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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 #3460 on: February 17, 2014, 10:22:32 PM »
Second citi card, or second same card?
My second same card master executive ... Btw it's also my second Citi as well,

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3461 on: February 17, 2014, 10:37:02 PM »
I already got the business and  personal 50K offers, now I want to get the 100k one. Can I use the same ffn, should I leave blank or enter new one?

Can AA accounts be merged?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3462 on: February 17, 2014, 10:38:25 PM »
I already got the business and  personal 50K offers, now I want to get the 100k one. Can I use the same ffn, should I leave blank or enter new one?

Can AA accounts be merged?

Use the same FFN

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3463 on: February 17, 2014, 10:45:47 PM »
Use the same FFN

Thanks! Do the FT rules of time between apps apply to this card as well? Are they always right?

Reason I'm asking is because I applied for personal and business one after the other got approved and miles from both. It seems from FT that it shouldn't of worked

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3464 on: February 17, 2014, 10:51:52 PM »
My second same card master executive ... Btw it's also my second Citi as well,
Did they give you any trouble with the approval for the second one?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3465 on: February 17, 2014, 11:30:44 PM »
Did they give you any trouble with the approval for the second one?
No problems at all!! Instant approval bigger CL than first card..

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3466 on: February 17, 2014, 11:37:06 PM »
No problems at all!! Instant approval bigger CL than first card..
same ffn?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3467 on: February 17, 2014, 11:42:55 PM »

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3468 on: February 17, 2014, 11:44:17 PM »
Do refundable tickets work or will they claw back the miles?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3469 on: February 18, 2014, 12:10:18 AM »
No problems at all!! Instant approval bigger CL than first card..

At the end of the ap, they said I had to call in. Is that standard?

Seems like a silly formality. They put me on hold for a minute and came back and said I was approved for a CL of 13k.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3470 on: February 18, 2014, 12:11:55 AM »
At the end of the ap, they said I had to call in. Is that standard?

Seems like a silly formality. They put me on hold for a minute and came back and said I was approved for a CL of 13k.
It is standard, did they ask u for a cell phone number?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3471 on: February 18, 2014, 12:13:30 AM »
It is standard, did they ask u for a cell phone number?

Yes, and I gave it to them. How about you?

BTW disclaimer here: I just realized you did a SECOND exec ap. Kudus to you, man! This was only my first.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3472 on: February 18, 2014, 12:16:17 AM »
Yes, and I gave it to them. How about you?

BTW disclaimer here: I just realized you did a SECOND exec ap. Kudus to you, man! This was only my first.

Also needed to call in, and they asked me for cell number. That's what mist people experienced by applying for this card,

Congrats! And hoping to hear from you next week for your second card approval  ;D

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3473 on: February 18, 2014, 12:39:08 AM »
Do refundable tickets work or will they claw back the miles?
  They don't claw back, they'll just shut down your AA account.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3474 on: February 18, 2014, 12:49:42 AM »
Should I use my miles before I downgrade my card ( to avoid the af) or once they post they are safe?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3475 on: February 18, 2014, 12:50:53 AM »
  They don't claw back, they'll just shut down your AA account.
They shutdown aa accounts for simply buying & refunding a ticket or is that only speaking in extreme abuse cases ?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3476 on: February 18, 2014, 12:52:33 AM »
Also needed to call in, and they asked me for cell number. That's what mist people experienced by applying for this card,

Congrats! And hoping to hear from you next week for your second card approval  ;D

What are you planning to do about the AF on the second (and third and fourth) card(s)? Just pay it? Is it worth the $250 for you? For the first card, I can justify that I really do want the lounge access.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3477 on: February 18, 2014, 01:05:04 AM »
What are you planning to do about the AF on the second (and third and fourth) card(s)? Just pay it? Is it worth the $250 for you? For the first card, I can justify that I really do want the lounge access.

$250 isn't worth 100k AA to you?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3478 on: February 18, 2014, 01:07:38 AM »
$250 isn't worth 100k AA to you?

Maybe if I were selling it would be poshut, but I'm not.
Last summer you could get 100k by opening two 50k cards with an annual fee of $75.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3479 on: February 18, 2014, 01:09:24 AM »
  They don't claw back, they'll just shut down your AA account.
Is that an assumption or is that based on experience?