The American Airlines credit card partners are British Airways, Marriott Bonvoy, National Car Rental, Norwegian Cruise Line, and more. American Airlines cardholders can also earn bonus miles through AAdvantage Dining partners and the retailers participating in the AAdvantage eShopping mall, which include the likes of Nike, Microsoft, Sam’s Club, and numerous local restaurants.
You can then redeem AAdvantage miles toward flight upgrades, hotel stays, car rentals, lounge access, vacations, and more. The actual value of AAdvantage miles vary, depending on which credit card partner the cardholder uses to redeem or transfer their miles.
American Airlines Credit Card Partners
oneworld Alliance airlines, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air, Cape Air, China Southern Airlines, Etihad Airways, Fiji Airways, GOL Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Interjet, and Seaborne Virgin Islands
Hyatt, Marriott Bonvoy, InterContinental Hotels, Rocketmiles, American Airlines Hotels, Best Western, PointsHound, and Wyndham
Car rental partners
Avis, Budget, Payless, Alamo, National, Dollar, and Hertz
Cruise line partners
Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Virgin Voyages
It’s also worth noting that American Airlines has two credit card issuing partners: Citi and Barclays. This type of arrangement, while uncommon, gives American Airlines customers more choices when compared to other co-branded airline credit cards, which are issued by a single bank.
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