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Travel Credit Cards

What's the fuss about chip-and-PIN credit cards?

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: July 19, 2013

Chip-and-PIN credit cards seem to be getting a lot of press lately. Take a spin through the blogosphere, and you'll find plenty of travelers bemoaning the lack of U.S. chip-and-PIN cards and how it is increasingly difficult to use credit cards in Europe without this technology. If you are feeling a bit befuddled about chip-and-PIN cards, [...]

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Hotel points changing -- might be time to get a new rewards credit card

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: March 15, 2013

By now, you may have heard a number of hotel chains either have revamped their loyalty programs or will be very soon. The changes are not particularly good news for consumers either. For the most part, points are being devalued, and consumers will need to save up more to earn free nights and upgrades. While the [...]

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US Mint closes a long-standing credit card loophole

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: August 1, 2011

If you've been traveling to Tahiti on the U.S. Mint's dime, your free ride is over, pal. [...]

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Introducing the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card

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Posted On: March 12, 2009

Editor's Note: Thank you for your interest, this offer expired and is no longer available. Fans of Hilton Hotels can enjoy even more travel perks when carrying the new Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express. In return for a $75 annual fee, Cardmembers enjoy an enhanced selection of member privileges, your Priority Pass membership grants [...]

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Credit Card Foreign Transaction Fees

Written by Heshan Demel
Posted On: February 2, 2009

These offers have expired. For the most current offers on credit cards with no foreign transaction fees, please click here. Foreign exchange fees on credit cards should be of keen interest to those traveling beyond the borders of the United States. Exchange rates offered by credit cards may or may not be the best rates out [...]

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