A major credit card is one on a major card network, of which there are four: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. These networks dictate where credit cards can be used and facilitate the payment process between credit card users, merchants, and credit card issuers. If you aren’t sure which network your card is on, just check the plastic. It will be listed on the front, usually in the bottom right corner.
Alternatively, any credit card from one of the largest banks or credit unions could be considered a major credit card. The label doesn’t really matter, though. What matters is finding a card with good terms for the transactions that you plan to make.
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