The best Chase travel credit card is the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card because it offers 5 points per $1 spent on qualifying Lyft rides through March 2022, and 1 point / $1 to 5 points / $1 spent on all other purchases. The Chase Sapphire Preferred card also has an initial bonus of 100,000 points for spending $4,000 in the first 3 months.
In addition, the Chase Sapphire Preferred card offers key travel-related benefits such as trip delay reimbursement, trip cancellation / interruption insurance, and baggage delay insurance. And with a $0 foreign transaction fee, you won’t be charged extra on purchases made abroad. The annual fee is $95.
In my opinion, the best one is the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. You need to have at least good credit to get it, but it has a huge signup bonus. You get 50,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. And your points are worth 25% more when you redeem for travel through Chase’s booking tool.
Yes, Chase does have a student credit card available to new applicants right now: the Chase Freedom® Student credit card. It has a $0 annual fee, a $50 initial bonus, an annual $20 bonus, and a below-average APR. The Freedom Student can also help responsible new cardholders build credit history, with monthly reporting to the major credit bureaus.… read full answer
It’s just unclear exactly who is eligible for approval. Most student-branded credit cards are available to applicants with limited or no credit history. But it’s not unheard of for a student card to require good credit or better, and Chase has recommended that students apply for a good-credit credit card before. Prior to the new Chase student credit card hitting the market this summer, Chase.com suggested that students apply for the Chase Freedom Unlimited®.
That being said, it’s best to compare credit card offers from multiple banks and credit unions to make sure you’re getting a good deal. Chase’s student credit card is only one offer among many, and some issuers actually have more than one student card to choose from.
No, Chase points don’t expire as long as your account is open. You’ll lose any unredeemed rewards if you close your account, or if Chase closes it due delinquency or suspicions of fraud. That’s one reason why it’s still a good idea to redeem on a regular basis.
Another reason, in case you’re interested, is what’s known as … read full answerrewards devaluation. Basically, a credit card company can reduce the value of your points or miles by increasing the number needed to redeem for a free flight, statement credit, etc.
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