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We Always Tell You the Best Offers — Top 10 Cards With No Commission!

We Always Tell You the Best Offers — Top 10 Cards With No Commission!

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Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Update:   Beginning July 23, 2017, the Citi Prestige card will no longer offer Admirals Club access. 

Emily and I want our readers to always get the best offers when they sign-up for a credit card – even if it means we don’t earn a commission.

I’ve written about how I always list the best credit card offer I’m aware of, even if we don’t earn a cent from it!  

And I’m always grateful when readers bring better offers to our attention!

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
We’ll Always Tell You About the Best Deals, So You Can Relax Knowing You’re Getting the Most Miles, Points, or Cash Back!

I’ll show you the top 10 cards that do NOT earn us a commission but DO earn you Big Travel with Small Money!

Why Do We Tell You About the Best Offers?

Link:   Hot Deals

Million Mile Secrets readers are the best, and we love hearing about how you’ve gotten Big Travel from the tips and tricks you’ve learned here.  

When we started the blog, I told you I’d always let you know if I found a better public offer for any credit card, even if it means giving up our commission on the card.

Emily and I earn a commission on cards that have an image of the card under the card’s name on the Hot Deals page.  But if you only see a link with the card’s name, and no card image beneath, that means Emily and I get nothing if you apply.

Yes, but Why?

Because it’s the right thing to do.

And we won’t ever stop doing it!

Our readers are the best.  And we really do appreciate you for reading our blog all these years.

The Top Deals That Earn Us $0!

I’ll show you 10 top cards with great deals where you get a higher sign-up bonus of more miles, points, or cash back – that currently earn us nothing if you apply!

Chase Ink Plus

Link:   Chase Ink Plus

There’s a limited-time 70,000 Ultimate Rewards points offer for the Chase Ink Plus card card when you apply in-branch.  It expires May 15, 2016.

The online offer for the Chase Ink Plus small business card has an increased sign-up bonus of 60,000 Ultimate Rewards after spending $5,000 on purchases within the 1st 3 months of opening your account.

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
The Chase Ink Plus Is a Top Pick for Big Travel With Small Money!

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are my favorite kind of points because you can get Big Travel when you transfer to travel partners like Hyatt, Southwest, British Airways, or United Airlines.

60,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points are also worth $750 towards travel with NO blackout dates at the Chase Travel Portal.

Here’s my review of the fantastic Ink Plus card.

 

(Limited-Time) AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum Card

Link:   The Platinum Card® from American Express Exclusively for Mercedes-Benz

Through June 22, 2016, you can earn 75,000 American Express Membership Rewards points after spending $3,000 within 3 months of account opening.

You’ll also get a $200 yearly airline incidental fee credit on certain airlines and access to airport lounges (Delta, Priority Pass, Airspace, and American Express Centurion Lounges).  Membership Rewards points are also transferable to over 20 frequent traveler programs.

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
With 75,000 American Express Membership Rewards Points You Can Fly Round-Trip to Europe

The $475 annual fee is NOT waived the 1st year.   But it can make sense for folks who get use out of the yearly airline incidental fee credit and other perks.

Here’s my review of this deal.

Chase Hyatt

Link:   Chase Hyatt

With the Chase Hyatt card, you’ll earn 2 free nights at ANY Hyatt worldwide after spending $1,000 on purchases in the 1st 3 months of opening your account.

This includes top-tier luxury hotels like the Park Hyatt Vendome Paris where Emily and I stayed.

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
Get 2 Free Nights at the Luxurious Andaz Napa, or ANY Other Hyatt Hotel in the World!

You’ll also get another 5,000 bonus points when you add an authorized user who makes a purchase within the 1st 3 months of account opening.

You can easily save over $1,000 on 2 nights at expensive hotels.  Plus, you get a free night certificate each year you’re a cardmember for a stay at a Hyatt Category 1 through 4 hotel.  And free Hyatt Platinum status.

The $75 annual fee is waived for the 1st year.  Here’s my review of the card.

 

 

Hilton Cards

Link:   Hotel Cards – Hot Deals

It’s very easy to earn lots of Hilton points for Big Travel.

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
Enjoy Award Nights at the Grand Wailea With Hilton Credit Cards!

There are 3 Hilton credit cards available and none of them earn us a commission.  But we want you to get the card that’s best for you!

The Hilton cards are:

We don’t earn a commission on these cards, including the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve card, which is valuable because you can get 2 weekend night certificates to use at most Hilton hotels, including resorts and luxury hotels like the Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa!

A friend of mine used her free weekend night certificates there and said it was the most amazing hotel experience she’s ever had!

Here’s how to decide which Hilton credit card is right for your travel goals.

