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Citizens Bank Cash Back Plus® World MasterCard® Review

Pros & Cons

  • The Citizens Bank Cash Back Plus® World MasterCard® offers a flat 1.5% back on all purchases with the chance to earn bonuses if you're a Citizens Bank account holder and/or meet purchases thresholds.
  • Enjoy 0 interest on balance transfers for the first 15 billing cycles.
  • Feel free to use your card while abroad &dash you won't pay any foreign transaction fees.
  • The 0 interest intro period is nice, but keep in mind that intro period is for balance transfers only and doesn't include new purchases.

Top Features

Cashback on Gas
1.5% - 1.8%
Cashback on groceries
1.5% - 1.8%
Cashback on other
1.5% - 1.8%
Annual Fee
None

This card compared to other cash back cards

Card Name
Citizens Bank Cash Back Plus® World MasterCard®
Cashback on Gas
1.5% - 1.8%
3% at U.S. gas stations
5%
Cashback on Groceries
1.5% - 1.8%
6% at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%)
1%
Cashback on other
1.5% - 1.8%
1% other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
5% cash back in rotating categories each quarter like gas stations, restaurants, Amazon.com, wholesale clubs and more, up to the quarterly maximum each time you activate. Plus, unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases.
Purchase Intro
APR:
N/A
APR:
0% on Purchases
Period:
for the first 12 months
APR:
0%
Period:
14 months
Purchase APR
14.99%, 18.99% or 22.99% (Variable) 
13.74%-23.74% Variable 
11.49% - 23.49% Variable 
Rates and Fees
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Citizens Bank Cash Back Plus® World MasterCard® details

Balance Transfer Intro APR:
0.00% introductory APR for the first 15 billing cycles from date of account opening
Balance Transfer Intro Period:
15 billing cycles
Purchase Intro:
APR:
N/A
Purchase APR:
14.99%, 18.99% or 22.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee:
None
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Credit Card Rate Information:


 
  Purchase
  Balance Transfer
  Cash Advance
Index:
 LIBOR
 LIBOR
 LIBOR
Margin:
 13.74%, 17.74% or 21.74% (See Notes)
 13.74%, 17.74% or 21.74% (See Notes)
 21.74% (See Notes)
APR:
  14.99%, 18.99% or 22.99% (Variable)
 14.99%, 18.99% or 22.99% (Variable)
 22.99% (Variable)
APR Floor:
 N/A
 N/A
 N/A
Intro Rate:
 N/A
 0.00% introductory APR for the first 15 billing cycles from date of account opening
 N/A
Intro Period:
 N/A
 15 billing cycles
 N/A


Finance Calculation Method:
 Average Daily Balance (including new purchases)
Default/Penalty APR:
 None
Default/Penalty Margin:
 None
Default/Penalty APR Floor:
 None
Penalty/Default Trigger:
 None

Credit Card Fee Information:


Annual Fee:
 None
Foreign Transaction Fee:
 None
Late Fee:
 Up to $38
Over-the-limit Fee:
 None
Balance Transfer Fee:
Either $10 or up to 4% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater  


Notes:

Rebate Description:
 Unlimited 1.5% cash back on every net purchase with no rotating categories or enrollments to keep track of.
Special Notes:
 The APR for Purchases and Balance Transfers may vary monthly and will be reset on the first day of each billing cycle by adding the LIBOR Index to a margin of 13.74, 17.74, or 21.74 percentage points. The APR for Cash Advances is determined monthly by adding the Index to a margin of 21.74 percentage points. Returned Payment Fee: None.
Credit Card More Information:

Card Issued By:
 RBS Citizens, N.A.
General Correspondence Address:
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 2110
Card Type:
 MasterCard
Card Class:
 World
Card Category:
 
States Available In:
 
Minimum Credit Limit:
 
Maximum Credit Limit:
 
Credit Limit Notes:
 

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  • Limited Time Offer: Apply by 5/3/17 - Earn 10% cash back on purchases at U.S. Restaurants in the first 6 months, up to $200 back.
  • Plus, earn $150 back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Everyday Cash Back: 6% at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%); 3% at U.S. gas stations; 1% on other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
  • No rotating reward categories. No enrollment required.
  • Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be redeemed as a statement credit. You can only earn cash back on eligible purchases.
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Terms and Limitations Apply
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Credit Needed:
Excellent/Good