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How to Find and Book AAdvantage Award Tickets

This step-by-step tutorial will show you exactly how book award tickets though AAdvantage.

Online Booking Guide

Select an airline to check whether it is bookable via this method.

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Step 1: Enter Trip Details

Enter origin and departure airports, in addition to intended travel dates. Be sure to check "Redeem Miles" to search for award flights.

Link: aa.com

Step 2: Use Flexible Calendar

The site will automatically show you a week-long window into availability.

  • Click "Show Full Calendar" to see availability +/- two weeks for requested dates.
  • Click the Award Legend will let you quickly browse availability across cabin classes.

Step 3: Check Availability

Choose from a selection of AA and partner-operated flights.

Step 4: Confirm Price and Purchase Selection

After selecting flights, the site will redirect you to a confirmation page, which will price out both the miles and taxes/fees that you will have to pay.

Phone Booking Guide

Select an airline to check whether it is bookable via this method.

Filtered for . See how to book flights on other programs.

Unfortunately, you cannot book flights through this method. You can try searching availability via other programs before booking through an alternative method listed here.

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Step 1: Get Ticket Price

Use our award pricing tool (and our easy-to-read redemption table) to get an idea of how much an award ticket will cost.

Link: awardace.com

Step 2: Check Availability Online

You will have more success booking on the phone knowing what flights are available. If you are unable to check availability online via this program, use or a different program's website. Our Airline Booking Guides can tell you exactly what programs can help you search availability for any airline.

Link: awardace.com

Step 3: Dial into Telephone Service Center

Once you have found a candidate flight, dial into 1-800-433-7300 to confirm pricing and availibilty.

  • Say "Reservations"
  • Press 0
  • Answer "yes" or "no" when it asks whether you calling about flights within the US
  • When speaking to a customer service representative, present exact routing (as researched above) to expedite process

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