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Admirals Club | Becoming A Member

American Airlines invented the VIP lounge in 1939 - since then we've continued to set the standard for airport lounges and service centers.

American Airlines extends to you an invitation to unparalleled traditional service and comfort. Whether you travel for business or pleasure you can enjoy an oasis of peace - away from all of the airport hustle.

Membership Privileges

  • Assistance with reservations, seat selection and stand-by list placement and same-day ticketing.
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided at Asian, European, and Latin American lounges and complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks and snacks are provided at U.S. domestic lounges (private bar available at most locations).
  • AmoraTM sweet and savory snacks as well as specialty sandwiches, salads and small bite samplers available for purchase in select locations.
  • Computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all lounge locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico designated as T-Mobile® HotSpot.
  • Showers are available at select locations.
  • Conference rooms and special business equipment such as fax machines, photocopiers, personal computers, audio/visual equipment, telephones, message and catering services, speakerphones and presentation boards are available at select locations.

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Membership Fees

Admirals Club membership fees are based on an individual's tier status in the AAdvantage frequent flyer program. AAdvantage Executive Platinum®, AAdvantage Platinum® and AAdvantage Gold® members enjoy discounted preferred pricing. Membership fees are subject to change without notice. So why wait, when you can begin enjoying the benefits of an Admirals Club membership today? Save time and join/renew online or call our Membership Service Desk, Monday through Friday, 7:00a.m. to 21:00p.m. (CT) at 1-800-237-7971 or stop by any one of over 50 clubs worldwide across our combined network.



New Rates Effective November 1, 2008
  Annual Fee AAdvantage Mileage
Regular Member
New Membership $500 80,000
New Membership with Spouse* $825 125,000
Renewal Membership $450 70,000
Renewal Membership with Spouse* $775 115,000
AAdvantage Gold®
New Membership $450 65,000
New Membership with Spouse* $725 105,000
Renewal Membership $400 60,000
Renewal Membership with Spouse* $675 95,000
AAdvantage Platinum®
New Membership $400 55,000
New Membership with Spouse* $625 90,000
Renewal Membership $350 50,000
Renewal Membership with Spouse* $575 80,000
AAdvantage Executive Platinum®
New Membership $350 50,000
New Membership with Spouse* $525 70,000
Renewal Membership $300 40,000
Renewal Membership with Spouse* $475 60,000

For your Admirals Club membership, you may pay by cash, check, credit card or AAdvantage miles by stopping by any Admirals Club location worldwide. If paying by credit card or with AAdvantage miles, save time and join/renew online or you can join by mailing or faxing the requested information to:

American Airlines Premium Services
P.O. Box 619616
MD 5307
Dallas, TX 75261-9616
Fax: 1-817-963-6015
Join by calling Admirals Club Membership Service Desk at:
1-800-237-7971 (Monday through Friday, 7:00a.m. to 21:00p.m)

Information Requested for Admirals Club Application
  • Name (maximum 27 characters for membership card and personalized luggage tags)
  • Address
  • City, Province/State, and Postal Code/Zip
  • Home Phone with Area Code
  • Business Phone with Area Code
  • AAdvantage Number (if already a member)
  • Credit Card Number, Expiration Date
  • Signature
Please make check payable to American Airlines Admirals Club. Travel vouchers, incentive gift certificates, and American Airlines gift cards may not be used as payment.

Join/Renew Admirals Club Membership in Japan
Where How
Tokyo Admirals Club in Narita Airport Please pay by cash or credit card

* Certificate Of Marriage/Spousal Equivalency/Domestic Partner - please provide full legal name. When purchasing the spouse membership for the first time, a marriage certificate, or certificate of marriage/spousal equivalency/domestic partner is required.

- Admirals Club membership is open to all persons 18 years of age and over and is subject to all rules and conditions set by American Airlines.
- American reserves the right to revise the rules at any time without notice.

Enjoy One Day Pass for $50

Experience the Admirals Club amenities and services for just the day with an Admirals Club One-Day Pass. Whether you want to check your email, enjoy a refreshing cocktail, or simply relax before your flight, a One-Day Pass allows you to make the most of your time at the airport.

  • One-Day Pass charge is $50* per Visitor^
  • One-Day Pass can be used at multiple lounge locations throughout your day of travel at Admirals Club lounges
  • If the One-Day Pass holder becomes an Admirals Club member within 30 days of use of the One-Day pass, $50 may be applied toward a new annual membership
  • Several convenient ways are offered to purchase an Admirals Club One-Day Pass. You may purchase your One-Day Pass online, at any Admirals Club location or at any airport Self Service Check-in machine.
  • Present the printed One-Day Pass confirmation along with a valid government-issued ID to the attendant for access to the lounge
  • Purchaser does not need to be the visitor. You may purchase a One-Day Pass for someone other than yourself

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*Fee is subject to any applicable country tax law when purchased in-club.

Terms and Conditions

One-Day Pass FAQs

^ Visitor must be 18 years of age or older. Up to three children under the age of 18 are admitted at no additional cost if accompanied by an adult day pass visitor.