Review: Citi ThankYou Preferred/Premier/Prestige Credit Card

(An additional update on this post, the Premier & Prestige cards have an additional 15% discount on all flights book through Spirit Incentives, details below)

Citibank recently launched a new credit card rewards program to replace their Citi Premier Pass and the higher level program, Citi Premier Pass Elite. The new Citi ThankYou Rewards program comes in 3 levels: Preferred, Premier, and Prestige.

My Citi Premier Pass was my go-to credit card for all flight purchases as it rewarded you with points on the number of miles you fly as well. I was very disappointed that Citibank had terminated the program and downgraded me to the Citi ThankYou Preferred card.

Citi ThankYou Preferred Card

Citi ThankYou Preferred Card

The Citi ThankYou Preferred is your basic no annual fee rewards card. Every $1 spent gives you 1 ThankYou point. ( A ThankYou point comes out to be $0.01 when spent on $100 gift cards). Citibank removed all the travel benefits for this card. With only a 1% Continue reading

More Reasons to Love Your Birthday

Your family and friends aren’t the only ones that are willing to send gifts your way on your big day, many companies do too! Nowadays they’ll do anything to lure you into their stores and make you shop.

Below is a list of companies and the deals/discounts they offer on your birthday (many which last for the whole month of your birthday). This is not a comprehensive list but what I’ve received this month for my birthday.

Companies in alphabetical order:

Anthropologie – sign up for their loyalty program and get 15% off your next purchase (mine came with a cute Zodiac card wallet in the mail

American Eagle –  15% off your purchase for the week before and after your birthday

Bloomingdale’s – 10% off your entire purchase, some brand exclusions apply

Container Store – receive a free Happy Birthday tote bag

Dave & Buster’s – free $10 game play sent to your registered email

Delta Airlines – if you’re a SkyMiles member, you can get a bonus 1500 and $100 e-certificate towards your next vacation Continue reading