Unless I get a decent retention offer, I plan to close my Citi ThankYou Premier card soon, so I have been reviewing all the Citi ThankYou points transfer partners in order to decide where to transfer my Citi Thank You points. I don’t have an immediate redemption for Citi ThankYou Rewards points in mind so my plan is to pick a frequent flyer program that I think I can use the points on in the future.

List of Citi ThankYou Points Transfer Partners:

Citi ThankYou Rewards points transfer to 15 airline partners.

(Citi ThankYou Rewards points do not transfer to any hotel loyalty program – Hilton Honors used to be a Citi ThankYou Points transfer partner but their partnership ended December 13, 2017).

Citi Thank You points transfer at a 1:1 ratio (meaning 1,000 Citi ThankYou Rewards points transfer to 1,000 miles/points) unless otherwise noted.

Citi ThankYou Rewards Airline Partners:

  • Asia Miles
  • Avianca LifeMiles
  • EVA Air Infinity MileageLands
  • Etihad Guest
  • Air France/KLM Flying Blue
  • JetBlue TrueBlue (1,000 Citi ThankYou Rewards = 800 TrueBlue points)
  • Jet Airways JetPrivilege
  • Garuda Indonesia Frequent Flyer
  • Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Qatar Airways Privilege Club
  • Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
  • Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus
  • Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles (1,000 Citi ThankYou Rewards = 10001250 Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles – Limited Time Transfer Bonus Through February 20, 2019)
  • Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Here is a link of all the ThankYou points transfer partners on the Citi ThankYou® Rewards website. redeem citi thank you points transfer partners

The Citi ThankYou Rewards airline partners I personally find to be most valuable are Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer and Flying Blue – even though both are also transfer partners of Amex Membership Rewards, SPG Starpoints and Ultimate Rewards points. I am hoping to use Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles to book Singagore Suites again so I plan to transfer my Citi Thank You points to Singapore Airlines. Unfortunately, Singapore KrisFlyer miles expire in 3 years and cannot be extended with some activity as is the case with many U.S airlines such as United and American Airlines.

Overall, I think Citi Thank You points transfer partners are the least valuable of all the all major points currencies (Amex Membership Rewards, SPG Starpoints and Chase Ultimate Rewards points).

Originally published 9/13/16 but has been updated to reflect current list of Citi transfer partners

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