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Bilt MasterCard rewards program updated
« on: September 22, 2021, 03:25:16 AM »
Just an FYI that they reworked the Bilt Mastercard rewards program and it's a bit more interesting now for a $0 AF and no FTF card:

  • 1X general and rent
  • 2X travel (air, hotel, car, cruise)
  • 3X dining

Plus various coverages not usually seen on free cards these days, like 6-hour flight delay compensation, $800 cellphone coverage, purchase protection.

Interesting transfer partners like AA, Hyatt, Turkish.

Not incredible, but solid for the AF-averse crowd and, of course, those of us based in Israel where $0 AF no FTF xferable points cards are rare/nonexistent.  If only it offered 1.5 or 2X base, might have even made it my daily driver and ditched the Barclays Arrival Premier.

At any rate, I pulled the trigger due to the novelty factor and good feelings about their potential to constantly improve the program as they seem to have pretty hands-on management.

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Re: Bilt MasterCard rewards program updated
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2021, 11:03:39 PM »
Just an FYI that they reworked the Bilt Mastercard rewards program and it's a bit more interesting now for a $0 AF and no FTF card:

  • 1X general and rent
  • 2X travel (air, hotel, car, cruise)
  • 3X dining

Plus various coverages not usually seen on free cards these days, like 6-hour flight delay compensation, $800 cellphone coverage, purchase protection.

Interesting transfer partners like AA, Hyatt, Turkish.

Not incredible, but solid for the AF-averse crowd and, of course, those of us based in Israel where $0 AF no FTF xferable points cards are rare/nonexistent.  If only it offered 1.5 or 2X base, might have even made it my daily driver and ditched the Barclays Arrival Premier.

At any rate, I pulled the trigger due to the novelty factor and good feelings about their potential to constantly improve the program as they seem to have pretty hands-on management.
It can sometimes be worth a small af to get a higher base cashback...

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Re: Bilt MasterCard rewards program updated
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2022, 11:45:31 AM »
Any new thoughts on this?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/is-bilt-worth-it/
https://www.biltrewards.com/card

- No AF
- No fee on rent payments (up to 50k per year) as long as you make 5 transactions (no min) a month. Rent earns one point per dollar.
- You can transfer to travel partners including AA and Hyatt, United, Turkish among others.

On the fence here. On the one hand taking up a 5/24 & a hard pull for a no sign up bonus card is tough.
On the other hand the zero fee rent plus the option to transfer to AA is compelling.

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Re: Bilt MasterCard rewards program updated
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2022, 06:47:20 PM »
Any new thoughts on this?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/is-bilt-worth-it/
https://www.biltrewards.com/card

- No AF
- No fee on rent payments (up to 50k per year) as long as you make 5 transactions (no min) a month. Rent earns one point per dollar.
- You can transfer to travel partners including AA and Hyatt, United, Turkish among others.

On the fence here. On the one hand taking up a 5/24 & a hard pull for a no sign up bonus card is tough.
On the other hand the zero fee rent plus the option to transfer to AA is compelling.

how much would you be able to spend on it annually?
i havent bec not wasting a slot for no SUB.

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Re: Bilt MasterCard rewards program updated
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2022, 09:26:17 PM »
Does the site has a sign up link for this?
If the site does not, is there anyone that can send me a link to sign up.

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Re: Bilt MasterCard rewards program updated
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2022, 10:03:56 PM »
Does the site has a sign up link for this?
If the site does not, is there anyone that can send me a link to sign up.
https://www.dansdeals.com/go/bilt/   

Thanks!
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