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Live in PHL, get CitiAdvantage Executive Card?
Since I live in the Philly area, should I get the CitiAA Exec card because it’s a hub city for AA? It would allow me to use the admiral lounge. Is that worth the $450 annual fee? I fly for pleasure about 4 times a year. I have an AMEX Premier Rewards and a Chase United Mileage Plus Visa.
Flying only 4 times a year doesn’t make the lounge access a useful feature in your case. My initial response would be this card will be an overkill for your needs. But hang on!
If you can put AA miles to good use like premium cabin awards, then considering this card for the signup bonus is a great idea.
75K miles after $7500 spend, lounge access for a year, $100 global entry credit, priority boarding – all for $450 annual fee.
After the 1st year if you cannot justify the hefty annual fee (which I believe you cannot with your needs), either cancel it or downgrade to a no signup bonus card like the Citi double cash.
Lucky answered this question on the blog today: