CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Mastercard

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CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard®

The CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard® is a great business credit card that rewards members with bonus miles for purchases in popular business categories, as well as purchases with American Airlines. This card comes with many great benefits, such as free checked bags, priority perks, and the chance to earn a companion certificate each year!

Rewards Rates

Earn 2 AAdvantage Miles per $1 spent on American Airlines purchases
Earn 2 AAdvantage Miles per $1 spent on telecommunications, rental car, and gas station purchases
Earn 1 AAdvantage Mile per $1 spent on all other purchases

Key Cardholder Benefits

  • When you use your CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card to pay for your flight, you and up to 4 companions traveling on the same reservation will receive the first checked bag free of charge
  • As a CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card cardholder, you'll receive a handful of priority perks which includes priority check-in, screening, and boarding privileges
  • Receive up to a $100 statement credit when you use the CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card to pay for a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application fee
  • Every membership year that you spend $30,000 or more on the CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card, you'll receive a $99 Domestic Economy Fare Companion Certificate
  • When you use your CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card to make in-flight food and beverage purchases, you'll receive 25% off in the form of a statement credit

Rewards Value

The Point Calculator values AAdvantage miles earned with the CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card at about 1.4 cents each. Miles will have the best value when redeemed for flights with American Airlines and their airline partners.

Redemption option Redemption value in cents
First/Business Class flights 2
Economy flights 1.4
Admiral Club membership 0.73
Hotel stays 0.64
Car rentals 0.6

Annual Fees

The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card Card has a $0 annual fee the first year, then $99 thereafter.

AAdvantage Miles Calculator

Find out how many AAdvantage Miles you can earn with the CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select and calculate the cash value of those miles to see if the card is worth it. Results can be compared side-by-side credit cards featured on the site to see which earns you the most rewards.

Spend entered into the main (first) column on this calculator will carry over to all other credit card calculators on the website, so there's no need to re-enter spend when browsing different credit cards.

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Other Ways To Earn

Transfer Partners

American Airlines is not a direct transfer partner of any major U.S. credit card rewards program. This makes it a challenge to build AAdvantage miles outside of using American Airlines credit cards.

Here are the list of transfer partners that you can use to top off your AAdvantage account:


Earning Rate Comparison

The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card earns up to 2X miles on purchases like other AA credit cards, but it features multiple bonus categories which makes it an excellent option for quickly building miles on business purchases.

The table below lists the earning rates for all AAdvantage and transfer partner credit cards per dollar spent. The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card is highlighted in the table so you can see how it stacks up to other cards.

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Alternative Options

Listed below are a few alternative business credit card options for American Airlines.

You can click on the card to learn more or add the card to the calculator above to calculate and compare rewards. Do note that you can only compare up to 3 cards, so you may have to remove a card from the calculator if you've already hit that max.

Capital One Spark Miles for Business Card

Earns an unlimited 2X miles on all purchases that can be put towards any type of travel including airfare, hotels, car rentals, and more at a value of 1 cent per mile. Fantastic for heavy business spenders.

Capital One Spark Miles Select for Business Card

Earns an unlimited 1.5X miles on all purchases that can be put towards any type of travel including airfare, hotels, car rentals, and more at a value of 1 cent per mile. No annual fee.

Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card

Earn up to 3X points across select business categories and travel. Redeem those points for 1.25 cents each towards travel booked through the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal which includes airfare, car rentals, hotels, and more.

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