Tag Archive: Citibank

Inflation Hits the Miles and Points Game

[2021.08 – We have updated the text and table after finding an errant calculation in our source spreadsheet. Thanks to our readers for bringing this to our attention. However, now the “inflation” is worse than we originally posted!] Introduction The economic concept of inflation is defined as the decline of purchasing power of a given currency over time. This effectively…
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Citi Rewards+® Card Review (2021.8 Update: 20k Offer)

Citi Rewards+® Card Review 2021.8 Update: The offer is now 20k. 2021.7 Update: The 25k offer is expired. 2021.5 Update: The new offer is 25k. HT: DoC. Application Link Citi Rewards+® Card Benefits 20k offer: earn 20,000 ThankYou Points after spending $1,500 in first 3 months.  The recent best offer is 25k. We estimate that ThankYou Points (TYP) are worth about…
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Citi Premier® Card Review (2021.7 Update: 80k Best Ever Offer!)

Citi Premier® Card Review 2021.7 Update: New welcome offer: earn 80k TYP points after $4000 spend in the first 3 months. This is the highest signup on this card ever! But please refer to Recommend Application Time section before you apply. In this section, we used to say “Citi values the number of recent hard pulls a lot, we recommend you…
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CitiBusiness ThankYou Card Review (2021.6 Update: up to 40k Offer in Branch)

CitiBusiness ThankYou® Card Review 2021.6 Update: This card is not in the Citi website credit cards list, and you can’t apply online, therefore not many people know its existence. Currently there’s 20k/30k/40k offer in branch depending on location. You can ask Citi to match to 40k. HT: DoC. Application Link CitiBusiness ThankYou. This is just an info page, you have to…
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Citi Custom Cash Credit Card Review (2021.6 Update: 30k/20k Offer)

Citi Custom Cash Mastercard Review 2021.6 Update: There’s a 30k offer in branch. Application Link Citi Custom Cash 20k Offer Citi Custom Cash 30k Offer: in branch Benefits 20k offer: earn 20,000 ThankYou Points after spending $750 in first 3 months. We estimate that ThankYou Points (TYP) are worth about 1.6 cents/point, see below for a brief introduction. So the…
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Citi AT&T Access Credit Card Review (2020.12 Update: 15k+$100 Offer)

AT&T Access Card from Citi Review 2020.12 Update: The new offer is 15k+$100. HT: FM. I’m quite surprised that Citi and AT&T can still remember there’s such a card and improved its sign up bonus… Note that this card is NOT the famous Citi AT&T Access More card that’s discontinued. Application Link Citi AT&T Access Benefits 15k+$100 offer: earn 15,000…
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Citi Priority Package Review (2021.7 Update: $700 Offer)

Citibank Priority Package Review 2021.7 Update: The $700 offer is still alive, and the new deadline is 2021.10.04. If you don’t have much cash, you can also consider Citibank Account Package with $400 offer ($15k deposit requirement), or Citi Basic Banking Package with $200 offer ($5k deposit requirement). Application Link Citi Priority Package Benefits $700 sign-up bonus! Please read below for the requirements…
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Citibank Account Package Review (2021.7 Update: $300 Offer)

Citibank Account Package Review 2021.7 Update: The $300 offer is still alive, and the new deadline is 2021.10.04. If you have more money in hand, you can also consider Citi Priority Package with $700 offer ($50k deposit requirement). Application Link The Citibank Account Package Benefits $300 offer. Please read below for the requirement to get this bonus. Offer ends on: 2020.10.04. There is a…
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CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® Review (2020.6 Update: 65k Offer)

CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® Review 2020.6 Update: The 70k offer is expired. The current offer is 65k. 2020.4 Update: The new offer is 70k. Application Link CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® Benefits 65k Offer: earn 65,000 AAdvantage Miles after spending $4,000 in first 4 months. The recent best offer is 75k. We value AA Miles at…
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Citigold Checking Account Review (2021.7 Update: $1,500 Offer)

Citigold Checking Account Review 2021.7 Update: The $1,500 offer is still alive, and the new deadline is 2021.10.04. Application Link Citigold Account Package Benefits $1,500 sign-up bonus! Please read below for the requirements to get this bonus. The deadline for this offer is 2021.10.04. No nonthly fee. In order to be eligible, you must maintain $200,000 in combined average monthly…
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Citi Basic Banking Package Review (2021.1 Update: $200 Offer Expired)

Citi Basic Banking Package Review 2021.1 Update: The $200 offer is expired. There’s no welcome offer now. 2020.7 Update: The $200 offer is still alive, and the new deadline is 2020.01.05. If you have more money in hand, you can also consider Citibank Account Package with $400 offer ($15k deposit requirement), or Citi Priority Package with $700 offer ($50k deposit requirement). Application Link…
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Citi Dividend Credit Card Review (Discontinued)

Citi Dividend Platinum Select Credit Card Review Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. If you are lucky to have this legacy credit card, you can still enjoy its original benefits. Benefits Earn 5% cash back in each quarter’s bonus categories, 1% on all other purchases. The following picture shows the bonus category calendar for 2015: The upper limit…
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Citi® Double Cash Card Review (2020.1 Update)

Citi® Double Cash Card (DC) Review [2019.9 Update]: This card has been revamped. Now cashback can be transferred to Citi ThankYou Points (TYP) at a ratio of 1:1, meaning every dollar spent on the DC earns the equivalent of 2 TYP. If you have the Citi Premier or Citi Prestige and are able to redeem points at 1.25 cents per…
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Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® Review (2019.12 Update: 60k Offer)

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® (Citi AA) Review Application Link Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® Benefits 60k offer: earn 60,000 AAdvantage Miles after spending $3,000 within the first 3 months. We value AA Miles at 1.5 cents/point (Airline Miles Value), so the 65k highest sign-up bonus is worth about $975! See A Beginner’s Guide to AA Miles to…
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Citi Prestige® Credit Card Review (2021.7 Update: Discontinued)

Citi Prestige® Credit Card Review 2021.7 Update2: It seems this card is indeed discontinued. HT: Bloomberg, OMAAT. 2021.7 Update: The application link is gone. Not sure whether Citi is going to make some change of this card or it will just discontinue. 2019.9 Update: The following negative changes are in effect in Sep 1 2019: 4th night free benefit will be limited…
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