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Citi AT&T Access More card (Discontinued)

Citi AT&T Access More card (Discontinued)

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DEAD as of 7/19/16:A working link per post 1049: https://www.citicards.com/cards/cred...EVZ&t=t&naInd=

Extended Warranty

This card includes 2 years of extended warranty, up to 7 years total.
Coverage does not apply to the following items:
■ Boats, cars, aircraft or any other motorized land, air or water
vehicles and their original equipment. Tires are not covered.
■ Services (such as product installation, repairs, maintenance or
diagnostics) unless covered under the manufacturers warranty.
■ Used, antique or pre-owned items.
■ Items purchased for resale, professional or commercial use.
■ Land or buildings; housing properties.
■ Plants and live animals.
■ Items that do not come with a manufacturers warranty.

Coverage doesnt apply under these circumstances:
■ You fail to care for or service the item appropriately as required
by the manufacturer.
■ The item has a product defect, recall, or experiences normal wear
and tear where no failure has occurred.
■ The item is damaged because of an act of God, such as a flood,
hurricane, lightning, wind or earthquake.

Which websites qualify for 3X points?

3 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent on purchases made at eligible retail (including department store websites, specialty store websites, warehouse store websites and boutique websites) and travel websites (including online travel agencies, and hotel and airline websites).

3 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent on products and services purchased directly from AT&T, including payment of monthly phone, cable or internet bills.

You'll earn an Anniversary Bonus of 10,000 ThankYou Points after you spend $10,000 in purchases in the prior cardmembership year.

Source: https://www.cardbenefits.citi.com/

Special note about eBay and PayPal - varies widely as to whether the bonus points are awarded. It seems to vary depending on merchant with no real discernible pattern.
(Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref)

Certain Non-Qualifying Purchases. You wont earn 3X Points for purchases of and payments for medical services, insurance, taxes and government services, real estate, real estate rentals, purchases or reloading of prepaid or gift cards, education, charities and utilities.
You wont earn 3X Points for purchases from independent wireless dealers, non-AT&T-owned stores, or AT&T resellers unless you are paying for an AT&T service, such as your phone, cable or internet.
(Effective 9/22/2019)
Source: https://www.cardbenefits.citi.com/

All payments coding as online are hit and miss. Sometimes it codes as online, sometimes it doesn't. YMMV.

