JCB credit cards are issued by JCB International Credit Card Co., which is based in Japan but has over 140 million customers in 22 countries and territories. JCB credit cards used to be available to people in the United States, but JCB discontinued its U.S. operations on April 30, 2018. All current JCB credit card accounts have since been closed. JCB credit cards issued elsewhere can still be used in the U.S., wherever Discover is accepted.
JCB, formerly known as Japan Credit Bureau, enjoys acceptance in 190 countries and territories, by more than 36 million merchants. JCB credit cards are most common in Japan, China and Taiwan.
Here is what you should know about JCB credit cards:
JCB USA stopped accepting credit card applications on Jan 3, 2018.
Existing U.S. JCB credit card accounts were closed on April 30, 2018. Unredeemed rewards points expired at that time, but unpaid balances are still owed.
Cardholders in California and Hawaii got their 2018 JCB credit card annual fees refunded, in April.
JCB credit cards issued abroad can be used wherever Discover is accepted, and vice versa.
There are several great business credit cards for travel, though, and a lot depends on your unique preferences and needs. Perhaps you’re a light spender who wants a business credit card with travel rewards and no annual fee. Or maybe you’re a big spender who wants the most benefits possible, or someone who needs a card with no foreign transaction fees. Whatever type of business travel rewards card you’re after, you should be able to find a great deal. You can find some popular options below.… read full answer
Above all else, make sure you choose a business travel credit card that allows you to earn more benefits than you have to pay in fees. There’s no point in getting a card with a big bonus and a high annual fee if you won’t spend enough to earn the bonus.
The best travel credit card with no annual fee is the Bank of America® Travel Rewards credit card because it offers an initial bonus of 25,000 points for spending $1,000 in the first 90 days. It also rewards cardholders with unlimited 1.5 points / $1 spent on all purchases. Plus, the Bank of America Travel Rewards credit card has a 0% foreign transaction fee in addition to its $0 annual fee.… read full answer
If you aren’t planning to go anywhere too adventurous, consider the Discover it® Miles. Discover is not accepted in as many international locations as Visa or Mastercard, but its U.S. acceptance is pretty good. Discover it Miles also has good rewards. It offers 1.5 miles per $1 on all purchases, doubled the first year.
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