Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
Earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards® or 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs.
The Fidelity American Express credit card has long been a simple way to get basic 2% rewards on everything you buy with no annual fee. You can use the rewards for cash in your Fidelity account or to book travel.
For much of the year it’s been available with a 5,000 point bonus worth $50 when you spend $500 within the first 60 days you hold the card.
A simple $50 sounds kind of boring.
But in the realm of no fee rewards this is the grey lady of cards.
Sometimes you need just straight 2% rewards you can use on anything, and want a card from a different bank than you’re dealing with now.
This Fidelity card is handled by FIA Card Services on the back end, which is part of Bank of America.
It’s hard to argue with no fee.
But there are some downsides:
Fidelity can get away offering generous rewards like this because it’s hoping once your rewards are in a Fidelity account you’ll feel more comfortable using Fidelity for bigger things like your retirement savings.
They’ve told the New York Times recently the rewards will definitely be around for well over a year. But the special 5,000 point sign on might not stick around, so if you’re thinking about this card get it with a deal while you can.
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