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which suiss credit card for earning miles?

Hi mates,

Would like to know which Credit Card in Switzerland should one apply if the intention is to converts to MILES?

Currently, I am a member of Krisflyer and would really like to have card related to Krisflyer program.

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Old 03.08.2010, 13:04
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Re: which suiss credit card for earning miles?

I hate to groan so I won't but after your posts yesterday and your general lack of thanks etc, I so wish that there was a button I could press to say "I read and ignored this"

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Hi mates,

Would like to know which Credit Card in Switzerland should one apply if the intention is to converts to MILES?

Currently, I am a member of Krisflyer and would really like to have card related to Krisflyer program.

Camnob
I believe you can turn Miles and More miles in to Krisflyer and vice versa (Star Alliance). I may be completely wrong about this though!

If you do want to collect Miles and More then the best credit cards are the Miles and More ones as they prevent your miles expiring.

https://www.miles-and-more-cards.ch/e/home/index.php
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Re: which suiss credit card for earning miles?

There is this:

https://www.miles-and-more-cards.ch/...ssic_cards.php

or this:

http://www.cornercard.ch/ch/html/de/...reclassic.html

I don't know any related to KrisFlyer.
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I hate to groan so I won't but after your posts yesterday and your general lack of thanks etc, I so wish that there was a button I could press to say "I read and ignored this"

So this will have to do instead
How can i press the thanks button? (I do appreciate your response, Cariarchips)
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How can i press the thanks button? (I do appreciate your response, Cariarchips)

You write "Thanks"
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I found it , thanks you everyone. A + for everyone.
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Re: which suiss credit card for earning miles?

I have the miles and more cards, but am probably quitting them. They are very useful to not let your miles expire and when I used to fly a lot for work, this made sense.

However: They are officially the most expensive credit cards in Switzerland! (There was a "Kassensturz" test on it). When you use them within Switzerland everything is fine, but a frequent flyer is very likely to use them abroad, right?

The Amex costs 4% fees when used abroad, the Master card 2%. Even the free cards at Coop or Jelmoli offer better terms.
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Re: which suiss credit card for earning miles?

Yup, same reason I will cancel them too. SBB Visa was shown to be cheapest for foreign transaction, plus related cards done by same backing company. My old Viseca card for KLM/Air France was good and they gave great service, but I don't use those airlines often.
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I have the miles and more cards, but am probably quitting them. They are very useful to not let your miles expire and when I used to fly a lot for work, this made sense.

However: They are officially the most expensive credit cards in Switzerland! (There was a "Kassensturz" test on it). When you use them within Switzerland everything is fine, but a frequent flyer is very likely to use them abroad, right?

The Amex costs 4% fees when used abroad, the Master card 2%. Even the free cards at Coop or Jelmoli offer better terms.
There's nothing stopping you have the M&M cards just to stop your miles expiring . . . use them once a month in Switzerland. The yearly fee is discounted by getting the flight voucher. Then use your choice of cheaper card for using when travelling.
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There's nothing stopping you have the M&M cards just to stop your miles expiring . . . use them once a month in Switzerland. The yearly fee is discounted by getting the flight voucher. Then use your choice of cheaper card for using when travelling.
That would be true except the voucher can only be used on flights >1000CHF which people may not do often.
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Re: which suiss credit card for earning miles?

I was looking into the corner card and found that there is no English version of the site... is this normal? i.e. for some swiss site, they do not have English version?

btw, if my main usage will be in Swiss itself, would it be better to use the miles and more instead of corner card?
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I was looking into the corner card and found that there is no English version of the site... is this normal? i.e. for some swiss site, they do not have English version?
This varies from company to company.

It seems to be that the more upmarket a company thinks they are, the more they think they'll have an international/expat clientele and therefore they'll have English. e.g. Sunrise has no English on its site, but Orange does. Anyway, it's all a bit more complex and random than that and there are old threads somewhere on the forum all about this.
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