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Rewards Credit Cards - Reviews

Credit card rewards come in many forms -- from miles to cash back to points -- that can redeemed for a variety of goodies. Some cards offer large sign-up bonuses, others offer extra earnings on bonus categories. Some cards charge annual fees. All these differences can make it difficult to compare.

We've created a rating system to cut through the complicated details and compare cards on a similar basis. Our ratings take into account the estimated value of their rewards, the ease of redeeming rewards and special perks and benefits.

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Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card review

Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card

4.8 rating

The Capital One Savor card offers one of the best cash back rates on dining and entertainment purchases combined, but it’s not the best option for some cardholders due to its $95 annual fee.

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Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card

4.5 rating

The Hilton Honors Aspire card — though laden with great hotel perks — is probably too pricey for the average rewards cardholder.

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Discover it® Balance Transfer review

Discover it® Balance Transfer

4.5 rating

A good value for cardholders who need to transfer a balance, but don’t want to give up earning new rewards, the Discover it Balance Transfer card pairs a generous balance transfer promotion with a solid first year bonus.

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The World of Hyatt Credit Card review

The World of Hyatt Credit Card

4.4 rating

The World of Hyatt Credit Card from Chase offers an outstanding amount of value for frequent travelers: New cardholders are awarded ample points on a variety of travel purchases, including airfare and restaurant purchases.

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Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card

4.3 rating

A good value for Hilton hotel fans, the Honors Surpass card makes it easy to quickly earn free night’s stays by offering a substantial introductory bonus and an ample point bonus on U.S. gas station, restaurant, supermarket and hotel purchases. (Terms apply)

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Navy Federal Credit Union Cash Rewards Card review

Navy Federal Credit Union Cash Rewards Card

4.3 rating

With a low APR and up to 1.5 percent cash back on every purchase, this modest credit union card is a great choice for cardholders who plan to carry a balance and want low-maintenance rewards at an affordable price.

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Capital One Venture Rewards credit card review

Capital One Venture Rewards credit card

4.2 rating

This is a flexible rewards card with a high rewards rate and valuable perks for frequent travelers. 

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AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard review

AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard

4.2 rating

The AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard is an excellent means for collecting bonus AAdvantage miles. It offers up a 50,000-mile bonus for simply paying the annual fee and making one qualifying purchase.

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Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express review

Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

4.5 rating

High-rolling customers of Delta Airlines will be well-served by the Platinum Delta SkyMiles card’s elite benefits, though the card is probably beyond the means of most cardholders. This offer is no longer available.

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Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card review

Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card

4.2 rating

One of our favorite travel cards, this premium hotel card was tailor made for fans of luxury hotel stays: for just $75 a year, it offers some of the generous rewards available on hotel stays and regular purchases as well as some the industry’s best bonuses.

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Alliant Visa Signature Card review

Alliant Visa Signature Card

4.1 rating

With unlimited 2.5-percent cash back on all purchases, the Alliant Visa Signature Card is made for those who want to put all of their credit card spend onto one card.

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Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard review

Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard

4.1 rating

The AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard from Citi is worth getting due to its generous sign-up bonus and numerous perks. 

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