To transfer Citi Rewards+ Card points to travel partners, cardholders must first log in to their Citibank account and go to the rewards redemption page, then select “Points Transfer.” People with the Citi Rewards+ Card can only transfer points to these travel partners: JetBlue TrueBlue, Choice Privileges, and Wyndham Rewards.
How to Transfer Citi Rewards+ Card Points
Log in to your Citi Rewards+ Card account online.
Navigate to the Citi ThankYou Rewards+ page.
Select “Points Transfer” as the redemption option.
Follow the steps to transfer your Citi Rewards+ Card points to a travel partner.
Keep in mind that some travel partners may offer more value for your points than others. Also, remember that Citibank transfers will require a minimum of 1,000 points, and that all transfers to travel partners must be in increments of 1,000.
The Citi Rewards+ Card gives 5 points per $1 spent on restaurant purchases (up to $6,000 in the first 12 months), 2 points per $1 spent at supermarkets and gas stations up to $6,000 spent per year, and 1 point per $1 on all other purchases.
Citi Rewards+ Card points also get rounded up to the nearest 10 on every purchase. So, a cardholder who makes a $1 purchase will get 10 points, for example. Plus, Citi Rewards+ Card offers a bonus of 20,000 points for spending $1,500 in the first 3 months.
What you should know about the Citi Rewards+ Card points:
Citi Rewards+ Card points don’t expire as long as your account is open. And there’s no limit on the number of points you can earn.… read full answer
You can redeem your points online. To do so, log in to your account on the Citi ThankYou Rewards website and click on one of the redemption categories at the top of the page. Then, use the sub-menu to navigate to a specific redemption option.
Citi Rewards+ Card points redemption options include:
Gift Cards: Trade points for gift cards in many categories, from clothing and department stores to electronics and restaurants. You can usually redeem at a rate of 1 cent per point, but certain gift cards may be on sale. It takes 1 to 3 weeks to receive a gift card after redeeming.
Shop With Points: Use points to pay for purchases directly on a retailer’s website or get a statement credit for purchases after you make them. Points are worth 0.8 cents each with this option.
Travel: Use points to book flights, hotels, rental cars, cruises and more. The value of points can vary based on the type of travel, length of the trip and more.
Other Ways to Redeem: The Citi Rewards+ Card offers a few other redemption options. You can transfer points to partnered airline or retail loyalty programs at a 1:1 ratio, make charitable donations, get cash or a statement credit, make a payment toward a mortgage or student loan and more.
Overall, there are a lot of ways to redeem Citi Rewards+ Card points, and the card has the unique feature of rounding up rewards points on purchases to the nearest 10. So even a $1 purchase gives you 10 points to redeem. Plus, Citi Rewards+ Card points don’t expire as long as your account is open. And there’s no limit on the number of points you can earn.
Citi ThankYou Rewards+ points are most valuable when redeemed for Gift Cards through the … read full answerCiti Travel Center. Most cards will get you 1 cent per point on travel redemptions, although Citi Premier gets you the highest redemption rate at 1 cent apiece. Citi ThankYou Rewards+ points may be worth less than 1 cent each when redeemed for cash back, depending on the card.
Generally, Gift Cards points don’t expire if your account is open and in good standing. If you or Citi closes your account, you’ll lose any points you’ve yet to redeem. That’s one reason why it’s a good idea to redeem regularly. Redeeming points regularly also minimizes the risk of rewards devaluation.
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