Travel Rewards Credit Cards

By: TheBenny
Whether you travel for business or pleasure, a travel rewards credit card can be used to your advantage. Owning a credit card that offers travel rewards is a great way for you to earn points for using that card for all of your normal travel expenses. These types of credit cards allow users to earn rewards for purchase such as hotels, flights, dining, shopping and auto rentals to name a few. Another advantage of using a credit card while traveling is that it eliminates the need to travel with a lot of cash or having to withdraw money from your debit card and occurring fees for those transactions. If you travel often, then why not benefit from using a travel rewards credit card for all of your expenses.

Below are reviews of 2 travel rewards credit card offers:

Bank of America – TripRewards MasterCard
If you are a current or soon to be member of the TripRewards program then the TripRewards MasterCard credit card is ideal for you. This card, issued by FIA Card Services, allows it’s users to earn 2 points for every dollar spent on general purchases and 13 points for every dollar spent at participating hotels. Some of the hotels that are part of the rewards program are AmeriHost Inn, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn, Ramada Inn, Super 8, Travelodge, Wingate Inn and Wyndham Hotels. The TripRewards program is fee to join and allows it’s members to earn additional points that can be combined with points earned from the card. The TripRewards MasterCard offers a 0% introductory rate for balance transfers and cash advances for the first 12 months, a low fixed interest rate and no annual fees.

Miles Card from Discover
Take advantage of the travel rewards program offered by the Miles Card from Discover were users can earn one mile for every dollar spent on general purchases. You can also earn 1,000 bonus miles for every month that a purchase is made with the card for the first year. A maximum of 60,000 miles can be earned per year and as long as the account is active the miles never expire. Miles that are earned can be used towards reduced airfare on most major U.S. airlines with no blackout dates. This card offers platinum benefits, a 0% introductory rate on purchases and balance transfers for the first year, no annual fees and a reasonably low APR for those who qualify.
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