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Which is the best travel card to use?

Answered on | Updated on February 14th, 2018
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It depends on how often you fly, your spending habits, and whether you are loyal to one particular airline. Thus, when you do not fly a lot, having an airline branded or travel tailored credit card won’t have sense. You won’t simply earn those big rewards in travel category if you do not travel. A travel rewards credit card that gives equal rewards on all purchases will be a better choice. For example, a best for travel credit card can be the Discover it® Miles card. It can become the best choice if you do not want to pay an annual fee. This card will earn you 1.5 miles per dollar spent on purchases, and the sign-up bonus is easy to get. You don’t actually have to meet any requirements. You just use your card for purchases as you always do and then, when first year of cardmembership ends, get all earned miles matched (for new cardmembers only).

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  • Alan Alan

    For those who are looking for AA miles then I would pick Citi® / AAdvantage. 30k miles after making $1,000 in purchases.

  • Shaun Powers

    I travel a lot around the world and I really love citi cards because of its rewards program and because this cards are accepted everywhere even in small towns somewhere in Peru!!!

  • Shaun Powers

    I travel a lot around the world and I really love citi cards because of its rewards program and because this cards are accepted everywhere even in small towns somewhere in Peru! :-)

    • Harold

      I used discover it miles card to pay for hotel stays in Lima and Cusco. This card was accepted too…

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