Citi is in the process of emailing holders of the Citi ThankYou Preferred card with a bonus offer that runs through to the end of September. Cardholders can earn 5 points/dollar for spending in select categories and, considering the poor Chase Freedom categories on offer this quarter, this may be one of the easier promotions in which to earn points over the summer.
Citi has announced a raft of changes to the benefits that accompany a significant number of its credit cards and they are changes that will disappoint a lot of Citi's cardholders and bring into question the value that some cards will offer going forward.
I'm a big fan of the transferable currencies various credit cards offer and a major reason why I love collecting these currencies is that they help me get outsize value when I use them for premium cabin travel. Right now Citi is offering a 25% bonus when you transfer its ThankYou points over to the Air France/KLM Flying Blue program and this represents a very good opportunity to book some great Business Class cabins for comparatively few points.
With an ever increasing number of people happy to churn credit cards (open a card, earn the bonus, close the card and repeat) in the quest for cheap travel, most financial institutions have been bringing in rules to limit the number of sign-up bonuses one person can earn.
I happily admit to being one of life's planners so it's not entirely out of character for me to be planning trips a year into the future. Right now, however, there's an extra special reason why I'm already checking out flights and hotels for the first few months of 2020.
Citi is emailing out customers with a slightly improved sign-up offer on the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard but the nature of the offer means that not everyone who's in the market for this card will want to take it up - it will suit some more than others.
A number of blogs have been writing about the Citi Rewards+ credit card of late and, if I'm being totally honest, this is a card that I haven't really given all that much thought to since it launched at the beginning of the year....but now I'm giving it a serious look.
Citi announced a series of big changes to its Prestige card back in November last year and, although details of most of these changes were revealed at the time of the announcement, there was one benefit that remained a mystery - the cell phone protection that the Citi Prestige card will offer from 1 May.
The Citi Prestige Card has been closed to new applicants for quite some time and, while the card has remained unavailable, Citi has been making some serious changes to the Prestige's offering so this isn't the Citi Prestige Card of old. On 31 January 2019 (yesterday) Citi reopened the Prestige card to new applicants and, at the same time, launched a 50,000 point sign-up bonus to attract new customers.....but what exactly does the revamped Citi Prestige Card offer?
Citibank has launched a 25% transfer bonus for anyone converting its ThankYou Points to Turkish Airlines' Miles & Smiles program through 20 February 2019. Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles may not come up in conversation all that often but the combination of a friendly award chart, a friendly companion rule and a very good Business Class offering onboard make this Citi transfer bonus once that's well worth a closer look.