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New Citi transfer partner: Jet Airways

Citibank has added a new transfer partner to the Thank You Rewards system: Jet Airways Jet Privilege. Points transfer 1:1 in 1,000 point increments. The Deal Transfer Citi Thank You points to JetAirways JetPrivilege Points transfer 1:1 in 1,000 point increments Quick thoughts India-based Jet Airways publishes an award chart that shows economy class pricing — business class is double and first class is triple the economy price (you can view the partner award chart…

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Citi Thank You Rewards 50% transfer bonus to JetBlue

Citi Thank You Rewards is offering a 50% bonus on transfers to JetBlue through April 30, 2017. Citi transfer rates differ depending on which Citi card you hold.  The normal transfer rates are as follows: 1,000 Citi ThankYou Points = 800 TrueBlue points for Citi ThankYou® Premier, Citi Prestige® and Citi Chairman® 1,000 Citi ThankYou Points = 500 TrueBlue points  For Citi ThankYou Preferred or Citi Forward  After the 50% bonus, points will transfer at…

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Bet You Didn’t Know: Is Chase Using Bulk Fares for Sapphire Reserve Tickets? Does It Matter? (Hint: Yes!)

bulk fares

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   There have been a lot of confusing data points about bulk fares and redeemable miles over the last two months. Of course, this is not surprising. We’re talking about the airline industry here. Their rules are built on the bedrock principle of ensuring customers always remain in a state of confusion. Undoubtedly the interest in redeemable miles is due to American’s recent switch to a revenue-based earning system, making them the…

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Should you avoid pooling ThankYou accounts?

pooling ThankYou accounts

Citibank ThankYou Rewards points can be earned from several credit cards, and from some Citi bank accounts.  By default, each credit card or bank account has its own ThankYou Rewards account, but Citi provides a mechanism to pool these “sponsor” accounts together. Pooling ThankYou Accounts Advantages There are a few advantages to pooling accounts: Simplicity: View all of your points at once.  If you have any expiring points, the soonest to expire points will be…

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Two great Citi offers may soon be gone. What to do?

Great Citi offers: 50K or free phone

Citi’s AT&T Access More card and its free phone offer is still alive… barely.  For the last few months, public links to sign up for the card kept disappearing.  Each time one would go away, a different working link was found. Now, all that is left is a link uncovered by US Credit Card Guide.  This link most likely won’t last long.  And, when this one goes away, I have little hope of a new…

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How to know if or when your ThankYou points expire

ThankYou points expire

There are several situations in which you may have Citi ThankYou Rewards points that will expire: Points earned by a particular credit card account expire 60 days after cancelling that account.  See: Cancelling your Prestige or Premier card? Here’s how to keep your ThankYou points alive. Points transferred to your account expire after 90 days. Points earned from some credit cards expire in a set amount of time after points were earned (e.g. 3 or…

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Cancelling your Prestige or Premier card? Here’s how to keep your ThankYou points alive.

How to keep ThankYou points alive

I’m a huge fan of transferable points programs.  These are programs that allow you to transfer points to multiple loyalty programs at a fair exchange rate (typically 1 to 1).  By collecting points in these programs, you have the ability to book travel opportunistically.  When you’re ready to book an award flight, you can search for award availability on almost any airline, then find the best program for booking that award (the best program is…

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Citi teases with 16 month old “New Points Transfer Partner”

New Points Transfer Partner

A reader today asked whether there was any news about Citi allowing point transfers to AA.  He said that when looking at his Prestige account online, he found an American Airlines transaction flagged as a “New Points Transfer Partner”. I was excited for moment.  AA point transfers would be a great new option for Citi ThankYou points.  And, it seems reasonable that Citi would add American Airlines as a transfer partner.  They do already partner…

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