Best Student Credit Cards for College Spring Break

Discover® Student Tropical Beach CardAre your friends planning a last minute Spring Break trip, but you aren’t sure how you’re going to be able to go?

Don’t be left behind at the dorms! Traveling over spring break on some crazy adventure is a rite of passage for college students. You simply haven’t lived if you’ve never booked a flight 24 hours before your spring break starts to travel to the Gulf Coast, Mexico, or New York City.

Or maybe you’re like me and you hate flying. Instead you’re going to be piling in with four of your friends into a suddenly very inadequately sized sedan to drive to the Grand Canyon and back in four days.
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Get a Free Roundtrip Flight on Southwest Airlines with a Chase Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card

Wouldn’t it be nice to have someone else pay for the flight to your next vacation destination?

(And even better: what if that free flight was on the best airline in the country?)

You’ll get just that if you open up a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card.

It might seem to be too good to be true. A credit card company will pay for a round trip flight for you? What’s the catch? (Yes, there is a very small catch. We’ll get to that in just a second.) But the bottom line is you actually can get a free flight on Southwest Airlines after you first use your Chase Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card.

For the travel buffs (or business travelers) out there, this is a great travel rewards card.

How Does the Bonus Flight Points Work?

After you apply for the credit card and activate your account, you will qualify for the bonus points after your first purchase on the card. After that first swipe you’ll get 25,000 points applied to your account which is enough to claim two one-way flights that would normally cost you $208 each way. Those two flights will eat up 24,960 of those bonus points.

It’s really that simple.

But a free flight isn’t the only reward you will get. There are other great perks, too.

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