«February 2005 Did you know that the AAdvantage® program is the original travel awards program? It’s over 20 years old, and is the largest travel ...»
Did you know that the AAdvantage® program is the original travel awards program?
It’s over 20 years old, and is the largest travel awards program in the world. As an
AAdvantage member, you earn miles when flying on eligible, published-fare tickets on
American Airlines, the AmericanConnection® carriers, American Eagle, or any of our more
than 20 airline participants. In addition, you can earn AAdvantage miles with all seven
major car rental companies, over 35 hotel companies representing over 75 brands, and a wide variety of financial and retail participants. In this edition of our newsletter, you’ll get a sampling of how it all works, plus learn about some special bonus-mile flight offers from American Airlines, Japan Airlines, Qantas Airways, and participant companies, as well as creative ways to use your AAdvantage miles for award travel and charitable donations.
• Cast your vote in the Freddie Awards for the AAdvantage Program
• Earn 50,000 AAdvantage miles on your next flight to London
• Earn up to 15,000 bonus miles from Chicago to Nagoya
• UNICEF – One donation = Two gifts
• AmericanAirlines Vacations: Four nights for the price of three at The Plaza in New York
• Visit America’s National Parks and get the south Florida cold remedy
• New and seasonal routes on American Airlines, American Eagle, and AmericanConnection
• Alaska Airlines – Discover America’s winter wonderlands and save 10,000 miles
• Japan Airlines offers double miles
• The comfortable route to Australia in your Qantas Skybed
• Miles from the start with codesharing
• Make it Avis and earn double
• Bonuses from Budget: 250 miles, savings, and a free ski rack
• Earn up to 70,000 bonus miles and vacation for a lifetime with Marriott
• Choice Hotels – Easy booking and more miles
• Earn 3,000 miles with InterContinental Ambassador status
• Stay more, earn more with Best Western
• Earn 6,000 miles when you connect with EarthLink
• Double miles on logo apparel and promotional products with Digitized Logos, Inc.
• Earn up to 50,000 miles with American HomeMiles by SIRVA
• Receive more than you expect on a Holland American Cruise
• CitiMortgage – The home of your dreams, with travel plans that match • 1-800-FLOWERS.COM – Show that you care and earn miles too
• Sign up for PointsPlus and exchange miles for gifts
• Special 200-mile bonus from FTD.COM Cast Your Vote in the Freddie Awards for the AAdvantage Program Cast your ballot online for the 17th annual Freddie Awards, sponsored in part by Inside Flyer magazine! The Freddie Awards allow consumers to voice their opinions about their favorite frequent travel programs. We encourage all AAdvantage members to take a few
*Purchased First or Business Class ticket booked in F, J, or A.
**Connections are allowed between AAdvantage participating airlines. For additional award opportunities and award restrictions, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.
Register prior to travel by visiting www.aa.com/offers or calling 1-800-882-8880. Provide Promotion Code NGO15.
*Excludes fares booked in L, N, O, Q, V, and S
Additionally, for every one-dollar equivalent donated to UNICEF, American donates 10 AAdvantage miles* to the Miles For Kids In Need® program that provides transportation for underprivileged children in need of medical treatment that’s not available where they live.
Learn more about this valuable program and make donations by visiting www.aa.com/unicef.
*American Airlines reserves the right to determine the final use of miles within the guidelines of the Miles For Kids In Need program.
To make a donation to American’s Proud Partner campaign, visit www.nationalparks.org or call the National Park Foundation at 1-888-GO-PARKS. When making a donation, please have your AAdvantage account number handy.
*$10 is the minimum gift that earns miles. Please allow up to eight weeks for the bonus miles to be posted to your account.
** Gifts are tax-deductible less the value of the miles earned and less the value of the National Park Pass, if applicable.
Planning A Group Trip? We Can Help.
With spring break and sports competitions on your calendar, remember that American Airlines Group & Meeting TravelSM professionals can help you get there. If you have groups of ten or more people traveling this spring — whether it’s to a wedding, family reunion, sporting event, meeting, or convention — call on the American Airlines Group & Meeting Travel desk. We can arrange discounts on airfares for any kind of group and provide savings on Avis® car rentals, too. We’re just a phone call or a click away! Visit www.aa.com/group or call 1-800-221-2255.
To qualify for this offer, you must register prior to travel by calling the AAdvantage Dial-In® system at 1-800-882-8880, or go to www.aa.com/offers and use Promotion Code JLCNV.
*Your ticket must show an American Airlines flight number or the flight number of an AAdvantage elite-qualifying airline. See a list at www.aa.com/aadvantage.
**Member of the oneworld alliance LAN affiliate LAN ECUADOR is not an AAdvantage participant and does not offer oneworld services and benefits.
In any of these locations, you can treat yourself to the luxury of villa accommodations with spacious bedrooms, living areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers.
Earn 3,000 Miles with InterContinental Ambassador Status Receive 3,000 AAdvantage bonus miles when purchasing InterContinental® Ambassador status, now through December 31, 2005. You’ll enjoy higher levels of recognition and special Ambassador privileges at over 140 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts worldwide, such as Gold Elite membership in Priority Club® Rewards, a free* weekend night certificate, guaranteed room upgrades, late check-out, fresh fruit and mineral water in your room on arrival, 500 miles per qualifying stay, and much more! In addition, your corresponding Priority Club Rewards membership entitles you to Gold Elite member benefits when you stay within the Priority Club Rewards family of brands — InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel IndigoSM, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, and Candlewood Suites®. All of these privileges are yours for only a $150 membership fee!
Take this opportunity to become an InterContinental Ambassador and begin enjoying the benefits on your next trip. Join now by visiting www.priorityclub.com/american.
