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Travel Credit Card

Which credit cards do you find give you the best perks and mileage accrual for travel?
7 months ago, March 9th 2019 No: 1 Msg: #206733  
Love to hear your thoughts on how you save points and miles for future travels. Reply to this

28 weeks ago, March 25th 2019 No: 2 Msg: #206812  
Even I would love to know more about it. Awaiting response from others Reply to this

21 weeks ago, May 15th 2019 No: 3 Msg: #207017  
The choice of a travel credit card depends on your travel lifestyle and habits. What works for someone, might not work for you. So try choosing a card on your own, using some guides like this <snip>
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20 weeks ago, May 25th 2019 No: 4 Msg: #207046  
I have credit cards affiliated with United and American. I've considered getting a credit card that gives cash, but at this time have decided that if I got cash I would spend it one something other than air fare.

I've always expected my miles to be valued at $.02/mile (25,000 miles for an airfare more than $500). I could usually depend on this exchange for overseas flights. However, I'm finding that with the current low fares (e.g., I just spent $368 for DEN-LHR-JFK which would have cost me at least 60,000 miles or an airfare costing $1200 at $.02/mile), I just pay for the airfare and accrued more miles.

I thought I might use the miles for domestic flights, but I'm finding it difficult to use my miles at the 25,000 for a domestic round trip. It seems with the introduction of Basic Economy fares, the seats that might have gone to frequent flyers are much reduced. The flights where I can use 25,000 miles are for flights that depart at 6 AM or some other inconvenient time. Again, I used cash for Basic Economy.

I'm almost at the point where I will cancel my airline credit cards in favor of a credit card that provides at least $.02 per dollar spent. I really don't want to play the game of cancelling a card, waiting for two years, and reapplying for a new card where I receive 50,000 miles for doing so. Reply to this

15 weeks ago, June 28th 2019 No: 5 Msg: #207173  
This is great information. I have a capital one card that gives 2 miles for each dollar spent and the Delta card.
I agree that the Basic Economy fares are beginning to change things.

We don't like to get the card and then cancel the card. We don't play those games. I know many people card hop but that is not for me.

Thanks for the great response. Reply to this

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