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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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Chase Sapphire Reserve card review

Chase Sapphire Reserve card

4.5 rating

The Chase Sapphire Reserve is more than a posh luxury travel card – it’s a great value for frequent travelers, thanks to a large bonus and a very flexible $300 travel credit that covers most of the annual fee.

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Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card review

Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card

3.7 rating

This flexible travel card is a good deal for cardholders who don’t want to have to deal with a complicated rewards program.

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Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card

4.3 rating

With points that are worth less than half the value of the average card rewards point, the Hilton Honors Ascend card isn’t nearly a good deal as it seems; however, devoted Hilton hotel fans should still be able to squeeze a significant amount of value out of this hotel card.

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British Airways Visa Signature Card review

British Airways Visa Signature Card

4.1 rating

One of the most generous airline cards around, the British Airways Visa Signature Card showers international travelers with ample rewards that are worth more than twice the value of the average credit card rewards point, an enormous sign-up bonus and enviable perks, such as an annual companion certificate for heavy spenders.

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Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard review

Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard

4.3 rating

The AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard from Citi is worth getting due to its generous sign-up bonus and numerous perks.

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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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American Express Gold Card review

American Express Gold Card

4.2 rating

The American Express Gold Card is very rewarding for travel, restaurant and supermarket purchases, and comes with a bevvy of luxury travel and dining perks to boot.

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Delta Reserve credit card from American Express review

Delta Reserve credit card from American Express

4.5 rating

The Delta Reserve is the best card for status and perks on Delta Airlines, though the lower-priced Platinum card offers a better rewards value.

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Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card review

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card

4.2 rating

A good value for Alaska and Pacific Northwest residents, the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card pairs a moderate annual fee and affordable interest rate with a valuable rewards program and a strong sign-up bonus.

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Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard review

Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard

3.8 rating

In lieu of an oversized sign-up bonus, the Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard awards you generously each year for your loyalty. This offer is no longer available.

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Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card review

Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card

4.2 rating

Despite a high APR and lower than average rewards value, this hotel card is still a good pick for frequent guests of Radisson and other Carlson Rezidor hotels thanks to its unusually large spending bonus and generous sign-up offer.

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The World of Hyatt Credit Card review

The World of Hyatt Credit Card

4.4 rating

With an above average rewards value and multiple opportunities for free hotel stays, including two free nights at the Hyatt of your choice in the card’s first year, the ultragenerous World of Hyatt Credit Card earns our vote for one of the best hotel credit cards.

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