My family loves to go on trips together, from plane... - Travel with Credit Cards Questions

Advertising Disclosure is an independent, advertising-supported web site. receives compensation from many credit card issuers whose offers appear on our site. Compensation from our advertising partners impacts how and where their products appear on our site, including, for example, the order in which they may appear within review lists. has not reviewed all available credit card offers in the marketplace.

Credit Card Applications » Questions » User Questions » Travel with Credit Cards » My family loves to go on trips together, from plane trips to cruises to cross-country...

My family loves to go on trips together, from plane trips to cruises to cross-country drives and train trips. Is there one credit card we should get that will reward us for all our vacation and travel activities?

Answered on
Add to Favorites:

Tags: ,

If you’re a Westgate cruise and travel enthusiast, you might be thinking of getting a credit card that rewards you for all the travel you book through that particular travel merchant. However, it’s a good idea to look for a card that isn’t co-branded to one specific company. If, as you say, you love doing a variety of different activities, you’ll do well to choose a general travel rewards card that gives you points, miles, or cash back for any travel purchase you make. You can also get a rewards card that will give you a statement credit for any travel that you charge to your credit card. This is great because it doesn’t tie you down to one airline, hotel chain, or another specific brand. When you’re planning your itinerary, that’ll be one less thing you need to take into account.

All credit cards terms, fees and rates mentioned in this article/post are actual on the posting date. See the current products’ Terms & Conditions on the issuing banks' websites.
Get the latest news, articles and expert advice delivered to your inbox. It's FREE.
We'll match all the Miles you've earned at the end of your first year. For example, if you earn 30,000 Miles, you get 60,000 Miles.
For Excellent, Good Credit
Earn 30,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 on purchases within the first 90 days
For Excellent Credit
Earn 30,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
For Excellent, Good Credit

Other Questions in
Travel with Credit Cards