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http://www.aa.com/i18n/AAdvantage/earnMiles/beyondTravel/creditDebit/citi-business.jsp
Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
The new 18 month language isn't on this application

50k WMC Plat level offer page
Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. American Airlines AAdvantage®
bonus miles are not available if you have had a Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Card opened or closed (meaning opened a new card no matter it's current statues) in the past 18 months.

From FlyerTalk Old Citi Executive AA 50k after $5k spend link. The new 18 month language isn't on this application.[/url]


35K WMC consumer and business offer page
$1.5k spending in 3 months

Citibank Contacts:
Application status – https://www.accountonline.com/cards/acq/CardApplicationStatus.do?screenID=3187
(800) 695-5171 – Personal Application Status and Reconsideration Line with live rep
(888) 201-4523 – Application status
(866) 606-2961 – Reconsideration Line
(800) 763-9795 – General Personal Application Inquiries with live rep
(800) 645-7240 – Business Application Status and Reconsideration Line, dial option 3 then option 1 for application status
(800) 288-4653 – Business Application Status and Reconsideration Line, dial option 3 then option 1 for application status
(866) 606-2787 – General Application and Account Questions with live rep

Many people have also had better luck writing to the office of the President for reconsideration on Citi cards:
Mr. Ken Stork
Office of the President
PO Box 6000
Sioux Falls, SD 57117

HT: FT

Citi in NY pulls from either Equifax or Experian or both. YMMV even by the same person.

If you live in NJ or NY, you should freeze your Experian. They will only pull Equifax then. Otherwise, YMMV.

FOR MORE INFO, READ FT'S WIKI - IT IS PHENOMENAL, FT WIKI

Quote from the above mentioned FT WIKI:
For the most part, freezing Experian, or another bureau, will not cause Citi to pull a different bureau. They will almost certainly require you to unfreeze the bureau they wish to pull or deny your application. Some people have been successful providing the PIN but others have not. Mostly, freezing a credit bureau in an attempt to force Citi to pull a different one seems to waste time, money, and effort for little result. But YMMV.

DDF data points (As of 10/2015)
NY- pulls both EQ/EX, can still get instant approval with EX frozen
CA, OH, PA, TX- ONLY EX. Citi will refuse to pull other bureau

Benefits:..
New no forex fees starting Nov.'15

From FT Wiki:"Important exception: If you receive a Platinum World MC which is later converted to a World Elite MC (as indicated on the back of the card), the opening of that card will no longer count for purposes of the 18-month rule. This is true not only for conversions in early 2015, but also for those in more recent months.
Note: It makes no difference when (or whether) you activate the World Elite card. If you have the WE card in hand, then the conversion on Citi's books is already complete. There is nothing magical about activating it.
There are a few reports that some Gold World MC are being converted to Gold World Elite MC and that will no longer count for purposes of the 18-month rule."
UPDATE: As of 02/18/2016 (for applications after 02/09/2016), the W>WE loophole may be dead.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9885 on: December 12, 2017, 11:27:16 PM »
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9886 on: December 17, 2017, 05:26:45 PM »
If recently applied with a 60k app but then got a 65k offer, anyone know if citi tends to agree to give the extra 5k if I call and ask? I’ll call, just curious what to expect/ how hard to push

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9887 on: January 09, 2018, 09:17:32 AM »
I got an offer for the Citi AA Platinum Select. Is there any way to use these miles for tickets for NY/TLV?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9888 on: January 09, 2018, 10:32:20 PM »
is there any way to match a barclays aviator business offer 40k to a citi offer of 60k? because barclays business is only offering 40k aa signup, and personal and cities offer 60k thank you.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9889 on: January 09, 2018, 10:34:28 PM »
is there any way to match a barclays aviator business offer 40k to a citi offer of 60k? because barclays business is only offering 40k aa signup, and personal and cities offer 60k thank you.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9890 on: January 09, 2018, 10:47:21 PM »
Is there anything that can be done to boost the current signup bonus on barclays business of 40k aa? Just signed up for a barclay aviator personal for 60k aa? this question is not for this thread but the initial question had to do with citi aa. that is why i am following up  on this thread.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9891 on: January 09, 2018, 11:01:05 PM »
Is there anything that can be done to boost the current signup bonus on barclays business of 40k aa? Just signed up for a barclay aviator personal for 60k aa? this question is not for this thread but the initial question had to do with citi aa. that is why i am following up  on this thread.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9893 on: January 14, 2018, 01:38:33 AM »
I got an offer for the Citi AA Platinum Select. Is there any way to use these miles for tickets for NY/TLV?
Yes. On Oneworld Aliance members, though nothing direct.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9894 on: January 15, 2018, 11:39:05 PM »
I need to make several large appliance and furniture purchases.  Is it more beneficial to put it in this card or chase ihg?  Why?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9895 on: January 17, 2018, 06:14:43 PM »
does having the personal AA card and getting the bonus in the past preclude one from getting the bonus on the Citi AA business card?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9896 on: January 17, 2018, 06:20:47 PM »
does having the personal AA card and getting the bonus in the past preclude one from getting the bonus on the Citi AA business card?
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9897 on: January 17, 2018, 08:40:20 PM »
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thanks. finished spend on the card couple of months ago and still no bonus. trying to figure out whats the reason. 

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9898 on: January 17, 2018, 09:54:05 PM »
Got the card for some reason says that I am not eligible for the bonus. Any options? Should I just call and cancel it before the AF hits?
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #9899 on: January 18, 2018, 04:45:28 PM »
If I have a 9 NL digit mailer (addressed to another person in the household) and I'd like to apply for it more than once.  Is the strategy here to (while complying with 8/65) keep opening new cards or open a new card, receive a bonus, and then PC to a lesser card?  Wash rinse repeat.