The kinds of merchandise available through the CURewards credit card program include housewares, jewelry, accessories, electronics and cameras, according to Vantage Credit Union. Cardholders can also redeem outdoor equipment and travel awards, such as cruises, vacation packages, car rental certificates, hotel certificates and flights.
World MasterCard and Platinum Rewards MasterCard users automatically join the CURewards program when they receive their credit cards, notes Vantage Credit Union. They earn 1.5 points for each dollar spent on credit card purchases and accumulate points for up to five years. The minimum number of points necessary to redeem rewards is 2,500 points. To redeem points, cardholders should click Merchandise Award Selection on the CURewards Center website and add their chosen merchandise items to their shopping carts. Final redemption steps involve clicking Proceed to Checkout and selecting Transmit Order.