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Submit a Travel Tip to American’s Forum and Earn 250 Bonus Miles for Charity and Enter to Win 250,000 Bonus Miles for You!

Expiration Date – October 11, 2016

By: Liza Weeks:

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Here at trvlvip we are all about sharing travel tips, it’s our bread and butter. And why not? She travels free! Now it’s your turn to share your own travel tips, and you have the chance to win a nice chunk of miles if you do.

American Airlines’s Flying Kind giveaway is easy and no purchase is necessary. Simply share a travel tip in one of the forums from August 24 through October 11, 2016, and 250 bonus miles will be donated to your choice of one of seven charities! And you will entered for a chance to win 250,000 bonus miles! The charity the lucky winner selected will also receive an additional 250,000 bonus miles.

The seven partner charities you can choose from are:

We value AAdvantage bonus miles at 2 cents per mile so the 250 miles your charity of choice will receive in exchange for your travel tip are worth $5 and the grand prize of 250,000 bonus miles you could win are worth $5,000!

Ok, here’s how it breaks down. You have three ways you can enter:

  1. Post a travel tip no more than 350 characters long to one of the forums.

  2. Comment on an existing post in one of the forums.

  3. Like five existing posts or comments in one of the forums.

After you do one of the steps above you will be prompted to register for the 250,000 bonus mile sweepstakes.

Strings attached? Sure there are. Here are the important ones:

  • You must be a legal resident of the 50 US states or Washington DC and at least 18 years old to participate (19 in Nebraska and Alabama). You also must be an AAdvantage member to participate, which is free
  • Each charity will get a guaranteed minimum of 250,000 bonus miles (worth $5,000) and a maximum of 125,000,000 bonus miles (worth $2,500,000)
  • The grand prize drawing will be around October 25 and the winner will be notified via email around November 1, 2016
  • Any content submitted to the forums can be used by American Airlines in the future

The Wrap-Up:

We love sharing travel tips and highly encourage you to do the same! Your travel knowledge will help a wonderful charity accumulate bonus miles and you could win big too! You have nothing to lose with this one, only good-karma points to gain! And maybe even a nice, big chunk of bonus miles.  

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