Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard

welcome offer

Earn 50,000 point after $2,500 spent on purchases within 3 months.

Bonus Cash Value

Approximately $500*

Annual Fee

$99 (waived 1st year)

Card Rewards

Earn 2 miles on every dollar spent on AA purchases

Earn 2 miles on every dollar spent on US gas and restaurants

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Card Overview

The Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard can work great for those traveling with American Airlines, earning 2 miles on every dollar spent on AA purchases. You will also earn 2 miles on dollars spent on US gas and restaurants. Travel domestic on AA and your first checked bag will be free for you and four companions traveling along with you. Receive a $125 discount flight discount after $20,000 spent during your first year and you renew the card. You also get preferred boarding on AA flights, and more!

Card-Smart Tips & Advice
  • Good credit needed
  • You can only get approved for 1 Citi Personal Card every 8 days, and not more than 2 Citi Personal Cards every 65 days
  • American Airlines AAdvantage Bonus Miles are not available if you have received a New Account Bonus for a Citi/ AAdvantage Platinum Select Account in the past 48 months
  • Citi will usually pull your Experian credit report (If you freeze Experian you can sometimes request the reconsideration department to pull Equifax)
  • You can check your application status  here  or call 1 888 201 4523
  • If declined you can call 1 800 695 5171 to be reconsidered
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Card Details And Benefits
  • First checked bag free on domestic American airlines itineraries for you and up to four companions traveling with you on the same reservation
  • Earn $125 American airlines flight discount after $20,000 spent within the first year and renew your card
  • Preferred boarding on American airlines flights
  • Earn 25% savings when using your card on in flight food and beverages on American airlines flights
  • No Foreign Transaction Fee

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*The estimate is based on our research on what approximate value consumers get when booking travel with points or transferring the points to partner airlines/hotels and booking award travel. You might need to be reward savvy to achieve the proper value. You can find out more on how we value points here

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