Citi ThankYou Premier Categories Change Today: 3x Gas and Travel; 2x Dining and Entertainment

The Citi ThankYou® Premier Card changed its category bonuses today and lowered its annual fee.

Citi ThankYou Premier Categories Change Today: 3x Gas and Travel; 2x Dining and Entertainment

The Citi ThankYou® Premier Card changed its category bonuses today and lowered its annual fee.

Citi ThankYou Points Now Transfer to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles

Citi ThankYou Points now transfer to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles at a 1:1 rate.

That makes one hotel and 12 airline partners for Citi ThankYou Points earned on the Citi ThankYou® Premier Card and Citi Prestige® Card.

The Citi ThankYou® Premier Card comes with 40,000 bonus points after spending $3,000 in the first three months.

Top Four Business Cards for 2015

Many people can get a small business credit card. Opening small business cards roughly doubles the number of amazing miles and points cards available to you.

Every small business credit card I've gotten I opened by putting my social security number as the tax ID, and by saying that my business is a sole proprietorship.

Citi ThankYou Points Free Sharing Between Accounts

Citi ThankYou Points, which transfer to nine airlines plus Hilton, can be freely shared among ThankYou accounts.

Right now the Citi ThankYou® Premier Card offers 40,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after spending $3,000 in the first three months.

If you and your travel partner have both offered this card or if you have opened the ThankYou Premier and the Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card, you can freely combine balances before redeeming the points for airline miles or free flights.

What is the one big restriction on shared points?
What are the two best ways to redeem ThankYou Points?

Sharing Points

Citi Double Cash Card, Best Cash Back Card in America

Citi has just released a new cash back card that is the best on the market:

Citi® Double Cash Card – 18 month BT offer

You earn 1% back when you make a purchase and another 1% back as you make payments. You should, of course, pay in full every month to avoid interest.

Only Flying Blue Award Chart Online

Yesterday I wrote that Citi ThankYou Points had added Air France Flying Blue as a 1:1 transfer partner.

That's big news because there are some amazing high value uses for Flying Blue miles, and ThankYou Points are so easy to earn from the Citi ThankYou® Premier Card with its 40,000 point sign up bonus and 3x category bonus on travel and gas purchases.

When I was researching that post though, I couldn't find Flying Blue's complete award chart.

Citi ThankYou Points Now Transfer to Flying Blue Miles

Citi ThankYou Points now transfer 1:1 to AirFrance/KLM Flying Blue miles.

This is huge news because:

Flying Blue Promo Awards to Europe cost only 12,500 miles each way
Flying Blue miles can book one way awards on Delta flights, with no fuel surcharges
Flying Blue miles can book award flights on any of the 20 SkyTeam member airlines, a few with no fuel surcharges
Flying Blue charges only 15,000 miles each way between the continental United States and Hawaii

You can transfer Citi ThankYou Points at a 1:1 ratio to nine airlines across all three alliances

Should You Buy Citi ThankYou Points?

Should you buy Citi ThankYou Points for 2.5 cents each?

ThankYou Points got a whole lot more valuable and more interesting last month when Citi announced that people with a Citi ThankYou® Premier, Citi Prestige®, or Citi Chairman card can transfer Citi ThankYou Points at a 1:1 ratio to:

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
EVA Air Infinity MileageLands
Etihad Guest
Garuda Indonesia Frequent Flyer
Qatar Privilege Club
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
Thai Airways Royal Orchard Plus

You can also transfer 1,000 ThankYou Points to 1,500 Hilton HHonors points.

There are some amazing redemptions with Singapore miles like booking Singapore