Comment Here for a Chance to Win American AAdvantage Miles and Lounge Passes!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that American Express Platinum cards would still get you into US Airways and American lounges through the end of April.

Platinum cards lost access a month ago. Citibank is now the sole issuer of cards that offer lounge access with the new American Airlines.

And they’ve got – by far – the best credit card offer in the market with a 100,000 mile signup bonus for their Executive Card which bundles American and US Airways lounge access.

This month they’re ready to tell you about this card in American and US Airways lounges. If you come in with a card that used to come with lounge access, they’ll give you a club pass (valid for a year).

They’ve also given me plenty of miles and club passes to give away here on the blog!

I stopped into one club yesterday. And I discovered that they weren’t just giving away lounge passes (I picked one up that I’ll give away this weekend at Frequent Traveler University) but also giving away swag. They had dark chocolate in credit card wrappers. I ate that.

I figured, since Citi is being especially generous right now, why not share that with readers? I reached out they’ve generously offered to provide readers with miles and lounge passes for me to give away (for full disclosure I am not being compensated by Citibank, nor am I keeping any of the prizes for myself).

Here are the prizes:

  • Grand Prize: 25,000 American AAdvantage miles and 4 American Admirals Club passes
  • Four Additional Prizes: 4 American Admirals Club passes (each)

So here’s how you enter.

  1. Leave a comment on this blog post. Answer the question, “what do you really like about an airline lounge?”
  2. Enter by Noon Eastern, Sunday April 27. That’s 5 days from this writing, and there are five prizes.
  3. Enter no more than 5 times. Five prizes, five days to enter, you can enter by commenting up to five times. (It doesn’t have to be one per day, it can be five in a row if you wish.)
  4. Five prize winners will be drawn at random. As in past, I will use for the drawing.
  5. Fine print. Void where prohibited by law. All of my decisions are final and unappealable, I want to make giveaways as easy as possible and with the fewest headaches possible. Redemption of Admirals Club passes are subject to Admirals Club Terms of Service and AAdvantage miles are subject to AAdvantage program terms.

So, what do you really like about an airline lounge?

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, 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. A luxury to enjoy with airport as it is these days. Every airline stripping everything off (including you) day after day, merger after merger, there are few and far perks if any left; any more. With the trend by airlines to cut all corners and including the center.

    Travel business class most often on business trips and enjoy the lounges – once in a while. Not all airports have lounge facility for all airlines.

    Great website and blog site – View from the wings. Enjoy reading and all the info. Keep it up. This is the only thing about the airline that’s free any more.


  2. Well, I must congratulate you on your popular blog site. I have so much to learn about travel benefits. Your fans’ comments tell me that I need a little private consult. Any advice about that?

    As to lounges, they are a lot more convenient than scrolling down 4,000+ comments to enter a contest – especially the Amex Plat Centurion Lounges.

    I really admire your entrepreneurship with your site.

  3. I like the serve yourself booze in the international lounges. Don’t know why AA makes you wait at a bar in the US.

  4. Gary, lounges allow me direct access to airline customer service reps without the lines.

  5. A great place to relax and more comfortable seating especially I am handicapped. The food, drink and atmosphere are appreciated.

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