Loyalty Choice Rewards

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Your rewards, your way

As of January 1, 2022, you can unlock Loyalty Choice Rewards when you earn 125,000 Loyalty Points and fly at least 30 qualifying flight segments. We’ve made a few changes to the 2022 rewards, including more customer choices at Levels 3 through 5 and new options at every level. 2022 Loyalty Choice Rewards will be available for selection starting March 1, 2022.

Here's how it works:

Reward level Loyalty Points required Number of choices
1 125,000 (plus a minimum of 30 eligible flight segments) 1
2 200,000 2
3 350,000 2
4 550,000 2
5 750,000 2

You’ll have choices at each reward level:

Level 1 – Choose 1

  • 1 systemwide upgrade
  • 20,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles (AAdvantage® credit card members receive an additional 5,000 bonus miles for a total of 25,000 miles)
  • 6 Admirals Club® One-Day Passes
  • $200 American Airlines Trip Credit
  • Carbon emissions offset
  • $200 donation to your choice of one of 10 partner charities
  • One-time 15% off award discount (rebate post travel)*
  • Gift of AAdvantage Gold® status

Level 2 – Choose 2

  • 2 systemwide upgrades (you can use 2 of your choices to receive 4 systemwide upgrades)
  • 20,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles (AAdvantage® credit card members receive an additional 10,000 bonus miles for a total of 30,000 miles)
  • 6 Admirals Club® One-Day Passes
  • Admirals Club® individual membership (requires 2 of your choices)**
  • $200 American Airlines Trip Credit
  • Carbon emissions offset
  • $200 donation to your choice of one of 10 partner charities
  • Gift of AAdvantage Gold® status
  • Choice of 1 Bang & Olufsen premium product (requires 2 of your choices)**

Level 3 – Choose 2

  • 1 systemwide upgrade
  • 25,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles
  • 6 Admirals Club® One-Day Passes
  • Admirals Club® individual membership (requires 2 of your choices)**
  • $200 American Airlines Trip Credit
  • Carbon emissions offset
  • $200 donation to your choice of one of 10 partner charities
  • Gift of AAdvantage Gold® status

Level 4 – Choose 2

  • 1 systemwide upgrade
  • 25,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles
  • 6 Admirals Club® One-Day Passes
  • Admirals Club® individual membership (requires 2 of your choices)**
  • $200 American Airlines Trip Credit
  • Carbon emissions offset
  • $200 donation to your choice of one of 10 partner charities
  • Gift of AAdvantage Platinum® status (requires 2 of your choices)

Level 5 – Choose 2

  • 1 systemwide upgrade
  • 25,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles
  • 6 Admirals Club® One-Day Passes
  • Admirals Club® individual membership (requires 2 of your choices)**
  • $200 American Airlines Trip Credit
  • Carbon emissions offset
  • $200 donation to your choice of one of 10 partner charities
  • Gift of AAdvantage Platinum® status (requires 2 of your choices)

*15% off award discount will be applied post travel, for up to 2 passengers traveling round-trip anywhere on American Airlines, American Eagle®, oneworld® airlines or partner airlines.

**Admiral’s Club® membership option may only be selected once.

***Beoplay HX 3rd Gen. over-ear noise-canceling headphones, Beoplay E8 Sport wireless earbuds or Beosound Explore portable Bluetooth speaker. While supplies last.

Starting March 1, 2022, once you qualify for Loyalty Choice Rewards, you can choose your reward any time between the date you qualify and March 30, 2023. This gives you the flexibility to decide when to choose your reward, based on when you want to use it.

For example, if you qualify in May 2022, your membership year is valid through February 2024. That means you’ll have until March 30, 2023, to choose your reward. If you have more than one reward choice, you can choose one after qualifying and the other later, or both rewards later. It’s up to you.

Ready to select your rewards?

Once you’ve qualified for Loyalty Choice Rewards, you’ll receive an email and will see your choices in your wallet.

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Choose the rewards that matter most to you

Admirals Club® access

Relax before the runway in an Admirals Club® and partner lounges worldwide. Qualifying members can select 6 One-Day Passes or an individual membership.

$200 discount / Trip Credit

Set your sights on your next adventure. Your $200 flight discount or Trip Credit can be used for travel anywhere on American or partner airlines.

AAdvantage® bonus miles

Redeem miles for flights, upgrades, car rentals, hotels and other retail products. AAdvantage Platinum Pro® and AAdvantage Executive Platinum® members who are also AAdvantage® credit card holders receive additional bonus miles.*

*This bonus does not apply to beyond Executive Platinum in 2021 or Level 3 - 5 rewards in 2022.

Systemwide upgrades

Here’s to flying upfront. Enjoy a confirmed upgrade to the next class of service anywhere American flies, if seats are available. Systemwide upgrades can be used for one-way travel for up to 3 segments on American marketed and operated flights. Systemwide upgrades will be valid for 1 year from the date of selection, giving you the flexibility to choose your expiration date based on when you select your reward.

Once selected, you have even more flexibility, because systemwide upgrades can be used for travel beyond the expiration date – the upgrade just needs to be confirmed before the upgrade expires.

Carbon emissions offset

Offset your carbon emissions and join us in our commitment to a greener tomorrow. American, in partnership with nonprofit Cool Effect, will purchase carbon offsets equivalent to the AAdvantage® status member’s travel during the year the benefit is selected. The carbon offsets purchased via Cool Effects are high-quality, verified carbon reduction projects that help protect and conserve our planet’s resources.

$200 charitable donation

Make a charitable donation to one of our partner nonprofits and join us as we work to make the world a better place. Through your donation, you help people in need around the world discover a brighter future and better tomorrow. The available charities include:

  • American Red Cross
  • Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Feeding America
  • Gary Sinise Foundation
  • George W. Bush Institute
  • Make-A-Wish
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Stand Up 2 Cancer
  • UNICEF

15% off award discount (rebate post travel)

Your 15% off award discount is a rebate that will be applied post travel and can be used to discount the miles required for AAdvantage® awards for up to 2 passengers traveling round-trip anywhere on American, oneworld® airlines or partner airlines. The award must be redeemed from the selecting member’s account but can be applied to travel by anyone of the member’s choosing. Valid for 1 year from the date of selection.

10,000 bonus Elite Qualifying Miles (EQMs)

Starting March 1, 2022, the 10,000 bonus EQM reward will be replaced with 20,000 Loyalty Points.

This is an exclusive reward option for Executive Platinum members under the 2021 elite choice rewards offer. Bonus EQMs help you maintain your current status or qualify for rewards beyond Executive Platinum status. The bonus EQMs will be deposited into your account immediately upon selection and will apply in the year they are selected.

Bang & Olufsen products

Let your music take flight. Choose from Bang & Olufsen premium products, including noise-canceling headphones, wireless earbuds or a portable Bluetooth speaker. While supplies last.

Gift of AAdvantage® status

Be the hero and gift status to the friend, family member or colleague of your choosing. Depending on your reward option, your recipient will receive all the benefits of either AAdvantage Gold® or AAdvantage Platinum® status.

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