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How to Find and Book Award Tickets on American Airlines

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Aside from settling on the best redemption strategy (our award pricing calculator can help there), the most difficult part of award travel is finding availability.

Our booking guides offer step-by-step instructions on how to redeem points for American Airlines tickets across several programs. Since flights may not be searchable online by every program, take advantage of other program websites to check availibity—much easier than doing so over the phone.

Starred programs are recommended for searching for award space. New to miles and points? See our Beginner's Guide.

Program Booking Guides for American Airlines

Program Online Bookable? Phone Bookable? Notes
AAdvantage Yes Yes Saver-level inventory can also be booked on other programs.
Asia Miles No Yes
Enrich No Yes
Etihad Guest No Yes
Executive Club Yes Yes
Iberia Plus Yes Yes
JAL Mileage Bank Yes Yes
Mileage Plan Yes Yes
Qantas Frequent Flyer Yes Yes

Disclaimer: This list is not exhaustive. This includes only the programs that are currently tracked in our award pricing tool; the list will grow as we bring more programs online.

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