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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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IHG® Rewards Premier Credit Card review

IHG® Rewards Premier Credit Card

4.3 rating

With a large sign-up bonus and other valuable rewards — including a rewards night each year — the IHG Rewards Premier card is packed with value.

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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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Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card review

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

4.1 rating

This is a flexible rewards card with a high rewards rate and valuable perks for frequent travelers.

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Hilton Honors American Express Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Card

4.1 rating

The Hilton Honors card offers a generous number of bonus points on hotel and everyday purchases; but because Hilton’s Honors points aren’t worth as much as the average credit card rewards point, cardholders need a larger number of points to purchase rewards-funded travel.

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Citi Premier® Card review

Citi Premier® Card

4.1 rating

The Citi Premier card offers a generous travel rewards program, but its meager airline transfer options limit its appeal.

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PenFed Pathfinder® Rewards Visa Signature® Card review

PenFed Pathfinder® Rewards Visa Signature® Card

4.1 rating

The PenFed Pathfinder Rewards Visa Signature card comes with lucrative travel credits and a rewards scheme that favors travel purchases.

 

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Bank of America® Premium Rewards® credit card review

Bank of America® Premium Rewards® credit card

4.1 rating

The Bank of America Premium Rewards credit card combines the features of a cash back card with the features of a premium travel card for a great value.

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