Travel insights from Andrea Sedlacek, editor of The Compass

Spotlight on American Airlines Vacations

Who They Are

American Airlines Vacations’ vast selection of resources and partners let you create the perfect vacation. From a magical experience at Universal Orlando Resort, to scuba and snorkeling in Curaçao, your client's dream destination is just a few clicks away.

As a world-renowned leader in the vacation travel industry, American Airlines Vacations is devoted to providing you with an exceptional travel booking experience.

Where They Are

American Airlines Vacations is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas – the same location as American Airlines.

What Makes Them Unique

For travelers, it’s bonus miles. The lead traveler on an American Airlines Vacations reservation receives 1,000 bonus miles, which is combinable with any other miles promotion (like additional bonus miles when booking with featured hotels).

For agents, it’s competitive commissions, 24-hour price match, mark-up allowance of up to 30% of the value of the package and access to book these hotel brands exclusively on VAX:

  • Sandals Hotels & Resorts
  • Beaches Hotels & Resorts
  • Palace Resorts
  • Excellence Group
  • Playa Hotels & Resorts
  • Jewel Resorts
  • Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva
  • Gran Resorts

Where to Find Them on VAX

There are a few ways to book American Airlines Vacations on VAX. You can go directly to the American Airlines supplier showcase by navigating to the “Suppliers” dropdown menu or by searching for “American Airlines Vacations” in the search box at the top right side of the site. After landing on the American Airlines supplier showcase main page, the booking tool is located on the left-hand side of the page. You can also shop American Airlines Vacations using any of the res tools throughout the VAX site, like the one on VAX's Home page.

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