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Citi Prestige 75K is still alive

US Credit Card Guide is reporting that the Citi Prestige 75,000 point signup bonus offer is still alive in-branch through tomorrow. You would have to go in-branch to apply and they are showing a screen shot of a marketing material showing an end date of 10/7/17, so this is truly a last call. The online offer has already changed back to no signup bonus, so if you’re looking to take advantage of a signup bonus on the…

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My $500 trip delay claim with Citi Prestige

Greg has recently written several posts on travel insurance offered by various premium credit cards (See: Travel Insurance Showdown: Reserve vs Prestige vs Platinum). Many cards offer what sounds like generous protection benefits on the surface, but the key question boils down to this: Will they really hold up their end of the bargain? This summer, I had a chance to test Citi’s limits — both in terms of payout and time — and I was…

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Possible last call for Prestige 75K offer

Citibank is currently offering a huge 75K signup bonus after $7.5K spend for their Citi Prestige card, but The Points Guy reports that the 75K bonus will be ending soon (they don’t know an end date, just “soon”). But… will it really end? A number of blogs recently made a big deal about the end of the Citi Premier 50K offer, but that one is still going strong.  Still, it’s possible that the Prestige 75K…

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Travel Insurance Showdown: Reserve vs Prestige vs Platinum

Last week I reviewed the Chase Sapphire Reserve card’s travel insurance.  I was impressed with how favorably it compared to the lower cost Sapphire Preferred card.  But, how does it compare to travel insurance provided by other ultra-premium cards? I created a new resource page: Ultra-Premium Credit Card Travel Insurance to answer that question.  There you’ll find a side by side comparison of the travel insurance benefits automatically provided by the Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi…

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Results from my latest Citi retention call

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Yesterday I called Citibank to check for retention offers on my cards.  I do this about once a year and usually come away with offers that make my cards well worth keeping for another year.  To get transferred to a retention specialist it’s necessary to tell customer support that you’d like to cancel your card.  Don’t tell the automated system that, though.  Some people have been burned when doing that: the automated system automatically closed…

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Debating my 1.67 cents screwed up math

In response to my recent post “Up to 1.67 cents per point value from ThankYou points,” some accused me of publishing junky and screwed up math.  I answered those accusations in the blog comments, but there’s more to the story… When news first came out that the Citi Prestige card would allow 4th Night Free bookings online and with points, a blogger published a questionable conclusion.  Through the ThankYou portal you can now choose to…

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Planning for Citi Prestige 75K and Premier 50K offers

The Citi Prestige and Citi Premier cards are currently offering 75,000 point and 50,000 point signup bonuses, respectively.  That’s excellent, but many of us aren’t eligible.  Before applying it’s important to review Citi’s application rules and compare to your past 24 months of Citibank applications, account closures, and product changes. As a reminder, you can find application rules for each major bank on our Best Offers Page.  “Jump to” the bank you’re interested in to…

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Stack two free night promos + 10K bonus @ Hyatt all-inclusive

Hyatt has a great promotion out at the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos all-inclusive property: get a 4th night free + 10,000 bonus Hyatt points. Better yet, this stacks with the new Citi Prestige 4th night free! This makes for a substantial discount over promotional rates (and a huge discount over “standard” rates), with 10,000 Hyatt points being some sweet icing on the cake. The Promo: 55% off + 4th night free + 10,000 Hyatt points Hyatt has sent out…

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Did you know about the Hyatt family rate?

A reader commented on a post over the weekend with a piece of information that was news to me: Hyatt offers a family plan rate that includes up to 50% off a second room when you reserve a second room for children 18 years old or under. What’s more, our reader claimed it could be applied to rates like AAA — and this appears to be true. Unfortunately, you won’t earn Hyatt points on the 2nd room, but you will still…

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