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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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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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Hilton Honors American Express Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Card

3.5 rating

The Hilton Honors card offers a substantial number of bonus points for a wide array of purchases and solid perks for Hilton hotel fans; but because its points are worth significantly less than the average credit card rewards point the program isn’t quite as generous as it seems.

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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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VentureOne From Capital One review

VentureOne From Capital One

3.6 rating

The VentureOne Rewards card from Capital One offers a solid sign-up bonus and an above average rewards rate on regular purchases, but cardholders with excellent credit can get more value from other cards

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State Farm Rewards Visa review

State Farm Rewards Visa

2.1 rating

With triple the rewards for insurance payments and a modest bonus on rewards redeemed through a State Farm financial product, the State Farm Rewards Visa offers a unique incentive for State Farm customers to pay for their premiums with credit.

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