Recommended Credit Cards

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Chase Ultimate Rewards

Chase Ink Preferred Business

  • 80,000 Points after spending $5000 in the first 3 months
  • 3X points on Travel, Shipping, Internet/Cable/Phone, & Advertising Purchases
  • $600 / Claim Cell Phone Protection & No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • $95 Annual Fee

Chase World of Hyatt

Definitely my favorite of the Chase hotel cards.  The Chase World of Hyatt card currently there is a 50,000 point bonus after spending $6000 in the first 6 months of account opening (earn 25,000 points after spending $3000 in the first 3 months, then another 25,000 points after spending a total of $6000 in 6 months).

Hyatt has one the best award charts of all the hotel chains with free night awards starting at just 5,000 points.   

This card also gives you a free night certificate (good at any category 1-4) each year when you renew.

The card's annual fee is only $95.  Learn more and apply here.

American Express Membership Rewards

American Express Platinum

  • 60,000 Points after spending $5000 in the first 3 months
  • 5X Points on Airlines
  • $200 Annual Airline Credit
  • $200/year Uber & Uber Eats Credits + $100/year Saks Fifth Avenue Credits
  • $100 application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre
  • Lounge Access
  • $550 Annual Fee

American Express Membership Rewards

American Express Blue Business Plus

  • 10,000 Points after spending $3000 in the first 3 months
  • 2X Points on ALL purchases (up to $50,000/year)
  • My favorite ‘everyday’ spending card
  • No Annual Fee

Hilton

American Express Hilton Honors Ascend

  • Up to 100,000 Bonus Points 
  • 75,000 points after spending $2000 in 3 months +
  • 25,000 additional points after spending an additional $1000 total in 6 months
  • 12X Points at Hilton; 6X Points on Dining, Supermarkets, & Gas
  • Hilton Gold Status (Free Breakfast)
  • Free Weekend Night after spending $15,000 / year
  • $95 Annual Fe

Hilton

American Express Hilton Honors Business

  • 125,000 Bonus Points after spending $3000 in 3 months
  • 12X Points at Hilton; 6X Points on Gas, Wireless, & Shipping
  • 6X Points at Restaurants, Flights, & Car Rentals
  • Hilton Gold Status (Free Breakfast)
  • Free Weekend Night after spending $15,000 / year
  • $95 Annual Fe

Starwood / Marriott

Starwood Preferred Guest Business

  • 100,000 Bonus Points after spending $5000 in 3 months
  • 6X Points at Marriott & SPG; 4X Points on Dining, Gas, Wireless, & Shipping
  • Complimentary Silver Status
  • Free Night Award each year
  • $95 Annual Fee waived the first year

Cash

Discover it Miles

  • $50 Statement Credit after first purchase in 3 months
  • $30 / year credit for inflight wifi purchases
  • 1.5X Points on all purchases
  • Discover will double miles earned the first year
  • 60,000 miles = $600
  • No Annual Fee

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