Citi is launching a new online travel booking platform that allows customers to buy travel with cash or Citi ThankYou points. The portal is called Citi Travel with Booking.com and will be managed by the online travel agency. This will replace the existing booking platform, which until this new version is launched, is run by another different booking partner and allows reservations to be made until the end of the year only.
The new booking platform is expected to launch by fall, and it’s great news for Citi ThankYou points fans that want to earn and redeem points for travel and other merchandise in time for the holidays or beyond.
What to know about Citi’s new, upcoming travel portal
1. You can book flights, hotels and car rentals
The booking portal allows you to book all kinds of travel through the Citi website or mobile app. It includes car rentals, airlines and hotels (1.4 million hotels, to be exact, via Booking.com).
This can be a great way for you to pay for an upcoming trip with…
This article was written by Ramsey Qubein and originally published on www.nerdwallet.com