Citi® AAdvantage® Gold MasterCard®

Citi® AAdvantage® Gold MasterCard®

FM Mini Review: This card hardly seems worth the $50 annual fee


Card Type: Mastercard World Elite

Noteworthy perks: Reduced mileage awards ⚬ Save 25% on inflight food and beverage purchases

Application Tips


Citi Application Tips




  • 24 Month Rule: To apply for a card within the same brand, must wait 24 months after receiving a new cardmember bonus or closing account.

  • 48 Month Rule: Some cards (AA cards, for example) have a 48 month rule instead of a 24 month rule. In these cases, you have to wait 48 months after signing up for the same exact card.

  • Velocity Rules: Max 1 personal card per 8 days. Max 2 personal cards per 65 days. Max 1 business card per 95 days.

  • Get Same Card Again: Citi allows getting same card again (even if card is still open) as long as you follow the 24 month rule (or 48 month rule if applicable) and velocity rules (above).

  • Hard inquiries DO NOT combine into 1 when approved same day


Check application status here.
If denied, call reconsideration here:800-695-5171 (personal); 800-763-9795 (business)
If reconsideration # doesn’t work, try the Citi Credit Card Executive Office: 423-477-6858


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Up to 75K miles: 65k miles after $1K in purchases within 90 days and 10K miles when a purchase is made on an employee card that is added to the account at the time of application or within 30 days of the account open date

$95 Annual Fee

Info about this card has been collected independently by Frequent Miler. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

Recent better offer: Up to 75K miles: 65k miles after $1K in purchases within 90 days and 10K miles when a purchase is made on an employee card that is added to the account at the time of application or within 30 days of the account open date

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60k miles + $99 Companion Certificate (+ taxes & fees) after 1st purchase within 90 days and payment of the $99 AF

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Info about this card has been collected independently by Frequent Miler. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

Alternate offer: There is an in-flight offer for 60K after first purchase with the 1st year fee waived. See this link; code 999999 may work for the promo code.

Recent better offer: None. This is the best we've seen.

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