Citi Premier Card Benefits
Citi Premier Card holders receive access to travel and consumer benefits, including:
Spending money on travel is the best way to maximize your rewards with the Citi Premier Card. You earn three points per dollar spent on air travel, hotels and gas station purchases, and three points on restaurant and supermarket purchases. All other purchases earn one point per dollar. You will receive a 60,000-point sign-up bonus when you spend at least $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.
Comparison to Other Cards
Annual fee: The Citi Premier Card’s annual fee is $95. The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card has an annual fee of $95.
Rewards: The Citi Premier Card earns three points per dollar spent on air travel, hotels and gas station purchases; three points on restaurant and supermarket purchases; and one point per dollar on all other purchases. The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card offers two points per dollar spent on travel and restaurants, and one point per dollar on all other purchases.
Sign-up bonus: With the Citi Premier Card, new cardholders receive a 60,000-point bonus after spending $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. With the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, you will earn 80,000 bonus points when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. Plus earn up to $50 in statement credits towards grocery store purchases.
Benefits: Each year, Citi Premier Card holders get one $100 discount on a single hotel stay of $500 or more (excluding taxes and fees) purchased through thankyou.com, and the card offers access to Citi Entertainment. Chase Sapphire Preferred Card holders pay no foreign transaction fee, and cardholders receive benefits including purchase protection, extended warranty coverage on purchases made with the card, and trip cancellation and interruption insurance.