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Citi Enhances the Citi Premier Card with New Benefits to Make Travel Adventures More Rewarding

May 13, 2024

The card refresh also unveils a new name, travel protections from Mastercard and sleek design

NEW YORK - Today, Citi announced the Citi Strata Premier℠ Card – an enhancement of the existing Citi Premier® Card – now offering increased benefits and more opportunities to earn ThankYou® Points with the same $95 annual fee1 , and Mastercard as the payments network. The newly redesigned card provides cardmembers with the opportunity of making travel more rewarding and adds travel protections for peace of mind.

The new name, Citi Strata Premier, evokes a sense of ambition and adventure, empowering cardmembers to reach new heights and unlock their passions. Accompanying the new name is a sleek, modern card design featuring distinctive treatments and sweeping wave lines, welcoming cardmembers into the new Citi Strata Premier experience.

“We heard from our cardmembers that they want be rewarded for their travels as well as their everyday spending,” said Anthony Merola, Head of Proprietary Products for U.S. Branded Cards at Citi. “The Citi Strata Premier Card now offers extra ways for cardmembers to earn on travel and turn their purchases into future experiences.”

The refreshed Citi Strata Premier Card offers new benefits including:

  • Now as an ongoing benefit, 10 ThankYou® Points for each $1 spent on Hotels, Car Rentals and Attractions when booking through the Citi Travel site2
  • Help staying protected with four new travel protection benefits3:
    • Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption (Common Carrier)4
    • Trip Delay3
    • Lost or Damaged Luggage3
    • Car Rental (MasterRental Coverage)5
  • 3 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent at EV Charging Stations 

In addition to the new benefits, Citi Strata Premier cardmembers will continue to enjoy access to all existing benefits including:

  • 3 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent on Air Travel and Other Hotel Purchases
  • 3 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent on Restaurants
  • 3 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent on Supermarkets
  • 3 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent on Gas Stations
  • 1 ThankYou Point for each $1 spent on all other purchases
  • A $100 Annual Hotel Benefit6 - once per calendar year, enjoy $100 off a single hotel stay of $500 or more (excluding taxes and fees) when booked through the Citi Travel site
  • Access to Luxury Collection hotel properties on the Citi Travel with Booking.com site offering on-property benefits:
    • Complimentary breakfast for two
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • $100 resort credit7
    • Early check-in, late check-out and room upgrades upon availability. 
  • Access to Mastercard World Elite benefits, with offers on ride-sharing, food delivery, streaming, online shopping and more as well as access to Priceless® Experiences
  • No foreign transaction fees1

With the ThankYou Rewards program, cardmembers can make every moment and every point count. ThankYou Points do not expire and there is no limit on the number of points cardmembers can earn with this card. Additionally, cardmembers can access valuable redemption options such as transferring ThankYou Points to participating airline and hotel partners.

Starting today and for a limited time, customers who apply for the Citi Strata Premier Card on CitiCards.com and are approved can earn 75,000 bonus ThankYou Points after spending $4,000 within the first three months of account opening.8

“Over three quarters of American consumers are likely to leverage credit card travel benefits, so we partnered with Citi to refresh a card product that enhances their traveler experiences,” said Jason Lane, Executive Vice President, Global Account Management at Mastercard. “We’ve focused on essential benefits that travelers value, by adding protections that help make sure every journey is plain-sailing.”

For more information the Citi Strata Premier Card, visit citicards.com.


About Citi

Citi is a preeminent banking partner for institutions with cross-border needs, a global leader in wealth management and a valued personal bank in its home market of the United States. Citi does business in nearly 160 countries and jurisdictions, providing corporations, governments, investors, institutions and individuals with a broad range of financial products and services.

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1 The variable APR for purchases and balance transfers is 21.24% - 29.24%, based on your creditworthiness. For Citi Flex Plans subject to an APR, the variable APR is 21.24% - 29.24%, based on creditworthiness. For Citi Flex Pay Plans subject to a Plan Fee, a monthly fee of up to 1.72% will apply, based on the Citi Flex Plan duration, the APR that would otherwise apply to the Transaction, and other factors. The variable APR for cash advances is 29.99%. The variable penalty APR is up to 29.99%. Minimum interest charge - $0.50. Annual fee - $95. Fee for foreign purchases - None. Cash advance fee - 5% of  each cash advance (min. $10). Balance transfer fee - 5% of each transfer (min. $5). Rates as of 05/13/2024.

2Citi Travel Site: You will earn 10 ThankYou Points for each $1 spent on hotels, car rentals, and attractions when you use your Citi Strata Premier Card to book them through the Citi Travel site via CitiTravel.com or 1-833-737-1288 (TTY:711).   For bookings made with a combination of points and your Citi Strata Premier Card, only the portion paid with your card will earn points.  Points are not earned on cancelled bookings.  If your account is closed for any reason, including if you convert to another card product, you will no longer be eligible for this offer.  Citi Travel is powered by Rocket Travel Inc., part of the Booking Holdings Inc. group of companies together with Booking.com.

3Should you apply and be approved for the Citi Strata Premier Card more information will be provided in the Guide to Protection Benefits you receive with your card.  Benefits are subject to terms, conditions, and limitations, including limitations on the amount of coverage. Coverage is provided by New Hampshire Insurance Company, an AIG company.

4Policy provides secondary coverage only

5Coverage is secondary within the Eligible Renter’s country of residence.

6Once per calendar year, enjoy $100 off a single hotel stay of $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, when booked through the Citi Travel site via CitiTravel.com (Citi Travel is powered by Rocket Travel Inc., part of the Booking Holdings Inc. group of companies together with Booking.com) or 1-833-737-1288 (TTY:711).

7Eligible experiences for the $100 resort credit varies by property

8Bonus ThankYou® Points are not available if you have received a new account bonus for a Citi Premier® or Citi Strata Premier℠ account in the past 48 months. This offer is available if you apply through the method(s) provided in this document today. Offers may vary and this offer may not be available in other places where the card is offered.