- Most airline credit cards earn miles on everyday purchases and include day-of-travel perks like free checked bags.
- Some airline credit cards like the United Explorer Card and the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card go even further and help members earn credit toward elite status.
- Elite boosts usually involve hitting (rather high) spending thresholds during the calendar year. In other cases, like with certain JetBlue credit cards, you can earn elite status outright through credit card spending, without any flying required.
- Using airline credit cards to secure elite status makes the most sense when you fall just short of read more >>>
Source : BusinessInsider.Com