Travel and Airline Credit Cards

The following travel credit cards from our partners offer airline or hotel rewards. You can earn frequent flyer miles or rewards points when you travel or when you spend. The frequent flyer miles or rewards points can be redeemed for airline discounts or free nights at participating hotels. If you are a frequent flyer or travel a lot, an airline or travel credit card could help save you money.

See offers from our partners below.

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Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Earn 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening - redeemable for $500 in gift cards, $625 for airfare, or other great rewards.
  • Earn 3X ThankYou Points on Travel including Gas, 2X ThankYou Points on Dining Out and Entertainment, and 1X ThankYou Points on Other Purchases
  • ThankYou® Points are worth 25% more when redeemed for travel through thankyou.com, as compared to gift cards
  • No foreign transaction fees on purchases
  • Points do not expire and earn unlimited ThankYou Points
  • Annual Fee: $95 (fee waived for the first 12 months)
  • See complete Citi ThankYou® Premier Card details
 APPLY NOW

at Citi's
secure site

--OR--

Call Citi at
877-317-7965


Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    13.99% - 22.99%* (Variable)
    Annual
    Fee
    $95; fee waived for the first 12 months*
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
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 APPLY BY PHONE
Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.
  • Earn free nights at over 1,100 hotels and resorts in nearly 100 countries with no blackout dates.
  • Some hotels may have mandatory service and resort charges.
  • Earn up to 5 Starpoints on purchases at participating SPG hotels.
  • That's 2 Starpoints for which you may be eligible as a Card Member in addition to the 2 or 3 Starpoints for which you may be eligible as an SPG member.
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $65.
  • Terms and Limitations Apply.
  • See complete Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express details
 APPLY NOW

at American Express's
secure site

--OR--

Call American Express at
877-915-7068


Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    None
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    None
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    None
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    None
    Regular
    APR
    15.24% - 19.24% variable
    Annual
    Fee
    $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $65
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Start with 30,000 bonus miles after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months
  • Check your first bag for free - save up to $100 per roundtrip
  • Enjoy priority boarding privileges and visit the United Club with two one-time-use passes every year
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Earn double miles on tickets purchased from United, and 1 mile per $1 on all other purchases
  • Your miles don't expire as long as you're a Cardmember, with no limit to the number of miles you can earn
  • Use your miles for any seat, any time, on any United flight
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95
  • See complete United MileagePlus® Explorer Card details
 APPLY NOW

at Chase's
secure site

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    15.99% Variable
    Annual
    Fee
    $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of account opening
  • Enjoy a free night of card membership at over 4,700 hotels worldwide
  • Earn 5 points for each $1 spent at our hotels
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on purchases at gas stations, grocery stores and restaurants
  • Bonus points redeemable at hotels such as Intercontinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn®
  • Automatic platinum elite status, as long as you remain a cardmember
  • $0 introductory annual fee the first year, then $49
  • See complete IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card details
 APPLY NOW

at Chase's
secure site

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    15.99% Variable
    Annual
    Fee
    $0 introductory annual fee the first year, then $49
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

 APPLY BY PHONE
Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Earn 40,000 points after you spend $3,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
  • Up to a $200 Airline Fee Credit Annually.
  • To receive the statement credit, you need to select a qualifying airline.
  • There are no foreign transaction fees with purchases made on your Platinum Card.
  • Platinum Card Concierge is your personal resource to help secure a last minute restaurant reservation, or shop for a hard-to-find gift.
  • Terms & restrictions apply.
  • See complete The Platinum Card® from American Express details
 APPLY NOW

at American Express's
secure site

--OR--

Call American Express at
888-851-4804


Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    N/A
    Annual
    Fee
    $450
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Earn 15,000 Expedia+ bonus points after $1,000 in spend within 3 months of account opening—redeemable for $100 in hotel coupons*
  • Earn 3 Expedia+ bonus points per $1 spent on eligible Expedia purchases including flights, hotels, activities and vacation packages *
  • Earn 1 Expedia+ bonus point per $1 spent on other purchases*
  • Expedia+ silver status is complimentary for as long as you are a cardmember*
  • Earn one Elite Qualifying Hotel Night towards +gold status every $2,500 spent on your card between your January and December billing statements*
  • See complete Expedia®+ Card from Citi details
 APPLY NOW

at Citi's
secure site

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    14.99% - 22.99%* (Variable)
    Annual
    Fee
    $0
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

