The Underestimated Value of the Citi Premier ThankYou Reward Points

Tweet Typically, when I’ve evaluated the value of the major travel reward programs (Ultimate Rewards, American Express Membership Rewards, and ThankYou Rewards), I’ve often overlooked the important role of ThankYou Rewards points. The Disadvantages of the ThankYou Rewards Program They do not have any airline or hotel programs that allow point transfers.  This is a […]

How to Find the Best Credit Card Reward Program for Free Car Rentals

Tweet This week I had a question from a new Help Me Travel Cheap reader.  It was a question I hadn’t seriously researched, so it was time to fire up my slick Mac and get to work. Wait!  Before I get too far, I guess I should let you know what the question was. Craig, […]

Citi ThankYou Premier

Tweet Update: this offer has expired. Just a reminder that you’ve only got a few days left to apply for the Citi ThankYou Premier card. Correction.  You’ll be able to apply for the card after the 30th, (the link should be active through mid July 2011) but if you do it then, you’ll get 20,000 […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred Vs. Citi ThankYou Premier Card

Tweet Not much has changed on the best credit card landscape for June 2011. So instead of writing a new best credit card roundup post for June, I decided to put the two best current (and similar) offers head to head to see which is the better offer if you can only sign up for […]

Citi ThankYou Premier Card

Tweet The credit card deals keep on coming.  Citi is finally joining the mix with 50,000 points for the Citi ThankYou Premier card.  The card bonus is usually 20,000 points, so Citi has upped the ante on the bonus  by 30,000 points or $300 – $399. The bonus offer is only available until June 30th, […]

Expedia Changes Partnership with ThankYou Rewards

Tweet For several years our family has slowly been accumulating ThankYou Rewards points.  ThankYou Rewards points have never been a primary focus because they typically only offer a decent rate of return for points.  However, one of the things we always enjoyed is the rewards flexibility.  You can use your points for anything from gift […]