Category Archives: Citi American Airlines

How to Downgrade to the Citi Double Cash Card

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Million Mile Secrets Reader Kevin writes:

I’m considering downgrading my Citi American Airlines Platinum card to the Citi Double Cash card.  How does this work?  Do they pull your credit report?

Kevin can call Citi to convert his Citi American Airlines Platinum card to the Citi Double Cash card, if he’s had the card for at least 12 months.   And Citi shouldn’t need to make another hard credit inquiry.

How To Downgrade To The Citi Double Cash Card

But If He Converts to the Citi Double Cash Card, the Bank Won’t Give Him a Sign-Up Bonus!

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The Quick Route to American Airlines Elite Status

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You can get American Airlines elite status quickly by doing an elite status challenge.  Elite status can make your travel more comfortable and efficient because you’ll get priority check-in, security screening, and boarding!

The Quick Route To American Airlines Elite Status

Sit Closer to the Front of the Plane With American Airlines Elite Status

But for most of us, elite status isn’t worth the hassle because we can get the same key benefits from credit cards.

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Save Time & Frustration: Priority Check-In or Boarding With These Cards

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Update: A credit card offer in this post may no longer be available, but check the Hot Deals for the latest offers!

Have you ever worried about missing a flight while waiting in a long check-in line?  And have you ever walked up and down the aisle trying to find space in the overhead bin for your bag because you were 1 of the last to board?

Here are some cards that will take the frustration out of getting through the airport and boarding your next flight.

Priority Check In Credit Cards

Skip the Line With These Cards!

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The Secret to Saving 7,500 American Airlines Miles!

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Via Giddy for Points, there’s a loophole in the Citi American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards.  It allows you to book award flights from all the airports on the list (this month it’s 128!) to anywhere in the continental US or Canada at a discount!

If you have 1 of the Citi AAdvantage credit cards listed here, you can book award tickets at a reduced rate to destinations that change monthly.  But I’ve confirmed that you can also book tickets originating from cities included in the sale!

This is especially good news for folks who live in cities that are frequently on the reduced mileage award list, because it means they’ll be able to fly almost anywhere in the continental US and Canada for a reduced number of miles (as long as they have the right credit card!).

Secret To Saving 7500 American Airlines Miles

You Can Fly FROM (and Not Just TO) Destinations Included on the Reduced Mileage Awards List

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“My Wife and I Will Soon Be Living in a House Less Than 200 Square Feet”

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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   The Rich Life

On his blog The Rich Life, Casey shares his experiences in buying and reselling products to collect miles & points.  He also documents his journey building a Tiny House.

The Rich Life Interview With Casey

Casey With His Wife in London

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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