You can pay with credit cards including:
- American Airlines Credit CardSM
- American Express
- Diners Club
- UATP Card
- Union Pay (credit only)*
Citi® / AAdvantage® credit cards
AAdvantage® Aviator® Mastercard®
Travel is easier and more enjoyable when you have less to do and more to gain. The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard® can help you get the most out of your travel experiences.*
Enjoy an elevated experience with your AAdvantage® Aviator® Mastercard®. You’ll have access to travel benefits and will earn miles on every purchase to help get you closer to your next trip.
American Airlines AirPass
AirPass® gives you an easy and convenient way to pay for spur-of-the-moment flights.
Use UATP at more than 200 airlines or Amtrak®and you’ll get a billing and payment system that helps you stay on track.
American Airlines credit card
With the Fly Now plan, there’s no interest when you spend $150 or more if you pay in full within six months.****
Other ways you can pay
You can use Affirm and pay for your travel over time with a series of payments that work with your budget. Affirm can only be used to book flights and is not valid for extras like seats or bags.
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Payment options through Affirm are subject to eligibility and are provided by Affirm’s lending partners.
You can use PayPal on aa.com for all travel except award tickets. Choose PayPal and you’ll be redirected to their website to log in and confirm your payment*. If your payment is declined, your reservation will be canceled.
If you don’t already have a PayPal account, create one for free today.
Countries that accept PayPal
- U.S. (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)
You can pay with cash or check at some airport ticket counters or travel centers.
Pay for your flights with plastic or virtual cards.***
Use your flight discount before it expires to buy flights.***
*Available in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands) and China
**Available in: Australia, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guadalupe, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Martinique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and U.S. (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)
***Gift cards, eVouchers and Flight Discount are available in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)
****With credit approval on all purchases totaling $150 or more on the American Airlines Credit Card. As of 03/01/2021, APR for purchases: Variable 25.99%. Minimum interest charge: no less than $2. See card agreement for details. Offer is valid for consumer accounts in good standing and is subject to change without notice. Minimum payments required. May not be combined with any other credit promotion offer. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the purchase balance is not paid in full within 6 months.