Cost of AAdvantage® miles:
AAdvantage® miles cost $0.022 per mile. A minimum purchase of 250,000 AAdvantage miles is required per order.
The processing fee is one-tenth of a cent ($0.001) per mile for processing the order and servicing the account.
Federal Excise Tax:
The federal government requires collection of a 7.5% excise tax on the cost of the AAdvantage miles and the processing fee. This tax applies to both for-profit and non-profit organizations, whether based in the U.S. or overseas.
Total Mileage Cost:
The total mileage cost will depend on the number of miles purchased. For a minimum order of 250,000 miles, the total cost (including processing fee and federal excise tax) amounts to $6,181.25.