Travel credit

How to find and redeem your travel credit

We issue 4 types of travel credit: Flight Credit, Trip Credit, Travel Vouchers and Gift Cards. Travel credit can be used to book flights only and is not valid for extras like seats or bags.

Flight Credit

Flight credit icon

Created by

Unused or canceled tickets
 
 

Valid for

  • Flights only*
  • Non-award bookings
  • Can't be used for extras like
    seats or bags

Number redeemable per trip

aa.com allows 1 credit per passenger
 

Who can use it

Only the same passenger named on the Flight Credit can book and travel

Expires

Travel must begin 1 year from the date of issue.**
 

How to redeem

Find your trip

Contact Reservations for bookings on hold

Contact Reservations

*Valid for travel wholly within or between the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands only when booking on aa.com (U.S. currency only).

**Flight Credit issued for flights voluntarily canceled by customers during the COVID-19 flexible period can be used for travel through March 31, 2022.

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Trip Credit

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Issued for

Remaining value from compensation, refunds and Flight Credit exchanges

Valid for

  • Flights only*
  • Non-award bookings
  • Can't be used for extras like
    seats or bags

Number redeemable per trip

Up to 8 Trip Credits in a single passenger reservation
 

Who can use it

Can be used by the Trip Credit holder to book travel for anyone

Expires

1 year from date issued
 
 

How to redeem

Book flights

Contact Reservations for bookings on hold

Contact Reservations

*Valid for domestic or international travel originating in the U.S. (U.S. currency only).

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Travel Vouchers

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Issued in the form of

  • Electronic Travel Vouchers – U.S. residents only
  • Paper vouchers

Valid for

  • Flights only
  • Can't be used for extras like
    seats or bags

Number redeemable per trip

Up to 8 per trip
 
 

Who can use it

Can be used by the Travel Voucher holder to book travel for anyone

Expires

1 year from date issued*
 
 

How to redeem

Electronic Travel Vouchers on aa.com, or either voucher type by calling Reservations

Contact Reservations

*Travel Vouchers expiring between January 1, 2021 and May 31, 2021 are automatically extended to expire on March 31, 2022. Travel Vouchers expiring between March 1, 2020 and
December 31, 2020 may be extended for 1 year by contacting Customer Relations.

Contact Customer Relations

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Gift Cards

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Issued in the form of

Virtual and plastic Gift Cards – U.S. residents only
 

Valid for

  • Flights only*
  • Can't be used for extras like
    seats or bags

Number redeemable per trip

Up to 8 per trip
 
 

Who can use it

Can be used by the Gift Card holder to book travel for anyone

Expires

Never expires
 
 

How to redeem

On the payment screen on aa.com, or by calling Reservations

*Flights originating in the U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

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