August Best card offers

August Best Card Offers

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This post is not an exhaustive list, but includes limited time offers that I think are noteworthy this month. I always include best offers available in these links, even if I don’t earn a commission from it.

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    Citi Premier – 80,000 points

    Citi Premier Offer
    Citi Premier®: Limited time 80,000 point offer

    Ideas for how to use the points:


    Capital One Venture – 75,000 miles

    Capital One Venture card
    Capital One® Venture Rewards – Limited time 75,000 mile offer
    • $95 annual fee
    • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
    • Miles can be redeemed to erase any travel purchase. 50,000 miles = $500
    • Can be transferred to a variety of partners like Jet Blue, Wyndham, Avianca, Turkish Airways and more
    • Also worth considering the Venture X which has more benefits and the same offer.

    Ideas for how to use the points

    Same uses as Venture X miles, too!

    IHG Premier – 140,000 points + free night

    IHG® One Rewards Premier Credit Card – 140,000 points
    • $99 annual fee
    • Earn 140,000 bonus points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening
    • Reward Night after each account anniversary year at eligible IHG hotels worldwide (worth 40,000 points)
    • 4th night free when you redeem points for any stay of 4 or more nights
    • Earn up to 26 points total per $1 spent when you stay at an IHG hotel
    • Earn 5 points per $1 spent on purchases on travel, gas stations, and restaurants. Earn 3 point per $1 spent on all other purchases
    • Platinum Elite status as long as you remain a Premier card member
    • Global Entry or TSA PreCheck Fee Credit of up to $100 every 4 years as reimbursement for the application fee charged to your card
    • $50 in United TravelBank cash each calendar year

    Ideas for how to use the points


    American Express® Gold Card – 90,000 Membership Rewards points

    American Express® Gold Card – 90,000 point offer via referral (non-affiliate link)

    (not my referral link, this is just the best offer)

    • $250 annual fee (Terms Apply | Rates and Fees)
    • Earn 90,000 Membership Rewards® after you spend $4,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership.
    • $120 total annual Uber credits ($10 per month) and $120 total annual restaurant credits (to certain restaurants, $10 per month), enrollment required
    • 4x earning at restaurants worldwide, including Takeout and Delivery in the U.S.
    • 4x earning at U.S. Supermarkets, on up to $25,000 per calendar year in purchases

    Citi® Double Cash Card – $200 cash back

    Citi® Double Cash Card
    • No annual fee
    • No bonus offer at this time

    Business card: Marriott 125,000 point offer

    American Express® Marriott Bonvoy® Business card
    • $125 annual fee (Terms Apply | Rates and Fees)
    • Earn 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
    • Provides 1 free night certificate every year on account anniversary (at a hotel up to 35k points)


    Business card: Alaska Airlines 70,000 point offer

    Bank of America Alaska Mileage Plan Business Card – (non-affiliate link)
    • $50 per company and $25 per card for business level earning plan or $0 per company and $75 per card
    • 40,000 bonus miles and companion pass from $121 after you make $4,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of opening your account
    • Get another companion pass every year
    • Free checked bag for you and six companions
    • 3x miles per $1 spent on Alaska Airlines purchases and 1x miles on all other purchases
    • No foreign transaction fees

    Business card: U.S. Bank Business Leverage®: $750 cash back

    U.S. Bank Business Leverage® Visa Signature® Card – $750 in rewards
    • $95 annual fee, waived your first year
    • Earn $750 in rewards when you spend $7,500 in 120 days
    • Earn 2 points per dollar that you spend on purchases made in your top two spending categories 

    Favorite cards with offers that rarely change

    Capital One Venture X
    Capital One® Venture X : Earn 75,000 bonus miles
    • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
    • $395 annual fee
    • $300 annual travel credit when booking through Capital One’s portal
    • 10,000 points every year on account anniversary (worth at least $100)
    • Statement credit for Global Entry or TSA Precheck
    • Easy airport lounge access for your whole family
    • Miles can be redeemed to erase any travel purchase. 75,000 miles = $750
    • Can be transferred to a variety of partners like Jet Blue, Wyndham, Avianca, Turkish Airways and more.
    • Get our downloadable checklist here so you can max your benefits

    World of Hyatt – Learn how to apply
    • $95 annual fee
    • 30,000 Bonus Points after you spend $3,000 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening
    • Provides 1 free night certificate every year on account anniversary (up to a category 4 hotel)
    • If you spend $15,000 per year on the card you will earn an additional free night certificate

    Chase Freedom Flex℠ – $200 bonus + 5x on groceries
    • $0 annual fee
    • Includes cell phone protection if you pay your bill with the card
    • Rotating categories earn 5x total points each quarter
    • Current promotional also offers 5x on groceries (up to $12,000 in first year)
    • If you have a Sapphire card, you can transfer the Freedom points to the Sapphire card to get all the airline and hotel transfer benefits! If you max out the grocery category, you will earn 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points

    Chase Ink Business Cash® – Learn how to apply – BEST EVER 90k
    • $0 annual fee
    • Earn $900 (90,000 points) after you spend $6,000 in 3 months
    • If you have a Sapphire card, you can transfer the Ink points to the Sapphire card to get all the airline and hotel transfer benefits!
    • Earn 5% cash back on the first $25,000 spent in combined purchases at office supply stores and on internet, cable and phone services eacInh account anniversary year.

    Chase Ink Business Preferred® – Learn how to apply
    • $95 annual fee
    • Earn 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points after you spend $15,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening
    • Earn 3 points per $1 on the first $150,000 spent in combined purchases on travel, shipping purchases, Internet, cable and phone services

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