Alphabetical list of websites which qualify for 2 bonus points per dollar (3 points total):
1-800-Flowers @ 1800Flowers.com (Ref)
1and1.com (Direct entry)
6pm.com (Ref, Ref, Ref)
888lots.com (Merchandise - Nondurable Goods, Not Elsewhere Classified)
ABT.com (PayPal) (Ref)
Adidas.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Aerostich.com (Vehicle Services - Motorcycle Dealer)
Airbnb.com (Direct entry)
Airportparkingreservations.com
Alamoammo.com (Merchandise - Miscellaneous / Specialty Retail Stores)
Aliexpress.com (YMMV, Merchandise - Discount Store)
AllenEdmonds.com
Amazon Music (Merchandise - Digital Goods- Multi-category)
Amazon Prime Now @ primenow.amazon.com (Ref, Ref)
Amazon Prime Video (Ref, Ref)
Amazon Digital
Amazon Seller Fees (Merchandise - Book Stores)
Amazon Restaurants @ amazon.com
Amazon.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref)
American Airlines @ AA.com
American Eagle @ AE.com (Ref)
Amsoil.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Apple iTunes (Ref, Ref, Ref)
AT&T @ att.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref)
B&H Photo Video @ bhphotovideo.com (PayPal) (Ref)
Barneys.com (Ref)
BayAreaFasTrak.com (Ref, Ref)
Beauty.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Bed Bath & Beyond @ bedbathandbeyond.com (Ref, Ref)
Best Buy @ BestBuy.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref)
Biglots.com (Merchandise - Discount Store, YMMV, works most of the time)
BJ's @ bjs.com (Ref)
BJ's membership @ bjs.com (Direct entry)
Blizzard Entertainment
Bloomingdale's @ Bloomingdales.com (Ref)
Blue Nile
BodyGloveHawaii.com
Bonanza.com (Direct entry)
Bovada.lv (Charged in Yuans, subject to FTF)
BP (via BPme app, Vehicle Services - Automated Gas Dispenser)
Bravo @ app (Ref)
Brooks Sports @ BrooksRunning.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
BrooksBrothers.com (Ref)
Bulkea.com (Ref)
Bulq.com (Direct entry)
California E-File Court Filings
CallingMart.com (Direct entry)
CardCash.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
CardCookie.com (Ref)
Carters.com
CashStar/Best Buy @ bestbuy.cashstar.com (Ref)
CashStar/Brooks Brothers @ brooksbrothers.cashstar.com (Ref)
CashStar/Dunkin' Donuts @ dunkindonuts.cashstar.com (Ref)
CashStar/Hotels.com @ hotels.cashstar.com (Ref)
CashStar/Panera Bread @ panerabread.cashstar.com (Ref)
cdkeys.com (Ref)
Centerfireguns.com
Charles Tyrwhitt @ CTShirts.com (Ref)
Childrens Place website
Chewy.com (Ref)
Chipolo.net (Ref)
Costco.com (Ref, Ref, Ref, Ref)
CostPlusWorldMarket.com (Ref) YMMV
Crate & Barrel @ CrateAndBarrel.com (Ref)
delivery.com @ website, app (Direct entry, Android Pay)
Dell.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
DennisKirk.com (Merchandise - Direct Marketing - Catalog )
DirecTV Now @ directvnow.com (Ref)
Divers-Supply.com (PayPal)
Drugstore.com (Ref)
Dunkin' reload @ app (Ref)
E-ZPass MA @ ezdrivema.com (Direct entry)
eBags.com (Direct entry, PayPal) (Ref, Ref)
eBay/CardCash (PayPal)
eBay/Cardency (PayPal) (Ref)
eBay regular purchase (direct entry, Merchandise - Department Store )
efurb.com
eGifter.com (PayPal) (Ref)
EquityApartments.com (Ref)
eSaving.com (PayPal) (Ref, Ref)
EssexApartmentHomes.com
Etsy (Ref)
ExxonMobil via app and Google Pay (Vehicle Services - Automated Gas Dispenser)
