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CITI Rewards Credit Card

Product Details
Credit Card Name : 

CITI Rewards Credit Card

Bank Name :

CITI Bank

Type :

Rewards Credit Card

Interest Rate : 

3.25% per month (39% per annum)

Eligibility :

The applicant should be between 23 and 60 years of age.
The applicant should be either salaried or self-employed and have a decent credit score.
The minimum income requirement for salaried individuals is not available in the search results.
The minimum income requirement for self-employed individuals is not available in the search results

CITI Rewards Credit Card
Pros
  • Simple rewards program: Earn 1 Citi ThankYou® Point per ₹1 spent on all purchases. Points are easy to redeem for various rewards like travel, merchandise, statement credits, and gift cards.

  • Welcome bonus: Earn 2,000 bonus points after your first purchase within 30 days of card approval.

  • No annual fee: No annual fee to worry about, making it a good option for low-spenders.

  • Wide range of redemption options: Redeem points for travel with partners like airlines and hotels, merchandise from various retailers, statement credits, and gift cards.

  • No foreign transaction markup: Enjoy fee-free transactions abroad, saving you money on international purchases.

  • Additional benefits: Access to exclusive offers and discounts with partner brands, purchase protection and extended warranty on eligible purchases, and complimentary accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

Cons
  • Lower rewards rate: Compared to other cards, the 1 point per ₹1 reward rate is relatively low. You might find better value with cards offering higher cashback or points on specific categories.

  • Points expire: Citi ThankYou® Points expire after 3 years if you don't have any card activity in the previous 12 months.

  • Limited transfer options: Unlike some other reward programs, you can't transfer Citi ThankYou® Points to airline or hotel loyalty programs.

  • High interest rates: The late payment and over-the-limit interest rates are high, making it crucial to pay your bills on time and avoid debt.

  • Foreign currency conversion fees: While transactions are fee-free, the card may apply a currency conversion fee when you redeem points for travel.

Pros & Cons
Welcome Benefits

Customers can earn 2,000 bonus points after their first purchase within 30 days of card approval.

Rewards System
  • Earn 1 Reward Point for every Rs. 100 spent on all transactions.

  • Additional rewards on specific categories: 5 Reward Points per Rs. 100 spent on departmental stores, supermarkets, and fuel: This can be beneficial for frequent shoppers and drivers.
    3 Reward Points per Rs. 100 spent on dining and bill payments: Offers bonus rewards for foodies and utility billers.

  • 1 RP= INR 0.35

  • Overall effective rate: 3%

International Forex Markup

2.5% of the amount charged

Welcome Benefits and Reward System
Special Features

Reward points never expire. 

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should be between 23 and 60 years of age.
The applicant should be either salaried or self-employed and have a decent credit score.
The minimum income requirement for salaried individuals is not available in the search results.
The minimum income requirement for self-employed individuals is not available in the search results

Benefits


  • Get 300 bonus points on card purchases of INR 30,000 or more in a month.

  • Tap n Pay service available. 

  • 10 Reward points / Rs.125 spent on apparel and department stores (online & in-store)

Speical Feature, Eligibility and Benefits
How to apply for Credit Card?
  1. Visit the CITI website or mobile app: Navigate to the credit card page and select "Apply Now" for the CITI Rewards Credit Card.

  2. Fill out the application form: Provide your personal details, financial information, and employment details. Ensure all information is accurate and complete.

  3. Upload required documents: Scan and upload copies of your proof of identity, address, and income proof.

  4. Review and submit your application: Carefully review all details before submitting your application.

Contact Details

1860 210 2484

Account Opening and Procedure
CITI Rewards Credit Card

The Citibank Rewards Credit card is the best option if you're looking for a credit card with fantastic reward programs. Reward Points never expire and can be redeemed against a variety of categories in addition to interesting reward offers. You can use your points whenever you choose. You have even more reasons to choose this card because of its many welcome features, fuel surcharge waiver, spend-based monthly incentive, and waiver of the renewal fee. After considering all of its unique reward programs and money-saving features, it is clear that the Citi Reward Credit Card is a great option for anyone searching for a respectable credit card with intriguing rewards.

Abhijeet Saxena

Abhijeet Saxena

Abhijeet Saxena

Nalsar University of Law

Ex- Senior Associate, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Delhi

Ex - Khaitan & Co. Bengaluru,

Ex - National Stock Exchange, Mumbai,

Ex - Argus Partners, Mumbai

Product Review
Fees & Charges
  • Joining Fees: INR 1000 + GST

  • Annual fee: INR1000, but it is waived if you spend Rs.30,000 or more in a membership year.

  • Interest Rate: 3.25% per month (39% per annum). 

  • Late payment fees: Rs.500 or 5% of the outstanding balance, whichever is higher.

  • Cash advance fee: 2.5% of the amount withdrawn, with a minimum of Rs.500.

  • Foreign currency transaction fee: 2.5% of the amount charged.

Fuel Surcharge
  • CITI Rewards Card unfortunately charges a 1% fuel surcharge on all fuel transactions at non-IndianOil outlets.

  • This surcharge is waived off only at authorized IndianOil fuel stations, where you earn 1% fuel surcharge reversal in addition to the regular 5 Reward Points per Rs. 100 spent.

Billing Cycle

30 Days

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