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As you are travelling a lot, there’s no doubt you want to save on it. And choosing appropriate credit card application may be difficult and disturbing. But don’t forget about our credit experts, who are always here and ready to help you. Please, don’t hesitate and ask your question.

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I am United Milage holders, what is benefit if I switch to the Discover it Miles? I mile = penny sounds not good. We can use award travel, but how this work with United Airline?

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Before you switch to the Discover it Miles card, we would recommend you make some calculations to see what your savings will be with the card. You will benefit from switching to the Miles card if your savings are bigger, if not, you may simply get this card and use it as an addition to your United... Continue reading
I want a credit card I can use to accumulate miles on United Air Lines and use it to pay for anything I want — then pay the card and use that towards the miles. Which card is best?

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You can use the Discover it Miles credit card to earn miles and then redeem them for United Air flights. The card allows to earn 1.5 miles on all purchases. The miles basically work like cash back rewards and therefore they cannot be transferred to any frequent flyer program. However, earned miles can... Continue reading
Hello I have two questions. One are there any credit cards that do not charge a 3% balance transfer fee. Secondly what is the best card to earn travel miles that you can actually use. Prefer Delta but open to all other carriers except Spirit.

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The credit cards offered by Simmons Bank do not charge balance transfer fees. However, these cards do not offer 0% intro APR. The cards have low ongoing APRs of 9.25% and 11.25% (variable) though. As for the miles rewards, unfortunately we do not offer co-branded credit cards that will allow you to... Continue reading
How to earn LifeMiles? Is it possible to buy LifeMiles?

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LifeMiles, the frequent flyer program of Avianca Airlines, is popular among frequent flyers as it doesn’t impose fuel surcharges on award tickets, have competitive redemption rates, and allows to combine cash and miles when purchasing a flight. Continue reading
I’m a frequent flyer of KLM airlines, but I see they don’t have the USA credit card. Is there any credit card that you can offer?

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If you often fly KLM and sometimes fly other airlines you won’t encounter any problems with the Discover It Miles. Continue reading
I am trying to decide between the Blue Delta Skymiles card and the Discover it Miles card. I don’t really fly a lot but when I fly, I prefer Delta. Is it worth having a American Express Delta credit card or I’d better choose the one from Discover.

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This dilemma is quite common among those who do not fly a lot. And in most cases the answer would be getting a regular credit card like the Discover it Miles card because it is cheap and you won’t lose much in rewards. Continue reading
Which is the best credit card for travel rewards: Chase Sapphire Preferred ($95/year), the Discover it Miles ($0/year), or the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite ($89/year)? Cost is not an issue. Since the Sapphire card is good for British Airways is it also good for American Airlines? Also, is the 1:1 exchange rate under Chase lower than what you can exchange for a ticket with Discover? I don’t know if they use different conversion rates for free tickets. Thanks

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The Chase Sapphire Preferred card is good for travelers and those who also spend a lot on dining as it gives 2 points for travel and dining purchases. All other purchases earn only 1 point per dollar. The sign-up bonus is quite standard for travel cards - 50,000 points after spending $4,000 on purchases... Continue reading
I am a student and want to apply for the Travel Bank credit card. Is it a good option for me? I have no credit.

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The TravelBank credit card is not the best option for a student especially for someone without credit history. Travel cards are offered to people with established credit history. Continue reading
A nice sign-up bonus was the reason I applied for British Airways credit card. But when I decided to use Avios, firstly, I couldn’t find available tickets and when I found, I notice that I should pay hefty fuel surcharges! It’s outrageously. What should I do to prevent such situations in the future?

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Your situation clearly demonstrates that even if you have enough miles for an award ticket it doesn't mean that you will get it. Unfortunately, low seat availability and fuel surcharges are the commomn practice for frequent flyer programs. Continue reading
Is a JP Morgan Credit Card a good idea? I just stumbled upon a JP Morgan Reserve credit card and I’m not sure if I need it.

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First of all, be cautious - this card is only for JP Morgan private clients. This means that you should have $10 million with Chase. If you don't qualify, then you won't be able to get this card. Basically, it's of no particular interest, as its benefits are the same as Chase Sapphire Reserve benefits.... Continue reading

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