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American Airlines Admirals Club

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Screenshot of the American Airlines Admirals Club website (May 2018)

Updated 08 December 2021

Through its Admirals Club membership program, American Airlines offers access to over 50 Admirals Club lounges and nearly 60 partner lounges worldwide. Lounge features and amenities are generally standard and include complimentary beverages and snacks, Wi-Fi, workstations and showers in select locations. Members can also benefit from perks such as Personal Travel Assistance and can purchase Premium cocktails/ meals at select lounges.

American Airlines Admirals Club Lounge Access


You must have an AAdvantage account to get an Admirals Club membership. An annual individual membership to the Admirals Club ranges from USD 550 – 650 (USD 500 – 600 renewal). Meanwhile, a yearly household membership ranges from USD 1,150 – 1,250 (USD 1,100 – 1,200 renewal). Note that prices are subject to change. Payments can also be made with miles, with an annual individual membership ranging from 55,000 – 65,000 miles, and the household membership costs 115,000 – 125,000 miles. Memberships can be purchased online, at the lounge, or by calling member services (800-237-7971).

Day Passes

If you are not ready to commit to a full membership, day passes are available for USD 59. Passes can be purchased at the self-service check-in machines at the lounge doors. A bonus is that your day passes are valid at multiple lounges on the same day, should you find yourself with several layovers.

Admirals Club Membership Benefits

  • Access to nearly 50 Admirals Club lounge locations worldwide
  • Access to nearly 60 partner lounges worldwide
  • Complimentary wine, beer, spirits, coffee, tea, soft drinks and light snacks
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, computers with internet access, work areas and copiers and fax machines
  • Discounted access to conference rooms
  • Personal travel assistance
  • Showers and children’s rooms in select locations

American Airlines Admirals Club Locations