FinishLine.com
Firearmsdepot.com (Merchandise - Sporting Goods Stores)
Fluz App (direct entry, may be dependent on MCC coding)
Fluz Portal (direct entry, may be dependent on MCC coding)
FoundersCard.com (Ref)
Francesca's @ Francescas.com (Ref)
GameStop.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref)
Gap.com (Ref)
Garden of Life @ GardenOfLife.com (Ref)
Garagiste - email wine merchant
GearBest.com (WorldPay)
GiftCard Mart @ GiftCardMart.com (Ref)
Giftcard Zen (Direct entry) (Ref)
GiftCardBin.com (Direct entry)
GiftCardRescue (Direct entry)
Goedekers.com (direct entry)
GoodEggs.com
Google Express @ google.com/express/ (Ref)
Google Music @ music.google.com (Ref)
Google Play @ app (Ref)
Google Store @ store.google.com (Ref)
GouletPens.com
GrabAGun.com (Direct entry)
Groupon (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref, YMMV ref, Ref)
GrubHub.com (Direct entry)
Guess.com (Ref)
Gunpartscorp.com (Direct entry)
GunsInc.com (Direct entry)
Gyft.com (PayPal) (Ref)
Gymboree.com (Direct entry)
HaloCigs.com (Ref)
Harry & David @ harryanddavid.com
Harrys.com
Heatonist.com (Direct entry)
HomeDepot.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
HoodLamb.com (Direct entry)
HouseDoctorInspection.com
HP.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
HTC.com (Ref)
iHerb.com (Merchandise - Misc Food Store, Specialty, Convenience)
IHG rewards club (cash + points booking)
Imagetoglass.com
Impactguns.com (direct entry)
InkPixi.com (Ref)
Instacart.com (Ref)
Intuit TurboTax (state tax e-file fee when using desktop app)
iRobot.com
J. C. Penney @ JCPenney.com (Ref)
Jared.com (Ref)
JCrew.com (Ref)
Jet.com
Jimmy Johns @ app
JINsoon.com (Ref)
JoomUnited.com (Ref)
K&L Wine Merchants @ KLWines.com (Ref) this is a little buggy....90% of the time it works but they have multiple sales types (auctions, different store, warehouse shipment pts etc)
Kate Spade @ KateSpade.com (Ref)
Kickfurther.com (Ref)
Kiehl's @ Kiehls.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
KinsaHealth.com (Direct entry)
Kohl's @ Kohls.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref)
LastCall.com (Ref)
LeisurePro.com (PayPal)
Lenovo @ shop.lenovo.com (PayPal) (Ref)
LillyPulitzer.com (Ref)
LimeBike @ app (Direct entry)
LivingSocial.com (Ref)
Lord & Taylor @ lordandtaylor.com
Lowe's @ lowes.com
Lucky Brand @ LuckyBrand.com (Ref)
Lyft @ app (Direct entry)
Macy's @ macys.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
MakeUseOf Deals @ deals.makeuseof.com (Direct entry)
MARTA (ATL, online Breeze card reload)
Massdrop.com (Direct entry)
Mattel.com (Ref)
MicrosoftStore.com (Direct entry; may not work as of 2018, see below)
MidwayUSA.com
MileagePlus X/All spend @ app (Ref) YMMV. Works most of the time.
Misfit.com (Direct entry)
Misook.com
MLBShop.com @ shop.mlb.com (Direct entry)
Moosejaw.com (Ref)
Munchery.com (Ref)
Namecheap.com (Direct entry)
NameSilo.com (PayPal)
Natchezss.com (Merchandise - Sporting Goods Stores )
NatureBox.com (Ref)
NeimanMarcus.com (PayPal) (Ref)
Nespresso.com (Ref)
Nest.com (Ref)
Newegg.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref)
NextScripts.com (Ref)
NordstromRack.com (Direct Entry)
NFL.com (Ref)
Office Depot @ OfficeDepot.com (Direct entry)
