Balance Transfer Credit Cards - Reviews
While zero percent introductory offers are a common feature on credit cards, not all balance transfer offers are created equal. We've sifted through the details in the fine print and rated the best cards, based on the length of their interest-free period and the cost of fees for balance transfer. We've also looked at other important features, such as penalty rates, fees and rewards programs, to help you figure out how to get the best deal on your balance transfer.
Discover it® Balance Transfer
Last reviewed: October 10, 2018
A good value for cardholders who need to transfer a balance, but don’t want to give up earning new rewards, the Discover it 18-month balance transfer card pairs a generous balance transfer promotion with a solid first year bonus.
U.S. Bank Visa Platinum Card
Last reviewed: September 27, 2018
The U.S. Bank Visa Platinum card offers cardholders with excellent credit a below average minimum interest rate and reasonable terms, including no penalty APR, and a long 20-month 0-percent introductory period.
Wells Fargo Platinum Visa card
Last reviewed: October 16, 2018
When it comes to paying down credit card debt, the Wells Fargo Platinum Visa card is one of the best cards out there. Its 18-month 0-percent intro APR and no annual fee give you the cushion you need to make progress.
Wells Fargo Visa Signature credit card
Last reviewed: April 6, 2018
The Wells Fargo Visa Signature card offers a long introductory period on balance transfers and new purchases, as well as a good travel rewards program with a generous redemption bonus on travel rewards.
Platinum Edition Visa card from First National Bank of Omaha
Last reviewed: January 19, 2018
With its long 15-month introductory period and low regular APR, this plain vanilla Visa card is a relatively low-risk choice for transferring a balance.
Capital One® Quicksilver® Card
Last reviewed: July 6, 2018
Cardholders who transfer a balance to the Capital One Quicksilver card may enjoy the card’s long 15-month 0-percent introductory period as well as its strong cash back program.
BankAmericard® Credit Card
Last reviewed: October 3, 2018
With a relatively low interest rate and a lengthy interest-free balance transfer period, the BankAmericard credit card is a good choice for cardholders with hefty balances.
Chase Slate card
Last reviewed: May 30, 2018
The Chase Slate card’s unique, no-fee introductory balance transfer offer makes it one of the most valuable balance transfer cards on the market. This offer is no longer available.
BB&T Bright card
Last reviewed: January 19, 2018
A great card for BB&T bank customers, the BB&T Bright card ranks high on our list of balance transfer cards thanks to its ultralow APR and lengthy 15-month interest-free balance transfer promotion.
Capital One SavorOne Cash Rewards Credit Card
Last reviewed: August 14, 2018
This cash back card for diners features a long 0-percent 15-month introductory APR for balance transfers and new purchases, but cardholders seeking to pay down a balance should beware of the Capital One SavorOne card’s high regular APR.
American Express Cash Magnet™ Card
Last reviewed: September 28, 2018
With a long 15-month 0-percent introductory period on balance transfers and new purchases, the American Express Cash Magnet card is a good candidate for transferring a balance as well as keeping around in the long term for its cash back rewards.
Citi ThankYou Preferred Card
Last reviewed: October 2, 2018
The Citi ThankYou Preferred card offers a fairly long 15-month introductory period on balance transfers, plus a pretty good points-based rewards program once your balance is paid off.