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Capital One Venture Review: Good if you’ve given up on airline miles

Pros

Double miles on everything. No confusion about categories – just simple 2x miles on all your purchases.

Use your miles for any travel purchase. Just buy it with your card, then use your miles later to erase some or all of it. Even if it’s only $1.

Cons

Annual fee. It’s waived the first year, but after that it’s $59.

Can’t mix with airline miles. These miles can’t be mixed and combined with the airline miles you might have already earned from flying.

Overall Rating
4/5 Stars   
Key Features
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on every purchase
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • No blackout dates or seat restrictions
  • New accounts get a $0 intro annual fee for
  • the first year; plus earn 40,000 bonus miles
  • No foreign transaction fees
 

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Partner Offer

50,000 bonus points

Intro Offer

$0 introductory annual fee, then $95

Annual Fee

$0

Foreign Transaction Fee Waived

Yes

Points Can Transfer to Airline Miles ?

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4 thoughts on Capital One Venture Review: Good if you’ve given up on airline miles

    1. MileCards.com

      @Bonnie – With the Capital One card you just pay for tickets using your card on any site – the airline, a travel agency, whatever you want, just like you’re using cash. So the ticket isn’t any different than one you pay in cash.

      When the ticket charge appears on your credit card statement, you then use points to remove the charge from your statement, so the airline has no idea you’ve paid yourself back with points.

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    1. MileCards.com

      @Timaney – Just pay for it with your card. Then login to your Capital One account and use your miles to request statement credit for the ticket.

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