Assuming you can pay off your balance every month, travel rewards credit cards can shower you with plane tickets, hotel rooms, and rental cars essentially for free. In fact, I just booked two round trip tickets to Hawaii using nothing but a sign-up bonus.
Basically every hotel chain, airline, and bank offers their own rewards cards, but most of us don’t want to deal with dozens of accounts; we just want one or two of the best cards we can get. Lifehacker ran a Hive Five on this subject in 2011, but with summer travel season in high swing, we figured it was a good time to revisit the topic. So travel down to the comments and nominate your favorite, and be sure to note the rules.
1) Your nomination should contain:
- The specific name of the product, not just a brand or series. Why you think this item is the best. A link where the item can be purchased. An image of the item.
2) Vote by starring someone else’s nomination.
3) Please do not duplicate nominations.
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