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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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Mastercard Black Card review

Mastercard Black Card

2.2 rating

Though some may be tickled by the card’s unique luxury perks,  most travelers will find that the Mastercard Black Card doesn’t provide enough benefits or value to match its high fee.

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card review

Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card

4 rating

With an above average rewards value and a top shelf sign-up bonus, the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier card packs an impressive amount of earnings into its rewards program.

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Wyndham Rewards Visa card review

Wyndham Rewards Visa card

2.4 rating

A good value for casual travelers who prefer budget inns, such as Howard Johnson, Days Inn and Super 8, the Wyndham Rewards Visa card offers a large enough bonus on hotel purchases to attract rewards-hungry road-trippers; but the card’s below average rewards value makes it less attractive as an everyday rewards card.

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Barclay Choice Privileges Visa Signature card review

Barclay Choice Privileges Visa Signature card

3.2 rating

A great card for value hunters, the Choice Privileges Visa Signature card lets users quickly earn free hotel stays at budget hotel heavyweights such as Comfort Inn and Econo Lodge with generous bonuses and double points on everyday purchases.

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Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express review

Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

3.7 rating

The Gold Delta Skymiles card offers a fair amount of value for Delta Airlines fans and considerable perks, including one free checked bag per trip, priority seating and discounted SkyClub access.

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Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Luxury Card review

Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Luxury Card

3.4 rating

The Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Luxury card offers great perks with Marriott and SPG hotels plus your standard array of luxury travel benefits; however, if you’re looking for a go-to travel card, you can find better values.

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American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp Mastercard review

American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp Mastercard

3.1 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 purchases.

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Mastercard Titanium Card review

Mastercard Titanium Card

2.3 rating

The lowest tier card in Barclaycard’s line of luxury cards, the Mastercard Titanium Card features a merely average travel rewards program, but gives access to some unique luxury travel perks.

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Mastercard Gold Card review

Mastercard Gold Card

2.2 rating

The Mastercard Gold Card offers meager rewards earnings along with one of the priciest annual fees on the market, but elite travelers may enjoy its unique array of luxury perks.

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JetBlue card review

JetBlue card

3.3 rating

Some travelers may find the JetBlue network too limited, though the card does come with a very good rewards rate and some good travel perks, including no foreign transaction fee. This offer is no longer available through our site.

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Wyndham Rewards Visa Signature card review

Wyndham Rewards Visa Signature card

2.7 rating

The Wyndham Rewards Visa Signature card offers one of the largest budget hotel networks in the country and a substantial rewards bonus on hotel and everyday purchases; but its rewards points are worth significantly less than the average credit card rewards point, dragging down the card’s overall value.

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TD Aeroplan Visa credit card review

TD Aeroplan Visa credit card

3 rating

The TD Aeroplan Visa credit card doesn’t offer spectacular benefits to its members, but it’s the only Air Canada credit card for U.S. residents.

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