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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.  Check out the offers below from our partners.

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Alaska Airlines Visa® credit card review

Alaska Airlines Visa® credit card

4.7 rating

A good deal for budget-conscious West Coast residents who frequently fly Alaska Air, the Alaska Airlines Visa 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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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card review

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card

4.6 rating

This card offers a ton of ongoing value via its first-year and ongoing perks, but its high annual fee means it will only be viable if you spend a lot of time at Marriott hotels.

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Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card review

Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card

4.5 rating

The VentureOne card from Capital One is a good pick for cardholders who want rewards-funded travel, but don’t want to deal with blackout dates or complicated rewards schemes: In lieu of complicated bonuses, the card awards 1.25 miles on every purchase and it allows you to book your rewards-funded travel yourself from any website or travel agent you choose.

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Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card

4.4 rating

A good value for Hilton hotel fans, the Honors Surpass card makes it easy to quickly earn free nights by offering a substantial introductory offer and an ample point bonus on U.S. gas station, U.S restaurant, U.S. supermarket and Hilton hotel purchases. (Terms apply)

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Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card review

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card

4.4 rating

The Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus card is a great card for both Southwest Airlines fanatics and the more casual rewards card user, due to its generous annual bonus and many options for domestic travel.

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Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard® review

Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®

4.3 rating

This card offers a host of great airline benefits and a large sign-up bonus, but its meager ongoing rewards rate and high bonus spending requirement make it less appealing for modest spenders.

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