No Annual Fee card reviews

No Annual Fee Credit Cards - Reviews

We've taken a look at a wide variety of no-annual-fee cards, comparing and rating them based on the value of their rewards, ease of redemption, and perks and features. Whether you are looking for a cash back, airline, hotel or general rewards card, our reviews are designed to help you uncover the best values you can get with no fee.

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United TravelBank card from Chase review

United TravelBank card from Chase

2.7 rating

Though the United TravelBank card offers a good rewards rate for no annual fee, a traditional cash back card would probably be a better choice. This offer is no longer available.

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The Ultimate Cash Back card from Santander Bank review

The Ultimate Cash Back card from Santander Bank

2.5 rating

With a run-of-the-mill earning scheme and sign-up bonus, plus limited redemption options, the rewards program on the Santander Ultimate Cash Back Mastercard is far from impressive.

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Sears MasterCard review

Sears MasterCard

2.7 rating

The Sears Shop your Way MasterCard offers an exceptionally high 5-percent rewards rate on your gas purchases, making it one of the most rewarding gas cards — if you don’t mind spending your rewards at Sears or Kmart. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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U.S. Bank Cash 365 American Express Card review

U.S. Bank Cash 365 American Express Card

2.6 rating

In a market crowded with cash back cards that earn a flat 1.5 percent rate, there’s not much to recommend the U.S. Bank Cash 365 card over its competitors.

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RBFCU CashBack Rewards card review

RBFCU CashBack Rewards card

3.9 rating

Customers of RBFCU can’t do much better than this highly rewarding cash back card, though it’s only available in Texas.

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First National Bank American Express card review

First National Bank American Express card

2.6 rating

The First National Bank American Express card offers a high rewards rate on all your spending and a fair sign-up bonus, but the standout feature is the card’s ease of use: Your cash back is automatically credited to your statement whenever you earn $25.

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GM BuyPower card from Capital One review

GM BuyPower card from Capital One

3 rating

Few cards can beat the 2 percent rewards rate on Capital One’s GM BuyPower card, but the rewards only apply to the purchase of a new car. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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Chase Amazon.com Rewards Visa card review

Chase Amazon.com Rewards Visa card

2.6 rating

For cardholders who don’t want to pay the fee for an Amazon Prime membership, the regular Amazon Rewards Visa card offers one of the highest rewards rates on Amazon.com purchases as well as a pretty good rewards rate on gas, restaurant and drugstore purchases.

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Regions Prestige Visa Signature credit card review

Regions Prestige Visa Signature credit card

2.4 rating

There’s not much to recommend this low-earning rewards card besides a few small bonuses for signing up for Regions Bank services.

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HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard credit card review

HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard credit card

3.7 rating

Less well-known than other 1.5 percent cash back cards from bigger banks, the HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard stands out from its competitors with a solid 10 percent anniversary bonus that can substantially boost cardholders’ earnings.

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Blue from American Express card review

Blue from American Express card

2.5 rating

If you’re looking for a no-frills rewards credit card with brand-name recognition, the Blue from American Express card could be an easy way to get your feet wet. Update this offer is no longer available on our site. 

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Citizens Bank Cash Back Plus World MasterCard review

Citizens Bank Cash Back Plus World MasterCard

2.6 rating

The Citizens Bank Cash Back Plus World MasterCard offers straightforward earnings and above-average cash rewards, making it a good choice for the casual rewards card user.

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