American Airlines has four kinds of travel credit that a customer may have as stored value towards future travel.
The different payment methods American Airlines has, and the rules for each, can be complicated. Last summer American largely replaced ‘flight vouchers’ with ‘trip credits’.
Fortunately last fall I shared a chart that breaks down the rules for flight vouchers, flight credits, trip credits, and gift cards.
Here are greater details on how trip credits work.
And here’s what American is working on to improve the usability of trip credits: