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American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card Review

By Thomas Donaldson

The American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card is the beginning tier credit card for American Airlines cobranded credit cards. It's a great start for someone who doesn't travel often because it comes with no annual fee.

American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp Card

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Current Offer
Earn 10,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles and receive a $50 statement credit after making $500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
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  • 2 AAdvantage® miles for each $1 spent at grocery stores, including grocery delivery services & eligible American Airlines purchases
  • 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 spent on other purchases
  • Earn 10,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles and receive a $50 statement credit after making $500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
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Product Details
  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 10,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles and receive a $50 statement credit after making $500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • No Annual Fee
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for each $1 spent at grocery stores, including grocery delivery services
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases
  • Earn 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 spent on other purchases
  • Save 25% on inflight food and beverage purchases when you use your card on American Airlines flights
  • The standard variable APR for Citi Flex Plan is 15.99% - 24.99%, based on your creditworthiness. Citi Flex Plan offers are made available at Citi's discretion.

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Offer Rating

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By Our Editorial Team

Key Benefit

Earn American Airlines AAdvantage® miles with every purchases and pay no annual fee.

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This travel rewards credit card, from our partner Citibank, is a great choice for anyone looking to earn rewards with American Airlines but doesn't want to pay an annual fee. Cardholders will earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for each $1 spent at grocery stores, including grocery delivery services, 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases & 1 AAdvantage® mile for every $1 spent on other purchases

New cardholders can also receive a nice bonus: Earn 10,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles and receive a $50 statement credit after making $500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. As an added perk, cardholders can also use their card to save 25% on inflight food and beverage purchases when you use your card on American Airlines flights. The American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card has no annual fee, which is a rarity among airline credit cards, but there is a foreign transaction fee of 3%.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • One of the few airline credit card that charges no annual fee
  • Low spending threshold to earn the sign up bonus
  • No cap on the amount of miles you can earn

Cons

  • If you aren't interested in earning rewards with American Airlines, it might not be the best card for you
  • There is a foreign transaction fee of 3%
  • No intro APR on purchases or balance transfers

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