LOVE THE JOURNEY

WITH TRAVEL BENEFITS

Citi AAvantage Card
 

Go further with your Citi® / AAdvantage® card.

Make the Citi® / AAdvantage® card your first choice for your travel purchases and everything else, and see how quickly your AAdvantage® miles will add up. It's that easy!

  • REWARDS

    Go ahead, see the world.
    and be rewarded for it.

  • TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

    Say hello to savings and perks.
    New features travelers will love.

  • REDEMPTION

    See the sights.
    And watch your AAdvantage® miles add up.

Continue to enjoy all the
benefits you rely on, such as:

  • No limit on the number of American Airlines AAdvantage® miles you can earn5

    With no annual mileage cap on miles, you can get to your next trip even faster.

  • Reduced Mileage Awards that let you fly using 7,500 less AAdvantage® miles.6

    Visit aa.com/reducedmileageawards for details.

  • Special access to purchase tickets for unforgettable entertainment, events and more with Citi® Private Pass®

    Learn more at www.citiprivatepass.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

ENJOY GREAT REWARDS

THAT CAN REALLY TAKE YOU TO PLACES

Citi AAvantage Card
These benefits are yours to enjoy for the select Citi® / AAdvantage® cards below-
  • TWICE THE AADVANTAGE® MILES1

    Doubling the AAdvantage® miles you earn is easy. Simply use your card for eligible American Airlines purchases and you can earn two miles for every $1.

  • MILES ON EVERYDAY PURCHASES2

    You can earn 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 you spend on other purchases, too.

  • $100 AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT DISCOUNT3

    Get rewarded: You can earn a $100 American Airlines Flight Discount each year that you spend $30,000 and renew your cardmembership.

  • UNLIMITED AADVANTAGE® MILES2

    There's no limit to the number of AAdvantage® miles you can earn. So go ahead plan the trip of a lifetime.

Frequently Asked Questions

ENJOY GREAT TRAVEL BENEFITS

AND MAKE GETTING THERE PART OF THE FUN

Citi AAvantage Card
These benefits are yours to enjoy for the select Citi® / AAdvantage® cards below-
  • FIRST CHECKED BAG FREE1

    Why not forgo the carry on? Your first checked bag is complimentary for you and up to four people traveling with you.

  • GROUP 1 BOARDING2

    You and up to four traveling companions can find your seats, stow your bags, and relax before takeoff. Enjoy Group 1 Boarding and use the extra time to prepare for your flight.

    Frequently Asked Questions

  • 25% IN-FLIGHT SAVINGS3

    Use your card for in-flight food and beverage purchases and get 25% back.

ENJOY GREAT BENEFITS

THAT CAN HELP YOU GO THE DISTANCE

Citi AAvantage Card
These benefits are yours to enjoy for the select Citi® / AAdvantage® cards below-
  • USE MILES, EARN MILES1

    When you redeem AAdvantage® miles, you'll earn 10% back, up to 10,000 AAdvantage® miles each calendar year.

  • ENHANCED REDUCED MILEAGE AWARDS2

    Travel for 7,500 less AAdvantage® miles round trip with Reduced Mileage Awards! Now including more flexibility with one way or round trip ticket options and more frequent destination updates.
    Visit aa.com/reducedmileageawards for more details.

    Frequently Asked Questions

  • REDEMPTION POSSIBILITIES

    AAdvantage® miles can be redeemed through the AAdvantage® program for flights, hotel stays, car rentals and so much more, even exclusive experiences. For more information please visit aa.com\redeem.

FAQs:

These benefits are for the Citi® / AAdvantage® cards listed below:

  • Citi® Platinum Select® / AAdvantage® Visa Signature®
  • Citi® Platinum Select® / AAdvantage® World MasterCard®
  • Citi® Platinum Select® / AAdvantage® World Elite™ MasterCard®
  • Citi Select® / AAdvantage® American Express®
1ST CHECKED BAG
  • How do I get my 1st checked bag free?

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    For benefit to apply, your Citi® / AAdvantage® account must be open 7 days prior to air travel AND, reservation must include the primary cardmember's American Airlines AAdvantage® number 7 days prior to air travel. If your credit card account is closed for any reason, these benefits will be cancelled.

    You do not need to present your Citi® / AAdvantage® card to receive the benefit. When you arrive at the airport, just check your bag as usual and no baggage fee will be charged as long as your bag meets current American Airlines weight and size restrictions. For American Airline's current policy please refer to aa.com.

