Wow: 80,000 Points For New Citi Premier Card [Now Transferrable To American]

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Citi Premier Card

Citibank's largest-ever initial bonus is now available. Earn 80,000 bonus points for every $4,000 you spend within the first three months of account opening.

This $95 annual fee card earns you 3 points for every dollar spent in restaurants, supermarkets, gas stations, air travel, and hotels. This is a wide range of categories that can earn triple points.

This is actually the second best bonus offer available, even if you are not eligible to earn 100,000 points with the Chase Sapphire Preferred card because of 5/24 or any other reason.

You can transfer points to many frequent flyer programs including:

SkyTeam: Aeromexico Club Prime, Air France KLM Flying Blue

Aeromexico Club Premier and Air France KLM Flying Blue Oneworld: Cathay Pacific Asia Miles. Malaysia Airlines Enrich. Qantas Frequent Flyer. Qatar Airways Privilege Club.

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles. Malaysia Airlines Enrich. Qantas Frequent Flyer. Qatar Airways Privilege Club Star Alliance. Avianca LifeMiles. EVA Air Infinity MileageLands. Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer. Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus. Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles.

Avianca LifeMiles and EVA Air Infinity MileageLands are available to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus and Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles. Non-alliance: Emirates Skywards. Etihad Guest. JetBlue TrueBlue. Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Through November 13, points can also be transferred to American AAdvantage.

You can also enjoy an annual hotel savings benefit. Once a year, you will be eligible for $100 off any single hotel stay worth $500 or more booked through thankyou.com.

Citi Prestige has been removed from the cardmembers' list. Citi Premier Card, Citi's rival in transferable points, is now available for new cardmembers. They are increasing their investment to attract more customers. The card comes with 80,000 points, which is an attractive reason to apply.

The transfer partners are strong, and sometimes quite rare. Qatars Privilege Club has greatly improved, and is now compelling for QSuites redemptions.



QSuites Business Class Credit: Qatar Airways

Virgin Atlantic miles can be less expensive than other currencies, but they offer incredible sweet spots.

Turkish Airlines offers 48-hour award hold so that you can lock down an award before you transfer points. Redposit and cancel fees are only $25 United offers 12,500 miles round-trip for first class from the United States to the Caribbean and Hawaii. Europe has 45,000 miles for business class and India 52,500 (plus fuel surcharges).

Singapore Airlines is a great option for booking award flights in Singapore premium long-haul cabins. EVA Airways is a great program that's often overlooked.



EVA Airways Business Class

This card is great with the Citi Custom CashSM Card, which has no annual fees. It offers a 5% return on certain categories. These categories change monthly based on your spending habits. Transfer the points to your Citi Premier Card account or transfer them into frequent flyer programs.

Citi Custom CashSM Card: Your 5x category is the one that you spend most in. This includes gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, select travel and transit services; select streaming services; drugstores, home improvement stores; gyms; live entertainment.

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