Rewards card reviews

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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Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card review

Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card

3.9 rating

Though Marriott rewards points are a bit inflated, the new Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card is a good value, offering up to three free night awards in the first year along with many other benefits. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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Delta Reserve credit card from American Express review

Delta Reserve credit card from American Express

4.4 rating

The Delta Reserve card offers a great rewards value thanks to its free annual companion pass; but you can get the same benefit with the Platinum Delta card, for a lower annual fee.

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Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card review

Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card

3.9 rating

The Wells Fargo Propel card is one of the best no-fee travel cards on the market, thanks to its 3x point bonus.

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card review

Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card

3.9 rating

The Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Plus card is a great card for both Southwest Airlines fanatics and the more casual rewards card user, due to its generous sign-up bonus and many options for domestic travel.

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card review

Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card

3.9 rating

If you frequently fly Southwest, it’s worth upgrading to this high value airline card, despite its $99 annual fee: It offers one of the best sign-up bonuses on the market and its rewards points are worth substantially more than the average credit card rewards point.

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Frontier Airlines World Mastercard review

Frontier Airlines World Mastercard

3.9 rating

Despite its high APR and moderately priced annual fee, this budget airline card offers a tremendous amount of value for domestic travelers – especially if cardholders spend enough each year to qualify for the card’s $100 airline voucher.

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Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express review

Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

3.9 rating

Gold Delta Skymiles points are worth more than the average credit card rewards point, making this airline card’s rewards program an attractive choice for cardholders who want to quickly earn a free flight on a major carrier.

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Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card review

Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card

3.4 rating

With a decent sign-up bonus, unlimited 1.5 percent cash back offer on every purchase and few restrictions on redemption, the Quicksilver Cash Rewards card offers a fair amount of value; but it doesn’t offer nearly as much cash back as other cards.

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American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp Mastercard review

American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp Mastercard

3.8 rating

For American Airlines flyers who are looking for an introduction to AAdvantage miles, the MileUp card is a good deal – it lets you earn bonus miles on grocery purchases.

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Wells Fargo Visa Signature credit card review

Wells Fargo Visa Signature credit card

3.7 rating

The Wells Fargo Visa Signature card offers more value than meets the eye thanks to its 50 percent bonus on airfare redemptions.

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Citi Premier Card review

Citi Premier Card

3.8 rating

The Citi Premier card offers a generous travel rewards program, but its meager airline transfer options limit its appeal.

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Alliant Visa Signature Card review

Alliant Visa Signature Card

3.7 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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