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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 #7005 on: June 27, 2014, 11:59:12 AM »
NYS...
Confirming for NJ as well...all 4 times ;)

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7006 on: June 27, 2014, 01:16:04 PM »
I haven't cancelled any of the executives yet. I waited around two months in between apps.

so you paid AF on first  two cards?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7007 on: June 27, 2014, 04:08:53 PM »
just got approved for 2nd, verified the 100k

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7008 on: June 27, 2014, 04:16:13 PM »
Does Authorized user spend for sure count toward $40k requirement for the 10k EQM bonus?
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7009 on: June 27, 2014, 04:23:56 PM »
Does Authorized user spend for sure count toward $40k requirement for the 10k EQM bonus?
yes

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7010 on: June 27, 2014, 04:36:36 PM »
Is the $450 charge applied to dollars spent on the card for the $10K?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7011 on: June 27, 2014, 04:48:39 PM »
Is the $450 charge applied to dollars spent on the card for the $10K?
Its a fee, doesn't count as money spent.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7012 on: June 29, 2014, 12:35:27 AM »
Would someone mind explaining me the process of applying for a second 100k card and merging the mileage accounts and closing the first? i just want to make sure im doing it in the correct order so that i dont lose the miles.
Sorry if this has been discussed a million times ill take a link also if someone has one. thanks
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7013 on: June 29, 2014, 12:38:05 AM »
Would someone mind explaining me the process of applying for a second 100k card and merging the mileage accounts and closing the first? i just want to make sure im doing it in the correct order so that i dont lose the miles.
Sorry if this has been discussed a million times ill take a link also if someone has one. thanks
just look up thread.
(A few pages back)
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7014 on: June 29, 2014, 12:40:59 AM »
Would someone mind explaining me the process of applying for a second 100k card and merging the mileage accounts and closing the first? i just want to make sure im doing it in the correct order so that i dont lose the miles.
Sorry if this has been discussed a million times ill take a link also if someone has one. thanks
Nothing complicated, just apply for the card, enter your AAdvantage number on the application so your miles will be deposited there,

Closing the 1st card has nothing to do with applying for the 2nd, you actually might wanna keep it open when applying for the 2nd so you can shift some credit limit on to the new one.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7015 on: June 29, 2014, 01:10:11 AM »
Nothing complicated, just apply for the card, enter your AAdvantage number on the application so your miles will be deposited there,

Closing the 1st card has nothing to do with applying for the 2nd, you actually might wanna keep it open when applying for the 2nd so you can shift some credit limit on to the new one.

And how in the world can I justify that to the csr if they ask

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7016 on: June 29, 2014, 01:50:01 AM »
just look up thread.
(A few pages back)
A few Pages? just read at least 15 and there was nothing about it. Appreciate the advice though but -1

Nothing complicated, just apply for the card, enter your AAdvantage number on the application so your miles will be deposited there,

Closing the 1st card has nothing to do with applying for the 2nd, you actually might wanna keep it open when applying for the 2nd so you can shift some credit limit on to the new one.

thanks so much thats perfect.
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7017 on: June 29, 2014, 11:35:07 AM »
Can the card be cancelled before the annual fee posts? How is it done? (with getting the signup bonus..) Are there any potential negative ramifications for doing so?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7018 on: June 29, 2014, 11:37:44 AM »

Can the card be cancelled before the annual fee posts? How is it done? (with getting the signup bonus..) Are there any potential negative ramifications for doing so?
You don't need to cancel before the AF posts, you have 37 days from when it posts to get a full refund.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7019 on: June 29, 2014, 11:47:45 AM »
You don't need to cancel before the AF posts, you have 37 days from when it posts to get a full refund.
And can that be done after the mileage posts?
Are there any downsides to doing that, or any reason not to?