We all know the standard rewards
a good credit card can provide: discounts on gas and groceries, free hotel
stays, free flights (or upgrades and companion tickets) and good ol' cash
But if you take the time to
peruse the merchandise and packages your
rewards points can get you, you may be
surprised at the bounty you're missing out on -- from kitschy to luxurious to
Here's a taste of what your
points and miles can buy:
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