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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 #1695 on: January 28, 2014, 07:57:12 AM »

Not same day.

8 days apart.
I just signed up for the 75k card and plan on signing up for the 50k card. Because of the high spending threshold on the 75k card I would rather wait until I'm close to reaching it before signing up for the 50k cc. Is there any advantage to only wait the min 8 days to sign up for the second cc?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1696 on: January 28, 2014, 08:09:24 AM »
Who is the Stork???  :o


Who is the all powerful stork? Is it a very sympathetic rep?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1697 on: January 28, 2014, 08:13:55 AM »
Just got aa personal for 50k so if ppl can confirm downgrade will get refund I will try ..

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1698 on: January 28, 2014, 08:17:33 AM »
Hey there! I am using DansDeals Forums.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1699 on: January 28, 2014, 08:17:43 AM »
Off topic: is there a thread for extremely generous retention/dispute refunds/credits from cc reps? Also of reps ( stork might b an example )that allow bending of rules etc Have had some crazy stories in my days ( like when chase gave me 60k URL points for using ink card & not plat for hotel room to compensate for not getting the upgrade) -& would b interested in hearing others..

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1700 on: January 28, 2014, 08:19:49 AM »
Off topic: is there a thread for extremely generous retention/dispute refunds/credits from cc reps? Also of reps ( stork might b an example )that allow bending of rules etc Have had some crazy stories in my days ( like when chase gave me 60k URL points for using ink card & not plat for hotel room to compensate for not getting the upgrade) -& would b interested in hearing others..
CC retention bonus thread
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1701 on: January 28, 2014, 08:32:18 AM »
Same day? Without storking it? Source?
As of yet, I haven't had to bother with gifts from the Stork.

But out of curiosity (and perhaps for the sake of the future), is it a guaranteed thing that Stork grants all requests?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1702 on: January 28, 2014, 09:25:12 AM »
But out of curiosity (and perhaps for the sake of the future), is it a guaranteed thing that Stork grants all requests?
Of course not.
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: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1704 on: January 28, 2014, 01:09:12 PM »
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1705 on: January 28, 2014, 01:10:21 PM »

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1706 on: January 28, 2014, 01:12:25 PM »
Now, @Dan, it's 150K miles for $350 :P

ETA: $250.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1707 on: January 28, 2014, 01:16:05 PM »
Now, @Dan, it's 150K miles for $350 :P

ETA: $250.
150k? you mean 100k?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1708 on: January 28, 2014, 01:16:31 PM »
100K Executive + 50K Vanilla.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #1709 on: January 28, 2014, 01:24:11 PM »
This 100K offer actually has a $200 statement credit that is awarded on the first $200 of purchases! Doesn't have to be AA purchases.

Woot!
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