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Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« on: September 07, 2013, 10:24:57 PM »
I fly AA about 12-15 times a year. What is the best credit card in order to get the various benefits with them (baggage, miles, etc). Is the CitiBank card the only option or are there others?

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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2013, 10:42:34 PM »
You can apply for the Amex SPG card and get a bunch SPG points which transfers to AA 20:25.
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2013, 10:44:01 PM »
You can apply for the Amex SPG card and get a bunch SPG points which transfers to AA 20:25.

Already got that and use it, but I am concerned about the huge amount of baggage fees I am paying (I always check a bag due to the nature and length of my stay). I understand that with a AA-branded CC I may be able to avoid such fees. I am looking for solicitations as to which card is the best (if Citi is not the only option).

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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2013, 10:45:47 PM »
Citi is the only option for that.
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2013, 10:46:35 PM »
Citi is the only option for that.
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2013, 11:43:44 PM »
Before you get the citi card see if they have any bonus mileage deals. I originally got 75,000 per card for 4 cards and went to Israel with my wife business. It was a while ago, but maybe they have something now too.
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2013, 12:16:23 AM »
Before you get the citi card see if they have any bonus mileage deals. I originally got 75,000 per card for 4 cards and went to Israel with my wife business. It was a while ago, but maybe they have something now too.
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2013, 12:18:16 AM »
Uh, that's long.
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2013, 03:40:25 AM »
12-15 times a year but no status?

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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2013, 03:46:49 AM »
12-15 times a year but no status?
Avios?
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2013, 03:57:45 AM »
Avios?
he said he gets miles for it

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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2013, 07:53:48 AM »
12-15 times a year but no status?
exactly what I was thinking.

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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2013, 08:02:48 AM »

he said he gets miles for it

I think he means to earn miles with the credit card and signup bonuses
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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #13 on: September 08, 2013, 08:03:38 AM »
I think he means to earn miles with the credit card and signup bonuses
thats not what it sounds like at all

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Re: Fly AA a bunch, best credit card?
« Reply #14 on: September 09, 2013, 11:05:27 PM »
Is there any miles or points that can be transferred to AA. Amex, southwest, delta, usair?