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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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JetBlue Plus card review

JetBlue Plus card

4 rating

For frequent flyers along the East coast, the JetBlue Plus card offers great value; however, international travelers and residents of the Midwest may be left out by JetBlue Airways’ limited coverage, which is focused mainly on the East and West coasts. This offer is no longer available through our site.

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Virgin America Visa Signature card review

Virgin America Visa Signature card

3.9 rating

A great value for West Coast cardholders who live near major cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles and Portland, the Virgin America Visa Signature card pairs generously priced rewards with a solid point bonus on airline purchases.

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AeroMexico Visa Signature card review

AeroMexico Visa Signature card

4 rating

A great value for large families who frequently travel to Central or South America, this inexpensive travel card offers a number of unique perks, including bonus points on gas and grocery purchases, a $99 companion certificate every year and a free fourth ticket when you buy three tickets on the same flight.

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Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card review

Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card

3.9 rating

The new Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card offers some decent hotel perks and a high rewards rate, enabling you to collect bonus points on everyday purchases.

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Citi Prestige card review

Citi Prestige card

2.4 rating

The Citi Prestige card comes with valuable travel benefits and protections, but also an unfortunately high price tag. This offer is not currently available through our site.

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Frontier Airlines World Mastercard review

Frontier Airlines World Mastercard

3.7 rating

A fantastic value for cardholders who live in the Western United States and don’t mind flying on a low cost carrier, the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard pairs a generously valued rewards program with a substantial sign-up bonus and a $100 flight voucher every year.

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Discover it Miles review

Discover it Miles

3.6 rating

By doubling cardholders’ earnings in the first year, this super flexible travel card beats nearly all of its no-fee competitors by allowing cardholders to effectively earn three miles for every dollar they spend.

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Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card review

Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card

3.7 rating

A good card for frequent travelers who prefer to lodge in comfort and style, the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card combines a substantial point bonus on restaurant, airline and car rental purchases with rich rewards for Marriott and Ritz Carlton hotel guests, including one free night’s hotel stay every year. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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United Explorer Card review

United Explorer Card

4.1 rating

Aside from its stellar sign-up bonus, the United Explorer Card offers a long list of travel perks and a fairly flexible policy on booking rewards flights.

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U.S. Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards American Express card review

U.S. Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards American Express card

3.2 rating

With the U.S. Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature card, you can net a good value in travel rewards, but you will have to navigate a restrictive rewards tier when you  redeem your FlexPoints for airfare.

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The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express review

The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express

4.2 rating

The Starwood Preferred Guest credit card isn’t just useful for fans of Marriott hotels — it’s flexible points can be redeemed for a lot of great travel options.

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Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card review

Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card

3.9 rating

Thought its options for international travel are limited, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus card is a great deal for domestic travelers and includes an excellent sign-up bonus.

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