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10 CREDIT CARD PERKS
YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU HAD


First crack at concert tickets
Rental car insurance coverage
Guaranteed returns
Cell phone replacement insurance
Trip cancellation coverage
Cash without an ATM
Emergency travel insurance
A low price on a car
Price protection
Roadside assistance


Think all that's in the fine print of your credit card is trouble? There may actually be some good news in there: hidden perks, from car rental collision insurance to return protection, that can save you cash.
Introduced to convince cardholders they were getting a bargain despite a hefty annual fee, many of these extra benefits fell by the wayside over time, forgotten in a sea of fine print. But hidden benefits may be seeing the light of day once again. "Over the last 20 years, we saw a dip in benefits," says Heather Loftus, vice president of Affinion, a marketing company that handles benefits for a number of credit card companies. "Now there's a renewed interest in making the consumer aware of what they have."