* Open a Citibank regular checking account in a qualifying package by 09/30/2009 and deposit a minimum of $1,000. * Within the first month of opening your account, start making: at least one (1) monthly direct deposit into your checking account; or at least two (2) electronic bill payments each month from your account; or five (5) or more qualifying non-PIN debit card purchase transactions each month using your Citibank debit card and continue doing so for three (3) consecutive months and get $100 deposited into your new account.
Offer is not valid for existing Citibank checking customers. All accounts are subject to approval. Participation limited to United States ("U.S.") citizens or resident aliens with a valid U.S. taxpayer identification number. Customer is responsible for taxes, if any. Persons under 18 years of age are not eligible. Offer may be modified or withdrawn at any time without notice, is not transferable and cannot be combined with any other offer. Customer must open a regular checking account in a Citibank Account, Citibank Everything Counts® or Citigold® account relationship package by 09/30/2009 and deposit a minimum of $1000. Fees may apply to the checking account. Beginning no later than the first month after account opening, customer must complete at least one direct deposit to, or at least two electronic bill payments from, the checking account or five non-PIN debit card purchase transactions each month for three consecutive months to get $100. Electronic bill payments are those you make using Citibank® Online, Citi Mobile® or CitiPhone Banking®. A bill that is paid by making a transfer between linked accounts does not qualify as a bill payment for this offer. Qualifying purchases must be submitted through the MasterCard® Network and are those for which either you or a merchant designates as a "credit" transaction (including purchases you sign for, small dollar purchases that do not require a signature and use of your MasterCard® PayPass™), Internet, phone and mail-order transactions. Qualifying purchases do not include those initiated using a Personal Identification Number (PIN) or other transactions submitted through other payment processing networks. $100 will be deposited to your Citibank checking account within 120 days from the end of the statement period in which you met the qualifying requirements. Your Citibank checking account must be in good standing at the time each bonus payment is deposited.
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What is The Citibank Account?
It's a Citibank account Pricing Package that offers Interest or Regular Checking —plus free services including online bill payment.
Here's a quick rundown:
Balance $100 minimum opening deposit. To avoid monthly fees, you need to maintain a $6,000 combined average balance — an easy goal to reach. Why? Because so many accounts go toward it: Checking, Savings, CDs, Money Market, Lines, Loans, Mortgage and Brokerage (to qualify, accounts must be linked to your ATM/Debit Card.) Monthly Fee None if you meet the required balance. Otherwise, the fee is $9.50 for Regular Checking and $12 for Interest Checking (it's $12.50 for Regular Checking and $15 for Interest Checking in CA, NV, FL, IL, DC, VA and MD). Checks Free if you meet the required balance. If not, $.50 per check. ATM Use Free unlimited use of Citibank ATMs. Use of non-Citibank ATMs is also free if you meet the required balance. If not, $1.50 per use. Fee Rebates Save up to $24 a year just by using Electronic Bill Payment or Automatic Deductions! Free Services Online bill payment, online bank statements, online check images, e-mail & wireless banking alerts.
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posted: Aug. 21, 2009 @ 12:54p
If you are ever (even 7 years ago) participated in any CitiBank checking promotion in the past, you will not easily be awarded for this.
posted: Sep. 1, 2009 @ 12:26p
xoneinax said: If you are ever (even 7 years ago) participated in any CitiBank checking promotion in the past, you will not easily be awarded for this.
Why is this? I always thought this would work as long as you had canceled your previous accounts before the new promotion starts? What makes you say that?
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posted: Sep. 1, 2009 @ 2:21p
brettdacosta said: xoneinax said: If you are ever (even 7 years ago) participated in any CitiBank checking promotion in the past, you will not easily be awarded for this.
Why is this? I always thought this would work as long as you had canceled your previous accounts before the new promotion starts? What makes you say that?Because Citi has been known to have a loooonnnnnngggg memory, when they want to. And checking account promos is one of those times they want to. Its been noted in numerous Citi promo threads in the past.
posted: Oct. 1, 2009 @ 5:19p
question....i signed up for one of these accts in august:
august: used the debit card 5x sept: forgot to
now it's october... am i screwed or if i do it for the next 3 months will i qualify?
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