Amazing: $2000 Credit Card Signup Bonus Transfers to 150,000 Airline Miles

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Earlier today I wrote about the news that Capital One now offers points transfers to miles from several of their cards including Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card, Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card and the Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business.

Incredibly Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business has just increased its initial bonus offer: 50,000 miles after $5,000 spend in the first 3 months and 150,000 more miles when you spend $50,000 in the first 6 months from opening your account. This card has a $0 intro annual fee for the first year; $95 after that. This is a limited-time offer.

So far they’ve announced points transfers at 2-to-1.5 to:

  • Star Alliance: Aeroplan, Avianca, EVA Air
  • SkyTeam: Aeromexico, Alitalia, Air France KLM Flying Blue
  • oneworld: Cathay Pacific, Finanir, Qantas, Qatar Airways
  • Non-alliance: Etihad, Hainan Airlines

That means your 200,000 miles would be worth $2000 — or could be transferred to your choice of 150,000 miles with any of these 12 airlines (starting next month).

In addition the Capital One® Spark® Cash for Business has a limited time offer to earn up to $2,000.

  • Earn a $500 cash bonus when you spend $5,000 in the first 3 months and of opening your account
  • Plus, earn $1,500 when you spend $50,000 in the first 6 months.

Obviously these offers are big but only work if you generate that much credit card spend over a six month period.

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  1. @Patrick, it’s a business card that he’s referencing. $8300/month for many business can be achieved relatively easily.

  2. @Patrick: why not?

    Firstly, this is a business card. Many, many businesses spend more than $100,000 a year — many spend that much a week or a month.

    Secondly, there are plenty of high net worth folks here who probably spend $100,000 on credit cards per year.

    Finally, there are alternatives. At 1.89%, you could pay the $50K in taxes and get 150,000 miles for a cost of $945.

  3. Well, it is a business card. My business is not so large, but I manage to spend over $500,000 per year on credit cards.

  4. I’m more interested in the Venture Rewards Card, which now offers 75,0000 miles after $5k spend in three months.

  5. Can you get a second venture card? I have had mine for like 5 years. Can you get the new signup bonus if you got a venture bonus in the past?

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