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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AT&T Access Card from Citi review

AT&T Access Card from Citi

2.6 rating

The AT&T Access Card from Citi is an easy way for current AT&T customers to earn points on their monthly phone, cable and internet payments. For others, it won’t be nearly as useful.

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Citi Prestige® Card review

Citi Prestige® Card

4 rating

Though the updates to the newly relaunched Citi Prestige card are a mixed bag, the card is still a strong choice for a luxury travel card.

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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 to take full advantage you’ll need to consider purchasing 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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LATAM Visa Signature Card review

LATAM Visa Signature Card

2.6 rating

The LATAM Visa Signature Card isn’t as generous as some of its competitors; but for cardholders who travel frequently to South America, it offers some modest bonuses on airfare and a smattering of benefits, including an annual 20 percent discount on LATAM purchases and three discounted upgrades per year.

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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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Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard review

Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard

4.1 rating

With the highest general rewards rate on the market, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard offers a winning combination of value, flexibility and valuable travel perks. This offer is no longer available on our site. 

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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. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature credit card review

PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature credit card

3.5 rating

A flat 2 percent rate on travel rewards and flexible redemption options make the PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature card another good option for netting a large number of rewards points for airfare.

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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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Costco Anywhere Visa® Card by Citi review

Costco Anywhere Visa® Card by Citi

2.5 rating

The Costco Anywhere Visa excels as a card for Costco and gas purchases, though you’ll have to contend with an annual membership fee for Costco and only redeeming your cash back once a year.

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