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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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Author Topic: Citi AA Master Thread  (Read 2836541 times)

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4040 on: February 23, 2014, 05:11:02 PM »

YMMV

Cue the noob q asking what YMMV stands for.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4041 on: February 23, 2014, 05:15:48 PM »
YMMV
its not even YMMV, freezing works in NY. Its a matter of HUCA stamina.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4042 on: February 23, 2014, 05:18:39 PM »
FT has a report about it coming through on the third statement.
Here is another report of this.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4043 on: February 23, 2014, 05:22:49 PM »
its not even YMMV, freezing works in NY. Its a matter of HUCA stamina.
What would be a good reason not to give them the PIN?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4044 on: February 23, 2014, 05:23:31 PM »
If I spend the 10k earlier in the billing cycle does that help the points to post faster or it doesn't matter and as long as I spend it before the statement closes it will post on that statement.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4045 on: February 23, 2014, 05:27:13 PM »
What would be a good reason not to give them the PIN?
you don't know it.
 The NSA is tapping the phone lines. You believe that somebody has control over that account and you cannot compromise it under any circumstances.
keep on rambling ad nauseam

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4046 on: February 23, 2014, 05:30:55 PM »
If I spend the 10k earlier in the billing cycle does that help the points to post faster
No.
or it doesn't matter and as long as I spend it before the statement closes it will post on that statement.
Hopefully.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4047 on: February 23, 2014, 06:48:32 PM »
Here is another report of this.
Mine posted after the 2nd statement.
Looks like you just gotta be patient.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4048 on: February 23, 2014, 08:25:28 PM »
Applied for the executive card with a frozen Experian (NY) and the system didn't even create a application ID. Just said that they will contact me. I called in and the rep said they need the PIN to pull from Experian.
Time to update the wiki.
Ha ha, next time listen to meshugener, he usually knows what he's talking about.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4049 on: February 23, 2014, 08:34:39 PM »
Ha ha, next time listen to meshugener, he usually knows what he's talking about.
No gloating now! >:(

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4050 on: February 23, 2014, 09:39:49 PM »
I know, i mean screwed as in getting shut down for it
something we will all find out in the coming months.....

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4051 on: February 24, 2014, 12:33:18 AM »
Can i shift CL from 1  Citi AA Card to another? 
If so what about from personal to business?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4052 on: February 24, 2014, 12:47:48 AM »
Can i shift CL from 1  Citi AA Card to another? 
If so what about from personal to business?


Citi personal to business for sure not.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4053 on: February 24, 2014, 12:55:24 AM »

Citi personal to business for sure not.
thanks,
What about personal cards?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4054 on: February 24, 2014, 01:11:14 AM »
Did anybody here meet the threshold and get points by buying Amex GCs online?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4055 on: February 24, 2014, 03:20:59 AM »
Did anybody here meet the threshold and get points by buying Amex GCs online?

How would you cash that out? I assume you aren't talking a small amount.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4056 on: February 24, 2014, 09:24:50 AM »
How would you cash that out? I assume you aren't talking a small amount.

No, not small. 2,500. As for cashing out, it's a pain but the plan is to cash out the same way you put spend on a CC (buying VRs.) If so, then why did I do it, you ask. I will answer you. Because the Amex GC allows me to do all that spend at once.

But I will re-ask my question from before: did anybody meet the threshold with spending that included the Amex GCs?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4057 on: February 24, 2014, 09:27:28 AM »
Only on DDF does 24/6 mean 24/5/half/half
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4058 on: February 24, 2014, 10:32:57 AM »
something we will all find out in the coming months.....

That's not very reassuring

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4059 on: February 24, 2014, 10:42:41 AM »
:)

Are you smiling because of the itty bitty cutesy wutesy amount of my GC purchase?  :)

Everything is relative, I guess.