Travel Credit Cards - Reviews
We've reviewed a variety of hotel, airline and general rewards cards to determine which cards offer the most worth. Our ratings consider not only the monetary value rewards and sign-up bonuses, but also the ease of the redemption and the total value of each card's features. Our goal is to help you find a well-rounded card that offers large earnings and lets you redeem those earnings for travel rewards and perks that are truly valuable.
Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card
Last reviewed: March 26, 2019
The Hilton Honors Aspire card — though laden with great hotel perks — is probably too pricey for the average rewards cardholder.
The World of Hyatt Credit Card
Last reviewed: May 31, 2019
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.
Capital One Venture Rewards credit card
Last reviewed: June 13, 2019
This is a flexible rewards card with a high rewards rate and valuable perks for frequent travelers.
AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard
Last reviewed: May 21, 2019
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.
Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card
Last reviewed: April 25, 2019
A good value for Hilton hotel fans, the Honors Ascend card makes it easy to quickly earn free night’s stays by offering a substantial introductory bonus and an ample point bonus on gas, restaurant, airfare and hotel purchases. (Terms apply)
Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card
Last reviewed: February 13, 2019
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.
Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard
Last reviewed: June 10, 2019
The AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard from Citi is worth getting due to its generous sign-up bonus and numerous perks. This offer is no longer available on our site.
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Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card
Last reviewed: May 16, 2019
Though Marriott rewards points are a bit inflated, the new Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card is a good value, offering a generous intro bonus along with many other benefits.
Chase Sapphire Reserve card
Last reviewed: June 10, 2019
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 $450 annual fee.
Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card
Last reviewed: February 11, 2019
For cardholders who prefer to stay at mid-tier hotels such as Country Inn and Suites or the Radisson, the Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card offers a fair amount of value, including a sizable sign-up and an above average rewards rate on regular purchases.
Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard
Last reviewed: June 7, 2019
This premium airline card offers a hefty sign-up bonus in the first year and attractive perks, such as a companion discount, but it comes with a high annual fee.