American Airlines AAdvantage Miles Calculators

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Calculate AAdvantage credit card miles, point transfers, miles value, and more with our American Airlines AAdvantage Miles Calculators.

AA AAdvantage At-A-Glance

AAdvantage Miles Value 1.4 cents each
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Earning AAdvantage Miles

Use these calculators and tools to find out which credit cards will earn you the most AAdvantage miles and best returns on your everyday spending.

A table listing how many AAdvantage Miles you can earn per dollar spent for all American Airlines credit card partners sorted by earning rate.

Input your monthly and yearly spend amounts into our calculator to get a list of the best credit cards for earning AAdvantage Miles per $1 spent.

AA Credit Card Miles & Value Calculators

Use our credit card calculators to calculate how many AA credit card miles you can earn and the cash value of AA credit cards. This is based on the spend amounts you enter, how much you value card benefits, and annual fees.

You can also learn more about the cards directly through our partners, when applicable.

The MileUp Card is a fantastic no-annual fee option for earning AAdvantage miles. It earns 2X miles on AA and grocery purchases and offers 25% off in-flight purchases aboard AA flights.

Intro Bonus: 10,000 Bonus Miles

If you want access to AA's Admirals Club lounges, the AAdvantage Executive Card is a no-brainer as you'll come out ahead picking up this card versus paying up front for membership. Along with lounge access, you'll also receive a handful of other benefits including a free checked bag for yourself and up to 8 others traveling with you, priority perks, and in-flight discounts.

Intro Bonus: 50,000 Bonus Miles

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®

The AAdvantage Platinum Select is great for earning bonus miles on AA, gas station, and restaurant purchases. It offers a free checked bag, priority perks, discounts on in-flight food and beverage purchases, and a $125 flight discount when you spend $20K or more on the card during the card membership year.

CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard®

CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard®

The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select is the best business credit card for earning AAdvantage Miles as you'll earn 2X on AA, telecommunications, rental car, and gas station purchases. Benefits include a free checked bag, priority perks, discounts on in-flight food and beverage purchases, and an annual companion certificate after spending $30K on the card during the cardmember year.

AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®

AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®

The Aviator Red Card is a solid option if you're looking for AAdvantage benefits. It offers a free checked bag, preferred boarding, statement credits for Wi-Fi purchases, in-flight discounts on food and beverage, and an annual companion certificate after spending $20K or more on the card during the year.

AAdvantage® Aviator® World Elite Business Mastercard®

AAdvantage® Aviator® World Elite Business Mastercard®

The Aviator Business Card alternative to the CitiBusiness Platinum Select if you would prefer to earn 2X miles on office supply store purchases instead of gas station purchases. In terms of benefits, it offers a 5% mileage bonus on your card anniversary, a free checked bag, a companion pass after spending $30K, and more.

Conversion & Transfer Calculators

AAdvantage Miles is the direct transfer partner of several hotel rewards programs including Marriott Bonvoy. This provides a few additional ways you can earn miles spending with partners and using their credit cards.

Check out the list of partners you can use to earn AAdvantage Miles and calculate the transfer of points with each partner to American Airlines AAdvantage.

AAdvantage Miles Value Calculators

The Point Calculator values AAdvantage Miles at 1.4 cents each when used for award flights with AA and their partners. The average value range of AA miles are from 0.6 to 2+ cents each.

AAdvantage miles can be redeemed for flights, seat upgrades, Admirals Club membership and more. Get the details on each redemption option and calculate the value of your AAdvantage miles to dollars based on each redemption.

Buy AAdvantage Miles Calculator

If you're a few miles short of a redemption, you can purchase AAdvantage miles directly from aa.com. You can buy as little as 2,000 miles or as many as 150,000 per calendar year.

Check out the full details on buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles and calculate how much it will cost you to buy them at the standard rate.

FAQ

How do you earn AAdvantage miles?

AAdvantage miles are earned easiest by flying American Airlines and their partners and by using American Airlines credit cards. You can also earn miles spending with partners, shopping online, and transferring points from partners to your AAdvantage account.

How many AAdvantage miles do you earn per $1 spent?

AAdvantage credit cards earn between 1X and 2X miles for every $1 spent.

What's the best credit cards for American Airlines?

American Airlines AAdvantage is not a direct transfer of any major U.S. credit card rewards program, so AAdvantage credit cards will be the best way to build miles in the program.

How much are AAdvantage miles worth?

The Point Calculator values AAdvantage miles at 1.4 cents each towards award flights with American Airlines and their partners. This means that 10,000 points are worth about $140 in flight value on average.

Can you transfer points to American Airlines AAdvantage?

Marriott Bonvoy points can be transferred to American Airlines AAdvantage at a 3:1 ratio meaning that every 3,000 Marriott points you transfer will give you 1,000 AAdvantage miles.

Can you buy AAdvantage miles?

Yes. You can buy as little as 2,000 AAdvantage miles or as many as 150,000 AAdvantage miles per calendar year.

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