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JMR wrote:Well. Since I was stupid for not applying for the bonus offer for PRG, I applied for a Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select 50k bonus with the intentions of not getting it and they approved me for 5k limit... So that's pretty sweet because I was planning on applying for that later because when I fly it's normally with American.
It can certainly make sense to get a card with free checked bags if you fly one airline a lot and don't have another card that gives an airline extras credit (like PRG will soon have) or a general travel credit (like Ritz has).
I think you mean that you thought your odds of getting it were slim. I should advise you against applying for a card when you expect to be denied, but I have to admit I did that in the case of Sallie Mae. It's still not ideal, though.
Just be sure to keep track of all the minimum spending requirements for the three new cards.
Love: IHG, Platinum, Sallie Mae, AA Plat, CSP
Like: Discover, ED, BCE, Hyatt, Arrival, Freedom
Might drop: BrooksBros, Prestige (Costco PC?)
Might add: Proper business card, CSR, Ritz, Delta Gold
Letting new accounts cool off since May
Really not sure what I'll add next or when