700 Free and Easy American Miles and a Chance to Win 350,000

In May 1981 American AAdvantage and United Mileage Plus launched the modern era of frequent flyer programs. American was first out of the chute by a couple of days.

Now American is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the AAdvantage program with Miles for Milestones.

Through June 1 you can enter for a chance to win 350,000 miles.

Then tell them what you’re going to do with your miles (via dropdown box) for 350 free miles.

And earn another 350 miles by either:

  • Posting a pre-populated message to Facebook
  • Sharing a story to twitter with the hashtags #MilesForMilestones and #Promotion. After doing so you receive a mention from @AmericanAir with a link that you can use to submit your AAdvantage number for the miles.
  • Send a story about a milestone trip by email to milesformilestones -at- aa.com describing the trip.

Celebrating their birthday by giving gifts to others feels like a tzedakah — the way I was taught to show gratitude and thanks towards others on my birthday when I was in preschool and elementary school. So mazal tov, AAdvantage, and l’chaim! An easy 700 miles, at least.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Miles for Memories will pretty upset when AAdvantage use his website name to do advertisement :;

  2. Thank you for the heads up, Gary.

    This is my first post on your blog; I’ve been reading and enjoying it for about a month. I appreciate your style: rational, informative, but also capable of capturing the enigmatic feel for the love of flying. Keep up the great work.

  3. In my excitement, I had all the kids do this, too. E’hem did not read terms, which obviously state 18+. That would really suck if they won but couldn’t claim the prize!

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