|by Mr Credit Card|
US Airways has two versions of their business credit card. One version has no annual fee while the other one does. In this review, we will look at their features and also highlight a couple of other ways to earn US Airways Dividend Miles.
Rewards – no annual fee – The no annual fee version allows you to earn 1 mile for every $1 on US Airways purchases and 1 mile for every $2 spent on other regular purchases. New cardholders get 5,000 bonus miles when they spend $250 in the first 90 days of account opening. You can also earn up to 10,000 miles for initial balance transfers within 30 days of account opening.
Rewards – annual fee version – The version with the annual fee (which comes with an annual fee of $79) has better benefits. You can earn 2 miles for every $1 on US Airways purchases and 1 mile for every $1 spent on other regular stuff. New cardholders get 20,000 bonus miles when they spend $500 in the first 90 days of account opening and also up to 10,000 Miles for initial balance transfers within 30 days of account opening. You also get a A complimentary US Airways Club Day Pass. If you spend $25,000 for the calendar year (from Jan to Dec), you will receive 10,000 Preferred Miles (which will count towards your elite status).
Verdict – The US Airways Dividend Miles Business credit cards is obviously suited to those who fly a lot with US Airways as you can faster miles. I would suggest getting the annual fee version as you get quite a bit of bonus miles and you can also earn double miles. The most important feature being that you can earn 10,000 Preferred Miles if you spend at $25,000 in a year.
The other thing to note is that there are no fees for additional cards issued to employees. You can also earn unlimited miles.
Alternatives – Before you decide to apply for this card, you should also know that US Airways is a partner with Starwood Preferred Guest.
Starwood Preferred Guest – US Airways is also a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest program and you can exchange Starpoints for US Airways Dividend Miles in a one for one ratio (just like Membership Rewards). But Starwood also gives you an additional 5,000 bonus Dividend Miles when you transfer 20,000 Starpoints to Dividend Miles. The Starwood Preferred Guest(R) Business Credit Card from American Express OPEN is a great card to get for earning Dividend Miles as well as other frequent fliers of Starwood’s over 30 airline partners.