|Chase IHG® Rewards Club Traveler Credit Card||65K: 60K after $2K spend in 3 months + 5K for adding authorized user|
The Chase IHG Traveler card offers 5X points at IHG; 2X gas, grocery, and restaurant; and 1X everywhere else. But, since points tend to be worth much less than 1 cent each, I don’t recommend using this card for spend. This card comes with the following benefits:
- Fourth night free on award stays
- 20% discount on points purchases
- Gold status with $10K spend in a calendar year
Those benefits are pretty weak. Most people would be better off paying $60 more for the IHG Rewards Premier card since it comes with an annual free night at hotels that cost up to 40K points and Platinum status without a spend requirement. This card is really only worth it for the signup bonus.
|Card / Notes||Bonus / Annual Fee|
| Chase IHG® Rewards Club Traveler Credit Card|
Earning rate: 5X IHG; 2X gas, grocery, and restaurants.
Big spend bonus:
Gold status with $10K spend in a calendar year
-Fourth night free on award stays;
-20% discount on points purchases
|65K: 60K after $2K spend in 3 months + 5K for adding authorized user
$29 annual fee
FM Mini Review: Might be worthwhile for the signup bonus, but otherwise it probably makes more sense to pay $60 more for the annual free night that comes with the Premier.
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