American Airlines AAdvantage is a direct transfer partner of several hotel rewards programs. This means you can earn points with partners such as Marriott Bonvoy and World of Hyatt and transfer those points directly to your AAdvantage account.
Which credit cards earn the most AAdvantage miles per $1 spent?
When it comes to average points per $1 spent, the best credit cards for earning AAdvantage miles will be American Airlines credit cards.
This is due to the fact that American Airlines is not a direct transfer partner of any major U.S. credit card rewards program and that they have no partners that transfer at a rate of 1:1.
Here's the rewards rate breakdown for all credit cards that you can use to earn AAdvantage miles:
|Rewards Program||Earning Rate||Transfer Ratio||AAdvantage Miles Per $1|
|American Airlines credit cards||1X - 2X||-||1X - 2X|
|Marriott Bonvoy credit cards||1X - 6X||3:1||0.333X - 2X|
|Hilton Honors credit cards||3X - 14X||10:1.5||0.449X - 2.1X|
|World of Hyatt credit cards||1X - 4X||2.5:1||0.4X - 1.6X|
|IHG Rewards credit cards||2X - 10X||5:1||0.4X - 2X|
|Wyndham credit cards||1X - 8X||5:1||0.2X - 1.6X|
|Drury Rewards credit cards||1X - 5X||5:1||0.2X - 1X|
How many AA credit card miles can you earn per dollar?
This table lists how many AAdvantage Miles you can earn per dollar spent with American Airlines credit cards and all credit card transfer partners.
You can click on a card to learn more about it and to calculate total rewards for the card based on the spend amounts you enter. When calculating rewards, you will be able to compare any credit card side-by-side up to two additional credit cards.
What's the most AA miles you can earn per $1 spent using credit cards?
You can earn up to 2.1X AAdvantage miles per $1 spent using partner credit cards.
What's the best credit card rewards program for earning AAdvantage miles?
You'll earn the most AAdvantage miles using AA's own co-branded credit cards.
AAdvantage miles calculators
Check out all of our American Airlines AAdvantage miles calculators and calculate everything from how many miles you can earn with credit cards to the cash value of your miles based on redemption!
These calculators and guides are all about maximizing your spend and earning the most miles per dollar spent.
Use our AAdvantage credit card calculators to estimate how many miles you can earn and the cash value of the card based on the spend amounts you enter, how much you value benefits, and annual fees.
Our calculators allow you to compare up to two additional credit cards side by side based on same or different spend. Plus, all spend amounts you enter in the Primary card's column rolls over to all credit card rewards calculators on the site!
Need more miles? Check out our guides on transferring rewards directly to your AAdvantage account. You can also top off your account by purchasing AAdvantage miles.
Want to know how much your miles are worth when redeeming them for flights, rental cars, gift cards, and more? Use these calculators to calculate American Airlines miles to dollars.