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Grocery -Amex BCP, EDP, OBC, BCE
Gas -(in order)(Freedom or Discover at thier quarters) Citi Costco (4% CB), Citi Premier (3x TU), Ink(2x UR), Amex blue (2% CB)
Clothing - Freedom during dept store quarters (5x UR), buy GC where you earn more than 1x pts (example: Saks GC at Staples using Ink for 5x pts)
Tuition - VGC purchased at Staples with Ink
Office Supplies - Ink!
Restaurant - Freedom (2016 Q3), Sapphire Preferred (especially on first Friday of month! Buy gift cards from restaurants you frequent.)
Airlines, Travel - (in order)"Amex platinum if booked directly with the airline or through amextravel.com (5x MR) Amex PRG (3x MR), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x UR), Prestige or Premier (3x TU), Sapphire Pref (2x UR)
Hotel - Ink or Sap p (2x UR), Prestige or Premier (3x TU)
Rental Car / CWD - CSP
Anything needing warranty - Amex SPG
International purchases - Any card that doesn't charge forex fee (some data on Visa vs MC vs AMEX)
Penny purchases - citi rewards+
Entertainment (Movies, Broadway shows, Concerts etc)- Citi Prestige or Premier or Forward (2x TU)
Phone,cellphone,internet - Ink (5x)

Author Topic: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*  (Read 110000 times)

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #480 on: May 20, 2019, 05:15:34 PM »
I assume you mean the rental car company.
Chase Sapphire Preferred - 2X
Chase Sapphire Reserve - 3X
Citi ThankYou Premier - 3X
Citi Dividend during 2019 Q3 - 5%
CitiBusiness ThankYou during 2019 Q3 - 3X

Sapphire Preferred is 2x in points. Arrival+ is 2.2x in cash. If I don't sell points for cash, do more points rule or less, but actual cash statement deductions rule?

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #481 on: May 20, 2019, 09:39:03 PM »
Yes, car rental company.
Above post rephrased: Is it better to get more potential value with UR points using a SP or less, but actual cash with Arr+?

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #482 on: May 22, 2019, 01:14:16 PM »

Above post rephrased: Is it better to get more potential value with UR points using a SP or less, but actual cash with Arr+?
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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #483 on: January 16, 2020, 01:05:23 PM »
Which is the best card to use for software subscriptions? Business cards are best.
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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #484 on: July 22, 2020, 10:46:02 PM »
Which card is best for paying a cable/phone/internet bill?  Consumer Plat is not an option.
What about for paying a cell phone bill? 

Are there any current offers out there for either one of these?

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #485 on: July 23, 2020, 01:57:16 AM »
Chase Ink Cash 5% internet, cable, and phone services (up to $25,000 spent annually)

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #486 on: July 27, 2020, 12:33:33 AM »
Chase Ink Cash 5% internet, cable, and phone services (up to $25,000 spent annually)
You answered the question I posted, thank you.  I know about the regular 5% Ink, but I was hoping for an Amex or Chase offer on a particular card that gives a bigger percentage off.

Same question re offers for insurance bills (if we were not targeted for that utility offer)  :(

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #487 on: July 27, 2020, 12:38:09 PM »
You answered the question I posted, thank you.  I know about the regular 5% Ink, but I was hoping for an Amex or Chase offer on a particular card that gives a bigger percentage off.

Same question re offers for insurance bills (if we were not targeted for that utility offer)  :(
Amex green card giving now $10 off monthly for wireless bills platinum cards $20 monthly. some reports of targeted offers by Chase and Discover

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #488 on: January 04, 2021, 04:55:45 PM »
which is the best card to use for flight and house rental?

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #489 on: January 05, 2021, 10:17:10 PM »
which is the best card to use for flight and house rental?

Which cards do you have? For example, Amex personal plat gives 5 x for fights booked with airlines but you may not have one.

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #490 on: February 24, 2021, 08:39:26 PM »
Need quick answer:
Using card for vacation but likely points won't matter as will be processed through 3rd party credit card processing. Which card will be most protected in case there are any issues ? I'm assuming amex but my choices are either Business platinum or personal gold card? Tia!

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #491 on: February 24, 2021, 08:49:05 PM »
Need quick answer:
Using card for vacation but likely points won't matter as will be processed through 3rd party credit card processing. Which card will be most protected in case there are any issues ? I'm assuming amex but my choices are either Business platinum or personal gold card? Tia!
CSR?

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Re: Which is the best card to use? *Master Thread*
« Reply #492 on: February 24, 2021, 08:52:22 PM »
CSR?
Don't have only sapphire preferred

And i always thought any amex> chase or others in case there are issues