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anonymous4a
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Registered: ‎07-20-2013

What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

Hi, I only know of the Discover IT card which has no FTF and no annual fee . Are there any other similar cards ? 

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ibmrad7
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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

Capital One cards don't have FTF.

Amex Platinum

BofA Travel Rewards

CSP

United Explorer

 

Just a few, I am sure there are plenty more.


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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

I believe both Cap1 and Barclay have card products with no AF and no FTF.

IIRC, it would be one of the versions of Cap1 QS and Venture and one version of the Barclay Arrival (?).
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NotUsher
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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

Barclay No-AF Arrival also has no FTF. I think everything from Penfed is no-FTF and no-AF



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bonehead88
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Registered: ‎06-22-2013

Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

Some of the answers above are AF cards.

 

Some of the popular cards here:

All Capitol One no AF cards

Barclaycard Arrival

Discover (mostly for China)

BofA Travel Rewards

 

I'm sure there are more I'm missing.

 



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Transmogrifying_Bee
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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?


anonymous4a wrote:

Hi, I only know of the Discover IT card which has no FTF and no annual fee . Are there any other similar cards ? 


The spreadsheet referenced on the following LINK (discussing CC's with EMV chips) includes information on many cards that have no or reduced Foreign Transaction Fees:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/17837493-post1.html


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FAKO SCORES (6/14): Credit Karma (TU) 789 || Credit Sesame (EX) 801 || Credit.com (EX) 802 || Quizzle (6/14) VS3.0 EQ 812

Amex Green NPSL || Amex BCE 24K || PayPal Extras MC 15K || Chase Sapphire Visa Sig 12K || Chase Freedom Visa Sig 10K
Discover it 8.5K || Citi Diamond Preferred MC 7.9K || CapOne VentureOne Visa 3K || CapOne Quicksilver MC 3K
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Gunnar419
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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

I know CapOne has been mentioned several times. But specifically, if you're looking for a no AF, no FTF card for travel, the VentureOne might be a good one for you. Reward of 1.25 miles per dollar spent, also.

 

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sakhalin070
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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

Look into the Bank of America Travel Rewards Visa card.  No FTF, no AF, and it has smart chip technology (it's chip and sig though, not chip and pin).

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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

Best Card out there is SDFCU no FTF, a real Chip and Pin Card, and and this CU offers really low APR


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Re: What are the best no foreign transaction fee no annual fee credit cards ?

The Merrill+ card is a great visa signature card with no FTF's and no annual fee. It's worked for my travels so far!
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