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Citi Rewards+® Card vs Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

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The Citi Rewards+® Card and the Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express are both strong rewards cards, but the major difference between them is their welcome offer. The Citi Rewards+® Card offers 20,000 points after you spend $1,500 within the first 3 months of account opening. The Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express offers $200 cash after you spend $2,000 within the first 6 months of account opening.

Citi Rewards+® Card

Citi Rewards+® Card

Terms apply, see rates & fees

Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

Terms apply, see rates & fees

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★★★★★

4.1 / 5.0

★★★★★

4.6 / 5.0
Best for
Best for
  • Rewards that round up to the nearest 10 points on every purchase
  • Cash back on groceries and gas
Welcome offer
Welcome offer

Earn 20,000 points after spending $1,500 in the first 3 months

Earn a $200 statement credit after spending $2,000 in the first 6 months

Rewards
Rewards

Earn 2x points at supermarkets and gas stations on up to $6,000 annually, then 1x points after that and on all other purchases

3% at US supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year (then 1%), 2% at US gas stations and select US department stores and 1% on other purchases (redeem as statement credit)

Purchase APR
Purchase APR

0% intro APR for 15 months, and then 13.49% to 23.49% variable

0% intro APR for 15 months, and then 13.99% to 23.99% variable

Annual fee
Annual fee $0 $0
Balance transfer APR
Balance transfer APR

0% intro APR for 15 months, then 13.49% to 23.49% variable

N/A

Cash advance
Cash advance

APR: 25.24% variable

Fee: $10 or 5% of the transaction, whichever is greater

APR: 25.24% variable

Fee: $10 or 5% of the transaction, whichever is greater

Foreign transaction fee
Foreign transaction fee 3% of each transaction 2.7% of each transaction
Late payment fee
Late payment fee Up to $40 Up to $40
Additional cardholder fee
Additional cardholder fee $0
Interest-free period
Interest-free period 23 days 25 days
Minimum interest
Minimum interest $0.50 $0
Minimum credit score
Minimum credit score 670 670
Card type
Card type Credit Credit
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