Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
Earn 80,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards® or 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs.
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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