To children, credit cards seem almost magical.
That little piece of plastic is an all-access pass to a favorite movie with a spree at the concession stand beforehand and an ice cream sundae after the show.
As an adult, using a card means being responsible: stressing over bills, shopping interest rates, tracking due dates and calculating credit scores. But your plastic can still do some fun, cool stuff.
So forget the errands, the groceries and paying at the pump. Here are 9 fun things you may not have realized credit cards will do for you — and some of them are free.