  • On which airlines can I get my 1st checked bag free?

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    You can use this benefit on all domestic American Airlines, American Eagle® or American Connection® carrier flights. This benefit is not available for travel on codeshare flights booked with an AA flight number but operated by another airline.

  • Can I get my 1st checked bag free on flights booked with an American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline?

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    At this time, this benefit is not available for travel on any flights operated by another airline (codeshare flights).

  • Can I get my 1st checked bag free on a flight I booked by redeeming miles?

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    Yes. This benefit is eligible for all domestic travel – including award travel. This benefit is not available for travel on codeshare flights booked with an AA flight number but operated by another airline.

  • How many of my travel companions can receive their 1st checked bags free?

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    Up to four travel companions can enjoy this benefit when they travel under the same reservation as the primary cardmember. That equals a savings of up to $250 for domestic round trip for you and your four travel companions.

  • Can I get my 1st checked bag free on international trips?

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    Currently American Airlines does not charge international bag fees for the first checked bag. For American Airline's current policy regarding international travel and baggage fees, please refer to aa.com.

  • If my 1st checked bag is free on international trips, will I get my 2nd checked bag free?

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    As a benefit of the Citi® / AAdvantage® card, you will only receive your first checked bag free for you and up to 4 traveling companions on DOMESTIC flights. This benefit does not apply to international travel. Currently American Airlines does not charge international bag fees for the first checked bag. For American Airline's current policy regarding international travel and baggage fees, please refer to aa.com.

  • Do my authorized users also receive their 1st checked bags free on American Airlines flights?

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    Authorized users are only eligible for this benefit when they are traveling with the primary cardmember, the reservation is made under the primary cardmember's AAdvantage® number and the primary cardmember's Citi® / AAdvantage® account is open at time of booking.

GROUP 1 BOARDING
  • How do I receive Group 1 Boarding on American Airlines flights?

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    For benefit to apply, your Citi® / AAdvantage® account must be open 7 days prior to air travel AND, reservation must include the primary cardmember's American Airlines AAdvantage® number 7 days prior to air travel. If your credit card account is closed for any reason, these benefits will be cancelled.   

    You do not need to present your Citi® / AAdvantage® credit card to receive this benefit.

  • On which airlines can I receive the Group 1 Boarding Benefit?

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    You can enjoy this benefit on American Airlines, American Eagle® or American Connection® carrier flights. This benefit is not available for travel on codeshare flights booked with an AA flight number but operated by another airline.

  • How many of my travel companions can receive Group 1 Boarding Benefit?

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    Up to four travel companions can enjoy this benefit when they travel under the same reservation as the primary cardmember.

  • Can I receive Group 1 Boarding Benefit on international trips?

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    Yes. Your Citi® / AAdvantage® credit card provides you with this benefit on domestic and international flights on American Airlines, American Eagle® and American Connection® carriers.

  • Can I receive the Group 1 Boarding Benefit on a flight I book using miles I redeemed?

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    Yes. This benefit is eligible for all travel – including award travel.

  • Can I receive the Group 1 Boarding Benefit on flights booked with an American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline?

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    At this time, this benefit is not available for travel on any flights operated by another airline (codeshare flights).

  • Do my authorized users also receive the Group 1 Boarding Benefit on American Airlines flights?

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    Authorized users are only eligible for this benefit when they are traveling with the primary cardmember, the reservation is made under the primary cardmember's AAdvantage® number and the primary cardmember's Citi® / AAdvantage® account is open at time of booking.

10% OF REDEEMED AADVANTAGE® MILES BACK
  • How do I earn 10% of my redeemed AAdvantage® miles back?

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    Once you redeem your AAdvantage® miles, the bonus miles will be added to the primary cardmember's AAdvantage® account within 6-8 weeks. The maximum number of AAdvantage® bonus miles that can be earned annually from this benefit is 10,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles per calendar year and per AAdvantage® account, regardless of how many AAdvantage® miles you redeem in that calendar year.

  • How many AAdvantage® miles can I earn back?

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    The maximum number of AAdvantage® bonus miles that can be earned annually from this benefit is 10,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles per calendar year and per AAdvantage® account, regardless of how many AAdvantage® miles you redeem in that calendar year

  • How long will it take before the AAdvantage® miles appear in my AAdvantage® account?