Bank of America Alaska Airlines Card

Link:   Bank of America Alaska Airlines Card

Alaska Airlines has an interesting list of airline partners, like American Airlines, Icelandair, and Emirates.

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
Get You Closer to a First Class Flight on Emirates With the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Card

With the Bank of America Alaska Airlines card, you’ll earn 25,000 Alaska Airlines miles after your 1st purchase – no minimum spending required!

And you’ll earn a $100 statement credit after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the 1st 90 days of opening your account.

Wells Fargo Propel World American Express® Card

Link:   Wells Fargo Propel World American Express

The Wells Fargo Propel World American Express card has a sign-up bonus of 40,000 Wells Fargo points (worth at least $400 in statement credits) after spending $3,000 on purchases in the 1st 3 months of opening your account.

You’ll also get:

  • 3 points per $1 you spend on purchases directly from airlines
  • 2 points per $1 you spend on purchases directly from hotels
  • 1 point per $1 you spend on everything else
  • $100 statement credit for airline incidentals (like baggage fees, lounges, or in-flight food & drink)
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Travel perks including a luxury hotel program, concierge, and vacation, cruise, and car rental discounts
We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
Use the Sign-Up Bonus From the Wells Fargo Propel World Card Toward a Trip to the Dominican Republic – or Anything Else!

The $175 annual fee is waived the 1st year.

Here’s my review of the Wells Fargo Propel World American Express card.  Don’t forget, this card also comes with up to $600 in coverage if you lose or damage your cell phone!  The information related to the Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card has been collected by MillionMileSecrets.com and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer or provider of this product or service.

Chase United Explorer Card

Link:   Chase United Explorer Card

The Chase United Explorer is a great card to have in your wallet if you redeem United Airlines miles frequently, or if you often buy paid United Airlines tickets.

That’s because folks with the Chase United Explorer card have access to even more award seats and get their 1st checked bag free when you use your card to pay for your ticket.

You’ll also get priority boarding on United Airlines flights.

You’ll earn 30,000 United Airlines miles after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the 1st 3 months of opening your account.  And a $50 statement credit after your 1st purchase.

To get this deal, search for a flight on United.com and you’ll see an ad for the card.  My link doesn’t have a $50 statement credit, so apply for the better offer!

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
United Airlines Has the Most Airline Partners of Any Domestic Airline, So It’s Easier to Use Their Miles

I like United Airlines miles because:

The sign-up bonus on this has been as high as 50,000 United Airlines miles, so you might want to wait until that offer comes back.

But if you want to earn United Airlines miles sooner rather than later, it’s still a solid offer.

Barclaycard Wyndham Rewards

Link:   Barclaycard Wyndham Rewards

I wrote about how to save over $1,000 on Big Travel with the Barclaycard Wyndham Rewards cards.

We Always Tell You The Best Offers Top 10 Cards With No Commission
Visit Orlando and Save Hundreds of Dollars When You Stay at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

The sign-up bonus on the premium version of the card with a $69 annual fee is currently 45,000 Wyndham points.  A night at ANY Wyndham hotel costs only 15,000 Wyndham points, so you can earn enough for 3 free nights at Wyndham’s top hotels and all-inclusive resorts!

Bottom Line

Thank you for trusting us to always give you the best credit card deals, and for reading our blog throughout the years!

We’ll tell you about the top cards to earn Big Travel with Small Money even if they don’t earn us a commission.  And these 10 offers do not!

Remember, any offer on the Hot Deals that does not have an image of the credit card, does NOT earn Emily or me a commission.  We’re happy to include these because we believe it’s the right thing to do.

And besides, the more fun you have traveling, the more you’ll connect with us to share your success stories!

Which of these 10 credit card deals is your favorite?

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® named a 'Best Travel Credit Card' by MONEY® Magazine, 2016-2017
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel.
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards

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@Guy Bucktastik – That sounds like a great plan! Here’s some info on the phone coverage, just in case:

https://millionmilesecrets.com/2015/06/09/get-up-to-575-back-for-a-damaged-or-stolen-cell-phone-with-wells-fargo-cards/

Thank you for reading and commenting!

Guy Bucktastik

Good call on the Ink Plus. I’m about to finish min spend on my ink plus, and my wife just applied, referred by me. I got matched to the newer offer through a single secure message.

We’re both going to get Wells Fargo Propel World Amex for the $400 cash bonus and serve load rewards of 1%,(1.1% if you park $300 in a Wells Fargo Savings account). We only have one fidelity 2% AMEX,so she doesn’t have an amex to load her serve with. She’s buying a new phone this summer, it’ll be nice to have whatever coverage the card gives for that.