Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
Reward nights start at 10,000 points. Free anniversary night (no points needed) good at any IHG hotel (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, more).
AS OF OCTOBER 2014 THE INFORMATION IN THIS POST HAS EXPIRED, WITH NEW BENEFITS FOR THE CITI PRESTIGE
The Citi Prestige Card is an under-rated card that can offer exceptional value despite a $450 annual fee if you use it properly, with benefits including:
Unfortunately, Spirit Incentives, the company that handles the companion ticket, has started disclosing on its website for cardholders that the benefit will end in October of 2014, saying:
“These benefits will no longer be available effective mid-October 2014. Please refer to the materials that were mailed to you or contact Citi customer service for more.”
Don’t expect any replacement of the benefit from Citi.
The Admrials Club access and 1.6 points per dollar on American / US Airways flights are brand new for 2014 and companion ticket benefits are a dying breed. The US Airways MasterCard is also seeing its last companion certificates issued this year.
But many people got $500 or more in value out of the Citi Prestige companion certificate because you could get 2 for 1 airfare to places like Asia where tickets are very expensive.
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