Will Citibank waive annual fee for EXPs ?

 
Old Feb 4, 06, 4:28 am
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Will Citibank waive annual fee for EXPs ?

I did a 0% APR balance transfer (and did not charge anything else on the card to no accrue charges on it) , so an annual fee and the 15% interest on it is killing the deal!. Will Citi cancel the annual fee on its AA Platinum MasterCard if you are EXP?

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Old Feb 4, 06, 7:27 am
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AA doesn't charge the fee. Citicorp, charge the fee.
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Old Feb 4, 06, 7:31 am
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interesting!...i've never heard of an annual fee for a balance transfer....but then, i don't do them except for can't lose deals where you get something and can pre pay the transfer to avoid interest charges.....i don't think exp has any bearing on this, but am interested in hearing more...good luck..
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Old Feb 4, 06, 7:40 am
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Originally Posted by r3guru
AA doesn't charge the fee. Citicorp, charge the fee.
Thank you, I just modified the post (a little sleep deprived). But I think I mentioned CITI in the post although the header was unclear.
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Old Feb 4, 06, 9:02 am
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Originally Posted by MilesAndMore
I did a 0% APR balance transfer (and did not charge anything else on the card to no accrue charges on it) , so an annual fee and the 15% interest on it is killing the deal!. Will Citi cancel the annual fee on its AA Platinum MasterCard if you are EXP?
What business reason would Citi have for doing that?
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Old Feb 4, 06, 10:06 am
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I've successfully had them cancel the fee the past 2 years. Had nothing to do with my EXP status - had everything to do with the fact I told them I could move to a no annual fee travel card with a better rate
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As mentioned your status with the airline will have no bearing on what Citi does. They simply won't care. The amount that you spend on the card will have far more bearing on what they will do for you. It's a business decision, and your EXPness is a loyalty to AA, but not to Citi.

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Old Feb 4, 06, 1:48 pm
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Visa (Chase) waives the fee for UA 1K members as an aside....
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Old Feb 4, 06, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by mizzou miles
Visa (Chase) waives the fee for UA 1K members as an aside....
For ALL UA 1k even if they charge zero$?
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I can't imagine carrying a credit card balance.
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Originally Posted by brp
As mentioned your status with the airline will have no bearing on what Citi does. They simply won't care. The amount that you spend on the card will have far more bearing on what they will do for you. It's a business decision, and your EXPness is a loyalty to AA, but not to Citi.

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Actually, it does. Citi waives mileage earning limits for elite AAdvantage members.
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Old Feb 4, 06, 6:07 pm
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ask citi to change your account to a regular (not aa advantage) card. or close your account, and just pay off the remaining balance.
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Old Feb 4, 06, 8:53 pm
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Originally Posted by aamilesslave
Actually, it does. Citi waives mileage earning limits for elite AAdvantage members.
Good point...but I think that's minimal compared to waiving the annual fee. I'm also guessinf that this is part of their deal with AA.

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The mileage-earning limit is probably an AA limitation; not a Citi one. Why would Citi care?
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Old Feb 4, 06, 8:59 pm
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Originally Posted by vasantn
The mileage-earning limit is probably an AA limitation; not a Citi one. Why would Citi care?
Only inasmuch as Citi pays AA for the miles, as I understand it. So, they have more potential liability in this case. I still think it's minimal, but it is there.

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