Visa Traditional Rewards gold and platinum credit cards are eligible for a variety of rewards, such as airline travel, hotel points for complimentary nights and upgrades, museum benefits, cash back, gift cards, brand-name merchandise, and support for various organizations, schools, or charities. Customers earns points based on purchases and then the points are redeemed for rewards, states Visa.
Visa has an extensive travel reward plan that features a new partnership with CLEAR. CLEAR provides customers with the exclusive CLEARlane, allowing customers to move through airport security lines faster. Visa has also partnered with a series of luxury hotels, such as the various Waldorf Astoria hotels and resorts, the Stafford London, Turtle Bay Resort, Lumeria Maui and the Royalton. All hotels provide free in-room Internet, complimentary continental breakfast, VIP guest status, automatic room upgrade upon arrival (when available), 3 p.m. check-out (when available) and a best available rate guarantee, explains Visa.
Visa has also partnered with a group of museums to provide special savings for customers. The group includes the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Benefits include 10 to 15 percent off membership dues and 10 to 15 percent off inside participating museum stores, according to Visa.