Black Friday 2020: Ready, Set, Shop
2020 can be safely called the weirdest year of the last decade. The pandemic has affected every corner of the world. And we can only guess what surprises await us in the last month of the year. However, something still remains the same (or almost the same) – Black Friday.
It is not hard to guess that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the biggest and most long-awaited sale day in most stores will be held online. And there are obvious advantages here. Just think, no running around the store in a bustle, no snatching things from the hands of “rivals”, no standing in giant lines at the fitting room and checkout… Stay at home and calmly buy the desired items online.
This year, the event officially falls on November 27th. However, the first discounts are already available now or will be at the beginning of the next week. Thus, for credit cardholders, the question of earning rewards on purchases is more relevant than ever. And some issuers are ready to give a good answer to this question.
So, for example, Citi does not stand aside and offers its customers to earn 5% cash back on purchases made online with their eligible credit card from November 24 to November 30. The earned bonus is supposed to be posted as a statement credit(s) to the participant’s account in 1-2 billing cycles. The maximum amount that one may get in cash back to a single Citi account is $25. Not a bad complement to the Black Friday discounts.
To take advantage of the deal, you need to meet the following requirements:
- You should have a Citi consumer/small business credit card (corporate, professional, debit, retail cards, as well as authorized users of the Costco Anywhere Visa® consumer/small business cards and CitiBusiness®/ AAdvantage® Platinum Select card do not participate);
- Your account must be open and in good standing, with no declared bankruptcy in the past 7 days prior to enrollment;
- You should enroll online at the special Citi website section or before November 30.
Good news: you can get the reward on each eligible Citi card that you own after you enroll it.
Bad news: purchases made through mobile/wireless technology may not earn the bonus.
Latest Credit Card Rewards News
The SoFi Credit Card was introduced in October 2020, and now it is open to anyone interested in applying. SoFi has used the time since the limited release to improve and refine their credit card based on feedback they received from first members. The SoFi Credit Card became available to the general public on March […]
American Express has rolled out a heap of new perks for the following group of its co-branded travel credit cards: Delta SkyMiles, Hilton Honors, and Marriott Bonvoy cards. The deals are available to owners of the participating Amex cards issued before Jan. 1, 2021. Depending on the card, eligible holders can receive from $5 to […]
This week, BlockFi, a crypto lending company, announced the upcoming release of its rather unusual credit card – the Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card. The card will become the first-ever credit card with cryptocurrency rewards. Until now, credit cards’ rewards programs could offer cashback, points, or miles. But earning credit card rewards in the form of […]
This week marked the launch of another credit card. This time we are talking about the new cash back credit card from Venmo, a mobile payment service owned by PayPal. The card got a very simple name – Venmo Credit Card. The company announced its plans to roll out its first credit card a year […]
Starting July 1, holders of Chase Freedom® credit cards can earn 5% cash back for purchases in special Q3 2020 bonus categories. The new quarter favors eligible Chase customers with enhanced rewards on Whole Foods Market and Amazon.com purchases. Chase states that all Whole Foods Market purchases made before October 1 will qualify for 5% […]