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You Can Get a Discount on Infatuation EEEEEATSCON Tickets With Your Credit Card

July 09, 2019
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You Can Get a Discount on Infatuation EEEEEATSCON Tickets With Your Credit Card
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If you love to eat, The Infatuation's EEEEEATSCON food festival might just be the best day of the year.

For the second year in a row, the restaurant recommendation site and community is hosting this year's EEEEEATSCON in New York City (the first three were in Santa Monica) on Oct. 5 and 6 at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens. Esteemed Nashville fried chicken joint Hattie B's is the so-called "headliner" with supporting acts from a soon-to-be-announced Shake Shack collaboration, Tokyo Record Bar (think: music and izakaya), the brand-new Crown Shy and so many more. Yes, we're hungry just thinking about it.

Tickets go on sale today, Tuesday, July 9, and if you have an American Express credit card, you'll be able to get tickets for just $15 plus fees. If you don't have one, they're double the price. So, yes, it quite literally pays to have an Amex here. Your ticket is your entrance into the festival, although you'll still have to pay for all the food your heart desires once inside. Last year, there was also a small "Amex Gold" lounge with free water bottles and donuts, although details for the 2019 edition are still being worked out.

If you don't have an Amex, we put together a handy guide to help you find your "ruby slipper," and let's not forget about the cherry on top: The Gold Card in Limited Edition Rose Gold is back — but only until July 17. With it, you'll earn 40,000 Membership Rewards points* after spending $2,000 in your first 3 months of having the card. That's about $800 when redeemed for travel, according to TPG's most recent valuations. Not to mention that's in addition to the 4x points you'll get on dining at restaurants and at US supermarkets (up to $25,000; then 1x) — so if your life revolves around where you're eating (guilty), those points are going to add up really quickly.

American Express has really been growing its footprint in the food space, especially with its recent acquisition of the restaurant-booking service Resy. Translation: You're missing out on valuable dining perks if you don't have one in your wallet.

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Pros

  • This card has no foreign transaction fees and earns up to 10 points per dollar on travel purchases through the Credit One Bank travel partner site.

Cons

  • While cardholders can earn a significant amount of points on travel purchases, there isn't any way to redeem points from the Wander Card for maximum value (beyond 1 cent per point).
  • Earn 10,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on eligible purchases in the first 90 days and redeem for a $100 statement credit, gift cards, or travel
  • Earn 10x points on eligible hotels and car rentals booked through the Credit One Bank travel site
  • Earn 5x points on eligible travel, dining, and gas
  • Earn 1x points on all other purchases
  • Redeem your reward points for statement credits, gift cards, merchandise, flights, hotels, and more
  • With $0 Fraud Liability, you won’t be responsible for unauthorized charges
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Apply for Credit One Bank Wander® Card
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Best for earning alternative rewards for travel purchases
TPG Editor‘s Rating
Card Rating is based on the opinion of TPG‘s editors and is not influenced by the card issuer.
3 / 5
Go to review

Rewards Rate

10XEarn 10x points on eligible hotels and car rentals booked through the Credit One Bank travel partner site
5XEarn 5x points on eligible travel, dining, and gas
1XEarn 1x points on all other purchases
  • Intro Offer
    Earn 10,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on eligible purchases in the first 90 days and redeem for a $100 statement credit, gift cards, or travel

    Earn 10,000 Bonus Points
  • Annual Fee

    $95
  • Recommended Credit
    Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

    Fair/Good

Why We Chose It

The revamped Wander Card from Credit One Bank earns cardmembers up to 10 points per dollar spent on eligible travel purchases. With no foreign transaction fees, the card is also great for international travel. However, points earned from this card can only be used at a fixed value, so it may not be the best option for those striving to get maximum value from their rewards.

Pros

  • This card has no foreign transaction fees and earns up to 10 points per dollar on travel purchases through the Credit One Bank travel partner site.

Cons

  • While cardholders can earn a significant amount of points on travel purchases, there isn't any way to redeem points from the Wander Card for maximum value (beyond 1 cent per point).
  • Earn 10,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on eligible purchases in the first 90 days and redeem for a $100 statement credit, gift cards, or travel
  • Earn 10x points on eligible hotels and car rentals booked through the Credit One Bank travel site
  • Earn 5x points on eligible travel, dining, and gas
  • Earn 1x points on all other purchases
  • Redeem your reward points for statement credits, gift cards, merchandise, flights, hotels, and more
  • With $0 Fraud Liability, you won’t be responsible for unauthorized charges
  • Free Online Credit Score and Credit Report summary, terms apply
  • If you are a Covered Borrower under the Military Lending Act, you may get a different offer
  • See Rates & Fees