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Citi Targeted Bonus Points Offers at Renewal Time
Citi Targeted Bonus Points Offers at Renewal Time

Citi Targeted Bonus Points Offers at Renewal Time

Introduction Citi often sends out targeted “bonus points” offers on its cards around the time of renewal, when they want to entice you to pay a new annual fee. We recently received one of these offers and thought it was…

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What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 3: Our “Spend Matrix” – How We Use Bonus Categories to Maximize Our Points-and-Miles Earning and Travel for Less
What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 3: Our “Spend Matrix” – How We Use Bonus Categories to Maximize Our Points-and-Miles Earning and Travel for Less

What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 3: Our “Spend Matrix” – How We Use Bonus Categories to Maximize Our Points-and-Miles Earning and Travel for Less

This article is Part 3 of our “What’s In Our Wallet 2020?” series. Here are links to Parts 1 and 2, and once published, we’ll add a link to the Epilogue. * Part 1 – What’s In Our Wallet 2020?…

What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 2: Why We Acquired and Hold Each Card
What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 2: Why We Acquired and Hold Each Card

What’s In Our Wallet 2020? Part 2: Why We Acquired and Hold Each Card

This article is Part 2 of our “What’s In Our Wallet 2020?” series. Here are link to Parts 1 & 3, and once published, we’ll add a link to the Epilogue. * Part 1 – What’s In Our Wallet 2020?…

Tidbits About TYP Earning from Our Citi Prestige Statement
Tidbits About TYP Earning from Our Citi Prestige Statement

Tidbits About TYP Earning from Our Citi Prestige Statement

Introduction First off, thanks to all of our readers for your patience for the past 3 weeks. Between our Cyprus-Jordan trip, Thanksgiving travel, and a huge personal project, there’s been precious little time to write Middle Age Miles articles at…

Confirming a Great Hidden Benefit – Citi Prestige 5x TYPs on Travel Agencies
Confirming a Great Hidden Benefit – Citi Prestige 5x TYPs on Travel Agencies

Confirming a Great Hidden Benefit – Citi Prestige 5x TYPs on Travel Agencies

Introduction In the points-and-miles hobby, as in many other parts of life, a lot of the things we “know” are only because someone else told us, or at least pointed us in the right direction. In this case, a benefit…

Citi Prestige Cell Phone Protection Coverage Goes Into Effect Today (May 1)
Citi Prestige Cell Phone Protection Coverage Goes Into Effect Today (May 1)

Citi Prestige Cell Phone Protection Coverage Goes Into Effect Today (May 1)

Late last year, Citi announced a number of changes to its premium Prestige credit card, including a new and mostly positive points-earning schedule that took effect in January and benefit-gutting changes the the card’s 4th-night-free benefit that go into effect…

Keep or Cancel – Citi Prestige – and Did I Get a Retention Offer?
Keep or Cancel – Citi Prestige – and Did I Get a Retention Offer?

Keep or Cancel – Citi Prestige – and Did I Get a Retention Offer?

Executive Summary The $450 annual fee recently posted on my Citi Prestige Mastercard. We performed our usual review of the benefits of the card compared to the annual fee and made retention calls to Citi. In summary: We decided to…

What Do We Think of the New Citi Prestige Card Offer? Honestly, Citi, We Thought You Would Do Better.
What Do We Think of the New Citi Prestige Card Offer? Honestly, Citi, We Thought You Would Do Better.

What Do We Think of the New Citi Prestige Card Offer? Honestly, Citi, We Thought You Would Do Better.

After taking this card off the market for several months, Citi has finally re-opened its premium Prestige card to new applications. With all of the hype about refreshing the card, we were hoping for a blow-us-out-of-the-water new sign-up offer for…

Citi Prestige Changes Are Effective Today – 5x TYP Earning on Air Travel & Restaurants
Citi Prestige Changes Are Effective Today – 5x TYP Earning on Air Travel & Restaurants

Citi Prestige Changes Are Effective Today – 5x TYP Earning on Air Travel & Restaurants

Today is a big day for holders of the Citi Prestige card. Increased ThankYou Points (TYP) earning goes into effect on several bonus categories, and the annual $250 travel credit is expanded. In this article, we’ll remind you of the…

Comparing the Amex Platinum and Citi Prestige Concierge Services
Comparing the Amex Platinum and Citi Prestige Concierge Services

Comparing the Amex Platinum and Citi Prestige Concierge Services

This article is part of our Trip Report – Adventures with Edventure in Nashville. Introduction One benefit of premium credit cards that we’ve under-utilized is the personalized concierge service. Amex provides concierge service with its personal and business Platinum cards,…