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Earn free AA miles with Passport Challenge Promotion through May 23, 2014

Earn free AA miles with Passport Challenge Promotion through May 23, 2014

Old Mar 27, 14, 6:33 am
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Originally Posted by jerry305 View Post
Again, should be fine. It's certainly worked in other companies' promos I've done.

No guarantees.
Yeah, marketers must realize that a significant number of people responding to Facebook contests are not using their real names. Right?

I've not had a problem with this in the past, either. I'm particularly remembering the Accor promo from last year.
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Old Mar 27, 14, 4:39 pm
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My names do not match either, yet I was given an EQP goal, which I assume means I'm OK. Unfortunately, even though my EQP goal is only 1,200, I still won't hit it as I have no air travel planned on any airline until September. I guess I'll have to settle for 1,065 miles.
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Old Mar 28, 14, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by arollins View Post
I also noticed that I will complete the bonus section as well. The only part missing is that I wont be flying the US Air Shuttle. Makes me wonder if doing the Shuttle will count for the first 3 of the FLY AND EARN bonus miles, fly US Air and earn 500 miles, fly a new route due to merger and earn 500 miles, fly the Shuttle and earn 500 miles.
The way I read that box is that you just need to complete 5 Passport activities and fly ONCE to get 4,500 bonus miles. Are others reading that differently?
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Old Mar 28, 14, 7:31 pm
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Originally Posted by daveland View Post
The way I read that box is that you just need to complete 5 Passport activities and fly ONCE to get 4,500 bonus miles. Are others reading that differently?
From the AA Facebook page:
"Hi, in order to earn the 4,500 bonus miles, a participant would have to fully complete all five stamps, which includes both trivia and flight components. Thank you for your interest!"

Bummer.
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Old Mar 28, 14, 10:24 pm
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Apparently the load balancer was programmed by a 5 year old. Getting unavailable all around.. :/
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Old Mar 29, 14, 1:50 pm
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Originally Posted by mahasamatman View Post
My names do not match either, yet I was given an EQP goal, which I assume means I'm OK. Unfortunately, even though my EQP goal is only 1,200, I still won't hit it as I have no air travel planned on any airline until September. I guess I'll have to settle for 1,065 miles.
I feel like it's kind of a silly promotion because the time window is so small. Even if you were to get started on March 21st, how many people are going to fly AA/US/Oneworld in the next 60 days because of the offer? Most of the people who get the bonus will be ones who booked their flights before the promotion. I fall into that boat and am not complaining, but a longer window, or maybe one that included bonuses for flights BOOKED in the march-may window and posted when the flights were eventually flown, would make a lot more sense to entice travelers making summer vacation plans to choose AA/US/Oneworld.
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Old Mar 29, 14, 5:20 pm
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Originally Posted by tymothy View Post
I feel like it's kind of a silly promotion because the time window is so small. Even if you were to get started on March 21st, how many people are going to fly AA/US/Oneworld in the next 60 days because of the offer? Most of the people who get the bonus will be ones who booked their flights before the promotion. I fall into that boat and am not complaining, but a longer window, or maybe one that included bonuses for flights BOOKED in the march-may window and posted when the flights were eventually flown, would make a lot more sense to entice travelers making summer vacation plans to choose AA/US/Oneworld.
I did. I had a DCA-RDU left to book and I chose to book US for the 500 bonus miles @:-)
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Old Mar 30, 14, 11:48 am
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Easiest ~1,100 miles in a while. Thanks!
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Old Mar 30, 14, 1:31 pm
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Its been almost a week and still I cannot see the 1100 miles earned from this in my AA miles account?
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Old Mar 30, 14, 2:39 pm
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Originally Posted by xazwa View Post
Its been almost a week and still I cannot see the 1100 miles earned from this in my AA miles account?

Ya. I think the miles will all post at once at the end of the promo.
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Old Mar 30, 14, 11:06 pm
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Originally Posted by arollins View Post
I see that mine posted today as well, and it is 13500 EQP, yes, 13500 wow. I wonder what do they use to come to this #, as I already have the following trips bought and ticketed prior to this promotion starting:
  • ORD-CLT-SJU with US air in First class on a 330, that's about 4158 miles
  • ORD-LHR-BRU in Business class ticketed, that is 7906 miles
  • ORD-SFO-LAX-MIA-YYZ-ORD, (YYZ mistake fare) in coach, 6194 miles

I wont have any problems completing this target. Can someone beat my target #?
They must think highly of me for some reason...18,600 EQP Goal ?!? I may meet it, have about 29k mi of flights in mix of Y, J and F but can't be bothered to try and calculate the points right now
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Old Mar 30, 14, 11:30 pm
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My EQP goal is 1,200. Is there a way to quickly earn these?
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Old Mar 31, 14, 8:04 am
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Originally Posted by fotoflyer88 View Post
From the AA Facebook page:
"Hi, in order to earn the 4,500 bonus miles, a participant would have to fully complete all five stamps, which includes both trivia and flight components. Thank you for your interest!"

Bummer.
Thanks for posting. I totally misinterpreted that At least they set the EQP threshold at 1,200 for me and I'll be flying 1,217 this week ;-)
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Old Mar 31, 14, 10:30 am
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Originally Posted by aceofcards View Post
My EQP goal is 1,200. Is there a way to quickly earn these?
Fly.
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Old Mar 31, 14, 10:37 am
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Originally Posted by aceofcards View Post
My EQP goal is 1,200. Is there a way to quickly earn these?
You need to FLY - but also they are EQPs not EQM! So many discount economy tickets will only give you 0.5x EQP/mile. Whereas First tickets give you 1.5x EQM

Example. LAX-LAS - 500mi minimum (if you are already an elite)… 1 way would just be 250eqp in discount economy. First would give you 750 EQP. (1500EQP RT) And your bonus.
(This requires you being an elite already to receive the 500 minimum I believe)

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