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Former Wall Streeter who travels a universe on points says one credit label trumps them all

Sign-up bonus: Earn 100,000 reward points after spending $4,000 on purchases in your initial 3 months as a label holder. That’s “worth during slightest $1,500 if we redeem them directly for travel,” Kelly explains.

Point earning: Earn 3 times points on transport and dining, and one indicate per dollar spent on all other purchases. “Having any form of triple points difficulty is good by itself, though when it relates to transport and dining purchases, that’s a absolute combination,” Kelly notes.

Travel credit: You’ll get a $300 annual transport credit payment any calendar year. “The $300 remission in transport brings [the annual fee] down to $150 a year in my eyes,” says Kelly.

Additional perks: The Reserve grants we entrance to some-more than 900 airfield lounges worldwide, you’ll accept a $100 focus price credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre-check, and there are no unfamiliar transaction fees.

“You might consider that it’s crazy to compensate $450 for a credit card,” a transport guru writes, “but as we can see, all of these reward transport rewards cards lift a horde of advantages that can simply cover that price (and afterwards some).”

Read Kelly’s full examination of a Chase Sapphire Reserve.

Article source: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/16/former-wall-streeter-who-travels-the-world-on-points-says-one-credit-card-trumps-them-all.html

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