Citi ThankYou Premier vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred: Better Card?

In a comment on a previous post about a calculator to determine how many ThankYou Points you'll earn from using the Citi ThankYou Premier Card, DaveS asked:
I’ve previously used the Chase Sapphire Preferred card as my “keeper” fee card for travel and dining. [The ThankYou Premier] looks like it duplicates much of what the CSP does and adds some more category bonus possibilities.

Earn 5x Miles at Restaurants & Movie Theaters This Summer

If you haven't already, register your Chase Freedom to earn 5x Ultimate Rewards at restaurants and movie theaters this summer that you can transfer (circuitously) to United, Korean, British Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, Flying Blue, and Singapore miles.

The Chase Freedom is different than the Chase Freedom Unlimited card

If you register by September 14, 2017, your Freedom purchases will earn 5x on the first $1,500 spent at restaurants and movie theaters from July 1 (retroactively) through September 30, 2017.

Here are the other bonus categories for all of 2017:

Although the chart says 5% cash back, you actually

LAST DAY FOR 2 FREE NIGHTS ON HYATT CARD: Sign Up Bonus Changes Tomorrow

REMINDER: Today is the last day to apply for the Chase Hyatt Credit Card if you want two free night certificates good at any Hyatt as a sign up bonus. Starting tomorrow, there will be a new sign up bonus of 40k Hyatt points instead.

For spending $2,000 on the Chase Hyatt Credit Card within three months of opening it, you'll earn two nights at any Hyatt worldwide.

$400 Off British Airways Premium Cabins Today & Tomorrow

Through June 29, members of the AARP (anyone that can pay $12 today for a membership) can book roundtrip, transatlantic cash tickets on British Airways discounted up to $400. Departure date of the flight must be between the window of August 1, 2017 and January 8, 2018. No open-jaw flights are permitted. Origin and destination must be the same.

The discount depends on the cabin class booked.

And no, you don't have to be any specific age to join the AARP.

Targeted 30k Bonus Offer For Freedom Unlimited

Are you already a Chase customer? Check your inboxes, people!

Turn 83k Marriott Points Into 25k+ Of Almost Any Mile

When you're shut out from the majority of Chase cards, you loose access to tons of rewards and reward earning opportunities due to what everyone calls the Chase 5/24 rule. If you've opened more than five credit cards from any bank (with the exception of most business cards) in the last 24 months, then Chase will deny you for almost all of their cards (with the exception of these).

Last Day to Retroactively Earn 5 Airline Miles Per Dollar on Grocery & Drugstore Purchases

Today, June 14, 2017, is the last day to register your Chase Freedom to earn 5x Ultimate Rewards at grocery stores and drugstores that you can transfer (circuitously) to United, Korean, British Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, Flying Blue, and Singapore miles.

This is different than the Chase Freedom Unlimited card, which Scott reviewed here.

If you register by tomorrow, your Freedom purchases will earn 5x on those categories retroactively to April 1, 2017 (up the standard limit of $1,500 spent in the bonus category per quarter).

Tomorrow, June 15, you will have the chance to register for the

10% Points Rebate on Hyatt Stays This Summer

Those with a Hyatt Credit Card can get a 10% rebate of Hyatt points redeemed on stays between June 1 and September 5, 2017, as long as they register by June 30th. Those dates don't apply to when you book, but when you actually stay at a Hyatt.

Travel Protection Benefits of Chase, Citi, & Amex Cards: Comparison Chart

Update 5/20/17: I added another table under the original benefits comparison table that outlines the terms of coverage for each card, depending on how a trip was paid and whether or not it's roundtrip/one-way. This is information I've gathered from each card's terms and conditions, not first hand experience, so if anyone has further first-hand info, please share in the comments. 

Accidents happen. Delays occur. Baggage gets lost. The more you travel, the more you’re exposed to these kinds of risks.