Travel credit

How to find and redeem your travel credit

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

Flight Credit

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Created by

Flights that were canceled
 
 

Valid for

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

Number redeemable per trip

aa.com allows 1 per passenger
 
 

Who can use it

Only the same passenger on the canceled ticket can book and travel using a Flight Credit

Expires

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

See if your Flight Credit qualifies

How to redeem

Find your trip

Contact Reservations

*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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Travel Voucher

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Issued in the form of

  • Electronic 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 voucher holder to book travel for anyone

Expires

1 year from date issued*
 
 

How to redeem

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

Contact Reservations

*Vouchers expiring between January 1, 2021 and May 31, 2021 are automatically extended to expire on March 31, 2022. 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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Trip Credit

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Issued for

Compensation by us, or for remaining value from a Flight Credit exchange

Valid for

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

Number redeemable per trip

aa.com allows 1 for a single-passenger trip; Up to 8 per trip by calling Reservations

Who can use it

Can be used by the credit holder to book travel for anyone

Expires

1 year from date issued
 
 

How to redeem

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

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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 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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