Citi Credit Cards Watermark
How Does Citi’s 24 Month Application Rule Work?

All of the major credit card issuers have different rules when it comes to being approved for their cards. While I would hardly say that Citi has the strictest rules in this regard, the issuer's rules do tend to be among the most confusing. Citi doesn’t…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
Hyatt Regency Kiev – 56
Citi Premier Card Bonus Categories: What’s Included?

The $95 annual fee Citi Premier® Card (review) is the mid-range credit card with the best bonus categories, in my opinion. Not only does the Citi Premier offer generous rewards for spending, but it's also offering an incredible welcome bonus of 60,000…

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Uber Watermark
Best Credit Cards For Uber Rides (2021)

Many of us rely on ridesharing services to get around. It's pretty incredible to think how much the "sharing" economy has changed our behavior, both when at home and when traveling. While Uber has had its fair share of issues the past few years, it continues…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Emirates New First Class – 6
Chase Sapphire Preferred Vs. Citi Premier: Which Is Better?

Credit card benefits are constantly evolving, and it can be tough to keep track of which cards are best. This is especially true in recent months, where we've seen some card issuers adjust perks and add new temporary bonuses. In light of that, I wanted…

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Filed Under: Chase, Citi
Airline Cabin Watermark
Which Credit Card Is Best For Airline Tickets?

Using the right credit card for airfare purchases can help you rack up points quickly, especially if you're anything like me, and spend a lot on air travel (at least in the long run). A lot has changed regarding the best credit cards to use for airfare…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
American 777
AAdvantage MileUp No Annual Fee Card Review (2021)

The American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card is issued by Citi, and it's the best no annual fee co-branded American Airlines credit card. While there are lots of airline credit cards out there, historically we haven't seen many no annual fee airline…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
Citi Rewards+
Citi Rewards+ Card Review: Round Up Points With No Annual Fee (2021)

Understandably a lot of people are at least temporarily reassessing their approach to using credit cards. Some people are looking for ways to be more efficient with their strategy and spending, and for many that involves considering no annual fee cards.…

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Four Seasons Seychelles Room Watermark
Which Credit Card Should You Use At Hotels?

I'm often asked by readers which credit card they should be using to maximize points for a given hotel stay, or if there's an overall best hotel credit card. Typically recommending which credit card is best for a particular bonus category (like dining,…

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Filed Under: Chase, Citi
American Admirals Club Sao Paulo – 10
Citi AAdvantage Executive Card Review (2021)

Co-branded credit cards are big businesses for airlines, and in many cases, a majority of their profits actually come from frequent flyer programs, and the lucrative arrangements they have with banks. During the pandemic, the ability for airlines to…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
Park Hyatt St Kitts Watermark
The 26 Credit Cards In My Wallet Right Now

Maximizing credit cards is one of the best ways to elevate your travel. This can include signing up for the credit cards with the best welcome bonuses, using the right credit cards for your everyday spending, and also taking advantage of other credit…

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Filed Under: American Express, Bank of America
Cathay Pacific First Class Watermark
Citi Double Cash Card Review: Earn 2x Points Everywhere

In this post I wanted to take a look at the Citi® Double Cash Card, which I consider to be the single most valuable credit card out there for everyday spending. It's a card that I have, and it's the card that I also spend the most money on. This card…

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Credit Cards I Use
These Are The 7 Credit Cards I Use Most (2021)

I have over two dozen credit cards, though I hold onto these cards for a variety of reasons. I have some of these cards because they help me maximize my everyday spending, while I have other cards because of the ongoing perks that they offer. There are…

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Filed Under: American Express, Bank of America
Citi Premier Card Watermark
Citi Premier Card Review With 60K Bonus (2021)

When talking about mid-range credit cards that earn transferrable points, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is probably the first card that comes to mind for many. The card offers a big welcome bonus, bonus points on dining and travel, and valuable…

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Andaz Mayakoba Watermark
16 Best Credit Card Offers January 2021

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card offers at the time, with a particular focus on the best travel credit cards. It's 2021, and for many of us there's a sense of hope. People are starting to get vaccinated, and hopefully…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Credit Cards Watermark 1
Best Credit Cards For Everyday Spending (2021)

For those in the US with good credit, the best way to rack up points is through credit cards. This can include the welcome bonuses offered by credit cards, the points offered for spending on cards, and all kinds of other offers. I've written in the past…

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Filed Under: American Express, Bank of America
Premium Credit Cards
Credit Card Application Rules By Bank (2021)

All of the major credit card issuers have different rules when it comes to applying for their cards. Furthermore, these rules are constantly changing, as banks try to optimize their strategy as to what kind of card members they're looking for. With issuers…

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Filed Under: American Express, Bank of America
Thai Airways A350 Business Class – 4
Credit Cards I Use For Each Major Bonus Category (2021)

For the average American, the single best way to maximize travel rewards (whether you're looking to travel now or in the future) is to make sure you're applying for the best credit cards, and using the right credit cards for your daily spending. Having…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Prestige Premier
Citi Prestige $250 Travel Credit More Flexible In 2021

The Citi Prestige Card is Citi's most premium travel rewards credit card. The card has a $495 annual fee, but offers a $250 annual travel credit that helps offset it. Ordinarily the $250 annual travel credit will automatically be applied towards any…

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Citi Credit Cards Watermark
Citi Offering 5% Cash Back For Online Shopping

A bit over a week ago details were announced of a new promo that should be useful for anyone with a Citi credit card. This is a reminder of that, as the promotion is live for purchases as of today. With Americans expected to do a lot of online shopping…

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Money Watermark
Redeem Citi ThankYou Points For Gift Cards: An Interesting Opportunity

A couple of months ago I wrote about an interesting opportunity to transfer credit card rewards to Sears' loyalty program in a way that actually makes sense. Yes, I now it sounds totally outlandish to want to transfer your travel rewards points to Sears'…

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Citi Double Cash Watermark
Citi Double Cash: More Valuable Than Ever Before

Understandably a lot of people are at least temporarily reassessing their approach to using credit cards. Some people are looking for ways to be more efficient with their strategy and spending, while others are looking to earn cash back rather than travel…

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Air Europa Business Class 787 – 41
Can You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Others?

The Citi ThankYou program is one of the major transferable points currencies. There are lots of ways to redeem Citi ThankYou points, from transferring them to one of Citi's airline partners (my preferred use), to redeeming them towards the cost of travel,…

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Avianca 787
Transfer Citi Points To LifeMiles With 25% Bonus

At the moment you can receive a 25% bonus when transferring Citi ThankYou points to one of my favorite Star Alliance frequent flyer programs. Between August 17 and September 18, 2020, you can receive a 25% bonus when transferring Citi ThankYou points…

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