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Airline Credit Cards

Best credit cards with no foreign transaction fees

When credit cards emerged as a viable replacement for cash in the middle of the 20th century, travelers had already developed an elaborate ritual for overseas visits. If you planned ahead, you could order foreign notes from your bank. Otherwise, companies like American Express could issue travelers' checks in foreign currency. Last minute travelers often [...]

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Best credit cards for airport lounge access

Once marketed as havens for jet-setting executives, airport lounges now serve anyone who is willing to invest in a less stressful airport experience. If flight delays, crowded departure gates, and challenging travelers make you want to tear your hair out, a handful of travel credit cards can help you escape the fray with airport lounge [...]

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7 ways to get the most from your miles

Using an airline credit card can be fun, if you don't mind the bills. Every purchase can allow you to daydream about how to use the airline miles you're earning. A trip to Hawaii in the winter or flying the family to Disneyland sounds like fun…until you try to redeem those miles. "It's harder than ever [...]

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Flying high: Best airline rewards credit cards

Baggage fees, security lines and lost luggage have many consumers seeing red. For some time now, airlines have been offsetting some of those inconveniences with more generous rewards on their credit cards. That's been a boon for consumers, but with more choices comes more confusion. Once you've got your new credit card, you don't want to [...]

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Airline rewards programs bounce back despite airline industry woes

Let's face it, it's tough to be an airline these days. The high cost of fuel. Declining stock value. Unpopular fees. Reduced access to smaller airports. And now, lost income due to Congress not reauthorizing funding for the FAA. It's the passengers who feel the squeeze on their credit cards, but airlines aren't exactly flying high [...]

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5 ways to get the most mileage from an airline credit card

The skies just got a little less friendly for frequent fliers. Southwest and Qantas are the latest in a long list of airlines to tighten the screws on their loyalty programs. The new restrictions are part of an industrywide effort to eke out more profit without raising base fares. Frequent flier value: a vanishing act The same [...]

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Credit Card Smackdown: Cash Back vs. Airline Rewards

Airline credit cards may lure you in with promises of big bonuses and double miles, but savvy consumers know to look for the fine print. In many cases, you might reap more benefits by trading your airline reward credit card for a cash back credit card.Sky-High Annual Fees on Many Airline Credit Cards Airlines and credit card [...]

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