A foreign transaction fee is a charge, usually around 3%, that a credit card issuer adds to transactions processed outside of the United States. You don’t have to be in another country to be charged the fee. It also applies to online purchases processed with non-U.S. based retailers.
The Chase Ink Preferred card has much more to offer than a $0 foreign transaction fee. There’s a 100,000 points initial bonus when you spend $15,000 in your first 3 months. You’ll also earn 3 points / $1 on the first $150,000 you spend on travel and select business categories each account anniversary year. Even if you’re making these purchases outside of the U.S., you’ll be able to collect the rewards points knowing they won’t be wiped out by a $0 foreign transaction fee.
The Chase credit card limit could be as low as $500 or as high as $15,000+, depending on the card and your overall creditworthiness. One of the Chase credit cards with the highest starting limit is the Chase Sapphire Reserve®, which has a minimum credit limit of $10,000. Chase Freedom Flex℠ is one of Chase’s credit cards with the lowest credit limit minimum, at $500.… read full answer
For certain cards, Chase will approve you for either a Signature or Platinum account. Platinum accounts have lower starting limits than Signature, so applicants with lower credit scores who are approved will get a Platinum account. All individuals approved for Signature accounts should receive a credit limit of at least $5,000.
The Chase foreign transaction fee is $0 to 3% of each transaction in U.S. dollars, depending on the specific credit card. A foreign transaction fee is a surcharge that some credit cards add to transactions processed outside of the United States. The fee applies whether it’s a purchase at a physical location in a foreign country or an online transaction through an internationally-based merchant.… read full answer
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