18 Minute Read
10xTravel is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all financial companies or all available financial offers. Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers. Enrollment may be required for select American Express benefits and offers. Visit americanexpress.com to learn more.
Editors Note: Opinions expressed here are author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.
after making $4,000 in purchases with your card within the first 3 months of account opening.
Earn 3x points at Restaurants
Earn 3x points at Supermarkets
Earn 3x points at Gas Stations
Earn 3x points at Air Travel and Hotels
Earn 1x points on all other purchases
Enjoy $100 off a single hotel stay of $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, through thankyou.com, once per calendar year
Points transfer to a handful of airline and hotel partners
The Citi Premier is one of the better (and most misunderstood) travel cards on the market.
This card is basically Citi’s version of the Chase Sapphire Preferred. The ThankYou Points can either be used to book travel (airfare, hotels, etc.) via the Citi Travel Center at a value of 1.25 cents per point or transferred to any of Citi’s transfer partners, which include Cathay Pacific, Air France, Etihad, Hilton, and more. Many, but not all, of the transfer rates are 1:1.
The 80,000 point bonus on this card is worth at least $800 worth of travel or gift cards, but can be worth much much more when transferred to partners in most cases.
If you are over 5/24 and eligible to receive this card bonus, I think this card is a must get for any traveler.
You’ll want to be aware of Citi’s bonus and application rules before applying for this card.
Also check out what the 10xT Staff would do with this bonus.
18 Minute Read