The Choice Privileges Visa Card is a travel rewards card that gives hotel rewards through Choice Hotels. Cardholders can receive bonus points that afford them free stays at selected hotels and they receive this without having to pay an annual fee. This fact is one that makes the card affordable to have.
|Issuer:||Barclays Bank Delaware|
|Card Category:||Consumer (Regular)|
|Card Type:||- Co-Branded Card
- Instant Decision Card
- Low Interest Credit Card
- Reward Card
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The Choice Privileges Visa Card is a travel rewards card that offers generous bonus points, has no annual fee, and gives cardholders a lot of point earning possibilities. The bonus points alone are enough to result in several free nights at any of the many Choice privileges locations. This can save a great deal of money on a trip while still being able to earn points on that trip. Cardholders are given points for using their card at any of the Choice Privileges locations, for Choice Hotels gift card purchases, and for everyday purchases. Cardholders also receive automatic Elite Gold Status. This status gives cardholders the ability to book their hotels further in advance than usual and point bonuses when points are earned for eligible stays.
The rates are also reasonable. Barclays, the card issuer, gives cardholders one of two APRs based on what the rate is for the day. The APRs are based on the market, which is based on the prime rate. The rates are considered competitive and which is received depends on creditworthiness. The balance transfer APR will be the same as the purchase APR and the cash advance APR is a single rate, but it is also based on creditworthiness. Other than this APR, there is a balance transfer fee and cash advance fee that is a minimum dollar amount or a percentage of the transaction. The card can also be used internationally where Visa is accepted, but a foreign transaction fee is charged, which is a percentage of each transaction.
|Most attractive features:||- Bonus points
- No annual fee
- Rewards program
|Least attractive features:||- No intro rates|
|Reward Types:||- Hotel Reward Cards
- Travel Reward Cards
|Rewards:||- 8,000 bonus points after your first purchase
- 24,000 bonus points after your first paid stay at a Choice Privileges® location
- 15 points per eligible $1 spent at over 4,200 Choice Privileges® locations
- 2 points per eligible $1 spent on everyday purchases
|Other Benefits:||*See terms and conditions for other benefits|
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|Introductory APR (%):||0%*|
|Introductory Period:||See Terms*|
|Regular APR (%):||15.24%, 19.99%, or 24.99%*|
|Grace Period:||23 days*|
|Minimum Finance Charge:||$2.00*|
|Late Payment Fee:||$35.00*|
|Over Limit Fee:||$0.00*|
|Transfer Fee (%):||4.00% of each balance transfer|
|Minimum BT Fee:||$10.00|
|APR on Cash Advances (%):||25.24%|
|Cash Advance Fee (%):||5.00%|
|Additional Fees||Foreign Transaction: 3% of each transaction in U.S. dollars.
Returned Payment: Up to $35
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* The information provided for Choice Privileges® Visa® Credit Card is believed to be accurate at the time of evaluation (Feb 27, 2015). We strongly advise visitors to review the terms and conditions to verify accuracy of the information posted prior to applying for the product.
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