Sam's Club® Credit Card comes with a host of other features to help you save on international purchases, too. It offers 1 - 5% cash back on purchases. Plus, you get a $30 statement credit after spending $30 in the first 30 days. The Sam's Club® Credit Card also comes with a $0 annual fee.
Other things to know about the Sam's Club® Credit Card:
To get the Sam's Club® Credit Card, you'll need at least good credit. You also have to be a Sam's Club member. The annual membership fee is automatically billed to your card. If you cancel your membership, you'll also lose the credit card account.
The Mastercard foreign transaction fee is usually 0% or 3%, depending on which card you have and the bank or credit union that issued it.
Here’s how the Mastercard foreign transaction fee works:
The Mastercard foreign transaction fee comes in two parts. Mastercard, as the credit card network, always charges a 1% fee. Then, the credit card issuer can choose to add their own fee on top of that, or cover Mastercard’s fee for you. If your card’s foreign fee is higher than 1%, it means the issuer added their own fees. If your Mastercard’s foreign transaction fee is 0%, it’s because the issuer pays the 1% network fee for you.… read full answer
If you have a Mastercard that charges a foreign transaction fee, you will be charged a fee every time you make a purchase at a physical location in a foreign country or an online transaction through an internationally-based merchant. So, if you’re travelling a lot, make sure to get a Mastercard that doesn’t charge this fee.
Best Mastercard Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fee
It’s also worth noting that Mastercard foreign transaction fees and Visa foreign transaction fees are pretty much the same. Some cards charge as much as 3%. Others don’t charge a dime. Also, like Mastercard, Visa is accepted in 200+ countries and territories.
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