If you're an American Airlines customer who wants to redeem their frequent flyer miles, but you don't know how this article will benefit you.
You regularly fly with American Airlines because they offer hassle-free services and good prices. You recently started earning air miles but are unsure of how to redeem them.
Fortunately, you can easily redeem your frequent flyer miles on the American Airlines website.
Follow this guide to find out how to redeem your frequent flyer miles.
Before you redeem your flights, it's a good idea to understand where and how they can be used.
Many people think their air miles can only be redeemed in exchange for another flight. However, American Airlines offers a variety of options.
Frequent flyer miles can be used for:
The most common way to redeem miles with American Airlines is to book flights.
First, the American Airlines website. Once on the website, log into your account. You can find the 'Login' hyperlink in the top right-hand corner of the homepage. On the 'Login' page, fill in your AAdvantage membership number, surname and password. Then, click on the blue 'Login' button at the bottom of the page.
After logging in, choose the 'Redeem Miles' option from the AAdvantage menu, which is at the top of the page. The next step is to select the 'Book Now' button.
Choose your destination, dates, and flights. Then, pick the type of mileage award you would like to redeem. The MilesAAver Award requires fewer miles but offers less flight options than the AAnytime Award.
Once you have selected your flights and the type of award you want to redeem, enter your passenger information, and purchase your flights.
If you have booked a flight that you want to upgrade to business or first class, you can do so anytime before check-in.
If you have already booked your flight, you need to call the American Airlines customer service team. T contact details for American Airlines can be found on the GetHuman website.
To use your miles to upgrade your cabin booking on the phone, you need your reservation details to hand.
If you want to redeem your frequent flyer miles for any of the other previously mentioned services, you can find out how on the American Airlines website.
Visit the American Airlines homepage and click on the 'AAdvantage' hyperlink, which can be found in the navigation bar at the top of the page. From the drop-down menu, choose the 'Redeem Miles' option.
The 'Redeem Miles' page provides instructions on how to redeem miles for any of the available services.
If after reading this guide you still can't redeem your American Airlines frequent flyer miles, contact the customer service representatives. You can find the customer service telephone number on the GetHuman website.
After thousands of American Airlines customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Redeem My Frequent Flyer Miles for a Flight with American Airlines? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting American Airlines if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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