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How do you get 50,000 points for a rewards credit card?

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As of 2016, the United MileagePlus Explorer Business and the British Airways Visa Signature cards from Chase Bank give clients 50,000 or more reward points for spending a specified amount of money using the card in the first three months of an account, according to TravelSort.com. The Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard requires $3,000 of spending in the first 90 days to get 50,000 reward points.

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The United MileagePlus Explorer Card has a benchmark of $2,000 in the first three months for the reward, states TheExplorerCard.com. United Airlines exchanges points for flights, hotels, upgrades and car rentals.

The Citi AAdvantage card’s reward points go toward American Airlines’ AAdvantage program. Participants with 7,500 points are eligible for flights within the United States, while other options for exchanging points include upgrades, hotels and car rentals, according to Aa.com.

The British Airways Visa Signature card requires $2000 of spending in three months for reward points. Members of British Airline’s Executive Club redeem earned points for reward flights, and clients pay a flat fee for taxes and carrier charges, notes CreditCards.Chase.com. Three points are earned for $1 of spending on British Airways products.

Members of the AAdvantage and the British Airways Executive Club also are eligible for OneWorld’s rewards and privileges. The tiered program’s perks include access to exclusive lounges, priority check-in and excess baggage allowances, cites OneWorld.com.

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