Citi ThankYou Cards Are Now More Entertaining Than Ever, Offering Cardmembers a Special Lineup of Ex

Citi ThankYou Cards Are Now More Entertaining Than Ever, Offering Cardmembers a Special Lineup of Exclusive Experiences

ThankYou Cardmembers Can Enjoy Clinics with Sports Legends Mariano Rivera, Eli Manning, and Jerry Rice and VIP Experiences with Musicians Luke Bryan and Josh Groban

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Citi unveiled a series of music, sports, dining, comedy, theater and family experiences exclusively for Citi ThankYou cardmembers. As part of the new entertainment benefits of Citi ThankYou, Citi designed this special events lineup based on the interests of ThankYou cardmembers. Ranging from youth sports clinics to intimate culinary events, comedy shows and VIP concert access, these experiences are another example of how Citi is delivering more access to entertainment. Tickets to each special event can only be purchased with a Citi ThankYou card.

More Rewarding Entertainment for Citi ThankYou Cardmembers

The Citi ThankYou Preferred card now offers twice as many ThankYou Points for each dollar spent on both dining out and entertainment at no annual fee. ThankYou Points can be redeemed for a wide variety of rewards on like electronics and digital music downloads, and concert tickets on In addition, the Citi Private Pass entertainment access program offers Citi credit and Citibank debit card customers access to thousands of events including preferred seating, early access, VIP experiences, complimentary tickets and more.

"Our Citi Private Pass program rewards cardmembers by giving them more access to the entertainment they love and want, with thousands of events each year," said Jennifer Breithaupt, SVP of Entertainment Marketing, Citi Cards. "We're excited to introduce experiences curated exclusively for our Citi ThankYou cardmembers that give them special access to some of the best talent in music, sports, culinary, comedy and more."

Citi is offering ThankYou cardmembers a variety of experiences for the entire family, including clinics where young sports fans can learn skills and sportsmanship from professional baseball, football and basketball players.

"Experiencing the energy and pure love for the game that young players bring to the field is always fun, and I'm looking forward to being out there, at Citi Field, and teaching the kids some of the fundamentals of the game," said award-winning baseball slugger David Wright.

Added two-time championship MVP quarterback Eli Manning, "Growing up, football was a big part of our lives and brought not just fun and friendships, but an appreciation of sportsmanship on and off the field. It's always great to expose kids to the game at an early age, and I am happy to be working with Citi at their clinic for young football fans."

Experiences also include unique opportunities for cardmembers to enjoy popular music live. "I love introducing new music to my fans in an intimate setting," said country music star Luke Bryan. "I'm really proud to work with Citi to create unique experiences for my fans."

Citi ThankYou Cardmember Event Lineup

A preliminary list of experiences to be offered to ThankYou cardmembers starting in August through December 2013 is below; additional events will be announced this fall in select major U.S. cities. Tickets are available exclusively for purchase with a Citi ThankYou, Citi ThankYou Preferred, Citi ThankYou Premier or Citi Prestige card. More information on upcoming events and how to purchase tickets can be found at Space is limited and tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.


  • New York Comedy Festival: New York (November 6-10)


  • Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic VIP Experience: Chicago (September 13)


  • Josh Groban VIP Experience: Chicago (October 20)

  • Luke Bryan VIP Experiences: New York/New Jersey Metro Area (August 24) and West Palm Beach, Fla. (October 26)


  • Youth Baseball Clinic with David Wright at Citi Field: New York (August 29)

  • Matt Forte Football Watch Party: Chicago (October 13)

  • Jerry Rice Youth Clinic: San Francisco (November 2)

  • Rob Gronkowski Youth Camp: Boston (November 10)

  • Mariano Rivera Youth Clinic: New York Metro Area (November 16)

  • Eli Manning Football Youth Clinic: New York/New Jersey Metro Area (Fall 2013 - Date to be Announced)

  • Yasiel Puig Youth Baseball Clinic: Los Angeles Metro Market (Fall 2013 - Date to be Announced)


  • Motown the Musical VIP Experience: New York (December 5)

New Citi ThankYou Preferred Benefits

Citi ThankYou Preferred card is designed for people who love earning points for doing the things they enjoy. New and existing Citi ThankYou Preferred cardmembers can now earn two points for every dollar spent on dining at restaurants and entertainment: from their favorite coffee shop to fine dining, music downloads and movie rentals, to concert and sports tickets, museum admission and more. Cardmembers will continue to earn one point for every dollar spent on other purchases, with no annual fee. There is no limit to the amount of ThankYou Points cardmembers can earn for purchases, and their points do not expire. More information including how apply for a Citi ThankYou Preferred card is available at

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