Your Chance to Win 500,000 AAdvantage Miles and a Cruise For Two: Win a Sweepstakes At Sea Promotion

T hrough Tuesday, January 31, 2017, you can enter for a chance to win the Win a Sweepstakes at Sea promotion by signing up to receive weekly e-mail messages of upcoming sales, exclusive offers and more from American Airlines Cruises — enrollment is free of charge — and you will be automatically entered for a chance to win a cruise for two valued at $3,000.00, plus 500,000 American Airlines AAdvantage frequent flier loyalty program miles.

Additionally, five winners of the runner up prize will each be awarded 100,000 AAdvantage miles.

By entering this sweepstakes, you agree to automatically sign up to receive marketing offers via e-mail messages pertaining to products and services offered by American Airlines Cruises. You will always earn AAdvantage miles on cruises in addition to the 110 percent best price guarantee — even after the sweepstakes has concluded, from which you will have more opportunities to grab savings on cruises.

How to Enter

You can enter this sweepstakes only via the Internet by entering your first name; a valid, accurate, functioning, working e-mail address for which you are the authorized user in order for your entry to be eligible and for you to be notified; and your zip code using this entry form and submitting it during the sweepstakes period to receive one entry into the sweepstakes.

There is a limit of one entry per person per e-mail address during the sweepstakes period.

Entries must be made by an individual from a stand-alone computer device and may not be made by proxy or any electronic/automated means such as script, bot, macro, or any other similar software or program. You may not enter with multiple emails and/or multiple identities nor may you use any other device or artifice to obtain more than the maximum number of entries. All discovered entries made in violation of these rules will be disqualified.

No purchase is necessary, as a purchase will not increase your chances of winning a prize.


The grand prize of 500,000 AAdvantage miles will be awarded to the AAdvantage frequent flier loyalty program account of the winner, who will also receive a cruise voucher worth $3,000.00 for redemption at the official Internet web site of American Airlines Cruises, which is valid for travel through Monday, December 31, 2018, by when travel must be completed. The approximate retail value of the grand prize is $12,950.00.

The first prize of 100,000 AAdvantage miles will be awarded to each of the AAdvantage frequent flier loyalty program accounts of five winners. The approximate retail value of the grand prize is $1,990.00.

Select Official Rules

You must be a legal resident residing in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who is 21 years of age or older at the time of entry; who has access to the Internet; and who is the authorized user of an e-mail address in the United States in order to participate in this sweepstakes, which is void in all territories and possessions of the United States and where prohibited, licensed, restricted or taxed.

The cruise prize is subject to cabin availability, blackout dates and the Terms and Conditions of the cruise line chosen and includes ship accommodations, ocean transportation, onboard meals, some beverages and most entertainment aboard the ship. Winner will be responsible for all other expenditures over the $3,000.00 limit — including, without limitation, transportation to/from departure port, all transfers, non-standard meals, alcoholic and some other beverages, gratuities, shore excursions, telephone, incidentals, personal expenses and travel/medical/baggage insurance. Winner must book travel through, who will contact winner.

If AAdvantage miles are redeemed for air transportation, the winners are responsible for the full cost of transportation to and from their departure and arrival city. The winner 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 11 security fee of $5.60 per one-way trip, per passenger, per award; applicable departure taxes; federal inspection fees; passenger facility charges depending on itinerary; and any other taxes and fees imposed by a government entity — United States or foreign — of up to $240.00 based on destination. The 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.

If ticketing is fewer than 21 days prior to departure, an expedite charge of $75.00 will apply — but this fee is waived for members of the AAdvantage program who have learned Executive Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum and AAdvantage Gold elite level status when using miles from their accounts.

A ticketing service charge of up to $45.00 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, AAdvantage award tickets requested more than 21 days prior to departure that cannot be booked on, AAirpass tickets, government or military fare tickets, and prepaid tickets.

American Airlines AAdvantage miles will be credited to the AAdvantage account of each winner, or may be provided in the form of a certificate, who must provide a valid AAdvantage membership number in order to receive the mileage credit. Neither the sponsor of this sweepstakes nor American Airlines are liable for any expense incurred as a consequence of a flight cancellation or flight delay. If AAdvantage miles are sent to the winner in the form of a certificate, the certificate is not redeemable for cash. The certificate may not be transferred, purchased, sold or bartered. Only original certificates will be honored. The certificate is void if reproduced, altered, counterfeited, obtained or used improperly. Lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed certificates will not be replaced by American Airlines.

Mileage awards are per stateroom and are awarded to only one passenger per cruise booking. Mileage awards are based on new bookings through American Airlines Cruises. Mileage earned is for cruises reserved through American Airlines Cruises on any of 20 cruise lines. Please allow up to eight weeks after cruising for miles to be posted to your AAdvantage account.

The price is in United States dollars per person based on two people staying in the same stateroom and does not include airport fees or government taxes and fees; nor does pricing include fuel supplements. Prices do not include government taxes and fees, airfare, or a non-refundable $24.99 processing fee per booking. All offers are for selected dates only, are subject to availability, are limited and apply to new bookings only. Your exact price depends on the time of the actual booking. Passengers receiving special rates based on residency or age will be required to show a government-issued form of identification (passport, or birth certificate and drivers license) at the pier to validate state of residency or age prior to boarding the cruise ship.

Other official rules, terms and conditions apply — be sure that you read all of them carefully and agree with them before participating in the sweepstakes — which include but are not limited to those dealing with the topics of:

  • Privacy and personal information
  • Release and limitations of liability
  • Selection and verification of winners
  • Winner notification procedure
  • Disqualification of participants
  • Criteria and restrictions pertaining to claiming and using prizes once they are won
  • Rights
  • Publicity
  • Tax liability
  • Technical issues
  • Legal waivers and statements
  • Unclaimed prizes
  • How to find out the names of the winners
  • What can potentally happen in the event of a dispute
  • Burden of proof of submission of entry
  • Typographical errors
  • Other disclaimers and conditions of participation


You can always unsubscribe from receiving marketing e-mail messages at any time by following the directions at the bottom of each e-mail message; so unless that is too much for you, do not let that stop you from participating in this sweepstakes…

…and do not forget that if you are associated with a business which participates in the Business Extra program that you could enter this promotion for your chance to win 100,000 AAdvantage miles for yourself and ten round-trip tickets for your company.

Source: American Airlines Cruises.

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