The Basics of Citi ThankYou Points

Welcome back! Let’s continue our series on the types of credit card reward programs frequented by travelers. In this series, we are looking at:

An introduction to credit cards frequented by travelersAmerican Express Membership RewardsChase Ultimate RewardsCapital One RewardsMarriott Bonvoy (coming soon)

In this article, we’ll look at the basics of Citi ThankYou points.

As with the other credit card programs we’ve discussed, Citi offers cards which earn transferable points as well as cards earning cash back. Citi points are called ThankYou Points, or TYP for short.

Two New Bonus Offers Earn 137,000 AAdvantage Miles

The Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is now offering 60,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. We've seen this offer before on the personal card. Citi rotates in a out a couple times of year typically.

The CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard is offering 70,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $4,000 on the card in the first three months.

Three Cards That Offer Rebates On Award Redemptions

Several cards not only give you points when you meet their sign up bonuses and spend on them, but also rebate points back to you when you redeem your rewards.

This post covers the Business Platinum Amex, the Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard, and the Barclaycard Arrival Plus, which are all offering temporarily elevated, lucrative sign up bonuses at the moment and offer rebates on redemptions.

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