The Basics of Capital One Rewards

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Credit Card Reward Programs for Travelers: An IntroductionThe Basics of American Express Membership RewardsThe Basics of Chase Ultimate RewardsThe Basics of Capital One Rewards (this post)The Basics of Marriott Rewards (coming soon)The Basics of Citi ThankYou Points (coming soon)

Today we’ll take a look at an underrated player in the points and miles world: Capital One.

Capital One offers cards desirable to travelers, including those which earn transferable points as well as cards offering

Capital One Adds 12 Airline Transfer Partners

UPDATE 12/10/18: Capital One has officially added the ability to transfer Capital One miles earned by the Capital One®Venture® Rewards Credit Card, Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card, and the Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Card to 12 different airline partners like Flying Blue, Aeroplan, Etihad, and Avianca to redeem as airline miles, instead of just 1 cent a piece. This is great news for those who hold those cards and Capital One miles as it significantly increases their value and options.