Citi ThankYou Preferred Review: Not a Great Catch for Date Night

(NO LONGER AVAILABLE) You get 2 points per dollar on dining and entertainment and 1 point per dollar on everything else. There's no annual fee, but no sign-up bonus either.

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Our Take

3.0

NerdWallet rating 
The bottom line:

The 0% intro APR period is worth a look. But you can get richer rewards — including on dining and entertainment — from other no-fee options.

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Citibank ThankYou Preferred Credit Card
Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card
Annual fee
$0
Regular APR
15.49%-25.49% Variable APR
Intro APR
0% intro APR on Purchases and Balance Transfers for 15 months
Rec. credit score
720-850 (Excellent)

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