American Airlines and MasterCard Worldwide give away trip around the world with DealFinder ‘Travel the World’ sweepstakes


FORT WORTH, Texas – What better way to kick off the new year than with a trip around the world? American Airlines, a founding member of the global oneworld(R) Alliance, and MasterCard(R) Worldwide(R) are making that a possibility for one lucky globetrotter with the DealFinder Travel the World Sweepstakes.

From Jan. 7 through March 7, 2008, customers who register for the DealFinder Travel the World Sweepstakes at are automatically entered for a chance to win a Grand Prize of air travel for two around the world and a $25,000 MasterCard gift card. In addition, American will award two First Prize winners a $10,000 MasterCard gift card.

“American’s DealFinder(SM) searches for exclusive, targeted, discounted fares based on pre-selected fare preferences to destinations throughout American’s worldwide network,” said Derek DeCross, American’s Managing Director – Interactive Marketing. “The Travel the World Sweepstakes provides a wonderful opportunity for customers to learn more about the DealFinder tool, while rewarding lucky winners with the travel experience of a lifetime.”

Customers are eligible to enter the sweepstakes up to three times per person, with no purchase necessary to win. Participants can receive one entry each for:

— registering for the sweepstakes at
— downloading DealFinder from the promotion site
— forwarding sweepstakes information to up to four additional people

Offered through, DealFinder ( alerts customers when fares matching their pre-selected preferences are available. Travelers simply enter where they want to go, how much they want to spend, their travel dates, and how many people will be traveling. DealFinder will let them know what the current lowest fare is and keep looking for their desired fare. If it finds a match, customers will receive an alert right on their desktop. Additionally, customers get targeted offers and special deals that are available only through DealFinder. For example, as a DealFinder subscriber, you might find a discount of 20 percent off fares to Central/South America, discounts to ski destinations, or other fantastic offers that show up on your computer desktop. But you won’t hear about the deal unless you’re a DealFinder subscriber, so sign up now at

For official sweepstakes rules, Terms and Conditions and other promotion details visit