While travel may be nowhere near normal, the last few weeks have been great for credit card bonuses, with many card issuers offering a welcome bonus of 100k of more. Why does this matter? It means that card issuers and travel companies see things gradually improving over the next few months. Therefore, they want people to sign up for cards and accumulate miles and points for future travel. That and more as we recap stories from last week.
Amex is currently offering the highest public offer on the Amex Gold Card. With this current bonus, you’ll get a welcome bonus of 60,000 Membership Rewards points after you meet the minimum spend. What’s great is that Amex is giving you 6 months instead of the standard 3 months in oder to meet the minimum spend requirement. Moreover, I highlight how you can maximize all the credits and earn up to $470 in statement credits in the very first year of having the card.
One of my favorite credit cards is currently offering a welcome bonus of 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points. In this post, I outline all the different benefits and why this card is a great keeper card for the long term. This is a limited time offer and the end date is still not specified by Chase. If you have some upcoming business spend, then this is a great time to sign up and grab this 100k points bonus.
Currently, Marriott Bonvoy is selling points at a discounted rate. If you maximize this current promotion, you can buy up to 225,000 Marriott points, at a rate of 0.83 cents per point. Marriott Bonvoy points are incredibly valuable as you can also convert them into airline miles at a 3:1 ratio. This post outlines your options and how you can use your points for hotel stays or flights.
Similarly, Hilton is offering a promotion where you can buy Hilton points at a discounted rate. With this promotion, you’ll be able to buy up to 320,000 Hilton Honors points at a rate of 0.50 cents per point.
The Points Pundit loves these newly relaunched Chase credit cards!
Firstly, they offer you a 0% APR for the first 15 months.
Secondly, they have no annual fee and have a lucrative welcome bonus of $200 or 20,000 Ultimate Rewards points after you spend $500 in the first 3 months.
Moreover, you can earn up to 60,000 Ultimate Rewards bonus points in the first year if you maximize the bonus points categories.
They’re packed with brand new benefits and bonus points categories.
Overall, a great option to carry in your wallet for everyday spend!
(Chase’s 5/24 rule may apply to these cards)
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