AAdvantage Miles Calculators

AAdvantage Miles Calculators for earning with AA credit cards, transferring miles to AAdvantage, and determining the cash value of based on redemption.

Program Details

American Airlines (commonly abbreviated as 'AA') has more than 6,700 daily flights to 336 locations in 56 countries worldwide with 10 primary hubs scattered across the United States.

American Airlines Hubs

American Airlines official headquarters and largest hub is Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). This AA hub provides flights to mostly all major U.S. cities and major Latin America cities. AA's DFW hub also provides international flights to Europe and Asia.

American Airlines has hubs in the following cities:

  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
  • Miami International Airport (MIA)
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX)
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

oneworld Alliance

American Airlines is part of the oneworld alliance. This allows you to earn and redeem AAdvantage miles with airlines that are part of the alliance. Oneworld consists of the following 13 airlines:

Credit Card Rewards Calculators

There are no American Airlines credit cards available to residents of Canada. The best way to earn AAdvantage Miles via credit card spend will be by using American Airlines transfer partners. You can calculate how many AAdvantage Miles you can earn with partner cards by setting the currency for partner cards to 'American Airlines AAdvantage'.

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Compare credit cards side by side based on spend, benefits and fees.

You can compare the results side by side any credit cards featured on the site to find out which earns you the most rewards and the best return. If cookies are enabled, all spend entered (primary/first column only) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the website.

AA AAdvantage Credit Card Calculators

The RBC Avion Rewards program is a solid option for earning AAdvantage Miles on everyday spend. It's not a perfect 1:1 transfer ratio, but it can earn you more miles than most other rewards programs if you're looking to build your miles with American Airlines. Outside of RBC Avion Rewards, you have a large handful of hotel options which includes Marriott, Hyatt, Wyndham, and more.

Transfer Partners

You have a little over 10 options when it comes to earning AAdvantage Miles using transfer partners. Of those partners, the only major bank program that offers the ability to earn AAdvantage Miles is the RBC Avion Rewards program. Outside of that, you're left with all hotel rewards programs.

The AAdvantage Transfer Calculator will calculate the conversion of rewards from other programs to AAdvantage Miles. You can enter any amount of AAdvantage Miles in the table below. It will output the total amount of points needed in the partnering program(s) to equal the amount of AAdvantage Miles you specified.

Earning With Partner Credit Cards

All of the credit cards listed in the table below allow you to earn rewards and transfer them directly to your American Airlines AAdvantage Account. This gives you alternative ways to earn rewards through spend and sign up bonuses. The earning rates listed are based on the transfer ratio when converting rewards to AAdvantage Miles.

Transfer Partner Credit Cards

You can click on a credit card below to learn more and calculate total rewards and value based on spend, card benefits, and fees.
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Earning Rewards

AAdvantage Miles can be earned flying American Airlines and various airline partners, booking other forms of travel, dining out, and shopping online.

AA Airline Partners

AAdvantage Miles are primarily earned flying American Airlines. You can also earn miles flying all 13 oneworld Alliance Partners as well as a few select airline partners.

All-in-all, you can earn AAdvantage Miles flying the following AA airline partners:

  • Air Tahiti Nui
  • Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cape Air
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Etihad Airways
  • Fiji Airways
  • Finnair
  • Gulf Air
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Iberia
  • Interjet
  • Japan Airlines
  • Jet Airways
  • LATAM
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Jordanian
  • S7 Airlines
  • Seaborne Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • West Jet

You'll need to enter your American Airlines AAdvantage Miles number when booking your flight with the above airlines and oneworld Alliance partners.

AA Car Rental 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. Several of the listed partners have their own rewards program, so you'll have to decide whether you want to earn AAdvantage Miles or car rental rewards points.

You can earn AAdvantage Miles booking with the following car rental companies:

  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Payless
  • Alamo
  • National
  • Dollar
  • Thrifty
  • Hertz
  • Carmel Car Rental and Limo Service
  • Europcar
  • SIXT
  • GroundLink

AA 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. Do note that some of the listed partners are also transfer partners of American Airlines.

You can earn AAdvantage Miles with the following hotels:

  • 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
  • Rocketmiles
  • Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
  • Wyndham Hotels
  • WorldHotels
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Earn AAdvantage Miles shopping online at your favorite retailers.

American Airlines Portals

American Airlines has it's own rewards portals for booking hotels, vacations, and cruises as well as portals for shopping and dining out. These are solid alternative ways to earn lots more AAdvantage Miles.

AA Hotels

Book hotels directly through the American Airlines Hotel Portal to earn up to 10,000 AAdvantage Miles per night.

AA Vacations

Earn AAdvantage Miles when you bundle your flights, hotels, and car rentals together by booking through American Airlines Vacations. A nice all in one spot booking for travel.

AA Dining

Earn AAdvantage Miles when you dine out at your favorite local restaurants using the AA Dining Program. Easy way to double dip on rewards by earning miles dining out and earning rewards with your credit card at the same time.

AAdvantage eShopping

Earn AAdvantage Miles shopping online at over 950 different retailers with the AAdvantage eShopping Portal. If you frequently shop online and want to earn AAdvantage Miles doing so, this is the route you'll want to take.


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