How Long Do Citi ThankYou Points Take to Transfer?

I really like the changes Citi has made over the last year to ThankYou Rewards, turning it from a fairly obscure and mediocre program to a highly desirable one. Citi now provides a multitude of ways to redeem ThankYou points for great value, including all the new transfer partners. Furthermore, Citi has upped its game on the earning side by expanding benefits…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for June 2015

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Loyalty programs are constantly changing, and so are the credit cards associated with them. In the world of frequent flyer miles and hotel points, sign-up bonuses rise and fall,…

Will I Earn Elite Status for Citi ThankYou Hotel Bookings?

TPG reader Tony messaged me to ask a question about Citi ThankYou Rewards: “Do you know if the hotel nights booked using Citi ThankYou points are eligible for elite night accrual in hotel programs?” Using Citi ThankYou points for hotels can be a good value, especially if you have the Citi Prestige card, which offers the…

Does Uber Count as Travel on Chase Sapphire Preferred?

TPG reader Michael tweeted me to ask about the travel category on the Chase Sapphire Preferred card: @thepointsguy– “Does Uber count as 2X travel for the Chase Sapphire Preferred?” It’s no secret that I love Uber. It has fundamentally changed the way I travel; I can’t even tell you the last time I rented a…

50,000-Point Sign-up Bonus for Citi Hilton Visa Signature

Update: This offer has expired, view the current offer for the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card here. Travel rewards cards are always evolving, as both benefits and sign-up bonus offers come and go. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen examines a new offer for one of Citi’s co-branded Hilton HHonors cards. The Citi Hilton…

10 Best Travel Rewards Cards with Annual Fees Under $100

Some of my favorite perks (like Amex Centurion Lounge access) come from premium travel rewards credit cards, but those cards can come with hefty price tags. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele looks at cards that strike a balance between cost and benefits. I find that there tend to be three types of travel…

Citi ThankYou Rewards 25% Transfer Bonus To Virgin Atlantic

Citi has really been upping its game lately when it comes to transfer bonuses. A few months ago, Citi offered a 25% Transfer Bonus To Etihad Guest Miles, and now it’s offering a 25% bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club through August 23, 2015. (Note: You must be logged into your Citi account for the bonus to appear.) ThankYou…

Should I Use Citi ThankYou Points for Hotels and Rental Cars?

TPG reader Maxwell tweeted me with a question about using Citi ThankYou points: @thepointsguy– “Should I use Citi ThankYou points to book hotels and rental cars at 1.25 cents per point with my Citi ThankYou Premier card?” Maxwell, in general I think using your Citi ThankYou points for car rentals and hotels is a decent value, and…

Which Citi Card Is Best for Admirals Club Lounge Access?

TPG reader Eric wrote in to ask about getting Admirals Club access with Citi cards: “What’s the difference between the Citi Executive AAdvantage Card vs. Citi Prestige when to comes to Admirals Club access?” This is an interesting question, but before I answer, I think it’s important to understand the benefits of both cards. The…

Last Chance: Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve 2 Free Nights and $100 Statement Credit

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card Back in April, the Citi Hilton Reserve sweetened its sign-up bonus offer to include not only the usual two free weekend nights when you meet the minimum spending requirement of $2,500 in the first four months,…