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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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Regions Prestige Visa Signature credit card review

Regions Prestige Visa Signature credit card

1.9 rating

Not only does the Regions Prestige Visa Signature credit card lack the appeal of a good rewards program, but you can’t even sign up online if you are not an existing Regions customer.

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HSBC Platinum Mastercard with rewards review

HSBC Platinum Mastercard with rewards

2.4 rating

With an anemic rewards rate and a middling APR, the HSBC Mastercard ranks near the bottom of our list of travel cards. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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Regions Visa Signature Premium credit card review

Regions Visa Signature Premium credit card

2.1 rating

For $125 a year, the Regions Visa Signature Premium card offers a 1:1 rewards rate – which can be easily found on cards with no annual fee – and minimal cardholder benefits.

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Bank of the West Premier World Mastercard review

Bank of the West Premier World Mastercard

2.2 rating

The Bank of the West Premier World Mastercard offers a lower APR and more travel-centric bonus points than the average travel rewards card, but its high annual fee and pricey redemption policy limit its appeal.

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DCU Visa Platinum Rewards credit card review

DCU Visa Platinum Rewards credit card

1.9 rating

With a stingy card rewards program and high travel booking fees, the DCU Visa Platinum card ranks near the bottom of our list of travel cards.

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Capital One Venture Rewards credit card review

Capital One Venture Rewards credit card

4.3 rating

With a double rewards rate on purchases and a generous sign-up bonus, the Venture card from Capital One is a good value for heavy spenders.

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La Quinta Returns Visa card review

La Quinta Returns Visa card

0 rating

A good card for frequent road trippers and families who prefer to travel with pets, the La Quinta Returns Visa card offers a good return on budget hotel stays and a generous sign-up bonus for moderate spenders. This offer is no longer available.

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Citi Hilton Honors Visa Signature card review

Citi Hilton Honors Visa Signature card

0 rating

A good card for the casual traveler, this Hilton Honors Visa Signature card offers a better sign-up bonus than its American Express competitor, but it doesn’t offer nearly as large a spending bonus. This offer is no longer available.

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Red Roof Inn RediCard+ Visa credit card review

Red Roof Inn RediCard+ Visa credit card

0 rating

You don’t need to earn a ton of points to earn a free night’s stay at the pet-friendly Red Roof Inn with this accessible hotel card; however, the hotel chain’s small network limits the card’s appeal. This offer is no longer available.

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Fairmont Visa Signature card review

Fairmont Visa Signature card

0 rating

An ideal card for well-heeled travelers, this upscale hotel card makes it easy to snag a luxury vacation for free by offering two complimentary nights in the card’s first year and an additional free night every year you spend at least $12,000. This offer is no longer available.

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IHG Rewards Club Select credit card from Chase review

IHG Rewards Club Select credit card from Chase

0 rating

One of our favorite hotel cards on the market, this premier credit card caters to fans of Intercontinental hotels, such as Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, with an attractive spending bonus on everyday purchases, a large sign-up bonus and at least one free night’s hotel stay each year. This offer is no longer available.

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Citi Hilton Honors Reserve card review

Citi Hilton Honors Reserve card

0 rating

Our top pick for regular Hilton hotel guests, this premium hotel card offers an outstanding number of points for hotel and airline purchases, extra points for everyday purchases and a sign-up bonus that’s worth up to two free nights at a Hilton hotel. This offer is no longer available.

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