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How much spend justifies that 25% ThankYou bonus?

Citi is out with what looks like an interesting targeted offer: bundle select Citi credit cards with a Citi Priority Banking Package and get a 25% bonus on ThankYou points or cash back earned on your credit card each billing period through 1/31/21. Note that this offer isn’t available to everyone (Greg tried to call and request the deal, but was told that it was not targeted to his account). That said, we’ve heard from…

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How to justify the Prestige, uncapped nights not unrestricted, best Virgin Atlantic award chart, and more

This week at Frequent Miler brought in a number of vastly different posts. From a useful Virgin Atlantic award chart to the reason you should consider the Rewards+ and from what to watch out for when searching United.com to the restriction on unrestricted free nights, find it all in our Frequent Miler week in review. Read on for this week’s recap. Citi Rewards+ is a great companion to Premier or Prestige When the Citi Rewards+…

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Amex and Citi capture my wallet but not my spend

There was a time, not long ago at all, when I maximized my wallet with just two cards: Chase Sapphire Reserve and Chase Freedom Unlimited. I got 3X for travel and dining with the Sapphire Reserve, and I got 1.5X everywhere else with the Freedom Unlimited. Now, Amex and Citi have shattered that approach.

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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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Up to 1.67 cents per point value from ThankYou points

The Citi ThankYou Rewards program is weird, but in a good way — sort-of.  If you have multiple ThankYou cards, you can keep your points separate by card or you can pool your points together.  Chase, on the other hand, keeps all Ultimate Rewards points separate by card, but they let you freely move points from one card to another.  Amex works the opposite way: all Membership Rewards points are automatically pooled together. With both…

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Quick Update: Citi Premier and 1800Flowers deals MIA

Two unrelated deals appear to have died yesterday.  In both cases I think it’s likely they’ll be back so I’m marking them “MIA” (Missing in Action) rather than dead. Citi Premier 40K signup bonus gone The public Citi Premier 40K offer disappeared a while ago, but Shawn quickly found a working link and posted it to our Best Offers page.  Unfortunately, that link died at some point yesterday. Citi has made huge strides in making…

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Much ado about Citi signup bonuses

Citi signup bonuses

A number of things are happening with Citi signup bonuses all at around the same time: offers disappearing, new signup rules, and new card designs. What does it all mean?  Let’s review… Citi moves from 18 months to 24 month churn rule As reported by Doctor of Credit, Citi has changed most of their credit card applications to say that the signup bonus is not available if you’ve opened or closed the same card in…

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A new comparison of Citi Prestige, Premier, and Preferred cards

Citi Prestige, Premier, and Preferred

Note: This post is a re-write of a previously published post: Citi Prestige vs Premier vs Preferred. Since that post was written, there have been big changes in the ThankYou program… Lately I’ve had a bit of a crush on my Citi Prestige card. I signed up for the card in September 2014 in order to take advantage of both expiring and new benefits to the card (see “Citi Prestige experiment failed, yet I’m way…

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