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Guide to Credit Card Travel Insurance

TABLE OF CONTENTSWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CREDIT CARD TRAVEL INSURANCE WHAT DOES CREDIT CARD TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER? WHAT IS CREDIT CARD TRAVEL INSURANCE GOOD FOR? WHICH CREDIT CARDS OFFER TRAVEL INSURANCE? SHOULD YOU BUY SUPPLEMENTAL TRAVEL INSURANCE COVERAGE IF YOU ALREADY HAVE INSURANCE THROUGH YOUR CREDIT CARD? IS CREDIT CARD TRAVEL INSURANCE WORTH IT? [RELATED_ARTICLE]While many people decide which [...]

Categories: Rewards Cards
The everyday cardholder’s guide to traveling on credit card rewards

TABLE OF CONTENTSPLANNING A FAMILY VACATION ON CREDIT CARD REWARDS? WHICH CREDIT CARDS EARN THE BEST REWARDS? BEST PRACTICES FOR EARNING CREDIT CARD REWARDS [RELATED_ARTICLE]Take a stroll through a credit card travel rewards blog or Facebook group and you’ll find plenty of envy-inducing stories of lay-flat seats on luxurious first-class, transpacific flights; gorgeous five-star spa treatments in the [...]

Categories: Card Advantages
Which Chase Ink business credit card is right for you?

The information related to these credit cards has been collected by CardRatings and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of the cards. The three Chase Ink business cards provide incredible rewards value on everyday spend for small business owners. Whether your business expenses are primarily travel related, at office supply stores, or fluctuate [...]

Categories: Card Basics
Guide to the Southwest Companion Pass

TABLE OF CONTENTSWHAT IS THE SOUTHWEST COMPANION PASS? HOW DOES THE SOUTHWEST COMPANION PASS WORK? HOW DO YOU GET THE SOUTHWEST COMPANION PASS? WHAT IS CHASE'S 5/24 RULE? FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS IS THE SOUTHWEST COMPANION PASS WORTH IT? [RELATED_ARTICLE]WHAT IS THE SOUTHWEST COMPANION PASS? The Southwest Companion Pass is one of the most valuable statuses available to frequent travelers. A perk exclusive [...]

Categories: Card Advantages
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card vs. American Express® Gold Card

With excellent ongoing rewards, valuable new card member welcome offers, and flexible redemption options, the CardName and CardName offer great value with relatively low annual fees. Taking into account the numerous benefits that these cards provide, both of them were named to the CardRatings 2020 list of Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards. While these [...]

Categories: Card Basics
Ink Business Preferred® vs. Ink Business Cash℠

The information related to these credit cards has been collected by CardRatings and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of the cards. The CardName and CardName are two popular Chase business credit cards both falling in the "Ink" family. Both also carry a CardRatings Best Business Credit Card winner title, but which [...]

Categories: Card Basics
Cardholders more likely to keep using a card than to recommend it, survey reveals

Credit cardholders may realize there could be a better credit card option out there, but still say they aren't likely to make a switch. In October 2019, CardRatings.com surveyed more than 1,500 cardholders across 65 credit cards for its annual Best Credit Cards list. The survey asked respondents to rate their respective cards across a number [...]

Categories: Insights
Chase Freedom® vs. Chase Freedom Unlimited®

(The information related to these credit cards has been collected by CardRatings and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of this card.) While points and miles are nice, everyone needs a good all-purpose cash-back card in their wallet. Cash-back cards generally ensure you are rewarded for every purchase and with something you can [...]

Categories: Card Basics
American Express Platinum vs. Chase Sapphire Reserve®

 In the world of premium rewards credit cards, two of the most widely known and used cards are the CardName and CardName. American Express is a CardRatings advertiser. Both of these cards have great rewards earning rates and welcome offers, valuable point redemption benefits, and stellar travel perks. These cards come at a higher cost [...]

Categories: Card Basics
One-third of holiday gift givers feel pressure to spend too much, CardRatings survey reveals

Planning to pay for your holiday gift shopping with a credit card? You'll likely be spending more overall than someone who pays with a non-credit option. The good news, however, is that most of the people using a credit card will pay off those balances in full at the end of their next billing cycle, meaning [...]

Categories: Insights
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