Citi<sup>&reg;</sup> / AAdvantage<sup>&reg;</sup> Platinum Select<sup>&reg;</sup> World Elite<sup>&#8482;</sup> Mastercard<sup>&reg;</sup>

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®

on Citibank's secure application

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®

Citi<sup>&reg;</sup> / AAdvantage<sup>&reg;</sup> Platinum Select<sup>&reg;</sup> World Elite<sup>&#8482;</sup> Mastercard<sup>&reg;</sup>

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®

on Citibank's secure application

Card details

  • Earn up to 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles: 40,000 AAdvantage® miles after making $2,000 in purchases in first 3 months and 10,000 after making a total of $6,000 in purchases in first 12 months of account opening*

  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at gas stations*

  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at restaurants*

  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases*

  • Earn a $100 American Airlines Flight Discount after you spend $20,000 or more in purchases during your cardmembership year and renew your card*

  • No Foreign Transaction Fees*

  • First checked bag is free on domestic American Airlines itineraries for you and up to four companions traveling with you on the same reservation*

  • Enjoy preferred boarding on American Airlines flights*

  • Receive 25% savings on inflight food and beverage purchases when you use your card on American Airlines flights*

Rates, fees & offers

  • Annual fee

    $0 for the first year, then $99

  • Rewards rate

    1 mile per Dollar

  • Bonus offer

    Earn up to 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles: 40,000 AAdvantage® miles after making $2,000 in purchases in first 3 months and 10,000 after making a total of $6,000 in purchases in first 12 months of account opening*

  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Ongoing Apr

    APR: 17.99% - 25.99% Variable APR

    Penalty APR: Up to 29.99%, Variable

    Cash Advance APR: 27.24%, Variable

  • Balance Transfer Fee

    3% of each balance transfer; $5 minimum.

  • Foreign Transaction Fee

    None

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NerdWallet Review

By Kevin Cash

Rating Details

3.9

Editor's overall rating

Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Free checked bag

  • Preferred boarding

Cons
  • Has annual fee

  • Best for frequent American Airlines flyers only

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If you live near an American Airlines hub or fly on American regularly, the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard® is worth checking out. The card earns:

-2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at gas stations

-2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at restaurants

-2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases

It also offers a generous sign-up bonus for new customers: Earn up to 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles: 40,000 AAdvantage® miles after making $2,000 in purchases in first 3 months and 10,000 after making a total of $6,000 in purchases in first 12 months of account opening*. You'll also get perks like one free checked bag per flight (for you, and up to four other travelers) and preferred boarding. Given the many opportunities to earn miles, the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®’s annual fee can be worth it at $0 for the first year, then $99.

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard® also charges no foreign transaction fee, so it's a good choice if you're traveling abroad and flying domestic.

Interested in learning more? Check out our full editorial review here.

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