Earn 25% Bonus Miles When You Transfer Citi Points to Flying Blue

Jun 23, 2019

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Citi ThankYou is offering cardholders 25% bonus miles on transfers to Air France/KLM’s Flying Blue program. The standard transfer rate is 1,000 Flying Blue miles for every 1,000 Citi ThankYou points. However, with this promo, cardholders will receive 1,250 Flying Blue miles for every 1,000 Citi ThankYou points.

This promotion is available through July 20, 2019. Additionally, there is no limit to how many times this offer can be redeemed.

Receive a 25% bonus through July 20th when you transfer Citi ThankYou points to Air France FlyingBlue. (Image via Citi)
Receive a 25% bonus through July 20 when you transfer Citi ThankYou points to Air France FlyingBlue. (Image via Citi)

Related: Review of Air France’s New Airbus A330 Business Class

Cards That Earn Citi ThankYou Points

  • Citi Premier® Card – Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on qualifying purchases in the first 3 months
  • Citi Prestige® Card – Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on qualifying purchases in the first 3 months

The Flying Blue frequent flyer program is a mixed bag. Air France/KLM’s Flying Blue uses dynamic award pricing, which is not great. That being said, award redemptions are reasonable for the most part. One benefit of transferring points to Flying Blue is that Flying Blue members have access to better award availability than frequent flyers from partner airlines.

Additionally, Flying Blue offers fantastic monthly award redemption promotions. Flying Blue promotions for June 2019 can be found below:

(Image via Air France)
(Image via Air France)

With the Citi ThankYou transfer bonus, award flights in business class between Paris and Chicago-O’Hare (ORD) start at just 35,000 ThankYou points. To take advantage of this reduced award redemption, transfer 35,000 ThankYou points to Flying Blue and receive 43,750 miles through July 20.

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WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points

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CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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Regular APR
15.99%-22.99% Variable
Annual Fee
$95
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good

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