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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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Author Topic: Citi AA Master Thread  (Read 2834772 times)

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3980 on: February 21, 2014, 12:23:11 AM »
If I were Citi and AA, and I wanted to draw out all the scammers, what would I do? I would create a bonus bigger than anyone has seen in a while, say 100k miles, and I would make it for a card with a really high AF to incentivize people to want to close the card and beat the AF, and I would make the threshold really high, say $10k in 3 months, so people will be tempted to do wild things to get big spending fast. And once they've all taken the bait, I'd shut 'em all down permanently! Basically, a roach motel for game players.
And then call Dan paying him 500 tuna sandwiches with pickles to scare everyone and not to reveal there's something boiling behind the scene.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3981 on: February 21, 2014, 12:26:50 AM »
Some of you guys are really paranoid lol

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3982 on: February 21, 2014, 12:31:13 AM »
Some of you guys are really paranoid lol
It might have to do with this being the first time they have seen something like this.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3983 on: February 21, 2014, 12:35:04 AM »
For those cancelling who had the AF hit already, would you pay off your bill except $450 or pay the whole thing, then cancel and do credit balance refund?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3984 on: February 21, 2014, 12:57:18 AM »
PPL wayyy  to wired .   beer wine and whiskey for all  8)
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3985 on: February 21, 2014, 02:13:47 AM »
Have people had luck downgrading the card to avoid AF?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3986 on: February 21, 2014, 02:16:42 AM »
BTW when I called to see app status they approved me after asking for my cell phone number. I called 2 days later to get a tracking number for the card and they asked if I want to add my cell number to the acct.  ::)

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3987 on: February 21, 2014, 05:47:31 AM »
If your aa account is aa-ed what happens to citi cards linked to that account?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3988 on: February 21, 2014, 10:47:51 AM »
Is the a link to look up all of the acronyms? AF CVC and so on
Look here- http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10531.0
What is the negative affect of having 3 pull per month? is it strictly on the score or are there other factors?
Its score and also banks see how many applications you have had in a given time frame and that may make you subject to denial and/or questioning the frequency of your asking for credit


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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3989 on: February 21, 2014, 11:08:19 AM »
Any confirmation if the shutdowns are on cvs purchases also, our is this only returned products?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3990 on: February 21, 2014, 12:00:24 PM »
They are telling me and they notated my account that being that I have the executive card I can't get another one called a few times and they see on the notes I called in the past any other way around it to get my second app approved?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3991 on: February 21, 2014, 12:04:11 PM »
Any confirmation if the shutdowns are on cvs purchases also, our is this only returned products?

Nobody reported AA shutting sown for CVS purchases. Someone referenced Chase doing so.

My $.02 for the n00bs is that if you are opening brand new accounts and have no history with the bank or airline, you shouldn't be doing these higher risk and slap in the face tactics. Opening cards and grabbing the bonus and shutting down right away. Leave the cards open a bit, establish a relationship and history with the bank, and then you don't need to worry as much about getting shut down over CVS purchases.


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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3992 on: February 21, 2014, 12:05:05 PM »
They are telling me and they notated my account that being that I have the executive card I can't get another one called a few times and they see on the notes I called in the past any other way around it to get my second app approved?

Stork.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3993 on: February 21, 2014, 12:05:37 PM »
Is there anyone who got the exec card, did the spend and managed to get miles and cancel in time to get the AF refunded?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3994 on: February 21, 2014, 12:16:55 PM »
Card arrived, closing date feb 24, will ann fee bill?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3995 on: February 21, 2014, 12:29:16 PM »
Nobody reported AA shutting sown for CVS purchases. Someone referenced Chase doing so.

My $.02 for the n00bs is that if you are opening brand new accounts and have no history with the bank or airline, you shouldn't be doing these higher risk and slap in the face tactics. Opening cards and grabbing the bonus and shutting down right away. Leave the cards open a bit, establish a relationship and history with the bank, and then you don't need to worry as much about getting shut down over CVS purchases.
Not true with Chase.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3996 on: February 21, 2014, 12:42:01 PM »
No conspiracy theories today?
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3997 on: February 21, 2014, 12:54:51 PM »
No conspiracy theories today?
dan is really the ceo of AA

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3998 on: February 21, 2014, 12:56:50 PM »
No conspiracy theories today?
Apparently Dan works for aa corpsec. :o

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #3999 on: February 21, 2014, 01:39:32 PM »
Is there anyone who got the exec card, did the spend and managed to get miles and cancel in time to get the AF refunded?
Wondering the same. Every1 was so busy trying to do it few weeks ago & now radio silence..