OMBWarehouse.com (Direct entry)
Orbitz.com (Ref)
PartsTree.com (Direct entry)
Patreon.com (Direct entry, Merchandise - Digital Goods- Audiovisual Media)
PatriotSoftware.com (Services - Computer / Data Processing Services, YMMV)
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) @ www.dot*.state.pa.us (Direct entry)
PetSmart.com (Ref)
Phlur.com (Ref)
Picaboo.com
Porkbun.com (Direct entry)
Pottery Barn Teen @ PBTeen.com (Ref)
Priceline (Ref)
Princess Cruises @ princess.com
PrinterPix.com (Ref)
Promethease.com (Direct entry)
RadPad @ onradpad.com, app (Direct entry, Android Pay) (Ref, Ref, Ref)
Ralph Lauren @ RalphLauren.com (PayPal) (Ref)
Redriverreloading.com (Other Travel - Bridge And Road Fees, Tolls)
REI.com (Ref)
RentPayment.com (Ref)
Road Runner Sports @ RoadRunnerSports.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
RockAuto.com (Ref)
RockyMountainATVMC.com (Vehicle Services - Motorcycle Dealer)
Rover.com (Ref)
RunSignUp.com (Ref)
Saks Fifth Avenue @ Saks.com, SaksFifthAvenue.com (Ref)
SamsClub.com (Direct entry)
Samsung Pay/Gift cards @ app (YMMV ref, Ref, Ref)
SCAquarium.org (Direct Entry)
ScoreBig.com (Ref)
Sears.com (Direct entry)
SearsPartsDirect.com (Direct entry)
Seashells @ app (Ref, Ref)
Sephora.com (Ref)
ShirtChamp.com (Direct entry)
ShoeBuy.com (Ref)
Shutterfly.com
Sierra Trading Post @ SierraTradingPost.com (Ref)
SimonMall.com (Ref)
Singapore Air (Ref)
Snow.com (Ref)
Softcard Serve loads (Ref)
Soylent.com (Direct entry)
Sportsmanssupplyco.com (via Gunbroker.com, Merchandise - Miscellaneous / Specialty Retail Stores)
Spotify (Ref)
Square (Food truck invoice paid online)
Sportsmansguide.com
Staples.com (Ref, Ref)
Starbucks reload (Ref)
SteveMadden.com (Ref)
StubHub.com
Sunpass.com (Other Travel - Bridge And Road Fees, Tolls)
SurLaTable.com
Swappable.com (Ref)
T-Mobile.com
Target.com (Direct entry, PayPal) (Ref) (Merchandise - Discount Store)
Tello.com (Direct entry)
Tennis Warehouse @ Tennis-Warehouse.com (Ref)
Texture @ app (Ref)
ThankYou Points Trip Portal (if you use TYP to book a flight and have to pay part of the airfare with cash)
The Gift Card Shop @ TheGiftCardShop.com (Ref)
TheLostSea.com
TheraBreath.com (PayPal)
TheStylishFox.com
Thrive Market @ ThriveMarket.com (Ref)
Ticketmaster.com (Ref)
TickPick.com (Ref)
Ting.com (Direct entry)
Toppik.com (Direct entry)
Tractor Supply @ TractorSupply.com (Ref)
TryTheWorld.com
U.S. Travel Association (USTA) Daily Getaways @ dailygetaways.ustravel.org (Ref)
Under Armour @ UnderArmour.com (Ref)
US Outdoor Store @ usoutdoor.com (Ref)
Vacasa.com
VentraChicago.com loads
Venus.com (Ref)
Viator.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Victoria's Secret @ VictoriasSecret.com (Ref, Ref)
VirginMobileUSA.com (Direct entry)
VisionDirect.com (PayPal) (Ref)
Vitacost.com (Ref)
VitaminShoppe.com (Ref)
Vite Ramen @ checkout.rechargeapps.com (Direct entry)
Walmart @ B&M (Walmart Pay) (YMMV ref, Ref)
Walmart.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref) (Merchandise - Discount Store)
Waste Management @ wm.com (Ref)
Wayfair.com
West Elm @ WestElm.com (Ref)
WildEdgeInc.com (Direct entry)
WineBid.com (Ref)
Wish.com (Department stores)
WordPress.com/WpChrg.com (Direct entry)
Yoycart.com (Direct entry)
Zazzle.com (Direct entry)
Zulily.com

