Citi Adds Limited-Time Virgin Atlantic Transfer Bonus

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Last updated on September 6th, 2023

Citi Is making travel a little more rewarding for eligible cardmembers. Citi Premier and Prestige cardholders can enjoy 30% more value when transferring their ThankYou points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club.

Special Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Transfer Bonus Offer

Citi Premier® and Citi Prestige® cardholders can maximize their ThankYou Rewards thanks to a limited-time points transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic. Cardholders receive 1.30 Virgin Points for every single  ThankYou Point transferred to use toward flights, upgrades, and more from February 19, 2023, through March 18, 2023.

Flying Club is the loyalty program of Virgin Atlantic, a leading TransAtlantic carrier. Flying Club members can redeem points for hundreds of rewards across both Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club and Virgin Red, including other brands like Virgin Voyages, Virgin Experience Gifts, and donating to Virgin Unite or Carbon Engineering.

About the Citi Cards

The Citi Premier® Card earns 3X points on dining, groceries, gas stations, air travel, and hotel stays, plus 1X on all other purchases. Those rewards provide significant value for card members, including those who love to travel.

The premium credit card from Citi charges an annual fee of $95. Cardholders enjoy a selection of travel-centric perks for this price, including a $100 annual hotel savings benefit. Cardholders enjoy $100 off a single hotel stay of $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees.

New cardholders can especially strong points push, thanks to the Premier’s current welcome bonus and generous rewards rate. Combined with the 30% additional value when transferring ThankYou points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club.

While the Citi Prestige® is no longer available to new applicants, it still provides solid rewards for those who continue to use the card despite its hefty$495 annual fee. The card earns 5X points on airfare and dining, 3X points on hotels and cruises, and 1X on everything else. Cardmembers also enjoy a bevy of travel perks, including a Priority Pass Select membership, a $250 travel credit, and a fourth night free when booking three nights or more hotel stay through

About Citi ThankYou Rewards

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is just one travel partner within the Citi ThankYou Rewards loyalty program. Citibank offers point transfers to 17 airline and hotel partners, with many offering 1:1 points transfer ratio. , The following are Citi ThankYou transfer partners:

Wyndham Rewards Aeromexico ALL - Accor Live Limitless Flying Blue JetBlue TrueBlue Qantas Frequent Flyer
Avianca LifeMiles Cathay Pacific Choice Privileges Qatar Privilege Club Shop Your Way Singapore Airlines
Emirates Skywards Etihad Guest EVA Air Thai Royal Orchid Plus Turkish Airlines Miles&Miles Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Other ways of redeeming ThankYou Rewards include:

① Cash back Cash back applies to cash rewards as statement credits.
② Gift cards Citi rewards apply to gift cards from over 100 leading retailers and brands.
③ Shopping Cardholders can use ThankYou points to shop with Amazon, Best Buy, Expedia, PayPal, or 1-800-FLOWERS.
④ Charity Cardholders can also use their points to make donations to the American Red Cross or Smile Train.

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