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How Long Can You Live on Hotel Card Sign-Up Bonuses
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Premium Credit Cards: Which Ones to Keep
In the last year several banks have come out with new premium cards, and there are more to come. With an onslaught of ultra-expensive credit cards tempting us with
How to Downgrade Premium Credit Cards: Prestige, Reserve, Platinum
Premium credit cards can be a great value, but they also carry a hefty annual fee. You can enjoy free airport lounges, travel credits, insurance, and other perks and privileges, but at some point, you might decide you
How the Annual Travel Credit on Premium Credit Cards Can Pay Off
You might be taken aback by the $450-$550 price tag on a premium credit card, but you need to weigh the benefits to see if the fee is worth it. One of the biggest payoffs beyond the sign-up bonus the first year is the annual travel credit one gets with a premium card. When you put that together with lounge access and the other benefits these cards offer you might find the card not only pays for itself but gives you extra funds for travel.
How Premium Credit Cards Can Help You Access Airport Lounges
Now that there are a number of new premium cards in the market it’s time to revisit the benefit of airport lounge access. It is one of the most popular ones for frequent travelers. The lounge is a sanctuary where you can unwind in a comfortable chair, work or play on your computer with free Wi-Fi, grab a complimentary latte or beer, watch some news and sometimes even take a shower.
Some lounges even provide more than basic comfort, with upscale décor, delicious light meals and inventive cocktails. You might even want to arrive at the airport early just to enjoy the lounge. There are a number of ways you can get access to this valuable perk including having a premium credit card. Let’s run through the options.
U.S. Bank Altitude Rewards and UBS Visa Infinite Cards Hit the Market
The premium travel credit card market has turned into a competitive battlefield where the largest banks are fighting for customers’ loyalty and attention. U.S. Bank and UBS are the two latest banks to offer new potentially lucrative cards to the market: the Altitude Reserve and Visa Infinite credit cards. Let’s take a closer look at them.
Comparing Premium Travel Rewards Cards
Competition in the
Premium Credit Card Comparison
There are a number of premium credit cards available and each one has it’s own set of benefits. Depending on your travel and spending patterns, one may be a significantly better choice for you than another. In some cases it may make sense to have more than one.
In this article we’re going to compare the major premium credit cards from American Express, Chase and Citi. U.S. Bank has also just entered the premium card market with the launch of it’s Altitude card. We’ll have more on that one next week.
Premium Credit Card Comparison: Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. Citi Prestige vs. Amex Platinum
Now that Chase has entered the premium segment of the credit card market with its new Sapphire Reserve card, it’s time for a comparison of the premium offerings from the three primary travel rewards credit card issuers, Chase, Citi and Amex. We rank each of these cards in a variety of categories and come up with a winner.
Should I Pay for a High Annual Fee Card: Amex Platinum vs. Citi Prestige
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Which Premium Business Credit Card Is Right for You: Delta Reserve for Business vs Amex Business Platinum?
Are you a small business owner or independent contractor who’s looking for a premium travel credit card? American Express has two excellent offerings that are packed full of perks: the Delta Reserve for Business and the Amex Business Platinum.
The Exclusive American Express Centurion Card and its Perks
Want to feel really exclusive? How about when a credit card company actually invites you to apply for one of its cards!? We are talking about a private invitation instead of those endless promotions hawking cards in airports, on board airplanes, and in countless magazines and television commercials.
Which Premium Citi Card Is Right for You: Prestige vs AAdvantage Executive World Elite?
Citi offers two premium travel cards, the Prestige and the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard®. If you travel often and are considering a high-end rewards card, they’re both great options.
Which Premium Airline Card Is Right for You: AAdvantage Executive World Elite, Delta Reserve or United MileagePlus Club?
American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United all offer premium co-branded credit cards. If you often fly on those carriers, the cards can be very valuable and make your travel experience much more pleasant. At $450, the annual fee for these cards is quite hefty, but they come packed with benefits and perks.
Which Premium Amex Card Is Right for You: The Platinum Card vs Delta Reserve?
Have you been thinking about stepping up to a premium travel rewards card? American Express, which is known for its excellent customer service and products, has two
The Top Premium Credit Cards For Getting Airport Lounge Access
There is nothing better than spending some time in a lounge when your traveling and between flights, whether you’re looking to relax, score some food, grab a shower or even book a massage.
Expedia+ Voyager Credit Card Review
Who Is the Expedia+ Voyager Credit Card From Citi Good For?
If you book hotel stays with Expedia, this premium credit card is the best way to get you some extra points. There is another, no-annual-fee Expedia credit card, but as it often happens, the annual fee comes with some nice benefits.
Upgrade Your Travel Experience Without Elite Status
Travel can be a stressful experience if you’re not an elite member with an airline or hotel program. There are long lines, cramped seats and hotel rooms, and a la carte pricing that is leading to some pretty inflated costs for even the most basic travel arrangements.