Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The number one way to rack up a lot of points/miles is through credit cards. Whether it is taking advantage of a great sign-up bonus or maximizing bonus categories, we are here to help.

Credit Cards for Beginners

If you are just getting started, then we have some advice for you. There are a few things you should learn before making your first applications. Read these posts to help:


Getting to Know the Banks

As you delve deeper into miles/points you will start hearing about the various banks and credit card products. While there are a ton of banks that offer rewards cards, the three biggest players are Chase, Citi and American Express. Each of these banks has their own rewards program and quirks.

Program Overview

Ultimate Rewards

Credit Cards


Program Overview

Membership Rewards

Credit Card Benefits



Credit Card Reconsideration

Once you have learned about the basics and studied the banks, then it becomes time to apply. If you aren’t approved right away, we have some tips that could help you turn that fate around.


Credit Card Retention

Rewards cards come with annual fees and not every card is worth keeping long term. When you try to cancel, sometimes banks try to keep your business with lucrative offers. Here is some information on maximizing those offers.


More Help

In the section below you’ll find links to all of our credit card related posts. You can also find even more relevant articles on our resources page. We have five years worth of dedicated credit card content to explore.

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All Credit Card Related Posts

All Delta Cardholders Will Get 15% Discount on Award Bookings

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New marketing materials mailed out to some cardholders show the 15% discount will be available for consumer and business Delta Gold, Platinum, and Reserve cards.

150,000 Points Bonus for Amex Platinum Card! Check Referral Links

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If you are looking to apply for the Amex Platinum card, you can currently get a massive bonus that's much better than the public offer.
Air Canada plane featured here; the airline has many partners through which you can earn miles to fly for free

Chase Aeroplan Card Brings Back 100K Bonus

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The welcome bonus on the Chase Aeroplan Card has been increased once again to 100,000 points, but with a higher spending requirement.

Get Better Bonuses for Delta Cards Through Referrals

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American Express and Delta Air Lines are offering increased welcome bonuses on consumer Delta credit cards. These offers are available through select referrals.

Get 5% Back on PayPal Purchases with Citi Cards [Targeted]

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Citi has targeted many cardholders in recent days with an offer to save 5% on PayPal purchases.

An Interesting Retention Offer: Free Night Award Worth 50K Points

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If you have a card with an annual fee, it's always a good idea to call the bank on the cardmembership anniversary and check if they have an offer for you.

New Bonuses for Chase IHG Credit Cards, Get Up to 175K Points

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Chase and IHG announced today three offers for their co-branded credit cards. Bonuses vary from 120,000 to 175,000 points.

New X1+ Announced, $75 Annual Fee Card with Lounge Access

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The company behind the X1 card has announced a new credit card which promises more benefits for travelers and better earning.