When will I receive my award miles? December 12, 2018 19:58 Updated Award miles will be posted to the AAdvantage member's account 6-8 weeks after the cruise has been completed. Related articles How do I earn award miles on my cruise? How can I earn the most award miles? Why should I book with American Airlines Cruises? Can my award miles be combined with cruise offers? Can I use my award miles to book a cruise?