Citi 5% statement credit offer

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Citi 5% statement credit offer

Postby DGenerateKane » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:31 pm

Anyone else get an email offering 5% statement credit? It specifically mentions the Platinum Select card which I have. The card has no real rewards program, just the bonus cash which can be used towards their overpriced merchandise. I got it just to carry a balance during the 18 month 0% intro APR. Here is what it says:

Start earning a 5% statement credit per $1 spent on things you buy every day at grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants and drugstores – even commuter transportation expenses. Earn up to $25 in statement credits, through 06/30/13.* Enroll now!

We're doing even more to get you the savings you want. So keep your eye on your inbox for additional offers that make your Citi® Platinum Select® Card even more valuable.

And the fine print:
* This offer starts within 2 business days of when you enroll and will end on 06/30/13. Earnings associated with this program will equal 5% statement credit per $1 spent on purchases and may overlap with other special offers in which you are currently enrolled. Total statement credits earned for this promotion will not exceed $25. Eligible purchases exclude purchases made at discount stores, balance transfers, cash advances, convenience checks, items returned for credit, fees and interest charges. Grocery stores, including supermarkets are classified as merchants that provide a complete line of food merchandise for home consumption. This offer includes convenience stores which are classified as merchants who sell a limited variety of food items and warehouse clubs which are classified as merchants that sell a variety of merchandise in bulk, and may or may not have membership requirements. Gas stations are classified as merchants that primarily sell vehicle fuel for consumer use. Restaurants are classified as merchants that prepare food and drinks for immediate consumption by consumers, either on the merchant's premises or packaged for carryout. Drugstores are classified as merchants that sell prescription and proprietary drugs and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines. Commuter transportation merchants are classified as merchants that provide mass passenger transportation including railways and buses, bridge and tunnel fees and temporary parking, but does not include the purchase of Amtrak tickets. All purchases must be posted during the promotional period. We do not determine how merchants are classified, however, they are generally classified based upon the merchant's primary line of business. We reserve the right to determine which purchases qualify for this offer. This promotional offer is non-transferrable and applies to the account ending in the last 4 digits referenced in this offer.

In order to qualify for this offer, the account must be open and current at all times. If your account is closed for any reason, including if you convert to another card product, you may no longer be eligible for this offer. You may receive more than one communication regarding this bonus offer with a reply-by-date of 05/31/13; however if you have already enrolled in this offer, no further action is required.

Sounds good to me, neither the Freedom nor the Discover More cards have gas this quarter. It also sounds like I will be able to get 5% at Fred Meyer, which American Express doesn't classify as a grocery store. I'll probably still use the Freedom for restaurants though. Between gas and groceries I won't spend $500 in the next three months so I won't lose out on any credit.

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Postby DavidNY » Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:14 pm

Total statement credits earned for this promotion will not exceed $25.

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Postby cashback » Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:41 pm

Yep I got it. Mine was 5% on all purchases up to $500. Amazon Payments here i come...
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Postby sosabe77 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:23 am

Yup, straight to Amazon.

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