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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.

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card review

Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card

3.7 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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Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card review

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card

3.7 rating

A good deal for budget-conscious West Coast residents who frequently fly Alaska Air, the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card pairs a generous sign up bonus and valuable rewards program with one of the lowest APRs available on a travel card.

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United Explorer Card review

United Explorer Card

3.7 rating

With a generous sign-up bonus, the United Explorer Card makes it easy to earn a free flight quickly; but you’ll have to fly United often to make up for the card’s $95 annual fee.

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Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express review

Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

3.6 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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Citi Premier Card review

Citi Premier Card

3.6 rating

The Citi Premier card offers a generous travel rewards program, but its meager airline transfer options limit its appeal. This offer is no longer available.

 

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American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card review

American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card

3.5 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 store purchases.

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Wells Fargo Propel American Express® card review

Wells Fargo Propel American Express® card

3.5 rating

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

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Blue Delta SkyMiles card from American Express review

Blue Delta SkyMiles card from American Express

3.5 rating

You can earn miles at a fairly high rate with this no-annual-fee airline card, but you can find several flexible travel cards — and even a few cash back cards — that offer more flexible and more valuable rewards.

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Best Western Rewards MasterCard review

Best Western Rewards MasterCard

3.5 rating

The Best Western Rewards MasterCard offers frequent hotel guests a decent number of bonus points on hotel stays; but its modest sign-up bonus and skimpy rewards on non-hotel purchases limit its appeal.

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Sun Country Airlines Visa Signature card review

Sun Country Airlines Visa Signature card

3.5 rating

With a low APR and generous sign-up bonus for moderate spenders, the Sun Country Airlines card is a good value for domestic travelers; but the airline’s limited flight path and restrictive redemption policy may limit its appeal.

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United MileagePlus Club Card review

United MileagePlus Club Card

4.1 rating

Cardholders who aren’t specifically looking for a United Club membership will find a plethora of rewards cards with better perks and much lower annual fees than the United MileagePlus Club Card. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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KeyBank Key2More Rewards credit card review

KeyBank Key2More Rewards credit card

3.4 rating

With an expensive balance transfer fee and a stingy 6-month introductory promotion, this overrated rewards card ranks low on our list of balance transfer cards.

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