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Citibank Signature 90k QFF bonus, $4k spend in 90 days, $0 first yr annual fee, exp 30 June 2019

DollyD

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Mar 17, 2019
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Son has received his card today I asked if he checked it was Qantas , his reply ;
'Just had a challenging call w Citi to ensure that it is and will now pay $49 for the privilege'
And he's a bank employee himself ha ha
Meanwhile husband app saga goes on, phone calls Saturday and today asking to upload a 2nd payslip. Unable to do so as the status is ✔Submitted
He's had to call back and was told it's been sent to the final team for a decision ! 10 days and counting
 

nickfromeastryde

Active Member
Joined
Sep 25, 2010
Messages
635
Rang up to activate card and check QFF status. CSR confirmed that I was registered and eligible for 90K bonus on meeting minimum spend. Bit the bullet and asked about fee, was told this only gets charged at time of annual fee so wouldn't be charged till next year. Will wait and see what happens with first months points plus kept details of time, date and whom I spoke to.
 

yh088

Newbie
Joined
Oct 27, 2016
Messages
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I received my card today, activated it and tried to call to confirm the bonus point offer - their phone system is seriously the worst! Will have to try during business hours tomorrow.
The paperwork that came with the card definitely said no annual fee for the first year, and my online account had my QFF details in there preloaded so I guess they do have that sorted at least.
Also got the Priority Pass code too.
 

HockeyMonkey

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Sep 11, 2017
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My application was approved within 12 hours with only a payslip upload and no follow up calls.

Mrs HockeyMonkey was called after 4 days to confirm details in the applicatio,n after which it was immediately approved without any further documentation.

No idea why the different approach was needed
 

DMar86

Junior Member
Joined
Jul 1, 2018
Messages
11
Applied Thursday evening, approved today.

No phone calls, no follow ups. Just a payslip and basic details in the application.
 

runway16R

Junior Member
Joined
Aug 8, 2018
Messages
25
Qantas
Gold
Card arrived today, activated and confirmed QFF details in the Rewards section on Citibank's online portal.

I used the original link for Signature Qantas that was redirected to Signature Rewards so I don't think anyone has to be concerned about that.
 

DollyD

Newbie
Joined
Mar 17, 2019
Messages
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Hubby got an offer finally but it's for the platinum instead, 100,000 Citi rewards. He's not keen but I'd rather see what the Citi reward benefits are first.
Has anyone got any experience with these kind of points that they can enlighten me or reckon we should just cancel the application.
 

Demonoid

Member
Joined
Dec 17, 2012
Messages
209
Hubby got an offer finally but it's for the platinum instead, 100,000 Citi rewards. He's not keen but I'd rather see what the Citi reward benefits are first.
Has anyone got any experience with these kind of points that they can enlighten me or reckon we should just cancel the application.
100,000 Citi rewards are equivalent to 50,000 Velocity points. As a platinum card holder he can also transfer to Singapore Krisflyer and Emirates Skyrewards. (40,000 points each). Given hubby had taken the credit hit, may as well get some points out it. All the info you need on Citi Rewards (including link to Signature Care) is here: Guide to Citi Rewards credit card points program - Point Hacks Review
 

Ted Nugent

Newbie
Joined
Jul 21, 2017
Messages
2
Applied just under two weeks ago, QFF number added during application, couldn’t upload payslips due glitch in the system.

Phoned a few days later to check status of application, standard follow up questions asked, approved without payslips. I am a current holder of the Qantas Premier Platinum, have held this card for nearly two years.

Card arrived last week, the only reference on any documentation related to Citi Rewards, called Citibank to confirm my QFF bonus status and QFF number. They confirmed my sign up bonus is activate but my QFF number wasn’t registered, registered QFF number over the phone.

Just call them, I religiously call and confirm for every new card I apply for!
 

breumr

Junior Member
Joined
May 27, 2012
Messages
27
So I'm right in thinking there's no exclusion even for existing card holders? I applied for the Qantas Premier in March and intend on keeping this for a while because of the 1 for 1 on a MC.
 

knightfall88

Intern
Joined
May 3, 2016
Messages
99
I applied online and got declined on the spot after the online forms. I've got strong credit rating though I do have a Virgin Money card which I applied for 2 months ago. Anything I can do about this?
 

tricky1337

Intern
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Jan 4, 2017
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I applied online and got declined on the spot after the online forms. I've got strong credit rating though I do have a Virgin Money card which I applied for 2 months ago. Anything I can do about this?
Not much I think. The shortest wait time I've had between 2 Citi card approvals is over 4 months. When I tried at 3 months, it was auto rejected.
 

decs

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Sep 18, 2015
Messages
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Does the credit enquiry show immediately through creditsavvy/getcreditscore? I thought I got auto-rejected a week and a half ago but there's nothing showing online. Perhaps it was a system problem... I'd like to avoid 2 enquiries though, so am currently waiting a little longer (also for my recent Westpac cancellation to update in my credit report).
 

33kft

AFF Supporter
Joined
Jun 19, 2018
Messages
587
It can take a while to appear. I would never expect to see it instantly, often I only see it on 1 or 2 of the credit agencies, too.
 

jeremyaus

Junior Member
Joined
May 25, 2019
Messages
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i rang them today and they said they didn't know about the offer (annoying as that the link i clicked into)
anyways they said to email
newca1@citi.com
waiting back on their email - but hopefully i can transition across to the advertised credit card without any issues
 

fwmonger

Junior Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2019
Messages
24
I was shown the message 'Sorry, we are unable to accept the application at this time' on the screen immediately after I submitted. I'm not sure if that means I was declined or if it is an application error. Has anyone else seen this? I didn't get an email about my application nor did I see an application reference number anywhere.

I see that many people have got declined here. Is this the message you saw or were you declined after assessment by some human?
 

jeremyaus

Junior Member
Joined
May 25, 2019
Messages
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Nah they signed me up for the Citibank rewards card instead of the citibank signature qantas card
ill wait and see when they reply back to me - probably get declined like the others.
 

Danger

AFF Supporter
Joined
Jun 19, 2006
Messages
6,137
I don't see anything about government spend in the T&Cs. Is the card ATO friendly?
 

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