Citi Octopus Platinum Card

Last Updated:May 2021
$120,000
Min. Annual Income
Offers
Benefits
Eligibility
APR/Fees

Offers

Exclusive Offer

from MoneyHero

OPTION 1

HK$200 Supermarket Coupon

  • New cardholders of Citi Credit Card (applicants) who successfully apply for Citi Octopus Platinum Card via MoneyHero during the promotion period are entitled to MoneyHero Exclusive Offer HK$200 supermarket coupon.
  • Please send your (1) full name, (2) application date, (3) screen capture of reference number and (4) screen capture of approval SMS or Email notification to support@moneyhero.com.hk and complete the redemption form sent via email for verification and follow-up within 30 days of card approval. MoneyHero will verify your reward eligibility with Citibank.
  • Applicants understand and accept that gift fulfilment is facilitated by Money Hero; Citibank (Hong Kong) does not have any liability or responsibility for the gift fulfilment.
  • The redemption process may take at least 16 weeks starting from the date on which the MoneyHero Reward Redemption Form is submitted, depending on the actual situation regarding user’s approval and transaction status or other factors that may affect eligibility for the Promotion Reward. If you have concerns regarding redemption process, please refer to this article.
  • Promotion Period: from now till 31 May 2021

Welcome Offers from Citibank

OPTION 1

HK$200 Cash Rebate

  • New Customers accumulate spending of HK$2,500 or above within the first 2 months from card issuance to be entitled to HK$200 cash rebate.
  • Promotion period is valid from now till 31 May 2021.

15% Transport Rebate; earn HK$1 Octopus Cash for every HK$200 spending

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15% Transport Rebate; earn HK$1 Octopus Cash for every HK$200 spending

Please turn off AdBlocker and private mode before application. Send us an email to receive the reward redemption form after card approval.

Annual Fee Waiver
Annual Fee Waiver
Digital Wallet Rebate
Digital Wallet Rebate
Utilities Wallet Rebate
Utilities Wallet Rebate
Octopus Reload Rebate
Octopus Reload Rebate
Annual Fee Waiver
Annual Fee Waiver
Digital Wallet Rebate
Digital Wallet Rebate
Utilities Wallet Rebate
Utilities Wallet Rebate
Octopus Reload Rebate
Octopus Reload Rebate

Great for

Welcome Offer
Requirements Rewards
Citi Octopus Platinum Card Welcome Offer
New customers of Citi Credit Card who
  • accumulate spending of HK$2,500 or above within first two months from the date of card issuance
HK$200 Cash Rebate
MoneyHero Exclusive Offer HK$200 Supermarket Coupon
MoneyHero Exclusive Offer - HK$200 supermarket coupon
  • New customers of Citi Credit Card who successfully apply for Citi Octopus Platinum Card via MoneyHero can enjoy HK$200 supermarket cash coupon.
  • Tips:
    • Please turn off AdBlocker and private mode before application: 3 settings to ensure coupon reward eligibility
    • Note down your application reference number for reference. You will be asked to upload all required documents when you apply the card to facilitate the approval process.
    • Send an email with(1) full name, (2) application date, (3) screen capture of reference number and (4) screen capture of approval SMS or Email notification to support@moneyhero.com.hk and complete the redemption form sent via email for verification and follow-up within 30 days of card approval. MoneyHero will verify your reward eligibility with Citibank.
    • The redemption process may take at least 16 weeks starting from the date on which the MoneyHero Reward Redemption Form is submitted, depending on the actual situation regarding user’s approval and transaction status or other factors that may affect eligibility for the Promotion Reward. If you have concerns regarding the redemption process, please refer to this article.
15% Transport Rebate Program
From 1 November 2020 to 31 October 2021, Citi Octopus Platinum Cardholders can enjoy up to 15% transport rebate + 5% rebate on tunnels.
Monthly Eligible Retail Spending HK$3,000 - HK$9,999 HK$10,000 or above
Eligible retail spending should be made on All Principal Citi Credit Card under the cardholder, and the
supplementary card(s) of such Citi Credit Card
Offer 15% rebate on CTB, NWFB, KMB, LWB, railway, green minibus, ferry, tram 15% rebate on CTB, NWFB, KMB, LWB, railway, green minibus, ferry, tram
+
5% rebate on tunnels
Maximum Rebate Amount
(Each Calendar Month)
HK$300 HK$500
Embedded Octopus Service; Cashback rewarded for Octopus Automatic Add Value Service
  • HK$200 spending = HK$1 Octopus Cash Rebate
First year annual fee waiver

Need to know

Welcome offers and MoneyHero exclusive offer are only applicable to customers who currently do not hold, have not cancelled or have not held any principal card of Citi Credit Card within the past 12 months from the month of application for the Eligible Card ("New Customer").
All rebates are in the form of Octopus cash and cannot be converted into cash vouchers or air miles.

Benefits

Year-round rewards

Cash rebate
Air miles rewards
Cash rebate
Air miles rewards
Local Spending
0.5%
N/A
Overseas Spending
0.5%
N/A
Online Shopping Spending (Overseas)
0.5%
N/A
Octopus Top Up Spending
0.5%
N/A

Year-round benefits

OFFER 1

15% Transport Rebate

From 1 November 2020 to 31 October 2021, Citi Octopus Platinum Cardholders can enjoy 15% Transport Fare Rebate.

Eligibility

APR/Fees

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How do I qualify for a credit card account?

Most Hong Kong credit card providers require applicants to be of legal age and a permanent resident/citizen of Hong Kong.

You would also need to have stable employment and meet minimum salary requirements, which vary according to the type of credit card.

How many types of credit cards in Hong Kong? How should I choose my credit cards?

The main types of credit cards in Hong Kong are VISA and MasterCard, followed by American Express and JCB.

