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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #45 on: April 30, 2012, 02:54:51 PM »
Should work at checkin, but YMMV.
Any experience?

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #46 on: April 30, 2012, 02:55:01 PM »

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #48 on: April 30, 2012, 10:45:56 PM »
i spoke to someone at the airport...and they said you must put the credit card in your profile to get the free bags first

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #49 on: April 30, 2012, 10:48:42 PM »
i spoke to someone at the airport...and they said you must put the credit card in your profile to get the free bags first
I flew with it ... They entered the info at the airport to get free bags

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #50 on: May 02, 2012, 09:55:26 AM »
I used it when I flew from LAX to JFK after Pesach. The ticketing agents didn't know anything about the free bag and charged me,  so I called up aa advantage and they gave me a $100 credit ;)

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #51 on: May 04, 2012, 06:41:29 PM »
I used it when I flew from LAX to JFK after Pesach. The ticketing agents didn't know anything about the free bag and charged me,  so I called up aa advantage and they gave me a $100 credit ;)
Its weird but seems like no ticket counter agent know of this new AA policy ...

I actually brought along my CC benefits pamphlet to show them (I just got the card a few days before flying)

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #52 on: May 05, 2012, 09:33:25 PM »
What about a AU?

I got an email that says I should add an additional user and they will have the benefit as well.
In the T&C it does not say you need to pay with the card, it says though that the card should be affiliated with your millage number when you make your reservation.
I have the email to show the ticket agent if I ever have a prob.

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Re: Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #53 on: May 05, 2012, 09:36:49 PM »
I got an email that says I should add an additional user and they will have the benefit as well.
In the T&C it does not say you need to pay with the card, it says though that the card should be affiliated with your millage number when you make your reservation.
I have the email to show the ticket agent if I ever have a prob.
can you post the email text here?

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #54 on: May 05, 2012, 09:40:21 PM »
EDIT: Read the text I may be a tad wrong.
   
   By adding authorized users to your account, everyone gets to enjoy great travel benefits.

   

Dear A3

You're going to love adding a loved one to your account. When an authorized user travels with you, you can all make the most of the great travel benefits your Citi® Platinum Select® / AAdvantage® Visa® Signature card offers.

Here are just some of the amazing benefits you'll enjoy:



      
New!
First Checked Bag Free1
         
New!
Priority Boarding2

      
New!
$100 Flight Discount3
         
New!
Double Miles on Eligible Purchases4



What's more, adding authorized users helps you manage your family's spending with one account and cover expenses even when you're not there.

So visit citicards.com to add get your loved ones their own card—and the great travel perks that come with it.



   

   
                              

   
1 For benefit to apply, at the time of booking, Citi® / AAdvantage® account must be open and reservation must include the primary cardmember's American Airlines AAdvantage® number. This benefit is valid for travel booked and ticketed on or after April 2, 2012. If your credit card account is closed for any reason, this benefit will be cancelled. Eligible Citi® / AAdvantage® cardmembers may check one bag free of charge when traveling on American Airlines, American Eagle or the AmericanConnection® carrier to select domestic destinations. Up to four customers traveling with the eligible primary credit cardmember will also get their first checked bag free of charge if they are listed in the same reservation. Waiver does not apply to overweight or oversized bags. This benefit cannot be combined with any existing AAdvantage® elite program benefits, including any waiver of baggage charges. Please see aa.com for baggage weight and size restrictions. Additional terms, conditions and restrictions may apply. Applicable terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #55 on: May 07, 2012, 01:35:06 AM »
Did they up the benefits for the Gold Level cardmembers at all?? I'm thinking about swapping it into a plat level for the free bag (it is my oldest line but that wouldn't affect that right??) because afaik they haven't done anything to up the benefits for GL Card....

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #56 on: May 07, 2012, 11:05:37 AM »
Did they up the benefits for the Gold Level cardmembers at all?
No.
Let us know how the upgrade goes.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #57 on: May 07, 2012, 05:56:15 PM »
Let us know how the upgrade goes.
I figure I'm going to wait until I actually need to fly on AA before I do anything. In your experience, if I upgrade to the Plat level card, will that affect on my credit history as this being my oldest credit line?

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #58 on: May 08, 2012, 07:46:44 AM »
This should work for AU's and the ticket doesn't have to be on the card - so says a manager at Citi....

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Re: First Checked Bag Free on AA for Citi AA Cardholders
« Reply #59 on: May 09, 2012, 08:35:51 PM »
Just helped my cousin with his flight... he is paying using his sapphire instead of his aa plat level card. I hope it is as everyone suspects, no need for ticket to be booked on that card!!!