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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]


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$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 #4950 on: March 17, 2014, 08:53:50 PM »
Bottom line, how risky is it to shut with a negative miles balance?
1) Very
2) Seriously YMMV
3) Meh, wtvr, do it and stop worrying.
4) Absolutely no risk, Citi does not communicate with AA ever.
When you say a negative miles balance, do you mean per CC or per AA account? For example if my CC is closed with a negative miles balance, but my AA account still has more than the negative amount of miles, is that included in your question or is that safe?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4951 on: March 17, 2014, 08:59:01 PM »
When you say a negative miles balance, do you mean per CC or per AA account?
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4952 on: March 17, 2014, 09:29:21 PM »
We know #4 is wrong.  :)
That's only if he's asking specifically about refundable tickets and in that case it would be AA communicating with Citi not the other way around. His question, however, was about negative mile balances in general, in which case I think #4 would be a viable option.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4953 on: March 17, 2014, 09:49:22 PM »
That's only if he's asking specifically about refundable tickets and in that case it would be AA communicating with Citi not the other way around. His question, however, was about negative mile balances in general, in which case I think #4 would be a viable option.
You don't need a refundable ticket to end up with a negative mile balance. Who in this thread closed their AA account with a negative mile balance? All the talk is about the Citi account having a negative mile balance. #4 is wrong, end of story!  >:(
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4954 on: March 17, 2014, 09:53:57 PM »
You don't need a refundable ticket to end up with a negative mile balance. Who in this thread closed their AA account with a negative mile balance? All the talk is about the Citi account having a negative mile balance. #4 is wrong, end of story!  >:(

Me, but I haven't talked about it so much. And with a $15 negative mile balance I doubt it matters, but if something happens ill let you know.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4955 on: March 17, 2014, 10:06:09 PM »
You don't need a refundable ticket to end up with a negative mile balance. Who in this thread closed their AA account with a negative mile balance? All the talk is about the Citi account having a negative mile balance. #4 is wrong, end of story!  >:(
I meant if someone created a negative mile balance with a vendor other than AA. AFAIK there are no reports of being shut down.

Chill!

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4956 on: March 17, 2014, 10:23:17 PM »
Don't know if this helps you at all but the phone rep told me exactly those words during a reconsideration phone call.... " we will only move credit when reconsidering a diff card" but others have successfully moved so I guess it's YMMV


Dear Customer,

Your messages received on your account ending xxxx have been reviewed.

While we are unable to transfer all or part of the credit line between two existing accounts, when a new account is established the credit line may be eligible to be split between the existing account and the new account.

If we can be of further assistance, please contact us as your satisfaction is our top priority.


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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4957 on: March 18, 2014, 02:48:44 AM »
There is no way to expedite; they'll post second statement. You're either stuck paying the annual fee or risk losing the 100K.

But, seriously? You guys are going to risk 100K for $250?
Is there a chance of it posting sooner or if it didn't post by now that's when it will happen?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4958 on: March 18, 2014, 06:56:57 AM »
Anybody got the 100k for the second card yet

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4959 on: March 18, 2014, 07:01:09 AM »
When applying for the second card, do I put in the same AA account or is it like chase UA and I make a new account? TIA
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4960 on: March 18, 2014, 07:49:20 AM »
When applying for the second card, do I put in the same AA account or is it like chase UA and I make a new account? TIA
its not necessary to create a new AA account. Citi are the ones that have stricter rules about churning and they go by SS.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4961 on: March 18, 2014, 07:59:20 AM »
its not necessary to create a new AA account. Citi are the ones that have stricter rules about churning and they go by SS.

Thanks.. But yet people are getting the second bonus? is this actually confirmed, people got the second 100,000 in their AA accounts already?
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4962 on: March 18, 2014, 08:08:21 AM »
The rep at AA just told me that the exec cc has no benefits when flying internationally. No business check in, no priority boarding, no lounge access. I suspect she might not know what she's talking about.
Anyone with experience?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4963 on: March 18, 2014, 08:08:25 AM »
Yes

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #4964 on: March 18, 2014, 08:20:41 AM »
What was your experience?