If you’re a frequent traveler and like to use Travelocity to book your hotels, flights and vacation packages, then this joint card from Barclaycard and American Express might be the card for you.
- Quick 5,000 bonus points. Cardholders receive 5,000 bonus points after making just one purchase.
- Quick additional 5,000 bonus points. Cardholders earn an additional 5,000 bonus points after they make $1,000 in purchases in the first three months they have the card.
- Earn three points per dollar on Travelocity purchases. Cardholders earn three points per dollar spent on purchases at Travelocity.com, including hotels, flights and vacation packages.
- Earn one point per dollar spent on all other purchases. Cardholders earn one point for each dollar spent on all other purchases. Points can be redeemed as statement credits.
- No annual fee. There’s no annual fee to use the card.
- No introductory offers. The card doesn’t offer a 0 percent introductory APR period on balance transfers or purchases. This isn’t a huge deal if you pay your balance off each month.
- Travelocity-only focus. If you’re not a big Travelocity customer, the points aren’t as generous as you can find with another card.
- Foreign transaction fee. You would think that a travel credit card wouldn’t have a foreign transaction fee, but this one does. It’s 3 percent.
Get it if: You have excellent credit and book a lot of travel accommodations and flights through Travelocity.
Forget it if: You don’t have excellent credit and you don’t use Travelocity.
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