*Purchaser is responsible for taxes, fees, gratuity, and related charges.
After your fourth stay, you will have earned 2,500 total miles!
You must register before traveling by visiting www.goldcrownclub.com/offers/BWQD05.asp or calling 1-800-237-8483 And mentioning Promotion Code BWQD05.
*Must be a qualified stay at any Best Western Hotel worldwide. Bonus miles begin accruing after the second qualified stay.
Visit www.americanhomemiles.com or call 1-800-228-3083 today and you’ll be on your way.
*Miles based upon a purchase or sale of a $250,000 home. State restrictions apply. See website for program details and restrictions. Real estate and moving offer only valid if referral is made through website or phone number listed above.
While you’re dreaming, consider this example. Set sail from Ft. Lauderdale for a week of fun and adventure in the Caribbean aboard the Zuiderdam. Clear, azure waters will entice you at Half Moon Cay, Holland America's private island.
Visit historic sites and beautiful beaches in St. Thomas. Browse the small shops along the waterfront in charming Tortola.
While at sea, go to an art auction, relax poolside with your favorite tropical cocktail, and dine as the string quartet plays between courses in the dining room.
Check your calendar and plan the cruise of your dreams today. Visit www.aadvantagecruise.com or call 1-866-487-0524 for details!
*AAdvantage miles are awarded based on length of cruise.
There’s nothing better than the security, comfort, and sense of accomplishment that comes with home ownership.
CitiMortgage ensures that the home-buying process is as quick and easy as possible, with these essential features:
• Competitive interest rates for low monthly payments
• Streamlined process that saves you time and effort
• Assistance with pre-approval, so you can shop with the confidence of a cash buyer.
You’ll also find that through CitiMortgage, there are more mortgage options than ever before to meet your home-buying needs. Whether you’re planning to stay in your home for just a short time, prefer the certainty of a fixed payment over the long term, need cash at closing, want to build, or just about any other home-buying goal – they have the solution.
To learn more about their superior service and special mileage offer, call toll-free 1-800-756-5111.
*Restrictions apply. See terms and conditions.
To sign up for PointsPlus, learn more about the program, and browse exchange opportunities, simply visit www.points.com/aa.
Return to Top American Airlines reserves the right, in its discretion, to change AAdvantage program rules, regulations, travel awards, and offers at any time without notice, including the right to, among other things, (1) modify or cancel any award or offer, (2) change program benefits, mileage levels or rules related to mileage credits or travel awards, or (3) add embargo dates, limit award travel seat availability, or otherwise restrict travel awards or offers. American may make these changes even if use of accumulated mileage credits or awards is affected. The accumulation of mileage credits does not entitle members to any vested rights. Members may not rely upon the continued availability of any award or award level, and may not be able to obtain all offered awards for all destinations or on all flights. American further reserves the right to end the AAdvantage program upon six months notice. AAdvantage travel awards, mileage accrual, and special offers are subject to government regulations. American is not responsible for products and services offered by other participating companies. Any applicable fees, taxes or charges (whether enacted by a governmental authority or otherwise) are the responsibility of the passenger and/or the member. Schedules are subject to change without notice. Service is subject to government approval. All dollar amounts are stated in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise noted. For complete AAdvantage program details, visit www.aa.com.
American Airlines Bonus Offer to London: Registration prior to travel is required. Offer applies only to AAdvantage members residing in the U.S.
and Canada. Bonus offer applies to each completed round-trip or two one-way transatlantic trips on American Airlines marketed and operated flights between the U.S. or Canada and London. To qualify, members must purchase and fly on eligible published-fare First or Business Class tickets (F, J, or A booking classes) between January 14, 2005, and April 30, 2005. Bonus miles will be awarded for each qualifying trip completed during this period. Bonus miles do not count toward elite-status qualification. Flights operated by our codeshare partners are not eligible for this promotion. Offer can be combined with other AAdvantage bonus mile promotions. Additional restrictions may apply. Standard AAdvantage award terms and conditions apply, visit AA.com/aadvantage for details. Any taxes and fees associated with award travel are the responsibility of the passenger and/or the AAdvantage member.
American Airlines Chicago to Nagoya Bonus Offer: AAdvantage bonus-mile promotion is valid for round-trip travel on American Airlines marketed and operated nonstop flights between Chicago and Nagoya from April 3, 2005–June 30, 2005. Offer applies only to AAdvantage members who purchase and fly on eligible, published-fare tickets. Bonus miles will be awarded based on the booking class purchased and do not count toward elite-status qualification. For the purpose of this promotion, round-trip travel will be defined as travel in the same purchased booking class for both the departure and return flight segments. Registration prior to travel is required.
AAdvantage Cruise: Mileage awards are per stateroom and awarded to only one passenger per cruise booking. Mileage earned and awarded is based on new cruise bookings reserved through the AAdvantage Cruise program. Up to 10,000 bonus miles must be booked by February 28, 2005, for travel anytime in 2005. Call for details. Please allow six to eight weeks after cruise departure for mileage postings to occur.
AmericanAirlines Vacations Offer: Price is per person based on double occupancy, land only, and does not include airfare. Valid for travel as indicated. Advertised rate may be valid for a specific date, unit, or room type, and prices/specials are subject to change without notice. Availability at advertised rates is limited. Rates are subject to hotel and tour availability, and may vary significantly based on departure date and destination. All rates are subject to change without notice. Some vacation packages may be nonrefundable. Other significant restrictions (including advance purchase requirements, minimum/maximum stay requirements, cancellation penalties, and travel embargo dates) may apply and vary by destination and property.