Earning Categories and Points
You’ll earn 2 miles for every dollar you spend on American Airlines purchases and select business categories, which include telecommunications services, car rentals, and purchases at gas stations!
Earn 1 mile per dollar on all other purchases. The annual fee is $99 per year, waived in year 1.
Bottom Line: The CitiBusiness Platinum Select card earns 2x miles for AA flights and purchases at telecommunication merchants, cable and satellite providers, car rental merchants, and at gas stations. Earn 1 mile per dollar spent on all other purchases.
Boarding and Baggage Benefits
Nobody likes paying extra to check their bags. With the CitiBusiness Platinum Select card, check your first bag free when traveling on domestic flights.
Up to 4 people can share this benefit if they are traveling with you under the same reservation.
Plus, no more waiting to board the plane! Get complimentary Group 1 boarding on American Airlines domestic flights.
In addition, there are no foreign transaction fees on card purchases, saving you money when you fly internationally.
Bottom Line: First checked bag free, Group 1 boarding, and zero transaction fees add great value to the CitiBusiness Platinum Select card.
More Card Benefits and Discounts
The card really is jam-packed with benefits and discounts.
First, the $99 annual fee is waived for the first year. That gives you 12 months to enjoy everything that comes with the card without having to pay for any of it!
Next, save 25% on inflight Wi-Fi. This discount can add up quickly when you fly often for business.
Reduced mileage awards provide another fantastic discount. Redeem round-trip flights with reduced mileage awards for 7,500 fewer miles and save your points for other awards.
Finally, earn an American Airlines Companion Certificate after spending $30,000 or more in purchases each card membership year.
Bottom Line: The CitiBusiness Platinum Select card comes with tons of perks like no annual fee the first year, 25% off inflight Wi-Fi, reduced mileage awards, and more.
Big Business Benefits
As a business owner, you’ll enjoy the features that come with the card.
Rack up the points faster than ever by requesting employee cards at no additional cost. That means you’ll get the miles for everyone’s purchases. You can set the credit line and cash advance limits on each employee card.
You’ll also get 24/7 access to a dedicated small business customer service team (866-458-4216) and a personal business assistant to help with travel, hotel, and dining arrangements (800-301-5584).
Another business benefit is online account summaries, which make it easier to track your quarterly and annual expenses.
Bottom Line: Business owners will find the CitiBusiness Platinum Select card has useful features such as free employee cards, dedicated customer service, and online account summaries.