Loyalty Points reset every year and are for status while Award Miles can be redeemed for flights & hotels
Important: You earn MILES for all purchases and activities with the programs below. With the exception of bonuses, you earn 1 Loyalty Point for every mile.
Sign up with your AAdvantage number and a Mastercard to earn even more (and stack offers) with personalized offers with merchants. Earnings will vary based on your personalized offers.
AAdvantage Dining is a restaurant rewards platform where you earn by dining at local restaurants. After signing up, add the cards used to pay and automatically earn as you dine. Depending on your member tier, you can earn up to 5 points per dollar.
Book flight, hotel, or car through AA Vacations using your AAdvantage number. Earnings will vary based on the total package price.
Miles for Opinions provides surveys allowing you to earn miles for your time and views.
The Fuel Rewards network lets you earn by filling up at Shell gas stations.
This hotel bookings site lets you earn points on American Airlines every time you book a hotel.
Not only can you earn points for booking hotels, but you can also redeem miles for stays.
For any events, you can earn points by booking through AAdvantage Events. Note that Vivid Seats offers a better experience and earnings are usually at 3 LP/$1
This bonus applies on transactions through AA Vacations, SimplyMiles, AAdvantage eShopping, AAdvantage Dining and AA Hotels
In the example below, ~$550 of spend will earn over 40,000 Loyalty Points (Gold Status)
Read the specific terms of each merchant. Some merchants require a minimum subscription period, but you can cancel after. Check your credit card offers for additional savings.
Note earning rates fluctuate and may be higher or lower than the earnings above. Use the search to find the merchant’s historical earnings.
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