Alphabetical list of websites which DO NOT qualify for 2 bonus points per dollar (3 points total):
AARP.org subscription (direct entry)
Adorama.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Advanceautoparts.com
AdvancedMedicalCertification.com
AGI Renters/Condo Insurance (as of 2/2018)
AlaskaAir.com (Ref)
Aliexpress.com (direct entry, Merchandise - Discount Store)
Aliexpress.com (Paypal, Services - Computer Network/info Srvs)
Allstate.com (Ref)
Amazon Prime subscription (Ref, Ref, Ref)
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) @ ASCP.org (Direct entry)
Amex Gift Cards @ americanexpress.com/gift-cards/ (Ref)
Apple Music subscription (Ref)
AragLegal.com
Audible.com (Ref)
AwardWallet.com (Ref)
AXS.com (Ref)
B&H Photo Video @ bhphotovideo.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
BayAreaFasTrak.com recurring (Ref)
BCWSA @ schedulepayment.com/BCWSA/ (Direct entry)
Bed Bath & Beyond
Birchbox.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
BJ's Checks @ bjschecks.com (Ref)
Bluehost.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Brownells.com (Direct Entry)
CafePress.com (Ref)
California DMV (Ref)
CardCash.com (PayPal)
Cardpool.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
CBS All Access @ cbs.com/all-access (Ref)
Certified-Mail-Envelopes.com
ClipperCard.com (Ref)
Coinbase (Direct entry)
CollegeBoard.org (Ref)
Comcast (Ref)
Cox cable and Internet subscription (Ref)
DirecTV.com (Ref)
DonaldJTrump.com
Duluth Trading Company @ DuluthTrading.com (Ref)
Dunkin' Donuts reload (Ref)
eBags.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref)
eBay seller fees (Direct entry, PayPal) (Ref, Ref)
eBay shipping (PayPal)
eBay/GiftCardMall (Direct entry) (Ref)
eBay/National Gift Card (PayPal) (Ref)
eBay/PayPal Digital Gifts (PayPal) (Ref)
eBay/SVM Gift Cards (PayPal) (Ref, Ref)
eGifter.com (Ref, Ref)
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield @ ExcellusBcBs.com (Ref)
Experian.com (Direct entry)
Expertflyer.com (membership)
Farmers.com (Direct entry)
FedEx.com
Fluz App (direct entry, may be dependent on MCC coding)
FreedomPop.com (Direct entry)
GEICO.com (Ref)
Gift Card Mall @ GiftCardMall.com (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref)
Gift Card Mall/Kroger @ kroger.giftcardmall.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Gift of College @ GiftOfCollege.com (Ref)
GiftCards.com (Ref, Ref, Ref) (Some success calling in)
GiftCardSpread.com (Ref, Ref)
Google Cloud/G Suite @ admin.google.com (Direct entry)
Google Drive storage (Ref)
Google Fi device purchase @ fi.google.com (Direct entry)
Google Fi recurring monthly service (Ref)
Grand Teton Lodge Company @ gtlc.com (Awarded after calling Citi)
GunBroker.com (Account verification)
Gyft.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
H2OWirelessNow.com
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo @ hhpz.org
HawaiianAirlines.com
Honeyfund.com (Ref)
Hulu (Ref)
IncFile.com
Intuit tax preparer bill
iTechDeals.com
Kiva.org
Knox County Schools
Kumon.com (Organizations - Misc Schools / Educational Services)
LandsEnd.com (Ref)
Lenovo @ shop.lenovo.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
LivingSpaces.com (Ref)
LumberLiquidators.com
Meh.com (Ref)
Metro State University (MSU) Denver @ unisainc.com (Ref)
Metromile.com Insurance
Microsoft.com (Office 365 license, July 2018)
Middletonplace.com
MyGiftCardsPlus.com (Ref)
Nationwide Buxx (NW Buxx) loads
Netflix (Ref, Ref)
New York DMV @ dmv.ny.gov (Ref)
Nike.com (Ref)
Notre Dame Bookstore @ eFollett.com, bkstr.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
The New York Times digital subscription @ NYTimes.com
OfficialPayments.com (CA FTB 540-ES)
Optimum cable subscription (Ref)
Outlook Printing Solutions/Philly Pretzel Factory gift cards @ shop.phillypretzelfactory.com (Direct entry)
Papa John's Pizza @ papajohns.com (Visa Checkout)
Pay1040.com
PayPal/P2P (Direct entry) (Ref)
PayPal/USPS shipping @ paypal.com/shipnow (PayPal)
Partsfish.com
Peoplefinders.com (Merchandise - Direct Marketing-continuity Subscription)
PirateShip.com (direct entry)
Plastiq cars and other vehicles/Toyota Financial (Ref), Volkswagen Credit (Ref)
Plastiq IRS federal taxes (YMMV ref, Ref)
Plastiq mortgage (Ref)
Plastiq rent (Ref, Ref)
Plastiq utilities (Ref, Ref)
Plastiq/Navient (Ref)
Points.com (Ref)
Proactiv.com (Ref)
Progressive.com (PayPal) (Ref)
PumpItUpParty.com
Raise.com (Direct entry) (Ref, YMMV ref)
Rakuten.com
Rakuten Gift Card Shop @https://www.rakuten.com/gift-cards (Miscellaneous - Poi Funding Transactions , processed by Cash Star)
RingPlus.net (Direct entry)
Rodan + Fields @ RodanAndFields.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
RoomiPay (Ref)
Rottweilerperformance.com
Royaltigerimports.com (Sporting goods stores)
Samsung.com (direct entry) coded as Services - Computer Network/info Srvs
Santa Clara County Department of Revenue @ sccgov.org
SaveYa.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Scholastic.com
Seashells @ shopseashells.com (Ref, Ref)
Seattle meter parking (Ref)
Shop.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
Simon.com/volume
Sling TV @ sling.com (Ref)
Southwest Airlines @ southwest.com (Ref)
Square Cash @ app (Direct entry) (Ref, Ref, Ref)
Starbucks.com egift cards (Direct entry) (Ref)
Starwood points @ storefront.points.com (Ref)
Stein Your Florist @ SteinYourFlorist.com (Direct entry)
Stylenanda (PayPal) (Ref)
Symantec/Norton
TheraBreath.com (Direct entry)
Thomson Reuters Westlaw @ ThomsonReuters.com (Ref)
Time Warner Cable (Ref)
U.S. Mint @ USMint.gov (Ref)
US Buxx loads (Ref)
USPS.com (Direct entry) (Ref)
UPS.com (Paypal)
Vacationsmadeeasy.com
Venmo (Direct entry) (Ref)
Vivint.com
Vudu.com (Direct entry)
Walmart @ B&M (Walmart Pay) (Ref)
Waterpik Store @ waterpik-store.com (PayPal)
White Mountain Puzzles @ WhiteMountainPuzzles.com (Ref)
Woot.com (Amazon Pay) (Ref)
Xero.com (Ref)
Zappos.com (Ref, Ref)
































