July 22, 2008

American Airlines Vacations Offers Vacation Packages That Let Travelers Earn Up to 5,000 AAdvantage Bonus Miles

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines Vacations is offering customers the opportunity to earn up to 5,000 AAdvantage(R) bonus miles by booking select vacations to destinations including the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii. American Airlines Vacations, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, Inc., offers vacation packages that combine airfare, hotels, rental cars, and activities at discounted negotiated rates.

During the new promotion, customers who book a selected vacation package of four nights or longer by Aug. 15, 2008, will earn 4,000 AAdvantage bonus miles. And if customers book their vacation online at http://www.aavacations.com/ by Aug.15, 2008, they will earn an additional 1,000 AAdvantage bonus miles for a total of 5,000 AAdvantage bonus miles.

"Many of our customers like to plan their vacations toward the end of summer, after camps are over and right before school starts in the fall," said Suzanne Rubin, President of American Airlines Vacations. "So we're excited to be able to offer AAdvantage bonus miles in addition to a great selection of specially negotiated vacation packages to some of our most popular destinations during the same time."

American Airlines Vacations worked with a number of hotel and resort partners to design vacation package deals at more than 35 properties in top locations around the world. Customers will be able to choose from a range of properties suitable for any budget in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Europe and the United States. The full list of participating properties is available at http://www.aavacations.com/specials/all0828-aadvantage-miles.asp.

In addition, customers may choose to customize their vacations by selecting individual activities, tours and more when they book online, saving time and money once they arrive at their destination. And once the trip has begun, American Airlines Vacations has a staff of Reservations Specialists available 24 hours a day at a toll-free number. For more information about these options and the American Airlines Vacations AAdvantage bonus miles promotion, visit http://www.aavacations.com/.

About American Airlines Vacations

American Airlines Vacations is one of the most recognized airline-owned tour operators in the United States. As a market leader in the travel industry with close to 20 years of experience, American Airlines Vacations offers its customers a choice of more than 2,000 hotels and resorts in over 200 cities in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Europe, Canada, the United States, Latin America and Asia. Customers are able to use AAdvantage(R) miles to pay for their vacation. For more information on American Airlines Vacations, visit the company's web site at http://www.aavacations.com/, call 1-800-321-2121 or contact your travel agent.

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