Citi Enhances Benefits on Two Credit Cards

Citi Enhances Benefits on Two Credit Cards

June 13, 2019         Written By Bill Hardekopf

LowCards is a Citi partner. These offers, valid when the article was written, may have expired. View our full editorial disclaimer here.

Citi has made some changes on two of its most popular credit cards: the Citi Rewards+℠ Card and the Citi Premier℠ Card. The changes are aimed to help Citi attract new customers.

The Citi Rewards+℠ Card increased the length of its 0% introductory APR from 12 months to 15 months. This applies to both balance transfers and purchases. All other features of the card remain the same, including the card’s rewards system which automatically rounds up the rewards to the nearest 10 points on every purchase.

The Citi Premier℠ Card enhanced its early-spend bonus. New cardholders now receive 60,000 bonus ThankYou® points if they spend at least $4,000 during the first three months of being a cardholder. Previously, that bonus was 50,000 points. The new bonus is redeemable for $750 in airfare on any airline at any time when booked through the ThankYou® Travel Center, or $600 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com. One additional change does not benefit new customers: Citi no longer waives the $95 annual fee for this card during the first year of card membership.



The information contained within this article was accurate as of June 13, 2019. For up-to-date
information on any of the terms, cards or offers mentioned above, visit the issuer's website.


bill-hardekopf

About Bill Hardekopf

Bill Hardekopf is the CEO of LowCards.com and covers the credit card industry from all perspectives. Bill has been involved with personal finance for over 15 years. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes, The Street and The Christian Science Monitor.
View all posts by Bill Hardekopf
Top Features : 2% cash back on purchases: 1% when you buy plus 1% as you pay; 0% APR for 18 months on balance transfers
Top Features : 0% APR for 21 months on balance transfers and 12 months on purchases; no annual fee, late fee or penalty rate
Top Features : Only card to round up rewards to nearest 10 points; 15,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 in first 3 months
Top Features : Earn 3 points for every $1 spent on travel & gas; earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in first 3 months
Top Features : 4% cash back on first $7000 in eligible gas purchases; 3% at restaurants & eligible travel; 2% at Costco & Costco.com
Top Features : 4% cash back on first $7000 in eligible gas purchases; 3% at restaurants & eligible travel; 2% at Costco & Costco.com