Sleeping in Airports

American Airlines Admirals Club

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Screenshot of the American Airlines Admirals Club web site (May 2018)

American Airlines offers access to to over 50 Admirals Club lounges and nearly 60 partner lounges worldwide through their Admirals Club membership program.Lounge features and amenities are generally quite standard, and include complimentary beverages and snacks, Wi-Fi, work stations 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 start at USD 550 (USD 500 to renew). While an annual household membership starts at USD 925 (USD 875 to renew). Note that prices are subject to change. Payments can also be made with miles, with an annual individual membership costing 85 000 (75 000 renewal) and a household membership costs 135,000 points (125,000 renewal). 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 in advance online, or at the self-service check in machines at the lounge doors. A bonus is that your day passes are valid at multiple lounges in the same day, should you find yourself with a number of 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