No, Bank of America Cash Rewards credit card does not have travel insurance. While Bank of America Cash Rewards credit card does have benefits such as overdraft protection and zero liability protection, travel insurance is not among the card’s perks. This is because the Bank of America Cash Rewards credit card is made for people who want good rewards on everyday spending.
There are six types of Bank of America travel insurance: trip delay insurance, trip cancellation/interruption insurance, travel accident insurance, baggage delay insurance, baggage loss insurance and rental car insurance. Not every BofA card will include every type of Bank of America travel insurance. And the BofA website does not give specific information about travel insurance for each card. You’ll have to call customer service about the individual card you’re interested in.… read full answer
In addition, some Bank of America credit cards are on the Visa network and some are Mastercards. So the coverage levels may differ there as well. Just remember that in all cases you must have paid for the trip using your card.
Types of Bank of America Travel Insurance:
Trip delay insurance: Reimburses you when a trip starts late because of things you can’t control (bad weather, mechanical breakdowns, etc.).
Trip cancellation/interruption insurance: Pays out when your trip ends early or gets cancelled because of something out of your control. Reasons include sickness and death of a family member.
Travel accident insurance: Reimburses you if someone in your party is killed or seriously injured by a travel provider.
Baggage delay/loss insurance: Pays you when a travel provider loses your baggage, damages it or sends it late. Some items are excluded, like medical equipment, documents and animals.
Rental car insurance: Reimburses you in the event of collision damage or theft. Certain car types and driving situations are excluded.
If you’re looking for a Bank of America credit card with travel insurance, consider either Bank of America Travel Rewards or Bank of America Premium Rewards. The Travel Rewards card gives up to $250,000 in travel accident insurance. It also offers rental car insurance and lost luggage insurance.
The Premium Rewards card has up to $1 million in travel accident insurance. And it gives insurance for rental cars as well as cancelled, delayed and interrupted trips. There’s coverage for delayed and lost baggage, too.
You can redeem your Bank of America cash rewards in three ways: statement credit, direct deposit to a BofA/Merrill Lynch account, or personal check. Cardholders must have a minimum of $25 in cash back earned in order to redeem, regardless of redemption method.
Using your Bank of America cash rewards for a statement credit is one of the simplest options. Once you have at least $25 in cash rewards, you can directly apply your rewards as a statement credit and the amount will be subtracted from your current balance.… read full answer
To redeem your cash rewards for a direct deposit, you must have a Bank of America checking or savings account, or a Cash Management Account at Merrill Lynch.If you choose to redeem your rewards using the personal check option, you should expect to wait at least 14 days for the check to arrive by mail.
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