In a recent article on USNews.com, Card Hub offers a few recommendations on choosing the right credit card to reduce your vacation costs and save big time money.
Credit card spending has undoubtedly fallen out of favor in the last few years, but finding the card can undoubtedly reduce your overall financial burden and save you many. With the hundreds of credit cards in the marketplace to choose from, finding the right card customized for your specific needs is getting tougher and tougher.
A few solid airline credit cards include the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and Capital One Venture Rewards Card, provide one-time cash bonuses requiring you to spend a certain amount within the first couple of months. Each time you use the card, points are converted into cash and you can save up to $250-$500.
If you are planning to go overseas, a card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees will typically be your best option. In fact, over 90 percent of all credit card charges 3 percent for foreign fee transactions.
If you’re simply planning to do a little driving out of town, a gas credit card, like the Discover Open Road Card, might be a better option for you. Many of the top gas cards offer anywhere between 1 to 5 percent cash back on gas purchases from affiliated gas stations.