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Hack of the Week: 5 Free Checked Bags

Aug. 10, 2018
Reward Optimization, Travel
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The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® is not currently available on NerdWallet. You can apply for the card through American Airlines or the issuer, Citi. See our roundup of the best airline cards as well as our best credit cards page for other offers.

What’s better than a free checked bag?

Lots of free checked bags!

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® allows a free checked bag for you and up to four other people on your domestic American Airlines reservation.

This is a savings of up to $250 per trip.

What else does this mean? You’ll have plenty of space for everything the family might need to bring — or take home, like souvenirs. Check out our recommendations for the best Citi credit cards as well as our list of credit cards that offer free checked bags for the best credit card for you.

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