[Expired] 5% Back on Online Purchases using Citi cards

Update 11/24: This bonus is now live!

The Deal

Citi has an offer of an additional 5% back on online purchases for Black Friday through Cyber Monday.

The Key Details

  • Dates of Offer: 11/24/2020 to 11/30/2020
  • Max Rebate: $25
  • Card must be open and in good standing as of 10/23/2020
  • Eligible cards:
    • Citi-branded consumer credit cards
    • Citi-branded small business credit cards
  • Ineligible cards:
    • Corporate
    • Professional
    • Debit
    • Retail cards (including, but not limited to, Best Buy, Macy’s, Home Depot, L.L. Bean, Shell, Sears)
    • Authorized users of:
      • Costco Anywhere Visa® consumer cards
      • Costco Anywhere Visa® small business cards
      • CitiBusiness®/ AAdvantage® Platinum Select card

The Terms

This offer starts on 11/24/2020, or the date you enroll, whichever is later, and will end on 11/30/2020. Earnings associated with this offer will equal 5% back of online purchases, which will be posted as statement credit(s) to the primary cardmember’s account in 1-2 billing cycles. You can earn a total of $25 in statement credit(s).

The merchant must tag your purchase as having been made online to earn the reward.

Please also note – purchases made through mobile/wireless technology may not earn the reward depending on how the technology is set up to process the purchase. We reserve the exclusive right to determine which purchases qualify for additional rewards. Balance transfers, cash advances, checks that access your Card Account, items returned for credit, unauthorized charges, interest and account fees, traveler’s checks, foreign currency purchases, money orders, wire transfers (and similar cash-like transactions), lottery tickets, gaming chips (and similar betting transactions), Citi Flex Loans and the creation of Citi Flex Pays, are not purchases. All purchases must be made during the promotional period.

You must have an eligible Citi credit card with an open account as of 10/23/2020 to qualify for this offer. Citi-branded consumer and small business credit cards are eligible for this offer except for Corporate, Professional, Debit, Retail cards (including, but not limited to, Best Buy, Macy’s, Home Depot, L.L. Bean, Shell, Sears), as well as authorized users of the Costco Anywhere Visa® consumer and small business cards and CitiBusiness®/ AAdvantage® Platinum Select card. To qualify for this offer, your account:must be open, current and in good standing at all times, must not be in conversion status and, you must not have declared bankruptcy in past 7 days prior to enrollment.

This offer may overlap with other special offers in which you are currently enrolled. You may receive more than one communication regarding this bonus offer. If you have already enrolled in this offer, no further action is required. This promotional offer is non-transferable and applies to each of your eligible enrolled Citi-branded cards. You can only enroll one time for this offer.

The Hack

I was able to add it to all of my Citi cards. Just in case you cannot add it to all of them, here are some suggested cards to enroll :

  • Citi Prestige card (5x for Online Travel purchases)
  • Citi Dividend card (5% for Online purchases at Warehouse clubs and Best Buy)
  • Expedia Rewards Voyager card (3x for Online Travel purchases)
  • Expedia Rewards card (3x for Online Travel purchases)
  • AT&T Access More card (3x for Online purchases)
  • Costco Anywhere Visa consumer card (3% for Online Travel and 2% for Costco.com purchases)
  • Costco Anywhere Visa small business card (3% for Online Travel and 2% for Costco.com purchases)
  • AT&T Access card (2x for Online purchases)
  • AAdvantage (2x for Online American Airlines purchases)
  • Double Cash card (2%/2x for Everywhere purchases)

For more information: https://www.citi.com/giving

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