In order to choose the best credit card, you can consider the popularity and offers of the card types, and also the reputation of banks, class of the credit cards, etc. Many people own several credit cards to meet different needs nowadays. Also, you can consider your spending habits and choose Cash Back Credit Cards, Airmiles Credit Cards, Dining Credit Cards, Online Shopping Credit Cards, Premium Credit Cards, Corporate Credit Cards, Entry Level / Student Credit Cards, UnionPay Credit Cards, or Welcome Offers Credit Cards. You can also make use of MoneyHero comparison pages, and compare latest offers of credit cards.

Do existing customers enjoy the Welcome Offers offered by MoneyHero?

For exclusive offers from MoneyHero, current customers are unfortunately not eligible to enjoy. For welcome offer from banks or institutions, various terms and conditions apply, subject to different banks and institutions. You may refer to the following:

American Express 
Welcome offers do not apply to current customers. Their welcome offers only apply on applicants who have not held or cancelled American Express credit cards in the past 12 months.

Citibank 
Welcome offers do not apply to current customers. Their welcome offers only apply to applicants who have not held or cancelled Citibank credit cards in the past 12 months.

DBS 
Current and new customers are eligible for welcome offers. New customers refer to card holders who have not held or cancelled Citibank credit cards in the past 12 months. For more details of welcome offers, please click here.

PrimeCredit 
Welcome offers do not apply to current customers. Their welcome offers only apply to applicants who have not held or cancelled PrimeCredit credit cards in the past 6 months.

CITIC 
Welcome offers do not apply to current customers. Their welcome offers only apply to applicants who have not held or cancelled CITIC credit cards in the past 12 months.

HSBC 
Current and new customers are eligible for welcome offers. For more details of welcome offers, please click here

BEA 
Welcome offers do not apply to current customers. Their welcome offers only apply to applicants who have not held or cancelled BEA credit cards in the past 6 months.

What are the common credit card rewards?

Credit card rewards come in many forms, the two major incentives are air miles and cash back. Many card issuers have different credit card rewards programs, cardholders can earn reward points for their spending and redeem the points for cash backair milesgift vouchers or free gifts.

Certain banks promote cash back rewards which their credit cards can earn, cardholders can enjoy 1-4% cash rebate for eligible local / overseas spending or shopping online.

If you travel and use your credit card to book flights and hotels frequently, you can earn more air miles using air mile credit cards. You may redeem miles for award flights, hotel stays and other travel offers.

In addition to daily spending, you may also earn rewards by using the Octopus Automatic Add-value Service and paying utilities, tax, tuition and insurance bills with your credit card and redeem reward points, cash back and air miles.

How long does it take to process my credit card application?

Banks in Hong Kong such as HSBC, Hang Seng Bank and Standard Chartered Bank issue different types of credit cards with generous rewards and their eligibility requirements are also different. Hence, the processing time varies depending on the card issuer, but as soon as your application has been approved, it normally takes 7 to 10 working days until you receive your card. Make sure that you submit all the relevant documents so that your application can be processed as quickly as possible.

Can I apply for a credit card if I am self-employed or unemployed?

The requirements to get different credit cards may vary and some may even have a minimum income requirement. Of course, applicants with a proper job or have income proof are more likely to be successful with their application, but it does not mean that a self-employed or unemployed person will not able to apply for a credit card.

What are the fees and charges applicable on credit cards?

The annual fee, which is generally charged HK$200-HK$6,000, depends on the bank and the type of credit card. One- to three-year annual fee waiver is usually offered to attract users, and cardholders get their fee waived if they can meet the minimum spending. Some card issuers even advertise credit cards with no annual fee, so please be sure to check the terms before applying. You can request annual fee waiver by calling the card issuer's hotline. Furthermore, many banks charge an early termination fee of more than HK$100; other common fees and charges include replacement fee, late charge, over-limit fee, cash advance fee and foreign transaction fee. In addition to credit card welcome offers, you should also check with your provider to see the fees and charges of your credit card.

How does a bank determine my credit limit?

Banks look at your credit score and income to determine the maximum credit amount they would extend to you. If your application is approved, the credit limit a bank gives you may be lower or higher than what you indicated in your application. If your credit score is satisfactory, banks may give you the maximum credit limit. If you think your limit is too high, you can talk to your provider and ask them to reduce it. Know more about credit score by reading our credit card application guide.

How to pay my credit card bills?

There are many ways to pay credit card bills, the easiest way is to apply for the bank?s autopay service, which will automatically deduct the monthly payment from the bank account on the due date, so that you won't overlook the payment. Other methods that cardholders can choose to pay the bills include PPS, ATM, e-banking, cheque or convenience stores.

Can I make only the minimum payment on my credit card?

Making only the minimum payment is not the best way to pay the bills! If you just make the minimum payment on the credit card, the bank would charge you compound interest, which means you might owe more and more money and carry long-term debt. Cardholders are recommended to assess their repayment ability before using their credit cards, and pay off all outstanding debt as soon as possible.

How many credit cards should I own?

In the past, most people think we should not own too many credit cards, as it might lead to over-consumption or missing payment. With the development of modern society and more credit card offers, many of us own several credit cards for various purposes, such as one for overseas spending, one for earning Asia Miles, and the other one for monthly instalments.

Please note that if you always pay your credit card bill after the due date while owning many credit cards, your credit score could drop, which is likely to affect your credit card, mortgage and loan application.

How to prevent credit card fraud?

To protect yourself from credit card fraud, you should keep your credit card and personal information (including credit card numbers and security code) safe and never disclose your passwords or personal information to anyone. You should also keep record of all credit card transactions and check bank statements regularly. Report any suspicious transactions to your financial institution or bank immediately to avoid financial loss.

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