Benefits of the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select Mastercard®

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select Mastercard® offers many opportunities to earn miles. Cardholders earn AAdvantage® miles with every purchase with no limit on earnings. Explore the benefits and perks of this credit card below.

Earn miles and Loyalty Points

As a Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select Mastercard® cardmember, you earn both AAdvantage® miles and Loyalty Points. Redeem miles for car rentals, hotels, flights and other experiences. Loyalty Points count toward status and can get you perks like upgrades and priority boarding.

Here’s how your Citi® / AAdvantage® credit card can help you earn miles.

  • 2x miles at restaurants and gas stations: Cardholders can earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for each $1 spent at restaurants and gas stations.
  • 2x miles on American Airlines purchases: Cardholders can also earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for each $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases.
  • 1x miles on all other purchases: Earn 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • Loyalty Points: Earn 1 Loyalty Point for every 1 eligible mile earned from purchases.
  • No mileage cap: There's no limit to the number of AAdvantage® miles you can earn. Watch those miles add up!

Travel perks

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select Mastercard® card offers a host of perks to travelers. Whether you’re a business traveler or an adventure-seeker, you can benefit from these offers.

  • First checked bag free: Your first checked bag is free on American Airlines domestic itineraries for you and up to 4 companions traveling on the same reservation.        
  • Inflight savings: Get 25% savings on American Airlines inflight food and beverage purchases when you use your card.
  • $125 American Airlines flight discount: Get a $125 American Airlines Flight Discount after you spend $20,000 or more in purchases (during your cardmembership year) and renew your card.
  • Other travel perks:  You pay no foreign transaction fees, and you get to enjoy preferred boarding on American Airlines for up to 4 companions traveling with you and listed in the same reservation

Other benefits

Cardmembers also get access to special perks and benefits from Citi.

Citi Entertainment®: Cardmembers get special access to purchase tickets to thousands of events, including presale tickets and exclusive experiences. Experience concerts, sports, dining and much more with Citi Entertainment.

Digital wallets: Citi offers access to digital wallets that let you shop with confidence online, in-app and in-stores. Speed through checkout and continue enjoying the benefits of your credit card.

Contactless pay: Paying in person is faster, safer and more convenient with a contactless, chip-enabled card.

No annual fee for the first year: Your first year of benefits is free. After that, the annual fee is $99.1

The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select Mastercard® is designed with travelers in mind. Not only does it offer a superior rewards program, but also includes special perks designed to make every journey more exciting.

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Disclosure: This article is for educational purposes. It is not intended to provide legal, investment, or financial advice and is not a substitute for professional advice. It does not indicate the availability of any Citi product or service. For advice about your specific circumstances, you should consult a qualified professional.

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