New Citi Rule: Only One Sign Up Bonus Per Brand Per 24 Months

The Hilton 75k offer has expired. For the current top offers, click here.

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The wording of the terms and conditions for Citi credit card sign up offers has changed.

Citi ThankYou Points Transferable to 12 Airlines & Hilton

Citi ThankYou Points are transferable to one hotel and 12 airline programs.

How to Transfer ThankYou Points Step-by-Step

Citi ThankYou Points are transferable to one hotel and 12 airline programs.

3 Hidden Credit Card Offers that Will Earn You More Miles

The current public sign-up bonus offers for the Cit AAdvantage Platinum Select Mastercard, CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select Mastercard, and the Citi ThankYou Premier Mastercard are 30k, 30k, and 0 (no bonus) respectively.

But you can do much better.

The following links have surfaced with much higher sign-up bonus offers:

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World MasterCard®
CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World MasterCard®
Citi ThankYou® Premier MasterCard®

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World MasterCard®

This card's public sign-up offer is 30,000 American Airlines miles for spending $1,000 within three months of opening the account.

Ends at 11:59 PM ET: 25% Transfer Bonus from ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic. 10k Points to Europe Plan

Transfers of Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic miles will have a 25% bonus through 11:59 PM ET today (April 6, 2016.)

This is a fantastic deal that sets up a chance to book one way awards to Europe for 10,000 ThankYou Points + $135.

You must transfer ThankYou Points in 1,000 point increments, so until April 6:

1,000 ThankYou Points = 1,250 Virgin Atlantic miles

Getting ThankYou Points

Citi Prestige® Card: 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $3,000 in purchases made with your card in the first 3 months the account is open.

Top 8 Uses for 96,000 Point Sign Up Bonuses of Citi Prestige and ThankYou Premier

You can get both the Citi Prestige with 40,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months and the Citi ThankYou Premier with 40,000 bonus ThankYou Points after spending $3,000 in the first three months, as long as you apply at least eight days apart.

Meet both minimum spending requirements, and you'll have at least 96,000 ThankYou Points, in one account if you follow the simple steps to combine your accounts.

Here are the top eight ways I would use the 86,000 point sign up bonus for flights in Economy and First

Sweetspots with Virgin America Elevate Points: 35,000 Points Roundtrip to Europe in a Flatbed

This post is part of a series about how to maximize value when transferring your Citi ThankYou Points to airline partners.

Sweetspots with Singapore KrisFlyer Miles #1: Suites Class for as Little as 32,000 Miles
Sweetspots with Singapore KrisFlyer Miles #2: Awards on United and Partner Flights
Sweetspots with Virgin Atlantic Miles #1: 10,000 Points USA to Europe
Sweetspots with Virgin Atlantic Miles #2: Sweetspots on 12 Partner Award Charts
Sweetspots with Virgin America Points: 35,000 Points Roundtrip to Europe in Flat Bed (this post)
Sweetspots with Flying Blue Miles: 30,000 Miles Roundtrip to Hawaii
Sweetspots

Sweetspots with Flying Blue Miles: 30,000 Miles Roundtrip to Hawaii

This post is part of a series about how to maximize value when transferring your Citi ThankYou Points to airline partners.

Sweetspots with Singapore KrisFlyer Miles #1: Suites Class for as Little as 32,000 Miles
Sweetspots with Singapore KrisFlyer Miles #2: Awards on United and Partner Flights
Sweetspots with Virgin Atlantic Miles #1: 10,000 Points USA to Europe
Sweetspots with Virgin Atlantic Miles #2: Sweetspots on 12 Partner Award Charts
Sweetspots with Virgin America Points: 35,000 Points Roundtrip to Europe in Flat Bed
Sweetspots with Flying Blue Miles: 30,000 Miles Roundtrip to Hawaii (this post)
Sweetspots

Please Do Be Tempted by ThankYou Points/Virgin Atlantic Transfer Bonus

A recent post by View from the Wing said not "to be tempted" by the current 25% transfer bonus from Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic miles. His argument was that there are so few good uses of Virgin Atlantic miles that he had to dig "deep in the barrel" to come up with any.

Well I dug for 15 seconds to find two great uses to South America and Europe.

Sweetspots with Virgin Atlantic Miles #2: Sweetspots on 12 Partner Award Charts

This post is part of a series about how to maximize value when transferring your Citi ThankYou Points to airline partners.

Sweetspots with Singapore KrisFlyer Miles #1: Suites Class for as Little as 32,000 Miles
Sweetspots with Singapore KrisFlyer Miles #2: Awards on United and Partner Flights
Sweetspots with Virgin Atlantic Miles #1: 10,000 Points USA to Europe
Sweetspots with Virgin Atlantic Miles #2: Sweetspots on 12 Partner Award Charts (this post)
Sweetspots with Flying Blue Miles: 30,000 Miles Roundtrip to Hawaii
Sweetspots with Virgin America Points: 35,000 Points Roundtrip to Europe in Flat Bed
Sweetspots