Citi and American Airlines have launched a new, no-fee card designed to help you earn miles more quickly.
Update: This offer is no longer available through our site as of April 1, 2019.
American Airlines loyalists can now earn miles more quickly, thanks to a new, no-fee card from Citi and American Airlines. The American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp card, which is open to new applicants as of July 22, 2018, offers a 2-mile bonus on American Airlines and grocery store purchases and 1 mile per dollar on everything else. Additionally, for a limited time, cardholders can earn a 10,000-mile bonus and a $50 statement credit after reaching the required spend threshold.
According to Valerie Greer, head of co-brand partnerships at Citi, the MileUp card is designed to “help consumers take that dream trip or mini break simply through day-to-day purchases.”
American AAdvantage MileUp card details
|American AAdvantage MileUp card|
Why use it?If you’re partial to American Airlines, the MileUp card offers a great opportunity to earn bonus AAdvantage Miles on flights as well as grocery store purchases. Plus, along with not paying an annual fee, card members do not need to charge a large amount to earn the sign-up bonus.
|Estimated Yearly Rewards Value ($15,900 spend)|
The MileUp card also offers a 25 percent savings on inflight food and beverage purchases on American Airlines flights.
Upgrading your Citi/AAdvantage Bronze card
If you are an existing Citi/AAdvantage Bronze cardholder, you can continue to use your card as usual. As of July 22, 2018, you will automatically earn the elevated rewards rate: Cardholders receive 2 miles per dollar on American Airlines and grocery store purchases and 1 mile per dollar on general purchases.
Once your Bronze card expires, Citi will send you the updated American AAdvantage MileUp card.