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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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. This offer is no longer available.

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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 60,000-mile bonus for simply paying the annual fee and making one qualifying purchase.

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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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