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Frequent Flyer Credit Cards

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If you are a person who needs to travel often for business or personal
reasons, you would probably benefit from using a credit card with
frequent flyer benefits. Many airlines are currently offering their own
credit cards to help travelers earn money towards travel tickets.
Additionally, major credit card companies often have rewards programs in
the form of “frequent flyer miles”, or discounts on flight packages, and
sometimes even a buy one, get one offer for flight tickets....


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credit card, credit cards, credit, creditor, credit card rewards, credit
rewards program, fly miles


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If you are a person who needs to travel often for business or personal
reasons, you would probably benefit from using a credit card with
frequent flyer benefits. Many airlines are currently offering their own
credit cards to help travelers earn money towards travel tickets.
Additionally, major credit card companies often have rewards programs in
the form of “frequent flyer miles”, or discounts on flight packages, and
sometimes even a buy one, get one offer for flight tickets.

Chase Visa offers a frequent flyer mile credit card called “The Value
Miles™ Platinum Visa® Card. You can select your own travel dates and fly
anywhere within the United States, to the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Mexico
or South America. Whenever you use this credit card to make a purchase,
you earn a “value mile” for every dollar you spend. When you have
accumulated 24,000 miles, you earn an airline ticket good for a flight
anywhere within the continental United States. You’ll also love the fact
that there are never any “blackout dates”, meaning you can travel
whenever you want to. Some frequent flyer credit card companies blackout
the most popular travel dates (holidays, spring break, etc) so that you
are not able to use your flyer miles during peak travel periods. You also
get to enjoy the typical benefits of a Platinum card- including travel
insurance options, travel assistance and easy reporting of a lost card.
There is no annual fee to carry this credit card, and an introductory
offer of 0% on purchases.

CitiCards also offers a popular frequent flyer card, called the Citi
PremierPass® Card Elite. With this frequent flyer card, you earn a
“flightpoint” for every mile you are flying when you purchase your ticket
using your Citi credit card. Additionally, if you buy a plane ticket for
someone else, you can actually earn “flightpoints” for every mile that
person travels as well! Like most rewards cards, you’ll earn a point for
spending. This card offers a purchase point for every other dollar spent
on the card, and two points for every dollar spent at drugstores,
supermarkets and gas stations. It would be beneficial for you to use this
card as your daily spending card, paying the balance off at the end of
each month, in order to build up your flyer miles. When you first open an
account with CitiCard PremierPass® Card Elite, you will receive 15,000
bonus points when you make a purchase within the first sixty days of
opening the account.

The Miles Card from Discover® provides new accounts with 5000 miles after
the first purchase is made using the card. As with most cards, you earn
one mile for every $1 purchased on the card, so to get the most benefits
from the card you’ll want to use your card for your every day purchases.
Of course, with the Miles Card ® you don’t have to redeem your rewards by
purchasing a flight. You can also select from cash back bonuses or gifts.
There are no blackout dates with this credit card’s frequent flyer miles,
and you can choose any seat on any airline. Best of all, this card
features a 0% introductory rate for the first year on both new purchases
and balance transfers, so while you are earning points and miles, you can
also pay off old balances interest free.

Many other credit cards offering frequent flyer miles exist. The largest
flyer rewards program, and the first company to offer frequent flyer
miles, was sponsored by American Airlines. They call the program
Aadvantage. The miles that are accumulated using this program can be used
to buy airline tickets, obtain discounted or free car rentals, hotel
visits, and upgrade your service class for your flight.

				
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