Tampa Bay Rays MLB Extra Bases Credit Card Review | CreditShout

Tampa Bay Rays MLB Extra Bases Credit Card Review

By Dan Rafter / March 15, 2011

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Verdict: You’ve been a fan since back when the team was known as the Devil Rays. Today, Tampa’s Major League team is known as the Rays, and they’re one of the best young teams in Major League baseball. To show your support for this entertaining squad, you can apply for the Tampa Bay Rays MLB Extra Bases Credit Card. The card allows you to show-off your passion for the Rays; it comes with the team logo on its front. It also gives you the opportunity to earn rewards points with every purchase that you make with it.

Overview: This card is one of 30 issued by Major League Baseball and Bank of America, one for each of baseball team in the majors. The Rays card comes complete with Tampa Bay’s logo on its front.

How This Card Works: You’ll receive rewards points with every purchase that you make with this card. Once you earn enough of these points, you can redeem them for Major League Baseball or Tampa Bay Rays merchandise, everything from autographed baseballs and authentic game jerseys to tickets to games and invitations to throw out the first pitch at upcoming Tampa games.

Travel and Shopping Benefits: Every time you make a purchase with the Tampa Bay Rays MLB Extra Bases Credit Card, you’ll earn one reward point. This is a bit of a drawback with these cards; you won’t have any opportunities to earn double or triple your rewards points. More lucrative rewards programs do give you these chances. The card, though, does come with a 0 percent introductory interest rate on all new purchases for the first 12 months after you activate your account. That’s a nice feature.

Fees: The interest rate attached to this card depends on your credit score. If it is high, you can earn a purchase interest rate as low as 12.99 percent. If your score is low, your purchase interest rate can be as high as 20.99 percent. There is no annual fee associated with this card. Cash advances cost $10 or 4 percent of the advance amount, whichever figure is higher. Returned-payment fees cost up to $25, while late-payment fees can run as high as $35.

Pros:

  • No annual fee.
  • Purchase interest rate as low as 12.99 percent.
  • Rewards points with every purchase.

Cons:

  • Rewards programs does not allow you to earn double or triple rewards with any purchase.
  • Purchase interest rate can be as high as 20.99 percent depending on your credit.
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