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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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
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Credit Card Application Rules By Bank (2020)

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
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These Are The 6 Credit Cards I Use Most (2020)

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

I never thought I'd even consider transferring my credit card rewards to Sears' loyalty program, but I guess 2020 is a year where anything can happen, so... I love earning transferable points currencies for the flexibility that they offer. Unlike earning…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
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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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Citi
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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
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My Citi Credit Card Strategy: Perfected, At Last!

With a simple Citi credit card downgrade this morning, I now have what I'd consider to be the ideal Citi card strategy for earning ThankYou points. In general I like to earn transferable points currencies for my credit card spending, since they offer…

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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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Athens Cafe Restaurant
Citi Premier & Prestige Get New Bonus Categories

Given how much consumer behavior has changed in the past several weeks, many of the credit card benefits that members used to appreciate aren’t as valuable anymore. Therefore we’re seeing card issuers get creative with perks, so that members have an…

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Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 3
8 Reasons To Get The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card

A while back American Airlines and Citi introduced a great welcome bonus on the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard®. I realize many people aren't looking for new travel cards at the moment, but this card does have an excellent bonus,…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
American 777
AAdvantage MileUp No Annual Fee Card Review (2020)

A couple of years ago we saw the introduction of the American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card, which is a no annual fee co-branded credit card being issued by American Airlines and Citi. While there are lots of airline credit cards out there, historically…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
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Citi Double Cash Card Review: Earn 2x Points Everywhere

In this post I wanted to take a closer look at what I nowadays consider to be the single best credit card for everyday spending, assuming you're using it correctly. Arguably this card is more valuable than ever before, given the amount of flexibility…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
Japan Airlines 777 First Class – 1
Citi American AAdvantage Business Card Review (2020)

In this post I wanted to take a detailed look at the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard®, which has an exceptional limited time welcome bonus. While most people aren't traveling at the moment, this is a card that you can get now…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
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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, their rules do tend to be among the most confusing. Citi doesn’t have…

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Citi Rewards+
Citi Rewards+ Card Review: Round Up Points With No Annual Fee

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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Citi AAdvantage Executive Card Gets $225 Credit

In light of the current pandemic we’re seeing card issuers add some more perks on select cards, in particular on cards with a travel focus. It goes without saying that consumer behavior has changed a lot, and this also impacts our credit card spending…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
Prestige Premier
Citi Makes Travel Credit More Flexible, Extends Bonus Spending Period

Given how much consumer behavior has changed in the past several weeks, many of the credit card benefits that members used to appreciate aren’t as valuable anymore. Therefore we’re seeing card issuers get creative with perks, so that members have an…

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Emirates New First Class – 79
Emirates Skywards Added As Citi ThankYou Partner

Citi ThankYou is one of the most popular transferable points currencies, which is generally the type of rewards I recommend earning for your credit card spending. This is the points currency earned on cards like the Citi Prestige and Citi Premier, and…

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Filed Under: Citi, Emirates
Air France A350 Business Class – 53
Changes Coming To The Citi Premier Card

The Citi Premier Card is Citi's mid-range card earning ThankYou points, which is essentially a competitor to the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card (review). Citi has just announced some significant changes to this card, which can either be positive or negative,…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards
Air France A350
Citi Prestige Card Review (2020)

When it comes to ultra premium credit cards, three cards generally come to mind --  The Platinum Card® from American Express (review), the Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card (review), and the Citi Prestige Card. In the past I've reviewed the Amex Platinum…

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The Best Cards For Everyday Spending (2020)

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 the cards, and all kinds of other offers. I've written in the…

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Filed Under: American Express, Bank of America
Qantas A380
Transfer Citi Points To Qantas With 25% Bonus

The Citi ThankYou program has just launched their latest transfer bonus. Through Saturday, February 22, 2020, the the US Citi ThankYou program is offering a 25% bonus when you convert points to Qantas Frequent Flyer. Points ordinarily convert at a 1:1…

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Filed Under: Citi, Qantas
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How Long Do Citi ThankYou Points Transfers Take? (2020)

If you're collecting miles & points through credit card spending, I always recommend doing what you can to accrue transferable points currencies. That's because these points are much more flexible than when you're earning an individual airline or hotel…

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Filed Under: Citi, Credit Cards