Navy Federal launches upgraded Flagship card


Navy Federal Credit Union has launched an enhanced version of its Visa Signature Flagship Rewards card that’s perfect for travelers and commuters.

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Navy Federal Credit Union has launched an enhanced version of its Visa Signature Flagship Rewards card perfect for travelers and commuters. The upgraded card now offers a 50,000-point sign-up bonus, 3 points per dollar on all travel-related purchases – including train rides, cruises, amusement parks and ride sharing – and two points per dollar on everything else. Additionally, new cardholders will not be charged an annual fee during the first year of card membership.

The 50,000-point bonus and waived annual fee offers are available to individuals who apply by Dec. 31, 2018.

See the Flagship card’s changes at a glance:

Updated offerPrevious offer
Sign-up bonus
  • 50,000 points if you spend $4,000 in first 90 days
  • Offer ends Dec. 31, 2018
  • 30,000 points if you spend $3,000 in first 90 days
Rewards rate
  • 3 points per dollar on all travel purchases
  • 2 points per dollar on general purchases
  • 2 points per dollar on general purchases
Annual fee$0 first year, then $49$49

The NFCU Flagship card also now offers a $100 statement credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check.

NFCU Flagship Rewards card details

Along with bonus points on everything you buy, the Flagship card is offering a 50,000-point sign-up bonus if you apply by Dec. 31, 2018, and reach the required spend threshold.

Navy Federal Credit Union Visa Signature® Flagship Rewards card
Rewards rate

  • 3 points per dollar on all travel purchases
  • 2 points per dollar on all other purchases
Sign-up bonus

  • 50,000 points when you spend $4,000 in the first 90 days
  • Offer ends Dec. 31, 2018

Why use it?
Along with a valuable sign-up bonus and a 3-point bonus on all travel-related purchases, the Flagship Rewards card gives cardholders access to Visa Signature perks, including 24/7 concierge service, roadside dispatch, lost luggage reimbursement and more.

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Estimated Yearly Rewards Value ($15,900 spend)
Annual Fee

  • $49, waived first year
  • Offer ends Dec. 31, 2018

After the first year, cardholders will incur an annual fee of $49. However, the card’s yearly rewards value more than makes up for the fee: We estimate that the average person who spends $15,900 annually on food, gas, clothing and general purchases can get $465 worth of value from the card’s rewards each year.

Are you eligible?

To apply for an NFCU credit card, you must be a member of Navy Federal Credit Union, which is only open to servicemembers, veterans, DoD civilians and immediate family members of eligible individuals. Here is a detailed list of who this includes:

Service members and veteransDoD civiliansFamily members
  • Active duty members of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard
  • Army and Air National Guard
  • Delayed Entry Program (DEP)
  • DoD Officer Candidate / ROTC
  • DoD Reservists
  • Veterans, retirees and annuitants
  • DoD civilian employees
  • U.S. Government employees assigned to DoD installations
  • DoD contractors assigned to U.S. Government installations
  • DoD civilian retirees and annuitants
  • Grandparents
  • Parents
  • Spouses
  • Siblings
  • Children (including adopted and stepchildren)
  • Grandchildren
  • Household members

Should you apply now?

With its enhanced benefits and limited-time sign-up bonus, now is a great time to apply for the NFCU Flagship card. Just be sure to apply by Dec. 31, 2018, to take advantage of the 50,000-point bonus and waived annual fee.

If you are an existing NFCU Flagship cardholder, you will automatically be upgraded to the new offer on Sept. 5, 2018. You can just continue to use your current card and card number as usual, and you will receive the 3-point bonus on travel purchases and enhanced perks. You will receive a new card upon request or when your current card expires.

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