Amazon Credit Card: Are the Benefits Worth It?

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Online retailer Amazon offers two credit cards to help earn you rewards for your purchases. We’ll discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each card, and discuss whether alternative cards offer better deals for qualified applicants.

If you’re looking for just about any item in the known universe, chances are Amazon has it. And it’s no surprise that Amazon now offers its own retailer credit cards in the form of Amazon Rewards Visa Signature and Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature cards. However, the question is: Are they worth signing up for? Or, are there better credit card alternatives out there? Let’s take a look at each cards’ benefits and program basics, as well of the drawbacks that may influence your decision-making.

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Amazon’s Price Match Policy

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If you want it, Amazon’s probably got it. Amazon is one of the largest online retailers worldwide, with a staggering selection of goods—anything from clothing to hot sauce to drones. In addition to their expansive inventory and handy Amazon Prime service, did you know the Amazon price match policy may help you save money on goods that you’ve purchased in the past and on goods that you may be considering buying?

Simply put, if you’re able to find an identical item at lower price elsewhere, you may be able to receive the item at the lowest verified price at Amazon. Best of all, you can get it with Amazon’s super-fast delivery service, as well as the comfort of knowing that you won’t be ordering from an unscrupulous online seller.

Unfortunately, Amazon has been scaling back its price-match policy recently. Instead leaving it to savvy consumers to fight for the lowest prices. Is there still an option to get low prices at Amazon?

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