Category Archives for Citi.

Get 4th Night Free And $250 Statement Credit With Citi Prestige® Card

Citi ThankYou® Prestige Card

The Citi Prestige® Card isn’t as well known as the Citi ThankYou® Premier Card or the Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card — Earn 20,000 Bonus Points. But if added to your wallet with the signup bonus offer and generous benefits, it can add great value for the average traveler. In summary, the Citi Prestige® Card has five main benefits in addition to earning ThankYou points that…

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Results: 3 Credit Card Applications For 125,000 Points & Miles


A recent application for 3 credit cards added 125,000 bonus points and miles to my accounts, plus the new cards will give me plenty of spend bonuses and card benefits that will be useful in the year to come. The cards I applied for this time are much different than the ones I applied for…

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How To Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Airline Programs

Citi ThankYou Points Transfer Option

Transferring Citi ThankYou points to airline or hotel loyalty programs is a relatively new feature and the options are limited to global airlines and Hilton Hotels at the moment. But there can still be value in transferring Citi ThankYou points to these partners. The process to transfer the points is straightforward and once complete, you’ll have miles…

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Can You Really “Enjoy” Time At The Airport?


Something that I’ve always done is take time to relax between connections. Whether it is checking out some truly great airport restaurants, lounging in a Club, having a drink to relax, or just grabbing a cookie, I try to find something that makes being at the airport enjoyable. A fellow BoardingArea blogger, Rene at DeltaPoints,…

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Limited Time Credit Card Offers–That Won’t Be Around Forever

Hilton Moorea Over Water Bungalow

Update: Some of these offers have expired. Last month we shared our top ten list of most best credit card offers. In this post we’ll share the current lineup of some of the best limited time credit card offers. These are offers that have either huge signup bonuses for a limited time or either temporarily…

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My April Credit Card Strategy – Up To 200,000 Points Plus Perks

If you are like me, and looking to signup for credit card offers in April, you’re likely evaluating potential offers to apply to in the coming weeks. In total, I narrowed it down to 4 cards from many and will have the chance to earn 200,000 points, two free weekend night certificates at select Hilton properties…

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New Cards Earned 140,000 Miles & Points And $450 In Credits

Mrs. Weekly Flyer and I have criteria we look for when considering the addition of new credit cards to our wallet. First, the benefits have to align with our travel goals, and second the bonuses and benefits have to be good. But we always keep in mind common mistakes to avoid when applying for new…

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Get 100,000 Miles For Only $250 Plus $10,000 In Spending With American Airlines Credit Card Offer

The first big deal of the year is here and as you would have expected, we didn’t miss out. The stories of the 100,000 credit card offer for the Citi Executive® / AAdvantage® World EliteTM MasterCard®started yesterday. I finally completed my application this morning and received an instant approval. The card offer comes with some…

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Get 9% Cash Back At Drugstores With Dividend Card And Ebates

I do a fair amount of spending at Drugstores both in person and online. With the combination of a two step approach, it looks like I”ll be able to get 9% cash back when I make qualifying purchases. I’ll earn 5% cash back by using my Citi® Dividend Platinum Select® Visa® Card and will earn…

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Double Or Triple Your Hilton Points This Summer

Hilton is offering double or triple points for their summer promotion. It is valid on participating hotels through September 30, 2013. The bonus amount depends on the day of the week. For weekend nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights) you’ll earn triple points while weekday nights you’ll earn double points. Based on the promotion and the…

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Credit Cards That Give Back 7%-10% Points And Miles Each Year

Some credit cards give large bonuses to get into your wallet. While others try to get it in and keep it in with yearly bonus points and miles offers. You can find some of the cards that offer yearly bonus points and miles can net an additional 7% to 10% bonus points or miles based on activity.…

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Is Citi Platinum Select / AAdvantage Visa Signature Card Worth Keeping In My Wallet?

The Citi Platinum Select / AAdvantage Visa Signature Card is increasing it’s annual fee. The increased fee begs the question – is the card still worth keeping in my wallet? The old fee was $85 per year. I originally signed up for this card during a limited time 75,000 bonus point offer. That offer is…

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Booking Cheap Awards With Must Have Airline Points For Serious Frequent Flyers

I recently booked an award flight for only 7,500 points plus a $2.50 fee. To book this award, I used points from a program that any serious frequent flyer would agree is a must have program in your points and miles award booking arsenal. The award I booked isn’t even the least expensive ticket (in…

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Points, Miles & Martinis Small Blog Saturday

Points, Miles & Martinis is a relatively small blog, and have been amazed at how our blog has grown over the past year. We always appreciate support from readers like you and it is feedback that keeps us going for the most part and our love of all things travel. We started this blog, back…

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CitiBusiness AAdvantage Reconsideration Offer And SPG Amex Cancellation Approach

My wallet was getting full after adding a few new credit cards in August. So it was time for me to assess what was in my wallet and clean out cards that I was not using. My goal was to free up space in my wallet, reduce credit card annual fees and avoid canceling a…

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Success Adding 10x American Airlines Miles With Amazon Promotion

There was some confusion and difficulty with Citi registering credit card holders with the 10x American Airlines miles with Amazon spending promotion. We are happy to share that at least one reader had the promotion added to his account. Earlier this month we shared that Citi is offering 10x American Airlines miles with participating purchases…

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Free Hilton Gold Status, Two Free Weekend Nights And Other Benefits With Hilton Honors Reserve Card

We’ve used Hilton Honors Gold status to save money and travel better on award trips from the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa to the Hilton Moorea in French Polynesia. On each award trip, our Hilton Gold status offered us complimentary breakfast as an amenity. We consider these award stays among the best award bookings…

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How To Get It In & Keep It In – In A Wallet That Is

Get your mind out of the gutter. This post will share common ways to get a credit card in a consumer’s wallet and keep it there. Last month at the OWMD I had an interesting conversation with an American Airlines program strategy manager about credit cards and loyalty programs. We talked about why I have…

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Update On My Next Credit Card Application Cycle

I supplement earning points and miles through credit card sign up promotions. As I approach my application cycle, mentioned a few weeks ago, I’ve narrowed down my options to just three cards and have ruled out one that I previously considered. I started by reviewing my aspiration award goals and then reviewing available bonuses that…

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My 2011 Earning And Burning Review

Just like the US government, Mr. and Mrs. WeeklyFlyer ran a deficit this year. We burned more than we earned to the tune of 877k points and miles. Wouldn’t it be great if we could just print points and miles? We burned through a little over 1.734 million points and miles. We took in a…

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