March 27, 2017

Spending our Free P10,000 eGift Credits

Last March 15, 2017, my husband informed me that he received a text from Citibank, he was advised that we have FREE eGift credits worth P10,000. What! FREE P10,000.  At first, I thought he was referring to our points since we haven't redeemed it yet but I was wrong. He sent me the text and I checked all the details.



“Congratulations! Your accumulated spend on your Citi credit card/s from December 16, 2016 - February 28, 2017 entitles you to free eGift credits worth P10,000. To redeem, register & input your redemption code: XXXXXX at www.giftaway.ph/citi from March 16 - May 15, 2017, Monday - Friday, 9am-6pm only. 

You can redeem up to P10,000 worth of eGift credits. Use redeemed vouchers at selected merchant/s until May 15, 20117 only. Visit www.citibank.com.ph/egc-10K to know more. T&C apply. DTI#12656S16.”

SPEND = SHOPPING CREDITS

We are not aware that Citibank has this promo. We always use our credit card but we are not big spender since we only use the card if needed. So we were indeed surprised when we received the text. When I read the promo period, I remembered that two days before the promo ends, we bought plane tickets for our summer trip. Yey! Buzzer beater, buti na lang naihabol yun or else we won’t ever reach the required accumulated spend. 

The P10,000 eGift credits are not convertible to cash so we have no choice but to purchase eGift Vouchers. You can redeem vouchers for shopping, health and wellness, travel, and food. We chose the following merchants: 

Krispy Kreme P1000 
Four Seasons Hotpot P3000 
Sperry P6000 
Total P10,000 

There is schedule on when to redeem it so I told my husband that we will discuss it after his business trip in Vietnam. There are several merchants but we only chose 3 because of our limited time to redeem it.  

I chose Krispy Kreme because we always buy doughnuts here. Four Seasons Hotpot to celebrate my son's Red Eagle Award in school. Sperry because we like to buy shoes there but it is so expensive for our budget, but now we have ecredits so we can buy shoes na. hehehe! 

They provided a step by step guide on how to redeem the credits so purchasing voucher is so easy. You can save the eGift code or print the eGift vouchers and present it to the store manager.  I printed all the vouchers and present it to the store, they will verify the code and that's it. 

We’re so happy for the free eGift credits because we were able to eat and shop for FREE. Indeed, you can really save money by just using your credit card. 




Read: How to Save Money by Using your Credit Card 

12 comments:

  1. This is great! ako din hindi ko naman pinapansin yung points accumulated sa credit card... hahahaha... I will check also sa card provider maybe we can use it... thank you for sharing...

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    1. Yes, it is nice to check your credit card rewards para sulit. :)

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  2. Wow! Grabe, 10k?! woooh. Sarap naman nun. Unexpected pa. O db? Galing galing! Ako I don't have a CC e, I'm thinking of getting one na nga. Pero I'm still trying to think kung makakabenefit ba sya sakin to the max.

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    1. True, unexpected talaga. Just choose the credit card that will benefit you, kung mahilig ka magshop, travel, eat or gusto mo ng cash rebates yun piliin mo.

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  3. Wow! One of the perks of having a credit card :)
    Ang bongga ng rewards ng Citibank sis. Congrats!

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    1. Yes, if I will compare it to the other credit cards, marami promo and discounts si Citibank. Malaki lang Forex nila pagginamit mo abroad or online shopping.

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  4. Wow 10k! You are blessed! We don't use credit card nowadays. We don't see the need yet. But we'll see, hehehe. Ganda lang ng timing for the celebration. Congratz sis!

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    1. Pwede naman kasi debit card so some people don't get credit card din, iwas temptation. Oo nga, nakasave ako sa pagcelebrate. hehehe!

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  5. Wow naman instant ang 10k. You and your family is lucky. Di pa talaga nasagi sa isip namin ni Lemuel kumuha ng credit card as long as di naman talaga kaylangan pero pag iisipan pa namin. Pero galing naman ng Citi Bank na surprise kayo di nyo din pala alam na may mga ganyang promo sila. Congrats sis!

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    1. Rewards and discounts lang kasi yung chinecheck ko. I don't pay attention dun sa accumulated spend since hindi naman ko palashop. Buti umabot kami sa promo period. :)

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  6. Ang saya-saya! P10,000!!! In our case, our credit card company has regular free food naman: for every P3,000 single purchase, we have free food in either Jollibee, Greenwich or Chowking, or coffee from Starbucks. Usually, Jollibee. :) I think credit cards are great as long as you don't spend more that what you can afford.

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    1. True, just spend what you can afford. Use the credit card wisely so you can take advantage the benefits. :)

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