There’s no shortage of experts who will be quick to tell you to never pay for something like a vacation with a credit card. And, well, they’d be right – sort of.
While you should generally avoid taking on debt for your vacation, that doesn’t mean you need to skip out on using your credit card entirely. There are actually a lot of advantages to using your credit card as your payment method, so long as you’re smart about it.
For one thing, you should definitely save up the money for your vacation well before you pull out that handy piece of plastic. However, once your vacation fund is full to bursting, there’s little reason not to trust in your favorite rewards credit card.
Credit cards can mean a more rewarding trip
This is arguably the best reason to use your credit card: the rewards. If you pick the right card, using it to pay for your trip could mean you can use credit card rewards to pay for the next one.
For example, say you have a…