Two Easy Ways To Give The Gift Of Travel

The whole wide world, it comes in a card, and it's the perfect gift for anyone who loves to travel, including you. You can buy either a plastic card and have it mailed or a virtual card delivered via email. Please see below for the differences between the cards to find the right one for you. Both options allow you to send a personal message with your gift. You can use up to eight (8) Gift Cards at one time toward the purchase of a ticket to hundreds of exciting destinations throughout the world. And, with no expiration date or fees, American Airlines Gift Cards are perfect for any occasion. Terms and Conditions apply.

Plastic Gift Cards

Plastic Gift Cards purchased online or over the phone
(1-800-677-9555) from American Airlines offer:

  • Shipping via FedEx® (shipping and handling charges may apply)
  • Purchase multiple cards with delivery to one address
  • Allow 2-3 business days for delivery if you select Priority shipping, or allow 4-5 business days if you select Standard shipping.
  • Signature required for delivery!

Virtual Gift Cards

Virtual Gift Cards purchased online or over the phone
(1-800-677-9555) from American Airlines offer:

  • Free delivery
  • Need to give a gift now?
    Your Gift Card email will be delivered immediately, however the Gift Card will not be available for use for
    72 hours.
  • Customize your Gift Card for different occasions
  • Purchase multiple cards with delivery to multiple email addresses

Note: Gift Cards are redeemable toward the purchase of air travel wholly on flights operated by American Airlines, American Eagle® and oneworld® carriers for itineraries sold and originating in the U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. Gift Cards may also be used for payment of air travel on any oneworld® partner or Codeshare flights designated in flight listings as AA*. For a complete list of American Airlines codeshare partners as well as other codeshare information, visit They cannot be used for payment of air travel on any other airline. In addition if a credit card is used in conjunction with Gift Card(s), the credit card must have a United States, U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico billing address. Gift Cards may not be used for upgrades, Admirals Club membership enrollments, Admirals Club One-Day passes, AAdvantage Award Travel or other non-flight products and/or services sold on