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If you use Priceline.com for traveling or would like to start doing so, the Priceline Rewards™ Visa® card can help you save money on travel expenses. There is no annual fee, you’ll be able to earn a decent amount of bonus points, and you’ll get 5 points for every eligible purchase you make.
When shopping at Priceline.com, you’ll earn 5X points per dollar for every eligible purchase you make. Most types of purchases are eligible, but a few are not: hotel reservations designated as Pay When You StaySM, non-Name Your Own Price® car reservations, and cruise bookings. 1 point will be earned for all other purchases.
There are also a few opportunities to earn bonus rewards and points. If you are making a purchase from Priceline, you may be offered the card; if you’re approved for it, you’ll earn a $50 statement credit. You’ll also be awarded 10,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on purchases in the first 90 days.
Points can be redeemed to pay for purchases made with the card, or to make discounted purchases through Priceline.com. You can redeem your rewards by clicking here.
Applicants with better credit will receive the Visa Signature version of this card, while others will receive a Visa Platinum version. This will determine the range of benefits that come with the card, with Signature accounts receiving the better end.
The exact benefits that come with each version of the card are not disclosed by the issuer, and may differ from the complete set offered by Visa. The basic Platinum package includes features like emergency card replacement and cash advances, travel and emergency assistance, an auto rental collision damage waiver, and an extended warranty for purchases.
The Visa Signature package comes with everything in the Platinum, as well as access to the Visa Signature Concierge service to get help with most non-emergency needs, exclusive invitations to food, sports, and travel events, and a roadside dispatch service to send help when you need it (cardholder must pay all third-party costs involved).
|Annual Fee||Intro APR for Balance Transfers||Regular APR||Regular Balance Transfer APR||Cash Advance APR||Foreign Transaction Fee|
|$0||0% for 15 billing cycles||15.99%, 20.99% or 25.99% Variable||15.99%, 20.99% or 25.99% Variable||26.24% Variable||None|
|Penalty APR||Late Fee||Returned Payment Fee|
|None||Up to $39||Up to $39|
If you use Priceline often at all, you’ll be able to use this card to save yourself some money. It’s only worth using with Priceline, and, while it’s unfortunate that you can’t get the 5 points for cruise bookings or certain other expenses, it still amounts to a 5% discount for eligible purchases. This can make a substantial difference for expensive travel arrangements, as long as you can find what you’re looking for with Priceline.
The lack of an annual fee means you don’t have to worry about the card if you don’t end up using it as much as you’d hoped: you won’t have to pay for it as long as you pay off your balance every month. It might be a good idea to book travel with this card, but the 3% foreign transaction fee and lack of EMV technology means it won’t be very useful for making purchases outside of the country.
This review was not endorsed or approved by Priceline or its affiliates.
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