 APPLY BY PHONE
Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Earn 15,000 Membership Reward® points after you use your new Card to make $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 50% more points: Make 30 or more purchases with your Card in a billing period and get 50% extra points on those purchases less returns and credits. Terms and limitations apply.
  • 3x points at US supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1x); 2x points at US gas stations; 1x points on other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
  • You can use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points to pay for all or part of your flight, hotel booked and paid in advance, vacation or cruise booking through amextravel.com.
  • 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months, then a variable rate, currently 12.99% to 21.99%, based on your creditworthiness and other factors.
  • Terms and limitations apply.
  • See complete The Amex EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card from American Express details
 APPLY NOW

at American Express's
secure site

--OR--

Call American Express at
877-915-6742


Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    0%
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    15 months
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    0%
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    15 months
    Regular
    APR
    12.99%-21.99% Variable
    Annual
    Fee
    $95
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Earn 25,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account.
  • Named 2015 Freddie Award Winner for Best Loyalty Credit Card
  • New - Chip-enabled cards with 24/7 fraud monitoring
  • Points Don't Expire, No Blackout Dates, Bags Fly Free®
  • 6,000 points after your Cardmember Anniversary
  • 2 points/$1 spent on Southwest Airlines® purchases and participating Hotel and Car Rental partners
  • 1 point/$1 spent on all other purchases
  • See complete Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card details
 APPLY NOW

at Chase's
secure site

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    15.99% Variable
    Annual
    Fee
    $99
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • The fastest way to earn Marriott Rewards points towards free nights
  • Earn 50,000 Points after spending $1,000 on purchases on your first 3 months from account opening
  • Receive 1 Free Night Stay at a Category 1-5 location every year after your account anniversary date!
  • Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, thereafter $85
  • For every $1 spent, earn 5 points at 3,800 Marriott locations, 2 points on airline ticket purchases directly with airlines, at car rental agencies & restaurants and 1 point everywhere else
  • Receive 15 Elite Credits guaranteeing Silver Elite Status or better
  • No limit to how many points you can earn
  • Pay no foreign transaction fees and enjoy wider acceptance when you travel with your embedded chip card and you make purchases at chip-enabled card readers
  • See complete Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card details
 APPLY NOW

at Chase's
secure site

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    15.99% Variable
    Annual
    Fee
    $0 Intro Annual Fee for the first year, then $85
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
 APPLY ONLINE

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Get 10,000 bonus reward points after you spend $1,000 in your first 90 days as a cardholder; that's up to $200 toward no-blackout reward flights on Virgin America.
  • Earn 3 bonus reward points per $1 spent with Virgin America.
  • Earn 1 bonus reward point for every $1 spent on all other card purchases.
  • Check one free bag each for you and your plus-one on Virgin America flights.
  • Bring a friend along for the ride with $150 off a companion ticket every year.
  • Save 20% on all of your RED™ in-flight purchases, including meals, snacks, cocktails, and on-demand entertainment.
  • Book reward flights for as few as 2,500 points, and travel whenever you want with no blackout dates on Virgin America.
  • See complete Virgin America Visa Signature® Card details
 APPLY NOW

at Virgin America's
secure site

Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Purchases
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Purchases
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR
    N/A
    Balance Transfers
    Intro APR Period
    N/A
    Regular
    APR
    15.98%-24.99% (Variable)
    Annual
    Fee
    $49
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit
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