Best Credit Cards for Vacation Rentals October 2022 – Forbes Advisor

For a mid-tier card to earn vacation rental rewards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is the preferred choice. This credit card is a smart choice for those planning to travel abroad as it does not charge foreign transaction fees.

Awards: Earn 5 points per dollar on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®, 3 points per dollar on dining, select streaming services and online grocery purchases (excludes Walmart, Target and wholesale clubs) , 2 points per dollar on all other travel purchases and 1 point per dollar on all other purchases.

Welcome offer: Earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

Annual fees: $95

Other advantages and disadvantages: The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card also offers a 10% annual bonus on all points earned during a cardholder year and a $50 annual credit on hotel stays booked through Chase Travel. With this card, Chase Ultimate Rewards® points can be redeemed for 25% more value through Chase Travel or eligible Pay Yourself Back categories at 1.25 cents per point. Ultimate Rewards points can also be transferred to partners like United and Hyatt at a 1:1 ratio.

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card offers a multitude of protections for your travels. Cardholders will receive trip delay, interruption and cancellation coverage, as well as lost baggage assistance and delayed baggage coverage. Cardholders will also see extended warranty and purchase protection extended to qualifying purchases.