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How to Receive Elite Hotel Benefits Without Elite Status

If you want the benefits of elite status within a hotel program but don’t happen to have that status, leveraging luxury hotel programs could deliver just what you’re looking for. Upgrades, complimentary breakfast, and late check-out are just a few of the perks you’ll be eligible for with the right program.

Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles Award Chart Sweet Spots

Citi’s latest transfer partner, Miles & Smiles, is the frequent flyer program for Turkey’s national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines. Servicing over 260 destinations around the world from its base in Istanbul, Turkish is a member of Star Alliance, the largest of the three global airline alliances.

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What Are the Best Flexible Rewards Points for Travel?

The key to successful rewards travel is flexibility.

Flexible rewards currencies enable you to transfer points to a variety of travel partners and provide access to dozens of different rewards programs.

Transferring to partners allows you to book award travel to your chosen destination across a huge array of airlines and hotel brands, while extracting maximum value from rewards points.

How to Get Rental Car Elite Status for Free

One of the feel-good milestones of rewards travel is achieving elite status within a loyalty program. The recognition that we are a valued client and the perks, upgrades, discounts, and extra points elite status affords us can be a huge…

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Citi ThankYou® Points Basics

Citi ThankYou® Rewards, the loyalty program for CitiBank®, earns Citi ThankYou points, one of the four big transferrable or flexible rewards currencies available to U.S. consumers (the others being Chase Ultimate Rewards, American Express Membership Rewards, and Marriott Rewards). Citi’s…