deposited online at www.depositAAmiles.com to the AAdvantage® account of each Entrant. Mileage credit can be deposited only once on or before the expiration date. AAdvantage® travel awards, accrued mileage credits and special offers are subject to government regulations. For complete deposit AAmiles program details, visitwww.depositAAmiles.com. For complete AAdvantage® program details, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.
Content Guidelines: Any Content submitted must be the original work of entrant and any elements appearing in the Content, including, without limitation, photographs, art or any other materials, must be entrant’s own original work, created by entrant, or be in the public domain. No personal information, including, but not limited to, name, image, likeness, of any person other than entrant is to be included or referred to in the Content. Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to name, image, likeness, license plates, phone numbers, personal addresses, email addresses, and other indicia identifying any person, living or dead. Content must not include, depict or make reference to any of the following: obscenity, profanity, offensiveness, inappropriate language, endorsement in any form of hate or a hate group, nudity, pornography, sexual explicitness or suggestiveness, promotion of drug, tobacco, or alcohol use (or the use of any of the foregoing), materially dangerous activities, violence, gambling, dairy, firearms/weapons, gasoline, commercial products or services of third parties, unauthorized copyrighted, trademarked or patented properties, including but not limited to trademarks, brand names, logos, or trade dress, private property, unless entrant has obtained a property release from the owner specific for uses specified herein, material that promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or promotes any particular political agenda or message, material that is hateful, tortious, defamatory, disparaging, misrepresentative, false or misleading, disparaging, slanderous, libelous, or otherwise unlawful, material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to, rights of privacy or publicity, copyrights, trademarks, patents or any other intellectual property rights, material that promotes bigotry, racism, sexism, hatred or harm against any group or individual, or promotes discrimination based on race, ethnicity, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, profession, or age, and any other content, including but not limited to, text, images, graphics, photographs, captions and descriptions, data, codes or programs that could be considered inappropriate or offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Further, Content must not contain any claim that is not and cannot be substantiated or that would be false or misleading to a reasonable consumer and must not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate.
Each entrant that submits Content represents and warrants that: (i) the Content is the original work of the entrant, that he/she has all rights to the Content; (ii) the Content does not and will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (iii) the Content is free and clear of any and all liens or claims with respect to the use of the Content in the manner authorized in these Terms and Conditions; (iv) the Content does not infringe upon or violate the intellectual property rights of any third party and will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on copyrights, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights or any rights or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for any payment whatsoever; (v) the Content is not and will not be defamatory, disparaging libelous, pornographic or obscene; (vi) the Content will comply with these terms and conditions and content requirements, applicable official rules and terms of service; (vii) the Content has not won previous awards; (viii) the Content has not been previously published; and (ix) publication of the Content via various media including web posting will not infringe on the rights of any third party. Any such entrant will indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Twitter, Facebook, and Administrator from any claims to the contrary. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry that includes Content that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be a violation of the Content Guidelines specified herein or which communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate.
Content posted by Entrant is not edited by Sponsor and the views/opinions of the Entrant do not reflect the views of the Sponsor in any manner. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants. By submitting Content, Entrant agrees that his/her submission is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligation, that Sponsor is free to disclose or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Content on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to Entrant. Entrant acknowledges that, by acceptance of Entrant’s submission, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than Entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen Content prior to its posting on Sponsor’s website. By submitting, Entrant acknowledges that Sponsor has not obligations to use or post any Content Entrant submits.
THIS PROMOTION AND ALL MILES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT PROMOTION ENTITIES HAVE NEITHER MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW RELATIVE TO THE MILES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. By participating in Promotion and/or accepting Miles entrants agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Promotion Entities, Facebook and Twitter from any and all damages, claims, and liability arising out of or relating in any way to entrant’s participation in Promotion and acceptance, use or misuse of any Miles and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Promotion Entities, Facebook and Twitter for any injuries or death, theft, loss or damage of any kind, or any other harm suffered directly or indirectly arising from or in connection with participating in Promotion. Promotion Entities are not responsible if Promotion cannot take place or if any Miles cannot be awarded due to delays, interruptions or failures due to acts of God, war, natural disasters, weather, acts or threats of terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, work stoppages, fire, acts of government, or other events outside of the reasonable control of Promotion Entities. Promotion Entities, Facebook and Twitter assume no responsibility for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion, or for any technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions of any computer system, telephone network or lines, mobile phone, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to request or receive Miles, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to any computer, computer system/software, mobile phone or other portable electronic device, relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend Promotion should, in its sole discretion, virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion or for any other reason. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or web site or to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor may prohibit participation in the Promotion if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass Sponsor or any other person. In the event of a dispute, the “authorized account subscriber” of AAdvantage® account number used to participate in the Promotion at the actual time of participation will be deemed to be the individual redeeming the Miles. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the entrant. All other costs and expenses associated with Miles are solely recipient’s responsibility. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Miles awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas or the appropriate Texas State Court located in Fort Worth, Texas; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.