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Old Apr 23, 15, 10:24 am
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Citi AT&T Access More card (Discontinued)

Customers who apply and are approved for the card will receive a link to a specific website where they can use the new card to buy an iPhone or Android smartphone. They will receive a credit for the purchase up to $650 as long as they spend $2,000 on the card in the first three months.

Customers who receive the new smartphone must also have AT&T wireless service. The card carries no interest rate on AT&T purchases for the first seven months. After that, interest rates will range between 14.99% and 22.99% for all purchases, based on creditworthiness. The annual fee is $95.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/citi-at-...ard-1429754402
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Old Apr 23, 15, 11:14 am
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Sounds like a decent sign-up bonus, but it will be interesting to see what the long-term perks are. Probably something like 3x points on AT&T products/services which can be redeemed for statement credits or put towards a new phone purchase.
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Old Apr 23, 15, 12:17 pm
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Originally Posted by ryanmcv View Post
... it will be interesting to see what the long-term perks are...
The card is already on Citi's website:

https://www.citi.com/credit-cards/cr...-cards&afc=14Z

  • Earn 3X ThankYou Points for every $1 you spend on purchases made online at retail and travel websites.
  • Earn 3X points for every $1 you spend on products & services directly purchased from AT&T.
  • Earn 1X points for every $1 you spend on other purchases.
  • 10,000 Anniversary bonus points after you spend $10,000 in the prior cardmembership year.

There is also a free version of the card discussed in this thread:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/citi-...icard-typ.html
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Old Apr 23, 15, 4:05 pm
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My wife and I will be getting new phones in the next 30-45 days. Has anybody seen if the pricing is it the same as AT&T's website? Also do current current AT&T wireless customers get the bonus as long as they stay 15 days or would you have to open a new account?
We've got $3500 spend we're holding off, but can do it any time and with the $650X2 that's more than enough for a card for each of us. Just been waiting for a great bonus to make spend worth while. I would consider $555 net good-great.

This is the only thing that worries me? It doesn't say new service and you do have to activate it to use it?
"Make your phone purchase using your unique phone offer link (which will be provided to you), activate and maintain service with AT&T for 15 days. If you buy a new phone now it will count toward the $2,000 in qualifying purchases!"

