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Capital one cards?
I was talking to a friend if mine about my recent trip to Japan using miles. She said she was accruing points using her Capital One card. I haven’t heard anyone write about these. What’s the scoop?
The Scoop is is that your friend is a victim of marketing
its a fixed value card, you can’t do anything special with it. And as far as fixed value cards, you can do a lot better than capital one.
Ask your friend to realize that those are not miles. Every “mile” for Cap One is 1 cent cash value and is a marketing trick that many many have fallen for.
That’s not to say that Cap1 “miles” (points) don’t have their uses. But those are best used on domestic flights, not international premium cabin travel.