American Airlines Offers Free** Companion Tickets to Select Destinations in the Caribbean, The Bahamas and Latin America
If you live in South Florida and like to travel, American Airlines advises you to immediately find a friend, spouse, significant other, person of interest, casual acquaintance, or heck, just grab someone off the street. Here's why...
American Airlines and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, are offering free** companion tickets for travel this fall from Miami and Fort Lauderdale to select destinations in the Caribbean, The Bahamas and Latin America.
And, on top of that, we're offering fares of just $109-159* each way for the paying passenger (when purchased on American's website, AA.com) -- the companion travels free** -- meaning two can travel round-trip to an exciting or exotic destination for a price that's terrific even for just one person. Here are the highlights of American's South Florida fare sale and free** companion ticket offer.
American's South Florida Sale and Free** Companion Ticket Offer
-- Available from Miami and Fort Lauderdale to select destinations in the Caribbean, The Bahamas and Latin America.
-- Begin travel Sept. 4-Nov. 12, 2007; complete travel by Nov. 14, 2007.
-- Purchase tickets no later than July 3, 2007.
-- Companion must travel on the same flights as the paying passenger.
-- Other restrictions apply. For rules and restrictions, see the terms and conditions below, or visit American's Web site, AA.com.
Here are American's great low fares from South Florida. Two people travel for the fare amount shown -- one paying passenger and one companion. Fare amounts shown are for purchases made on AA.com.
SOUTH FLORIDA COMPANION TICKET OFFER
City Pair Fare Each Way Based on Round-Trip Purchase* Fare Paying Passenger **Companion Passenger
Fort Lauderdale - St. Maarten, N.A. $109 FREE
Miami - Curacao, N.A. $109 FREE
Miami - Freeport, The Bahamas+ $109 FREE
Miami - La Romana/Casa de Campo, Dom. Rep.++ $109 FREE
Miami - Marsh Harbour, The Bahamas+ $109 FREE
Miami - Puerto Plata, Dom. Rep. $109 FREE
Miami - St. Maarten, N.A. $109 FREE
Fort Lauderdale - St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.++ $159 FREE
Fort Lauderdale - Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. $159 FREE
Miami - George Town, The $159 FREE
Bahamas+ Miami - Grand Cayman, Cayman Is. $159 FREE
Miami - Santiago, Dom. Rep. $159 FREE
Miami - Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. $159 FREE
Miami - Managua, Nicaragua $109 FREE
Miami - San Pedro Sula, Honduras $109 FREE
Miami - Guatemala City, Guatemala $159 FREE
Miami - San Jose, Costa Rica $159 FREE
Complete travel by Nov. 14,2007. Both the fare paying and companion passenger fares do not include all government-imposed taxes and fees. + Service operated by Executive Airlines, Inc., d/b/a American Eagle. ++ Service operated partly by Executive Airlines, Inc., d/b/a American Eagle.
You don't have to fly a no-frills airline to get a low fare. And on American and American Eagle, you get a whole lot more, too. No one flies to more destinations from South Florida than American and American Eagle. And customers enjoy a list of amenities including the ability to check up to two pieces of luggage of 50 pounds or less each at no additional cost, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and food on many flights. Travelers on American and American Eagle also have the opportunity to earn and redeem AAdvantage miles. And a new "Fly Now, Pay Later" deferred payment option on American allows holders of the American Airlines Credit Cardsm account to enjoy six months of no payments and no interest for tickets purchased on AA.com. For terms and conditions and more details, visit http://www.aa.com/paylater.
Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting http://www.aa.com/. Book travel and purchase your ticket on AA.com and earn up to 500 additional AAdvantage bonus miles. There are no online booking fees. In addition, on AA.com you'll find the absolute lowest fares available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® flights -- guaranteed. For details about the AA.com bonus-mile offer and for full details on our Lowest Fare Guarantee, visit http://www.aa.com/benefits.
AmericanAirlines Vacations(SM) has a number of exciting and affordable travel packages available throughout the Caribbean, Bahamas, and Latin America. For more information, visit http://www.aavacations.com/.
American is a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance. *Fare Sale Terms and Conditions
Fares shown are each way based on round-trip Economy-Class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares shown are valid for travel Tuesday through Thursday; other travel days are available at additional cost. Fares shown to Guatemala City, Managua, San Jose and San Pedro Sula are valid daily. Fares are subject to change without notice. International fares are subject to government approval.
Fares for both the full fare passenger and companion passenger do not include (a) a federal excise tax of $3.40 per U.S. domestic flight segment, defined as one takeoff and landing, of a passenger's itinerary; (b) up to $18 per round trip in local airport charges; and (c) September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. For international/Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands destinations, government taxes and fees of up to $180, varying by destination, are not included and may vary slightly depending on currency exchange rates at the time of purchase.
Tickets must be purchased at least seven days prior to departure or within one day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., July 3, 2007 (Central Daylight Time).
Fares shown are valid for travel commencing Sept. 4-Nov. 12, 2007. Return travel must be complete by midnight, Nov. 14, 2007. A two-day minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed (60 days for Latin America).
Advertised fares are valid only on American Airlines or American Eagle and do not apply to other codeshare flights. Seats are limited. Fares may not be available on all flights. Schedules are subject to change without notice.
Fares are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Changes to your ticket may be made if you meet the restrictions of the new fare and pay up to a $100 fee plus any fare difference. Both the full fare and companion tickets must be changed at the same time, and the change fee applies to both tickets. Changes must be made before your ticketed flight's scheduled departure time. If you cancel your flight prior to the scheduled departure time, the ticket will be valid for one year from the date of issue for an unused ticket or one year from travel origination for a partially used ticket. If you do not cancel your flight prior to the scheduled departure time, the ticket has no value.
A portion of or all travel booked on American Airlines may be operated by American Eagle. American Eagle is operated by American Eagle Airlines, Inc., or Executive Airlines, Inc, which are wholly owned by AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines.
Tickets may also be obtained through an American Airlines Telephone Reservations Office for an additional $10 or at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office for an additional $15. Travel agents may impose a service charge for ticketing.
To purchase tickets on AA.com you must use a credit card with a billing address in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, the United Kingdom, or select Latin American and Caribbean countries.
AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AAdvantage, AmericanAirlines Vacations, and AA.com are marks of American Airlines, Inc. oneworld is a mark of the oneworld Alliance, LLC. American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage program rules, regulations, travel awards and special offers at any time without notice and to end the AAdvantage program with six months' notice. For complete AAdvantage program details, visit http://www.aa.com/. For details about the AA.com bonus-mile offer and for full details on our Lowest Fare Guarantee, visit http://www.aa.com/benefits.
**Free Companion Ticket Terms and Conditions
Offer is valid for travel on American Airlines or American Eagle in the markets shown for tickets purchased no later than July 3, 2007, for travel between Sept. 4 and Nov. 14, 2007. Both the free** companion passenger and the fare paying passenger must travel together in the same compartment on all sectors of their itinerary and both tickets must be issued at the same time for the same itinerary. If changes are made to tickets, both tickets must be changed at the same time, and the $100 change fee applies to both tickets.
About American Airlines
American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .
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