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- Signup for the Citi Premier card and get 80,000 ThankYou points as a bonus after you spend $4,000 within the first three months.
- $95 annual fee is not waived the first year.
- Card earns at the following rates:
- 3x Restaurants (including takeout)
- 3x Supermarkets
- 3x Gas Stations
- 3x Air Travel
- 3x Hotels
- 1x on all other purchases
- Annual fee of $95
- $100 off on a single hotel stay of $500 or more (excluding taxes and fees) once per calendar year through Thankyou.com
- Bonus ThankYou Points are not available if you have had a ThankYou Preferred, ThankYou Premier, Rewards+ or Citi Prestige card opened or closed in the past 24 months
The latest best offer was 60,000 points online or 70,000/75,00 in branch; this online offer is at 80,000, highest ever. Lately some people are getting an option to redeem points on the Premier for a straightforward 1 cent-per-point, hopefully that will work for you if you want cash from this.
As always make sure you read these things everybody should know about Citi credit cards before applying. We’ll add this to our list of the best credit card sign up bonuses.