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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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PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature card review

PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature card

3.1 rating

With an affordable APR and some of the best rewards you can get on gas and grocery purchases, the PenFed Platinum Rewards card is a great card for heavy-spending families.

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PenFed Pathfinder Rewards American Express card review

PenFed Pathfinder Rewards American Express card

3.1 rating

For no annual fee, the PenFed Pathfinder card offers a decent sign-up bonus and a high rewards rate on travel purchases

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United TravelBank card from Chase review

United TravelBank card from Chase

2.5 rating

Though the United TravelBank card offers a good rewards rate for no annual fee, a traditional cash back card would probably be a better choice. This offer is no longer available.

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BBVA Compass Select credit card review

BBVA Compass Select credit card

2.4 rating

One of our least favorite rewards credit cards, the BBVA Compass Select credit card charges a surprisingly high three figure annual fee in exchange for mediocre rewards and limited benefits.

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USAA Rewards Visa Signature Card review

USAA Rewards Visa Signature Card

2.4 rating

The rewards on the Rewards Visa Signature Card are paltry, but military personnel may enjoy the card’s military and travel benefits.

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TD First Class Visa Signature credit card review

TD First Class Visa Signature credit card

2.3 rating

The TD First Class Visa Signature card offers an accessible sign-up bonus and triple points on dining and travel, but its below-average rewards rate makes it hard to justify the high annual fee.

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Navy Federal More Rewards American Express card review

Navy Federal More Rewards American Express card

3.5 rating

With no annual fee, triple points on supermarket and gas station purchases and a handsome sign-up bonus, the brand-new Navy Federal More Rewards American Express card is an especially good deal for families and business travelers.

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Expedia+ Card from Citi review

Expedia+ Card from Citi

2.2 rating

Fans of discount travel sites would probably be better served by a general rewards card in lieu of the Expedia+ Card, due to its low rewards rate and litany of restrictions on redeeming rewards points. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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Cathay Pacific Visa Signature card review

Cathay Pacific Visa Signature card

2.2 rating

Cardholders seeking to earn Asia Miles are probably better off skipping the Asia Pacific Visa Signature card and sticking with a general rewards card that allows point transfer to the Asia Miles program.

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Navy Federal Credit Union Go Rewards credit card review

Navy Federal Credit Union Go Rewards credit card

2.4 rating

One of the best rewards cards available for on-the-go cardholders who plan to carry a balance, the NFCU Go Rewards card offers a solid spending bonus on gas and restaurant purchases and a reasonably priced APR.

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PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature credit card review

PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature credit card

2.9 rating

A flat 2 percent rate on travel rewards and flexible redemption options make the PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature card another good option for netting a large number of rewards points for airfare.

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American Express Green Card review

American Express Green Card

2.1 rating

One of the original travel rewards credit cards, the American Express Green card currently isn’t up to par on its rewards and benefits.

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