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I’m planning to have a trip and will fly with Alaska Airlines. I wonder if I can get a free ticket with them. I don’t want to apply for their credit card because I’m a rare traveler. Also, I would like a card without foreign transaction fees.

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Leo Zhu

Discover credit cards do not have foreign transaction fees. For example, the Discover it Miles credit card can be a good option for you. The card has miles rewards program and matches earned miles at the end of your first year. So the bonus for the first year is basically determined by the amount you are going to spend and if you spend $34,000 in first year, you can get 100,000 miles. The math is simple: every dollar you spend earns 1.5 miles and $34,000 in purchases will bring you 51,000 miles. Then Discover will turn them into 102,000 miles at the end of your first year. Everything is simple and you have the whole year to earn as many miles as you wish.

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Unlimited 1.5x rewards on every purchase, every day. For every $1 you spend, you earn 1.5x Miles.
For Excellent, Good Credit
Earn 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 90 days — that's enough to redeem for a $500 travel statement credit
For Excellent/Good Credit
Earn 30,000 bonus points after $3,000 in purchases made with your card in the first 3 months the account is open
For Excellent Credit

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