Free Admirals Club One-Day Passes From Klout

by on May 7, 2013 · 20 comments

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The social media firm Klout and American Airlines have teamed up to offer “influencers” with high enough Klout scores free prizes including One-Day Passes to the Admirals Club and a free one-year Admirals Club Membership.

Klout measures a person’s “influence” based on their Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, FourSquare and Google+ profiles and activity, and then assigns them a score between 1-100 based on the amount of influence they have. Klout comes up with this number based on a user’s number of contacts or followers, their activity on each site, and whether their followers/friends pay attention to and re-post/tweet/react to the user’s posts. Higher scores mean higher “status.”

My current Klout score is 74, and though I have lounge access from so many other methods including my new Mercedes-Benz Platinum Amex, I still figured I’d give it a shot. So I entered the promo and scored a free One-Day Pass, which I’ll give away to a Twitter follower of mine who retweets this post – and thus raises my Klout score and gets us all more freebies for future giveaways!

Thanks to my Klout score of 74, I got a free one-day pass to give away.

Thanks to my Klout score of 74, I got a free one-day pass to give away.

If you want to enter the sweepstakes yourself, you can enter twice per person/email address by visiting and logging in via your Facebook or Twitter account, allowing the Klout application, checking your Klout score and completing all required fields on the sweepstakes entry form.

To enter the second time, you can do so by emailing [email protected] with the subject line “The Klout To Win Sweepstakes” and including your full name, phone number, home address and email address in the body of the email. You can enter the sweepstakes up to two times via this method of entry, one entry per separate email submitted.

Those with a Klout score of 0-54 will receive a $50 discount off a new annual Admirals Club membership that must be purchased online before July 31, 2013.

Entrants with a Klout score of 55 or higher will receive one free One-Day Pass to the Admirals Club and if you purchase a new annual Admirals Club membership within 30 days of your visit, you get a $50 discount.

There will also be one grand prize winner drawn from all the entries of a free One-Year Admirals Club Membership valued at $450 (which will be taxable at that value) that will be announced on or around June 7.

Here are the rest of the T&C:

Per the promo rules, NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 2. OPEN TO/ENTRY DETAILS: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia who are 18 years (19 in Alabama and Nebraska, 21 in Mississippi or older and no computer, mechanical device, or electronic device at a place of business in the State of Georgia. 3. Sweepstakes begins at 11:59 a.m. [Central daylight time (“CT”)] on May 6, 2013 and all entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. [CT] time on May 31, 2013. 4. PRIZE DETAILS: One Prize consisting of one (1) year membership to Admirals Club ARV $450. 5. ODDS: Odds of winning depend on number of entries. 6. ELIGIBILITY: Employees and agents of Sponsor, Administrator and affiliates, agencies, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, and members of such employees’ and agents’ immediate families and individuals living in the same household with such employees or agents, are not eligible to win. 7. Void where prohibited. 8. Participation is subject to complete Official Rules by which all entrants are bound. Available at 9. Entrants release all parties from all claims/liability arising from this Sweepstakes or acceptance/use of any Prize. 10. Sponsor: American Airlines, Inc. 4333 Amon Carter Blvd., Ft. Worth, Texas 76155. AmericanAirlines, AAdvantage, Admirals Club, are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. oneworld is a registered trademark of oneworld Alliance, LLC.

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  • David Aitken

    MAN, even my biggest facebook whore friend got a 50, unless you’re a freakin blogger you ain’t getting passes.

  • Jason Arroyo

    My score was 10. :(

  • askmrlee

    That’s the whole point. Even the Cathay Pacific SFO lounge promo required only a Klout score of 40.

  • Charlie

    The only Klout needed for Admirals Clubs is an Amex Platinum card!

  • thepointsguy

    Only way to go is up! ;-)

  • thepointsguy

    Haha totally agreed- which is why I’m giving away my pass! Well, mostly because I love my blog readers.. but also because I already get access!

  • Annalise Kaylor

    I have a SkyClub membership, and most of the time I haven’t needed access to another club. That said, I have three trips in the coming two months without a SkyClub, but with Admiral’s access. Glad to qualify so that I can try it out! My less-than-enchanted experiences at SkyClub lately have made me seriously consider other options anyway!

  • Phil

    mine is 54 :(

  • joeypore

    37…. :/ dang… probably should have used Facebook…

  • mwwalk

    If anybody is thinking of doing this, I’d suggest signing up for clout separately and linking all of your social media. Then, after it has all of those go through this link and check your score.

    I’m just assuming that you will have higher Klout when you have Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Foursquare, Tumblr, and Flicker all connected. Does anybody know this to not be the case?

  • Toby

    same here, this totally sucks. how can i raise my klout score 1 point?

  • Toby

    what do you mean? do you get access to all AA lounges with amex platinum?

  • Charlie

    Admirals Clubs, YES. Flagship and Arrival lounges, NO.

  • Carl Cheng

    I had 56 with Facebook alone. Definitely not a blogger or anything. But I’m happy about this since I fly AA domestically and don’t want to buy an annual pass.

  • dck5

    Is it possible to use the passes if you don’t have a flight with AA that day (e.g. flying with Delta but would like to use the pass at JFK that day)?

  • Dan Nainan

    TPG, thank you so kindly as always for your fantastic recommendations – my 61 got me a free pass!

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  • Cassie

    I was wondering the same thing, does anyone know? I don’t have any flights planned on AA between now and July 31 when it expires.

  • Steve Walcott

    Any one willing to gift me theirs…I only got 19….Have travel plans in June

  • Phil

    I “tweeted” and “instragramed” a bit and my socre jumped to 56!

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