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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.

*All information about the Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card has been collected independently by CreditCards.com and has not been reviewed by the issuer. Capital One Savor Credit Card is no longer available through CreditCards.com.

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Chase Freedom Unlimited® review

Chase Freedom Unlimited®

4.7 rating

The Chase Freedom Unlimited card offers a good sign-up bonus and an impressive average rewards rate, including a 1.5% cash back rate on general purchases, making it a great starter card for collecting Chase Ultimate Rewards.

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Chase Sapphire Reserve® review

Chase Sapphire Reserve®

4.6 rating

The price of admission for this luxury card from J.P. Morgan Chase is steep, but its large sign-up bonus and generous travel allowance more than make up for the card’s $550 annual fee.

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Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card review

Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card

4.5 rating

The Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card offers a great rewards value thanks to its annual companion pass; but you can get the same benefit with the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, for a lower 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.

Information about the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire card has been collected independently by CreditCards.com. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

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Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card review

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

4.5 rating

High-rolling customers of Delta Airlines will be well-served by the Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card elite benefits, though the card is probably beyond the means of most cardholders.

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The Platinum Card® from American Express review

The Platinum Card® from American Express

4.5 rating

The $550 annual fee might set your head spinning, but the massive list of perks and benefits that comes with American Express’s top-of-the-line luxury card offers plenty of value. (See rates and fees)

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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.

*This page includes information about the Discover it® Balance Transfer product, which is no longer offered by Discover. The information for the Discover it® Balance Transfer has been collected independently by CreditCards.com. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer. This card is no longer available on our site. 

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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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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card review

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

4.3 rating

The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card offers a lot of value in its first year thanks to a giant introductory bonus, but – if you’re not interested in luxury perks with Marriott hotels – you can find many rewards cards that offer better ongoing value.

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American Express® Gold Card review

American Express® Gold Card

4.3 rating

The annual fee is pricey, but if you’re searching for the most rewarding card for food purchases, the American Express Gold Card may be your best option.

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