I am a huge believer in credit cards, not to max them out or abuse them in any way (let’s be smart, people), but to take advantage of the bonuses, rewards, cash back, and other benefits. If you’re going to be spending the money, you might as well be earning something back while you’re at it, right? I currently use the Chase United Mileage Plus Explorer Visa, my go-to travel credit card, and the Chase Freedom Visa, my go-to card for everything else. The reasons are in the rewards, but that subject is for another day.
There are several cards that compete nicely with each other to earn a spot in your wallet, especially as you travel internationally. What I want to make clear today is one single point, one thing to look for when figuring out which credit card you should use when you travel abroad, one thing that is essential in a travel credit card: Read more