The Hyatt Credit Card foreign transaction fee is $0. This foreign transaction fee is one reason why the Hyatt Credit Card is a good choice for use abroad. The card is also on the Visa network, which means it’s accepted at most merchants that take credit cards worldwide.
That’s good news because there are plenty of Hyatt locations to visit in foreign countries, as the chain operates around 900 hotels worldwide. And the card gives bonus points on flights, restaurant purchases and Hyatt visits.
Keep in mind that while the Hyatt Credit Card has a $0 foreign transaction fee, it has a $95 annual fee. The card is therefore best for people who are at least moderate spenders and can make the most of the card’s perks and rewards.
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
Despite their foreign transaction fees, Chase Freedom, Chase Freedom Unlimited, Chase Freedom Flex and Freedom Student provide plenty of value when used strictly for domestic transactions. Chase Freedom Unlimited and Chase Freedom Flex offer $200 for spending $500 in the first 3 months. There's also an introductory purchase APR of 0% for 15 months (14.99% - 23.74% (V), based on creditworthiness, thereafter). And Freedom Student offers $50 after your first purchase made in the first 3 months.
Chase Freedom cards also have attractive ongoing rewards. Chase Freedom offers 5% cash back on up to a specific amount spent per quarter in rotating categories, and 1% on all other purchases. Chase Freedom Unlimited offers 5% cash back on grocery store purchases for the first year (up to $12,000 spent), 5% cash back on travel through Chase, 3% cash back at restaurants and drugstores, and 1.5% back on all other purchases. Chase Freedom Flex earns 5% cash back on grocery store purchases for the first year (up to $12,000 spent), 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent per quarter in bonus categories (which change every quarter and require activation), 5% cash back on travel through Chase, 3% back at restaurants and drugstores, and 1% back on all other purchases. And Freedom Student earns 1% cash back on all purchases.
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