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Saul Good
04-05-2011, 09:25 PM
What credit card should I get?

I need to get a credit card for my work expenses. (Actually, I'm choosing to use my own rather than get an actual company card. It's a better deal, but it's complicated.)

In any event, I want something that will give me the best rewards, preferably cash back, free flights, or hotel stays. I'm not willing to pay a fee for the card either.

Finally, it can't be a Discover card. It's not that I have anything against Discover cards. It's just that I'm not a loser.

Thanks in advance.

Rain Man
04-05-2011, 09:26 PM
Sometimes it's worth paying a fee if the benefits are good enough and you use it a lot, and I'm willing to punch anyone who disagrees.

DaFace
04-05-2011, 09:26 PM
Heh...I was about to suggest my Discover Escape card. So much for that.

Saul Good
04-05-2011, 09:27 PM
Sometimes it's worth paying a fee if the benefits are good enough and you use it a lot, and I'm willing to punch anyone who disagrees.

Let's do this thing.

Saul Good
04-05-2011, 09:28 PM
Heh...I was about to suggest my Discover Escape card. So much for that.

I was just being a smartass. Actually, I knew you were going to suggest a Discover card because I've seen you mention it in other threads. I was completely kidding about the no Discover card thing.


































But seriously, no Discover card.

Rain Man
04-05-2011, 09:28 PM
Let's do this thing.

Meet me at Heathrow Airport, Gate 54, two days from now.

Saul Good
04-05-2011, 09:30 PM
Meet me at Heathrow Airport, Gate 54, two days from now.

I'll see you there. Any idea what card I should use to book my tickets? Something with good rewards would be ideal. No Discover card, though.

Saulbadguy
04-05-2011, 09:30 PM
Get a card with a fee, but call up and threaten to cancel once a year. They will waive the fee.

DaFace
04-05-2011, 09:31 PM
It all really depends on what you're going to buy and in what volume. There are a few calculators you can use online (here's one (http://www.creditcardtuneup.com/)) that will help you get on the right track, but be aware that they're getting paid to link you to the cards that it suggests.

Rain Man
04-05-2011, 09:33 PM
I'll see you there. Any idea what card I should use to book my tickets? Something with good rewards would be ideal. No Discover card, though.

In Denver, we have United and Frontier cards. Both work equally well. Or apparently you can fight me in England for free if you get this card: http://bucks.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/04/the-best-credit-card-signup-bonus-ever/

88TG88
04-05-2011, 09:34 PM
Amex black

I heard the Jonas brothers will suck your dick if you get one

Rain Man
04-05-2011, 09:36 PM
You should consider one of these offers: http://www.ecommerce-journal.com/articles/13170_most_unusual_credit_card_deals

Saulbadguy
04-05-2011, 09:37 PM
Awardwallet.com is a great site to consolidate and track all of your reward points and miles.

WV
04-05-2011, 09:49 PM
I've heard the Amazon reward card is pretty good.

Ericgoodchief
04-05-2011, 10:43 PM
Get a card with a fee, but call up and threaten to cancel once a year. They will waive the fee.

real life exp or hearsay?

Saulbadguy
04-05-2011, 10:50 PM
real life exp or hearsay?

Both.

HonestChieffan
04-05-2011, 10:52 PM
What does Mike Alden use?

AustinChief
04-05-2011, 10:56 PM
Dude, well DUH! you have to get a Diner's Club card!

(or JCB would be cool too)

AustinChief
04-05-2011, 11:00 PM
Dude, well DUH! you have to get a Diner's Club card!

(or JCB would be cool too)

Now that I mention it.. I actually want one of each of those now... I wonder if there are any other crazy ones out there that I need to get.

Rain Man
04-06-2011, 12:28 AM
I've heard the Amazon reward card is pretty good.

that's a good one. at 20000 miles you get a howler monkey and at 50000 you can get a capybara.
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greg63
04-06-2011, 12:38 AM
Fist Fight!!!!!!!!!

Master Card.

DTLB58
04-06-2011, 01:17 AM
What credit card should I get?

I need to get a credit card for my work expenses. (Actually, I'm choosing to use my own rather than get an actual company card. It's a better deal, but it's complicated.)

In any event, I want something that will give me the best rewards, preferably cash back, free flights, or hotel stays. I'm not willing to pay a fee for the card either.

Finally, it can't be a Discover card. It's not that I have anything against Discover cards. It's just that I'm not a loser.
Thanks in advance.

That was already established with with your initial question of this thread. ROFL

CC FREE for 8 years and LOVING IT! Work or no work!

Bill Lundberg
04-06-2011, 09:40 AM
The Southwest card is a good one if you live near an airport with Southwest and you're in it for free flights.

rageeumr
04-06-2011, 10:40 AM
I use AmEx Blue Cash. After meeting baseline minimum, you get 5% back on gas, groceries and pharmacy purchases and 1.25% on everything else. No annual fee.

I spent $60K on it last year and got about $1,100 in cash back.

loochy
04-06-2011, 10:59 AM
Send a PM over to R8ers. He can recommend a good one. ;)

If you are a Costco member I highly recommend their Am Ex executive card. It has no fee, I get 1% on everything, 2% on travel expenses, 3% on restaurants and gas. Your rebate is in cash and there is no minimum you have to spend.\. The only drawback is that it's AmEx and it's not taken everywhere.

Deberg_1990
04-06-2011, 11:02 AM
Disney Chase...Disney Dollars!

Kerberos
04-06-2011, 11:34 AM
The Southwest card is a good one if you live near an airport with Southwest and you're in it for free flights.

Free flights on planes that fall apart? no thanks. :)