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    Please allow 6-8 weeks after redemption for the American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles to post to the primary cardmember's AAdvantage® account.

  • Are my authorized users eligible to earn 10% back on their redeemed AAdvantage® miles?

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    Not at this time. Only the primary cardmember is eligible to earn 10% back on redeemed AAdvantage® miles.

$100 American Airlines Flight Discount
  • How do I earn my $100 American Airlines Flight Discount?

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    When you spend $30,000 or more on eligible purchases on your Citi® / AAdvantage® credit card during your cardmembership year (each 12-month period prior to your anniversary date) and your account remains open for at least 45 days after your anniversary.

  • What counts as eligible purchases?

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    AAdvantage® miles are earned on purchases except returned goods and services, cash advances, convenience checks, transferred balances, credits, fees and interest charges.

  • How do I use my $100 American Airlines Flight Discount?

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    It's redeemable toward the purchase of an electronic ticket on aa.com on American Airlines, American Eagle® and American Connection® carrier flights – as well as flights booked with an American Airlines flight number but operated by another airline (codeshare flights) – originating in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands).

    In addition, the Flight Discount is also redeemable for air travel on any oneworld® partner.

  • When will I receive my $100 American Airlines Flight Discount?

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    Once you have met the purchase requirement and your account has been open at least 45 days after your anniversary, you can expect to receive your discount in 8-12 weeks.

  • How long is my $100 American Airlines Flight Discount valid?

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    It expires one year from date of issue.

  • Are my authorized users eligible to earn the $100 American Airlines Flight Discount?

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    Eligible purchases made by authorized users count toward the $30,000 you need to spend to earn the discount. However, only the primary cardmember is eligible to earn the discount.

Earn Miles on Purchases
  • How many American Airlines AAdvantage® miles can I earn with my Citi® / AAdvantage® card?

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    You can earn 2 AAdvantage® miles per $1 spent on eligible American Airline purchases. You'll earn 1 AAdvantage® mile per $1 spent on all other purchases. Additionally, There is no limit to the amount of AAdvantage® miles you can earn. Only the primary cardmember is eligible to earn AAdvantage® miles.

  • What counts as eligible purchases?

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    Eligible American Airlines purchases are purchases that have American Airlines listed as the merchant of record, and include American Airlines tickets, American Airlines flight upgrades, checked baggage charges and any American Airlines Your ChoiceSM trip options — such as Preferred Seats, Mileage MultiplierSM, Admirals Club® membership, and more. In-flight purchases such as food, beverage and headsets are also eligible.

    Please note that products or services that do not qualify for the 2 AAdvantage® miles per $1 spent are car rentals, hotel reservations, AmericanAirlines VacationsSM packages, purchases of American Airlines AAdvantage® miles, duty-free purchases, and AA CargoSM products and services.

    AAdvantage® miles are earned on purchases except returned goods and services, cash advances, convenience checks, transferred balances, credits, fees and interest charges. Only the primary cardmember is eligible to earn miles.

  • Do my American Airlines AAdvantage® miles count toward AAdvantage® elite status?

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    AAdvantage® miles earned from your Citi® / AAdvantage® credit card do not count toward elite status qualification or Million MilerSM status unless specified. If you are interested in Elite Qualifying Miles earning opportunities through a Citi® / AAdvantage® credit card, please visit citi.com/citiexecutiveaadvantage.

25% In-flight Savings
  • Which in-flight purchases are eligible for the 25% savings?

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    You'll receive a 25% savings on in-flight purchases of food, beverages and headsets on flights operated by American Airlines when purchased with your Citi® / AAdvantage® card.

    Savings do not apply to any other in-flight purchases, such as wireless internet access, SkyMall™ and duty-free purchases.

  • How will I receive the 25% savings?

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    Savings will appear as a statement credit 6-8 weeks after the transaction has posted to the primary cardmember's Citi® / AAdvantage® account.

  • Will eligible in-flight purchases made by my authorized users using the Citi® / AAdvantage® card also receive the 25% discount?

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    Yes, the 25% in-flight discount will be applied to eligible purchases made by authorized users.

  • Will I receive a 25% savings on in-flight purchases on American Eagle® and American Connection® carrier flights?

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    At this time American Eagle® and American Connection® carrier operated and marketed flights remain cash-only cabins. As such, you will be unable to receive a 25% savings on in-flight purchases when traveling on these carriers.