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Get bonus miles when you use Citi PayAll

Citibank running a PayAll promotion targeted at Citi Prestige cardholders, earn 1.6 mpd if you spend at least $15,000 through PayAll Citibank is running yet another promotion, this time targeted at Citi Prestige cardholders through their PayAll facility. To recap, Citi PayAll is a payment facility to payees who traditionally don’t accept credit card payments (such as private landlords, education institutions, income tax, etc). Citi charges a 2% fee for PayAll payments, so that effectively means that you are paying 2 cents per 1.3 miles (i.e. 1.54 cent per mile) earned on your Citi Prestige card. The promotion mechanism From 24 Feb to 31 Mar 2020, Citi Prestige cardholders can earn up to 11,000 additional miles on top of the usual 1.3 mpd when using the Citi PayAll facility.  There are simply two tiers: Spend $15,000, get an additional 4,500 miles, or Spend $30,000, get an additional 11,000 miles. Note that there’s a 2% fee on the PayAll facility, so to clock $15,000 or $30,000 spend, there will be a $300 or $600 fee respectively. The additional miles lowers to cost …

Citibank introduces more payment categories for PayAll

Now you can also ‘buy’ miles at 1.5 to 2 cents per mile for payments for taxes, condo management fees and utility bills The PayAll service has been an excellent solution in plugging the gap in the miles game and now it has gotten even better with the introduction of more categories. Remember, PayAll can only be accessed through the Citibank mobile app, so be sure to download the app first (from Apple Store or Google Play Store). New categories When PayAll was first introduced earlier this year, Citibank only limited the payments to education and rent payments, although I’m still skeptical as to how they would enforce it. In this recent development, Citibank has now expanded the list of payments to include tax payments to IRAS, condo management fees and electricity bills. Unlike the first rollout of payments for rent and education, there is a fixed list of payees this time round. You will need to specify the MCST that you are paying to, for instance. Recap: Cost per mile Here’s the cost per …