American Airlines Travel Partners
Get the list of American Airlines travel partners including oneworld Alliance, car rental, and hotel partners. Also get the details on AA's travel programs.
If you're looking to earn some additional AAdvantage Miles, American Airlines has many travel partners that can help. Outside of flying American Airlines, you can earn miles booking hotels, renting cars, and flying with oneworld Alliance partners. American Airlines also offers it's own programs that lets you earn miles booking vacations, booking cruises, dining out at your favorite restaurants, and even shopping online.
American Airlines Airline Partners
Advantage Miles can be earned flying airlines that are part of the oneworld alliance and other select airlines. The Oneworld Alliance consists of 13 airlines. These alliance partners allow you to partake in most American Airlines perks as well as earning AAdvantage Miles and credit towards elite status with American Airlines when flying them. The following airlines are part of the oneworld Alliance:
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- Japan Airlines
- Malaysia Airlines
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Jordanian
- S7 Airlines
- SriLankan Airlines
In addition to oneworld alliance partners, American Airlines also specifically partners with the select non-alliance airlines:
- Air Tahiti Nui
- Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air
- Cape Air
- Etihad Airways
- Fiji Airways
- Gulf Air
- Hawaiian Airlines
- Jet Airways
- Seaborne Airlines
- West Jet
When booking your flight with any of the above airlines, you will be able to enter your American Airlines AAdvantage number when booking your flight.
American Airlines Rental Car Partners
You can earn AAdvantage Miles renting cars. The amount of miles you will earn will vary, but you can easily earn as many as 500 AAdvantage miles. Some of the listed partners do have their own program, so you'll have to decide whether you want to earn AAdvantage Miles or car rental rewards points.
You can earn AAdvantage Miles renting with the following car rental companies:
American Airlines Hotel Partners
You can earn AAdvantage Miles by booking with over 20 different hotel partners. This will be by either logging into your rewards account with the hotel and changing your earning preference to AAdvantage Miles or by mentioning your AAdvantage Membership number during check-in.
You can earn AAdvantage Miles booking hotels with the following:
- Best Western
- Choice Hotels
- Fiesta Americana Hotels and Resorts
- Hyatt Hotels
- InterContinental Hotels (IHG)
- Langham Hospitality Group
- Marriott Hotels
- Melia Hotels International
- Millennium Hotels and Resorts
- New Otani Hotels
- Okura-Nikko Hotels and Resorts
- Preferred Hotel Group
- Radisson Hotel Group
- Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
- Wyndham Hotels
American Airlines Portals
American Airlines has it's own travel portals for booking hotels, vacations, and cruises. You can also earn miles using their dining program and online shopping portal. Listed below are each of AA's programs and how you can use them to beef up your AAdvantage Miles.
AAdvantage members can earn up to 10,000 AAdvantage Miles per night when booking select hotels directly with through the American Airlines Hotel Portal.
American Airlines Vacations allows you bundle flights, hotels, and car rentals to save money. You can choose from a wide variety of destinations worldwide. It gives you the basic options to adjust price range, star ratings, and distance from nearby cities, and more. Just note that if you take this method and have status with a hotel chain, it's a high chance it will not be honored since you're booking third party.
American Airlines Cruises allows you to book your next cruise and earn AAdvantage Miles per $1 spent. If you're not a big cruise person, it's a good way to earn some additional AAdvantage Miles. They usually have several bonuses throughout the year as well that offer as many as 7 miles per $1 spent on cruise reservations. You can choose from a wide list of destinations all over the world, specify your cruise length and departure date, and select from a pretty hefty list of cruise lines featuring Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and more.
AA Dining Program
The AA Dining Program allows you to earn bonus miles each time you dine at select restaurants. Members will register the credit/debit cards they will be using to dine at restaurants and when you pay using that card, you will earn AAdvantage miles. New members can earn 1,000 bonus miles after spending $25 within the first 30 days of joining. Be sure to double up on rewards by entering a rewards card that earns a good rate on restaurant spend such as the Barclay Uber Card, AMEX Gold Card, or the AAdvantage Platinum Select if you want to earn even more AAdvantage Miles!
AAdvantage members can earn AAdvantage Miles shopping online at popular retailers. Shopping in the AAdvantage eShopping portal and paying with a Citi AAdvantage or Barclays AAdvantage Aviator credit card will earn you even more miles. This portal features about 950 retailers ranging from popular stores to travel. It's worth taking a look through if you're planning on making a purchase and want to earn some AAdvantage Miles while doing so.
Other Ways To Earn
Along with spending with the partners listed on this page, there's other ways that you can add Advantage Miles to your account using credit cards and transfer partners. AAdvantage Miles can also be purchased if you need them sooner than later.
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