Is the Citi/AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard Worth Its Annual Fee?

Free checked bags, a flight voucher and access to discounted award tickets can make up for the annual fee.
Keith M. RossoJul 6, 2020

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Savvy consumers might not mind paying a credit card annual fee so long as the card’s perks and benefits offset the expense. Certain cards waive the annual fee the first year, which gives you an opportunity to test the card out and assess whether the fee is worth paying in subsequent years.

For example, the has an annual fee of . And this is the current welcome bonus: . That’s a valuable bonus with a relatively low spending requirement.

Here’s how to decide whether the card’s annual fee is worth paying after your first year.

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