Citi's ThankYou Network Expands Entertainment Offerings to Include Rewards from Fandango Citi's ThankYou Network Members Can Now Use Their Points for Quick Access to the Movies at Thousands of Theaters

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Citi's ThankYou Network, one of the world's largest loyalty programs with more than 13 million members, today announced that it has again expanded its rewards collection by introducing electronic movie gift certificates from Fandango, one of the Web's top movie and entertainment destinations.

ThankYou Members can now use their rewards points for movie tickets available through Fandango. With this new feature, members can easily redeem for $25 and $50 e-certificates, which can be used immediately to get tickets online at Fandango.com.

"This latest addition to our rewards experience offers another opportunity for our members to enjoy entertainment at a great value," said Nancy Gordon, executive vice president, Citi's ThankYou Network. "Members have told us in research that they want inexpensive ways to treat themselves during a time of economic challenges. Using points for a night out at the movies is an easy and fun way to do that."

The electronic movie gift certificates from Fandango build on ThankYou Network's ever-growing collection of millions of rewards, including a huge selection of products with expedited shipping options, travel reservations powered by Expedia, an impressive selection of gift cards, cash or credits to their Citi credit cards statements, and Citi Pre-Paid cards. Citi's ThankYou Members can even use their points to pay down mortgages and student loans from any financial institution. They may also create customized rewards and redeem for virtually anything with "Your Wish Fulfilled."

Since its inception in 2004, Citi's ThankYou Network has taken rewards programs to the next level, allowing members to pool points from multiple activities so they can earn and redeem points faster. Citi's ThankYou Members can earn points from activities across a range of Citi businesses, such as having a checking account and other every day banking products with Citibank, or by using participating Citi credit cards or Morgan Stanley Smith Barney FMA cards. ThankYou Members can also get points by booking eligible travel at Expedia(R), or by shopping through the ThankYou Bonus Center, an online shopping mall featuring more than 400 top retailers, restaurants and services.

About Citi

Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. Through Citicorp and Citi Holdings, Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com or www.citi.com.

About Fandango

One of the Web's top movie and entertainment destinations, Fandango sells tickets to more than 16,000 screens. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. Fandango is available at www.fandango.com, 1-800-FANDANGO and via your wireless mobile device at mobile.fandango.com. Fandango is a unit of Comcast Interactive Media.

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