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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 #7815 on: November 03, 2014, 06:55:37 AM »
That's what I'm trying to figure out.
I wasn't either asked for anything, but I used a EIN.
another data point. This is my first citi business card. How about you?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7816 on: November 03, 2014, 02:47:27 PM »
Just got an email from citi that their AA cards now earn 2x miles on USAir purchases in addition to the regular AA purchases. And also the 25% discount for in-flight purchase applies to USAir in addition to the regular 25% for AA in-flight purchases

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7820 on: November 05, 2014, 08:28:22 AM »
I have two platinum personal platinum AA cards...got the bonus on both.  Is that standard?  Can I sign up for others besides the executive, like the lower ones.  I understand that getting an Amex AA wont change things, but perhaps the Gold?  I read through the ft wiki, but I couldn't figure it out.   Thank you kindly.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7821 on: November 05, 2014, 05:34:56 PM »
I have two platinum personal platinum AA cards...got the bonus on both.  Is that standard?  Can I sign up for others besides the executive, like the lower ones.  I understand that getting an Amex AA wont change things, but perhaps the Gold?  I read through the ft wiki, but I couldn't figure it out.   Thank you kindly.
I tried the gold and they didn't let cuz I have the plat

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7822 on: November 05, 2014, 06:06:13 PM »
Is the 18 month rule from when I get the bonus or when I closed the card

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7823 on: November 06, 2014, 02:48:52 PM »
Yes, it is known not to work if you have another aa card. Discussed the past few pages in this thread.
Thats only if you applied in last 18 months right? I have an existing platinum from more than 18 months ago, and wanna apply for second?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7824 on: November 06, 2014, 03:50:39 PM »
Thats only if you applied in last 18 months right? I have an existing platinum from more than 18 months ago, and wanna apply for second?

Never tried that with Citi.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7825 on: November 06, 2014, 04:07:18 PM »
Never tried that with Citi.
You are not familiar with Citis 18 month rule? Its mentioned countless times in the forums.

Just applied and got approved! YAY!
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I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7826 on: November 06, 2014, 10:20:37 PM »
Is the 18 month rule from when I get the bonus or when I closed the card

My understanding is when you are approved. But I don't see how this rule is even in effect, when people were applying for the Citik 100K card a every 8/65 days.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7827 on: November 06, 2014, 10:25:07 PM »

My understanding is when you are approved. But I don't see how this rule is even in effect, when people were applying for the Citik 100K card a every 8/65 days.

That card at that time was an anomaly. They were giving it away like candy.
I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7828 on: November 10, 2014, 08:47:17 PM »
awesome!

Got my 2 passes today express mail! U2?

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Re: Citi AA Master Thread
« Reply #7829 on: November 11, 2014, 12:51:38 AM »
Got my 2 passes today express mail! U2?
no. They said I'll get it when I complete my $3k spend. I only completed my spend yesterday. you got it before you hit the threshold?