Citi Expands Rewards for Status, Premier Journey Playing cards


Citi is making two of its travel-rewards bank cards – the Citi Status® Card and the Citi Premier℠ Card – extra helpful in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic by increasing their rewards so cardholders caught close to house can proceed to earn factors.

The strikes usually mirror current ones from a number of different main card issuers, particularly for journey bank cards. These merchandise are likely to have expensive annual charges, so issuers are increasing their advantages and reward constructions for a restricted time in order that cardholders who aren't touring proper now can proceed to get worth from them.

Listed below are the current Citi adjustments robotically in impact for cardholders who’ve had an account open as of Could 22, 2020:

Citi Status® Card: 5X again on on-line purchases

By way of Aug. 31, 2020, Citi Status® Card cardholders can get 5 ThankYou Factors per greenback spent on all on-line purchases as much as 7,500 factors. The cap is the same as $ 1,500 in spending on the cardboard over about three months.

Citi offered examples of eligible purchases:

That is the second change Citi has made to this card in response to the coronavirus. In Could 2020, the issuer briefly expanded classes of purchases that qualify for the Citi Status® Card's profitable $ 250 journey credit score profit. Between Could 1, 2020, and Dec. 31, 2020, purchases made with the cardboard at supermarkets and eating places (together with takeout) additionally rely towards the journey credit score. (Additionally in Could, Citi prolonged for 3 months the time new cardholders have to satisfy a minimal spending requirement to get a bonus. This is applicable to all new cardholders who opened an account between Dec. 1, 2019, and Could 31, 2020.)

Citi Premier℠ Card: An earlier 3X again at supermarkets, eating places

  • third ThankYou Factors per greenback spent on grocery store purchases, as a substitute of the earlier 1 level per greenback.

  • three ThankYou Factors per greenback spent on restaurant purchases, together with takeout and curbside pickup, as a substitute of the earlier 2 factors per greenback.

Info associated to the Citi Status® Card and the Citi Premier℠ Card has been collected by NerdWallet and has not been reviewed by the issuer of those merchandise.