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Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Home Trust Visa Credit Card

Very few cards boasting no foreign-transaction fees are available in Canada To us, that is an important perk. I saved a lot of money with my Amazon Canada card offered through JP Morgan/Chase. You see, during our winters overseas, we generally do most shopping on a card to save on ATM withdrawals. Also the bonus, cashback rewards add up more quickly when everyday transactions are included.

New Card
I got a pack of RFID proximity blocking covers. I'll still be able
to tap my wallet for my transit card and not get double billed.

However, JP Morgan / Chase recently pulled out of the credit card business in Canada. I got plenty of notification that my old account was going to disappear in March. I liked that Amazon Visa card, even though I'd not had it long. Now, during trips down I5, we will get dinged an extra 2.5% or 3% on US transactions.

So, I checked to see what else I could find. Getting this card took a while as I applied for it from Cambodia. I guess they have been overwhelmed because other, ex-Amazon holders were also applying to Home Trust. I got a PIN in the mail last week, and our cards arrived today. We'll see my opinions over time.


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