The pleasure of carrying a privileged line of credit cards

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The pleasure of carrying a privileged line of credit cards


Updated: December 26, 2012

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The feel of several credit cards in one`s wallet cannot be said in words; it can be felt within one self and expressed by way of shopping, dining out, etc to your heart`s content. The question is how does one become entitled for Credit card rewards? Different credit cards have various Credit card rewards that they offer and which bring with them as a perk, either points that are added up, or as cash backs on your purchases, after a stipulated time period. Credit card rewards are given on all credit cards, travel & Airline credit cards, student credit cards, prepaid and debit cards etc. Some issuers give you rewards for using their credit card, either by paying you back in cash, or by means of many other bonus activities that come with reduced monetary investment. There are many discounted offers, plans and programmes attached with various cards, which are like incentives for using the credit card extensively.

Credit card rewards, are usually given on a purchase that is more, than the stipulated amount by the issuer. So the slogan largely used by these credit card issuing companies; spend more earn more, is actually talking about rewards and allied features, that are an integral part of any credit card. Most prevalent feature is that of; waiving annual fee for the first year, sometimes for 2 years and there are some exclusive cards that wave the annual fee for three years as well.

The airline and travel card offers rewards that are a result of travelling extensively and can be redeemed further for the same purpose. The more you travel, the higher gets the reward, which can again be used to pay off any travel expense. Foreign transaction fee is waived in some instances as well. You can go on earning on miles that you travel, and the earned miles are for indefinite period. When tickets are booked through certain credit cards, they give you the facility of accumulating reward points, on all other purchases made. Earned miles can be redeemed for paying hotel rooms, airlines tickets, car rentals and many more items.

More Credit card rewards means you may be able to fly free on any airline, as well, any time-anywhere. Power of no restrictions on seats can be availed by redeeming the earned reward on your credit card. Credit card rewards, can be used for cash back on gasoline, wireless services, other purchases etc. These rewards in the form of cash back are credited into your account every month, without any hassle or follow-ups. There is no restriction on earning points as well. You may earn as many as you possibly can and they are for indefinite period, with some credit cards.

Credit card rewards are also in the form of discount coupons and vouchers that can be used for buying other items. You will have to keep in mind that these lucrative offers can change from time to time. You can also negotiate with the issuing company, and try to get more for your card than what they offer normally.

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All rates and fees, and other terms and conditions of the products mentioned in this article/post are actual as of the last update date but are subject to change. See the current products' Terms & Conditions on the issuing banks' websites.
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