Originally Posted by JasonCSU
This is true, however I still prefer using a card for benefits like cash back and miles. There is also the benefit of being able to download your credit card transactions and import them into a money management application to track your spending habits.
Cash in hand is money management on the fly
Cash back & miles is great, but what's the point of them if you can't afford being in a new country with those miles because you can't manage your cash properly.