The AAA Travel Credit Card rewards are: 5% cash back on gas & electric vehicle-charging stations, 3% cash back on grocery store, restaurants, travel, and AAA purchases, and 1% back on all other purchases.
AAA points are worth 1.14 cents each, on average. For example, 10,000 AAA points have a dollar value of roughly $114. As a result, AAA points are worth more than the average car company’s rewards points, which are valued at 1.04 cent each.
The exact value of AAA points ultimately depends on how they are redeemed. They have the most value when used for store credit, but there are other options. The easiest way to calculate the value of AAA points for any redemption method is to determine the dollar value of what you're redeeming for, minus any taxes and fees that you'll still have to pay, and then divide that about by the number of points you're required to redeem. For your convenience, here's the formula of AAA points:… read full answer
Dollar Value of Redemption Item / Number of AAA Points Needed = AAA Point Value
How to Earn More AAA Points
It’s important to remember that while you can’t change the redemption values of AAA points, you can increase the rate at which you earn them. One of the best ways to increase the number of AAA points that you earn is to apply for the AAA Credit Card.
One of the best credit card for points is Chase Sapphire Reserve® because it gives 1 - 10 points per $1 spent, plus an initial bonus of 60,000 bonus points for spending $4,000 in the first 3 months. Chase Sapphire Reserve points are worth 1.5 cents each when redeemed for Travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards Reserved.
By comparison, the average credit card point has a redemption value of around 1 cent. Just bear in mind that Chase Sapphire Reserve comes with a steep price tag, with an annual fee of $550.… read full answer
When shopping around for a points credit card, it’s important to keep in mind that points – along with miles – can undergo devaluation, meaning they can change in value at any time. Credit card companies reserve the right to change rewards programs at their leisure, or to cancel them altogether. There are also lots of rules governing each credit card’s rewards system, so make sure you’re aware of those rules before you sign up for a card.
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