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The American Skiing Company and First USA are now offering The Edge Platinum Visa card at a low fixed 9.99% annual percentage rate, with no annual fee, and a credit line from $5,000 to $100,000, with bonuses especially designed for skiers.
With The Edge Platinum Visa you will earn one reward point for every dollar spent. Even better, when you use the card at any American Skiing Company-owned resort, you will receive 5 reward points for every dollar spent. For each 1,000 reward points accumulated, you will be issued a $10 Reward Certificate, which can be used toward equipment rental, ski clinics, lodging or merchandise at ASC-owned resorts. In addition, the program offers a frequent skier system whereby you earn 300 frequent skier points for every day you ski or ride all season. Once you earn 2,000 points, youll receive your next lift ticket free.

As if the rewards werent enough, First USA is also offering a free $40 fleece blanket for new cardholders using their Edge Platinum Visa card by February 1, 1999. Stay warm in the lodge between downhills.

The American Skiing Company owns Eastern resorts at Killington, Sunday River, Sugarbush, Mount Snow, Sugarloaf/USA and Attitash Bear Peak. Western resorts include Steamboat, Heavenly, and The Canyons.

Some conditions and restrictions apply.

To contact First USA, visit their Web site at, or call them on 1-800-FIRST USA.

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