American Airlines Loyalty Choice Rewards for High-Status Members

Customization is the new “in” thing for loyalty programs. Rather than all members earning the same rewards, more airlines and hotel programs offer loyal members their choice from a list of perks. And that’s just what American Airlines offers elite status members through Loyalty Choice Rewards.

Here’s how to earn these valuable Loyalty Choice Rewards perks and your choices at each of the five reward levels.

Loyalty Choice Rewards vs. Elite Choice Rewards

In late 2020, American Airlines announced a new “Elite Choice Rewards” program. Rather than earning systemwide upgrades, AAdvantage Executive Platinum elites would get to choose from a menu of rewards. To sweeten the program, American Airlines added a rewards option when travelers earned Platinum Pro elite status.

But Elite Choice Rewards would be short-lived. In its switch to the new Loyalty Points program, American introduced “Loyalty Choice Rewards” — a similar but slightly different program.

Like its predecessor, Loyalty Choice…

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This article was written by JT Genter and originally published on