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- Joined: Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:42 am
- Location: Durham NC
You should get the capital one venture. I love mine. With your level of spending you will get the initial bonus (i think its 1,000 in 3 months) and that gives you 25,000 miles... thats 250 just to start.
I hate to correct someone but whoever said you should get the venture ONE card might be wrong. If your spending 1,000 a month... you want the venture card. It gives you 2x the points, however there is a 60 dollar annual fee.
With the venture one you would get 12,000 points at the end of the year, = 120 dollars, + no annual fee
With the venture you would get 24,000 points at the end of the year = 240 dollars, - 60 dollar fee = 180 dollars.
Thats before you even consider the extra 250 bucks worth of points you'll get in the first few months.
I think the venture card is underrated... when you look at the other cards that offer 2% rewards on hotels, airfare... venture gives you 2% on everything! And more on certain items... For instance on the rewards site there was a promotion where you got an additional 10 points per dollar on dinner at Red Robin (order over $25) so when i went to dinner there, i spend 25 bucks and got 300 points...
Similar promotions for walmart online (+1 point per dollar)
subway in-store (+5 points per dollar)
TONS of others. mostly online but a good amount of in-store.
Venture card is great if you work it.
just my .02