Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
Reward nights start at 10,000 points. Free anniversary night (no points needed) good at any IHG hotel (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, more).
UPDATE: Mystery solved? The $200 bonus did not post to the account we are looking at the first time around in 2014. It looks like the 2015 credit is a catch-up.
We just checked the statement from one of our Citi Executive AAdvantage cards, which received 100,000 miles plus a $200 statement credit as an initial sign on bonus last Spring.
And it looks like the $200 statement credit is being posted in 2015.
Here’s the credit that appears on the statement:
It followed a charge of over $200 on a plane ticket, though it wasn’t an American Airlines ticket.
We’re not sure whether this is a programming error or deliberate on Citi’s part. And you likely have to have a card that was initially opened with an offer that included a statement credit the first time around. It could also be specifically targeted to certain cardholders.
The other explanation is that it’s a delayed posting of the INITIAL bonus.
But if it is a 2nd bonus, a net $250 a year for full Admirals Club access is a great deal.
With many people about to hit the anniversary of the card and decide whether it’s worth keeping, this is a nice incentive to stick around.
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