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Get a 25% Bonus When You Transfer Citi and Hotel Points to Etihad

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Through July 31, you can earn a 25% bonus when you transfer your points from Citi ThankYou Rewards and select hotel programs to Etihad Guest. Typically, these transfer bonuses are processed by the credit card issuer’s program, but this time it’s Etihad tacking on the extra miles. Bonus miles are expected to post by the middle of August, regardless of when you begin the transfer.

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Your best bet is to transfer points from Citi ThankYou Rewards earned with cards like the Citi Prestige and ThankYou Premier, since those transfer to Etihad at a 1:1 ratio, but you can also transfer hotel points at the following rates:

  • Accor Hotels – 2:1
  • Hilton HHonors – 10:1
  • Hyatt Gold Passport – 2.5:1
  • IHG Rewards Club – 5:1
  • Marriott Rewards – 10:1.5
  • Club Carlson – 10:1
Theses Citi points transfers are eligible.
All of the above Citi points transfers are eligible.

TPG values Citi points at 1.6 cents each and Etihad Guest miles at 1.4 cents each, but you can get much more value out of them than that by booking award flights with Etihad’s partners.

Will you be transferring Citi points to Etihad?

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  • $250 Air Travel Credit each year, and receive a statement credit, up to $100 every 5 years, as reimbursement for your application fee for Global Entry or TSA Pre √®
  • 4th night hotel benefit for any hotel stay at hotels booked through the Citi Prestige® Concierge.
  • Earn 40,000 bonus points after $4,000 in purchases made with your card in the first 3 months the account is open.
  • Points are redeemable for a $532 flight on any airline or $400 in gift cards.
  • Transfer points to a variety of travel loyalty programs from airlines to hotels.
  • Earn 3x points on Air Travel and Hotels
  • Earn 2x points on Dining at Restaurants and Entertainment
  • 1 ThankYou® Point per $1 spent on other purchases
Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Rating
N/A 15.49%* (Variable) $450 0% Excellent Credit