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When it comes to travel rewards credit cards, it’s widely held that co-branded cards are the best deal. After all, if you get a credit card affiliated with your preferred airline, you can get a slew of other great perks, like priority boarding, free bag check,...
If you’re going on vacation with your family this summer, chances are you’re going to pay for it one of two ways: with savings, or with a credit card.
A recent survey showed that 80% of Americans will pay for at least some of their summer vacation with savings...
The new digital wallets have a lot of advantages over old school, physical wallets. For one thing, you don’t have to actually have your credit cards with you to use them. This gives you the freedom to grab your phone and go, knowing you’ve got all your payment...
MasterCard holders can experience Boston in a whole new way, thanks to a new campaign designed to encourage travel to the eastern city.
The Priceless Boston project offers opportunities such as a private meet and greet with Red Sox hitter David Ortiz, a pizza...
Comic book fans, rejoice. Now you can carry your favorite Marvel superheroes in your wallet with you. And they’ll even do some heroic feats for you, in the way of earning you cash back on all your purchases.
The new Marvel MasterCard gives 1% cash back on all...
Could the end be near for cash?
According to tech expert consultants, in less than 25 years, we may not be carrying cash with us at all. Digital currency is on the rise—and not just credit and debit cards, either. Digital wallets and mobile payments are becoming...
A new offer from American Express will give customers an extra incentive to make purchases at their wireless providers using a Blue Cash Everyday Card.
The company is offering up to $300 cash back with the promotion, by offering 10% off on purchases at wireless...
Tis the season—for renovating your house, that is. Springtime is the most popular time to start a big home improvement project, and credit card companies are making it even more attractive to spruce the place up, with 5% cash back on purchases made at home...
At my local bank there was an advertisement that if one enrolls in Alaska airline credit card and spends $1000 in the first 3 months then a travel companion could fly free. Is this still in effect? Does it apply to international trips and 1st class? Does the flight need to be Alaska airlines/ Virgin airlines?
Currently, the Alaska Airlines credit card has the following offer: “Annual companion fare from $121 ($99, plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $1,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of your account opening”. This benefit will qualify for a round-trip coach Companion Fare on Alaska...
I once had the US Airways credit card, then the airlines merged with American Airlines and my card transitioned into the AAdvantage MasterCard with a higher annual fee and without companion pass. I use the card one year and then closed it because I don’t fly with American Airline often. Now I am looking for a credit card without an annual fee. What are my options?
You may like one of the regular travel rewards credit cards offered by major banks. Travel rewards credit cards allow earning miles on all purchases. The cards also have one-time sign up bonuses which may be enough for a domestic flight. There are credit offers without annual fees, the other offers come with rather low...
I had the US Airways MasterCard back in 2013 but had to close it because I got divorced and had some troubles with keeping up with my credit cards fees. I’m back on track now and would like to apply for this card again but can’t seem to find it anywhere. Can you help?
The US Airways Premier World MasterCard is no longer offered. US Airways removed their credit card after merging with American Airlines. Today you can apply for one of the AAdvantage credit cards offered by Citi or for a regular travel rewards credit card. Both types of credit cards will allow you to earn miles and redeem...
Have Jetblue discontinued their free checked bag offer? I have the Jetblue MasterCard and don't have this benefit.
JetBlue still has the one free checked bag perk but not everyone can get it. First of all, the members of TrueBlue program will be able to get their first checked bag free if they've reached Blue Plus level or Blue Flex level, provided the checked bag is under 50 pounds (22.68 kg). Then, cardholders of the JetBlue Plus...