Top 5 Credit Cards for Your Halloween Purchases

Target REDcard

Screen Shot 2013-10-07 at 12.52.40 PMThe Target REDcard allows you to get everyday savings. Since Target already sells candy, costumes and party supplies at a discount, they can be your one-stop shop for all things Halloween this year.

Notable Features:

  • Annual Fee: $0
  • Save 5% on everything, everyday.
  • Discounts available in stores and online at
  • Shipping is always free, you never need a minimum purchase
  • 30 extra days for returns
  • Target will donate up to 1% of your purchase to a neighborhood school of your choice, grades K-12

Bank of America BankAmericard Cash Rewards

bankamericard-basic-visaThis card gives you cash back on every purchase, all of the time. When you earn two percent cash back at grocery stores, you can really rack up some savings while purchasing your Halloween needs.
The BankAmericard is currently offering a promotion -- you can receive $100 cash rewards bonus when you spend at least $500 in the first 90 days of cardmembership.

Notable Features:

  • Annual Fee: $0
  • APR: 0% for the first 12 months,12.99%-22.99% variable after
  • 2% cash back on grocery stores purchases and 3% at gas stations for the first $1,500 spent on combined grocery and gas each quarter
  • Rewards never expire
  • You can receive your cash back through direct deposit into your checking or savings account, or a as a statement credit.

US Airways Premier World MasterCard

mcPremierWorld_smIf it’s travel rewards you’re looking for this season, this is the card you’ll want to use. This card offers a Dividend Miles storefront. There, you can shop for all of your Halloween purchases at retailers like Target and Kmart online while receiving extra reward points.

Notable Features:

  • Annual fee: $89
  • APR: 15.99%-24.99% variable
  • $50 statement credit after first US Airways ticket purchase
  • 2 round-trip companion tickets, redeemable for $99 each
  • Earn up to 35,000 bonus miles on qualifying transactions.

Blue Cash Preferred from American Express

American-Express-Blue-Cash-Preferred-ReviewBlue Cash Preferred from American Express is the ultimate cash back reward card for supermarkets. This Halloween, if you you use this card, you’ll be rewarded with 6% cash back when making your grocery purchases. In fact, you receive 6% cash back on up to $6,000 per year in purchases!

Notable Features:

  • Annual fee: $75
  • 3% cash back at gas stations and select department stores
  • APR: 0% for the first 15 months, then 12.99%-21.99%
  • Earn 150 reward dollars after spending $1,000 on your card within the first three months of membership.

Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card

indexquickHere is another card that will reward you with cash back during your Halloween shopping excursion. With this card, you earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, every day. Not bad when you have to buy a candy stash and find a costume.

Notable Features (Updated 7/16/14):

  •  Annual Fee: $0
  • 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers until May 2015
  • Redeem the cash back you earn for any amount, any time
  • One-time $100 bonus after you spend $500 on purchases within the first 3 months
  • Mr. Xie Xie

    I think I prefer the Target card the most, as I’m sure they have a lot of costumes in stock. I can’t wait for everyone to hear what the fox says this Halloween!