Some New Ideas for American Airlines’ Credit Cards

AA Survey

United747 posted on FlyerTalk some screenshots from a recent survey by American Airlines and Citi on their credit card benefits. I found it interesting because most airline-branded credit cards are not very appealing (to me) given recent years' improvements to generic travel rewards cards … [Read more...]

Citi Prestige Makes Changes Official: Flight Points, Companion Pass Gone

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Recently one of the regular cards in my wallet has been the Citi Thank You Prestige card. Even though it's a premium card that comes with a high $400 $450 annual fee (update -- I originally wrote $400 because that's what I paid back when I got the card, but more recently the annual fee has … [Read more...]

Free Admirals Club Day Passes for Amex Platinum Cardholders

Citi OpenDoors

According to a press release I received yesterday, Citi is creating yet another incentive for people to apply for its premium Executive / AAdvantage World Elite MasterCard by handing out free day passes to those who previously had access with another card, such as the Amex Platinum Card. … [Read more...]

Check Your Inbox for 3X American Airlines Miles Offers

Citi AAdvantage Platinum (personal card) 3X offer

The best way to currently earn American Airlines miles is by signing up for the Citi Executive AAdvantage card with a 100,000-mile bonus.  It has a $450 fee (really $250 since you get a $200 statement credit) and requires $10,000 of spending (which may be tough now that CVS will stop … [Read more...]

Retention Offer for the Citi Platinum / AAdvantage Card

Like many of you, I recently applied for the Citi Executive / AAdvantage World Elite MasterCard, which is still offering 100,000 bonus miles after spending $10,000 in 3 months. However, a few weeks later I got an email notifying me that the annual fee was due on my existing Citi Platinum / … [Read more...]

American Airlines lounge access with Citi Prestige

I noticed on the American Airlines Admirals Club page that the Citi Prestige card now get Admirals Club access for the card holder as well as 2 guests.  Per the page, the rules regarding access: Citi Prestige Card holder must present a stand-by ticket or boarding pass (other than a … [Read more...]