In general, sign up bonuses (credit card or through various programs) do not earn Loyalty Points. They earn miles which can be redeemed for flights & hotels.

  • AAdvantage eShopping – all purchases earn miles and loyalty points (promotional bonuses do not earn loyalty points)
  • Simply Miles – all activity earns miles and loyalty points
  • AAdvantage Dining – sign-up bonuses earns miles only (all other activity earns miles and loyalty points)
  • AA Vacations – all activity earns miles and loyalty points
  • Miles for Opinions – all activity earns miles and loyalty points
  • Fuel Rewards (Shell) – sign-up bonuses earns miles only (all other activity earns miles and loyalty points)
  • Rocketmiles (RM) – promo/boost miles earn miles only (base miles earn loyalty points)
  • AAdvantage Hotels (AAH) – promo/boost miles earn miles only (base miles earn loyalty points)
  • AAdvantage Events – all activity earns miles and loyalty points

AAdvantage credit cards also earn loyalty points (we do not promote any specific credit cards).

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