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Monday, October 18, 2021

Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®

► 2021 Review, Application & Rates

"This is the card to carry if you're part of -- or want to be part of -- the American Airlines Admirals Club. This is the only card that gets you into this club, and the annual fee for the card costs less than the normal cost of Admirals Club membership."
- Toby Sembower,
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  • Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles and 10,000 Elite Qualifying Miles (EQMs) after $5,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. Elevate your status and reach elite benefits by earning EQMs. Plus, enjoy an Admirals Club® membership (a value of up to $650).
  • Earn 10,000 Elite Qualifying Miles after you spend $40,000 in purchases within the year
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases, 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 spent on all other purchases
  • With dedicated concierge, enjoy access to a staff of experts for help with foreign and domestic travel, shopping, dining, household, and entertainment needs
  • Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® application fee credit plus 25% savings on eligible in-flight purchases
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $450 annual fee
Intro (Purchases)
Intro (Transfers)
Regular APR
Annual Fee
Credit Needed
15.99% - 24.99% (Variable)

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Ratings By Category

Air Miles
(Ranked #37 out of 39)
Best Overall
(Ranked #79 out of 147)
Excellent Credit
(Ranked #54 out of 60)

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