How Credit Cards' Extended Warranty Coverage Stacks Up

Find out whether Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express provide the best coverage for your purchases.

Rewards credit cards are known for offering cardholders perks such as cash back and points that can be redeemed for airline tickets. But plenty of standard credit cards also offer benefits to cardholders, many of which consumers might not be aware. Among these little-known perks is extended warranty protection.

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor,

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.