Besides the 50K AA bonus, Citigold also has a sign up offer for 40K ThankYou points. This offer has been higher in the past, but it’s still a good one, especially when combined with the credit card funding. You need to sign up before 3/31/16.
This offer is available to targeted Citi cardmembers who receive this communication and who have an existing ThankYou Member Account associated with their Citi credit card. but you should be able to apply and receive the bonus even if you weren’t targeted. Make sure to use promo code 4368UUP5LV.
To qualify to earn bonus ThankYou Points, open a new Citigold Account Package by 3/31/16. Then, within 60 days after account opening, 1 qualifying bill payment must be posted to the new checking account each month for two consecutive calendar months. Read the terms here.
The bonus ThankYou Points will be credited to your existing ThankYou Member Account within 90 days from the end of the statement period in which you complete all offer requirements.
Don’t close the account before using or transferring the points to a TYP earning credit card. You’ll lose them. Also consider downgrading to save a month’s fee. Read DoC‘s post here.
Read more here about funding the account with up to $100K with a credit card and monthly fees.
- Apply here (use code 4368UUP5LV)
- Account Type: Citigold Checking
- Availability: No restrictions
- Expiration Date: March 31, 2016
- Inquiry Type: Soft
- Credit Card Funding: Up to $100K
- Direct Deposit Requirement: No
- Other requirements: 1 or more bill pay for two consecutive months
- Monthly Fee: Yes ($30, waived first two months)
- Closing Account Fee: No