Citi’s No Annual Fee Cards and the Strategy Behind How to Get Them

Whether you’re looking to reduce your annual fees or boost your ThankYou Points earnings, Citi offers two excellent no-annual-fee cards that can add thousands of extra points to your balance every year. But there’s a strategy to getting them without locking yourself out of getting another sign-up bonus in the next 24 months. Here’s what you need to know.

Big Changes Announced for the Citi Premier Card

Citi just announced a major revamp of the Citi Premier. Among the new features are raised earning rates for restaurants and groceries as well as a new $100 hotel credit. In this post, we’re digging into the new card benefits to see if the value proposition has improved or gotten worse.

Citi Cutting Key Benefits on September 22, 2019

On September 22, 2019, Citi is cutting key travel and purchase protection benefits across its entire range of rewards cards. In this post, we revisit some of Citi’s most popular card benefits, and detail the best alternative cards and card issuers for each one.

Citi Sending Out Bonus Spend Reminders

A few weeks ago my brother was approved for a Citi Premier Card. He was away when the card came in the mail and took him a couple of weeks to finally activate the card. He’ll meet his minimum spend requirement without issue, but today he received an email from Citi reminding him about his bonus and timeline to meet the spend requirement to receive that bonus.

Partial Reprieve For Citi Price Rewind Through 2018

Citicard members have won a partial reprieve on the reduction of Citi’s Price rewind benefit. In May, Citi had announced that effective July 29, 2018, the following price rewind benefit would change but they have delayed the max from $2500 to $1000 change until 2019.