SOURCE: CreditCardChaser


May 23, 2014 17:01 ET

The Credit Cards With the Best Base Rewards Rates, Announced by

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2014) - Today,, a leading online authority on credit cards, announced the best base rewards rate credit cards on the market today. A base rewards rate is the amount of rewards users can earn when using the card. A lot of credit cards have rewards programs, but choosing one with a great base rewards rate can significantly increase a user's rewards. Many cards offer 2x or more points or rewards simply by using the card to make everyday purchases.

Credit Card Chaser experts took into account many factors in determining the best reward rate credit cards, including rewards programs, introductory offers, annual fees, customer reviews, and expert opinions. According to their findings, these are the best base reward rate credit cards of 2014:

Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard

The Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard offers a base rewards rate of 2 miles for all purchases. Users can also earn 40,000 miles when spending $3000 on purchases in the first 90 days. These miles do not expire, and cardholders can book the travel they want (airfare, hotel, cruises, and more). Users also get 10% miles back when redeeming for travel statement credits. There are no foreign transaction fees, and this card is equipped with Chip technology. There are also complimentary online FICO scores for all Barclaycard Arrival members.

Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard - Average Credit

The Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard - Average Credit is another excellent card to use for base rewards rate of 1 point for every dollar spent anywhere and 2 points for every dollar spent on gas, grocery, and utility purchases. There is no annual fee, and cardholders can use the points they earn like cash to pay for almost any purchases made. There are no blackout dates, redemption fees, or limits on the points they can earn. Plus, this card even reports monthly to all 3 major credit bureaus and offers complimentary FICO scores so users can rebuild their credit.

Upromise World MasterCard

The Upromise World MasterCard rounds off Credit Card Chaser's list of the best base rewards rates. Cardholders earn 1% cash back on all purchases, 2% cash back on eligible movie theater locations, 3% cash back on eligible gas purchases at Exxon or Mobil locations, and 4% cash back on thousands of participating Upromise dining restaurants. There is no annual fee, and users receive a $50 cash back bonus after the first use. They can also earn up to 10% cash back on eligible online purchases through

These are the credit cards that offer the best base rewards rates on the market today. For more information regarding rewards, or other, credit cards, access Credit Card Chaser's innovative comparison tool:

About Credit Card Chaser:

Credit Card Chaser is an authority credit card site that offers innovative comparison tools, reviews, calculators, and reports to help consumers find the best credit card for them.

Contact Information