If you’re looking for a way to max out your Citibank Rewards 10X cap in 2017 in the wake of the sad demise of AXS payments, you might be interested in getting Citi Pay.
Citi Pay is an Android app that lets you use your Citibank cards and NFC enabled phone to pay at merchants. It’s conceptually similar to Android Pay (and indeed one of the big complaints about is why Citibank doesn’t just go with Android and save everyone the need for another app).
The great news is that you earn 10X rewards points (4 mpd) when you use your Citibank Rewards card (Visa or Mastercard) with Citi Pay.
Citi Pay can be used at any merchant with a tap and pay/contactless/ NFC terminal. It can be used overseas as well, so long as you have mobile data.
Surprisingly, the app has rather crappy reviews on the Google Play store.
It seems that most of the criticisms are that the app doesn’t work on a lot of people’s devices.
It worked absolutely fine on my Blackberry Priv running Android 6.0.1 though.
This promotion is available until 6 April 2017 and the T&C can be found here. It’s a great opportunity to earn 10X at merchants that normally would not qualify for it.
Remember that your Citibank Rewards card allows you to earn 10X points on a maximum of $12,000 spending per year, after which you earn 1X (0.4 mpd).