New and Current Customers can opt in for the 5% cash back for Dept Stores, Clothing, and Electronics for the Citi Dividend Platinum Select credit card through December 31st for the Holidays Season.
If the store is Brick and Mortar physical store, then you will get the 5%. With online stores only such as Newegg, it’s ymmv.
All Platinum level cards appear to be eligible. For current members, you will see a link in your main account after logging in. It may be in a form of graphic or picture on the side bar or text line “Earn 5% cash back in selected categories”
For new customers, wait until two days before using your card since the % may not apply yet. Call to confirm before purchasing anything. Cash back interval is $50 each time.
Here’s their Terms and Conditions:
¹ Once you enroll for this offer, you will earn an additional 4% Cash Back on eligible purchases at department stores, clothing stores, and electronics stores from October 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010. Department stores, clothing stores, and electronics stores are defined as follows: Department stores are defined as large stand-alone merchants selling a general line of merchandise from departments that usually have separate checkout counters. Clothing Stores are defined as stand-alone merchants that sell clothing, accessories, and other apparel. Electronics stores are defined as stand-alone merchants that sell or lease a wide variety of electronic goods, including computer hardware, and may also sell parts or accessories for the repair, construction, or assembly of electronic equipment.
We do not determine whether merchants correctly identify and bill transactions as being made at a department, clothing and electronics stores. However, we do reserve the right to determine which purchases qualify for the additional 4% Cash Back. Eligible purchases exclude items returned for credit, fees and interest charges. In order to qualify for this offer, the account must be open and current at all times. If your account is closed for any reason, including if you convert to another product, you may no longer be eligible. You may accumulate a maximum of $300 in Cash Back during any calendar year payable in $50 increments upon request.
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