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Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card
FM Mini Review: Many no-fee cards offer better rewards, so there's no point in using this card after collecting the signup bonus.
Card Type: Visa Signature or Platinum
Earning rate: 1.25X everywhere
Noteworthy perks: ⚬ Earn 10x miles on hotels when you pay with your VentureOne card at hotels.com/venture ⚬ Redeem miles for travel at value of 1 cent per mile.
The Capital One VentureOne Rewards card earns only 1.25 miles per dollar. Miles are worth 1 cent each when redeemed for travel. In other words, this card effectively earns 1.25% in rewards. That's not very good.
Things get a little more interesting now that Capital One Miles are transferable to airline miles. Since the transfer ratio is 2 to 1.5, you can think of this card as earning your choice of 1.25% everywhere OR 0.94 airline miles everywhere. That's NOT a good earning rate, but it's worth noting.
10X for Hotels...One area in which this card shines is when booking hotels through their special link. Earn 10x miles on hotels when you pay with your Venture card at hotels.com/venture. In other words, you get the equivalent of 10% back for all hotel bookings made this way!
Bottom LineGood choice for a signup bonus, but an awful choice to use for spend with one big exception: Earning 10X miles on hotels is excellent.
Capital One Application Tips To check application status, call (800) 903-9177 or (877) 277-5901
Capital One Application Tips
To check application status, call (800) 903-9177 or (877) 277-5901
Last updated on May 30th, 2018