As your mailbox can attest, the credit card offer is back. There are lots of promises. Avoid the hype and score the best rewards.
Instead, sign up for a travel card that makes redemption easy.
Venture, from Capital One ($59 annual fee, waived first year), awards a generous two miles for every dollar you spend, and you can use your miles as cash. One mile equals 1¢. Spend $20,000 a year, and you'll end up with $400 to put toward any flight.
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