|By Marketwired .||
|January 27, 2014 07:59 PM EST||
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/14 -- Today, Creditnet.com announced their ranking of the best rewards credit cards of 2014. Rewards credit cards allow consumers to earn various points and freebies on their purchases. From cash back to airline miles to hotel rewards to entertainment offers, rewards credit cards are a great incentive to shop and can help save consumers a lot of money.
In creating their ranking of the best rewards credit cards, Creditnet took into account several rewards factors, including cash back, airline miles, gas rebates, hotel rewards, and loyalty programs. They also looked at overall credit card benefits, such as introductory offers, interest rates, balance transfer terms, and customer reviews. According to their findings, here are the top rewards credit cards of 2014:
American Express Blue Cash Preferred's great cash back program offers up to 6% cash back on up to $6000 per year in purchases made at US supermarkets, 3% cash back at US gas stations and select US department stores, and 1% cash back on other purchases. Consumers can also earn a $100 statement credit after they make $1000 in purchases within the first 3 months. In addition, cardholders get one year of Amazon Prime membership when they meet the spending requirement in the same time period. Furthermore, there is 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months. American Express Blue Cash Preferred is the best offer out there for gas and groceries, and as a result, Creditnet's top pick for rewards credit cards.
The Discover it card has a generous cash back program with 5% cash back on up to $1500 in rotating categories (currently restaurants and movies) and 1% cash back on all other purchases. The Discover it with $150 cash back takes this card one step further by giving cardmembers the opportunity to earn $150 cash back after they make $750 in purchases within the first 3 months. Discover has no annual fees, overlimit fees, or foreign transaction fees, and they offer a specialized Cashback Concierge service available anytime to help you make the most out of your rewards. With Discover it with $150 Cash Back's excellent cash back offers and customer service, it is one of the best rewards cards on the market today.
With the Starwood Preferred Guest Card from American Express, cardholders can earn free hotel nights and free flights. For each dollar spent, members earn one point for the Preferred Guest program of Starwood Hotels, which include Westin, Sheraton, and several other brands. Furthermore, cardholders can earn up to 25,000 bonus points: 10,000 after their first purchase and another $15,000 after they spend $5000 within the first 6 months of cardmembership. There are no limits on the number of points cardholders can earn, and there is no annual fee for the first year. Starwood Preferred Guest Card from American Express' great hotel and travel rewards rounds off Creditnet's list of top rewards credit cards.
These credit cards are the best rewards credit cards of 2014. For consumers who would like more information about rewards credit cards, or credit cards in general, access Creditnet here: http://www.creditnet.com/credit-cards/Reward/General_Rewards
Creditnet is an authority credit card comparison site that offers innovative comparison tools to help users find the best credit card for their needs. In addition, the Creditnet Credit Talk Forum is a community of over 100,000 members that discuss credit cards, credit, debt, and credit repair daily.
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