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Old Apr 23, 15, 4:09 pm
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Looks like a very interesting card.
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Old Apr 23, 15, 7:09 pm
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I'm intrigued. We must thank the guinea pigs who will apply and then share the phone selection and pricing (I'm assuming the phones will be identical to the ones AT&T currently sell) and details regarding how long we need to use their service before unlocking and bailing to our previous provider. Hopefully this will still be around when iPhone 6s comes out in September.
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Old Apr 23, 15, 8:08 pm
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This offer looks really interesting. It looks like AT&T's cheapest smartphone plan is $45/month, so with Citi's requirement to maintain AT&T service for 15 days you'd be looking at around $25-27 of service (after factoring in taxes and fees) to get the credit. It's not clear to me if AT&T will let you SIM unlock the phone immediately (some parts of their site mention that your account must be active for 60 days before they'll give you an unlock code), but even if they won't you're only looking at another $20-30 to buy an unlock code online.

I was planning to do another round of applications in a few days and now I'm really thinking about this card, as I'm in the market for a new phone.
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Old Apr 23, 15, 8:21 pm
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What seems intriguing is the 3 x for online purchases, which is very appealing. Question: If you have this new card and earn TY points, are these also transferable to airlines/partners as long as you have one of the premium cards such as premier, prestige, or chairman?
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Old Apr 24, 15, 1:04 am
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Hmm, the credit can only be used toward full priced phones, not contract ones...

But the 3x on retail websites is tempting, as is the 10K bonus each year for spending 10K.
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Old Apr 24, 15, 8:28 am
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Originally Posted by HGHUA View Post
Hmm, the credit can only be used toward full priced phones, not contract ones...
I think that's a good thing. You will pay less per month in monthly fees and won't get locked into a 2 year contract. Unlock the phone, disconnect the service and move to another cheaper carrier.
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Old Apr 24, 15, 8:31 am
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Or just use this card to sell the phone on craigslist...
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Old Apr 24, 15, 8:39 am
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Originally Posted by PointsNmiles View Post
What seems intriguing is the 3 x for online purchases, which is very appealing.
Similar (2X) feature is also offered on the free version of the card, but read the rules. It is not 3X points for all online purchases, there are many exceptions. If you link this card to the same ThankYou Rewards account as a Premier or Prestige card the points should be treated the same as points earned with those cards.

Retail websites are websites that sell goods directly to the consumer through an online website and include department store websites, specialty store websites, warehouse store websites and boutique websites. Travel websites are websites that allow you to book travel and include online travel agencies, hotel websites and airline websites.

We do not determine how merchants or establishments are classified; however, they are generally classified based upon the merchant?s primary line of business. We reserve the right to determine which purchases qualify for this offer. Purchases not eligible to receive the additional ThankYou Points include but are not limited to payment for or to medical services, insurance, taxes and government services, education, charities and utilities.

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Old Apr 24, 15, 8:40 am
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Originally Posted by exarkun View Post
Or just use this card to sell the phone on craigslist...
When buying the phone without a contract, does it come unlocked?
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Old Apr 24, 15, 9:06 am
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I'm an existing AT&T wireless customer and never had this card. Do I have to open another account to activate the phone?
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Old Apr 24, 15, 9:58 am
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Originally Posted by UA Fan View Post
When buying the phone without a contract, does it come unlocked?
You should be able to get it unlocked if not, as locking is only based on a contract phone.

http://www.att.com/esupport/article....B414532&cv=820

Read the general eligibility requirements:



Devices may qualify for unlocking if they meet the following requirements:

The device must be designed for use on, and locked to, the AT&T wireless network. For help see Device Unlock Support.
It must not be reported lost or stolen.
It's not associated with fraudulent activity.
All the device's service commitments and installment plans are completed, and all early termination fees are paid in full.
The device is not currently active on a different AT&T customer's account.
If you performed an early upgrade, you must wait the 14-day buyer's remorse period before you can request to unlock your previous device.
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