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Bank of America® Travel Rewards credit card - 25,000 Bonus Points Offer

 

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  • Rewards Rate Earn 1.5 points per $1 spent on all purchases
  • Bonus Points 25,000 online bonus points if you make at least $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days of account opening
  • Flexible Redemption Redeem points for a statement credit to pay for flights on any airline
  • Annual Fee $0
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  • Card Brand Visa®

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 800-775-8735
  • Earn unlimited 1.5 points per $1 spent on all purchases, with no annual fee and no foreign transaction fees and your points don't expire 
  • NEW OFFER: 25,000 online bonus points if you make at least $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days of account opening - that can be a $250 statement credit toward travel purchases 
  • Use your card to book your trip how and where you want – you’re not limited to specific websites with blackout dates or restrictions 
  • Redeem points for a statement credit to pay for flights, hotels, vacation packages, cruises, rental cars, or baggage fees 
  • Comes with chip technology for enhanced security and protection at chip-enabled terminals 
  • 0% Introductory APR for 12 billing cycles for purchases, then 16.74% - 24.74% Variable APR 
  • Get an additional 10% customer points bonus on every purchase when you have an active Bank of America® checking or savings account 
  • If you’re a Preferred Rewards client, you can increase that bonus to 25% - 75%

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Discover it® Miles

 

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  • Bonus Miles We'll match all the Miles you've earned at the end of your first year.*
  • Rewards Rate 1.5 Miles per $1 Spent*
  • Redeeming is Easy Redeem your Miles as a statement credit towards travel purchases*
  • Annual Fee $0
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  • Card Brand Discover

Highlights

  • INTRO OFFER: Discover will match ALL the Miles you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically. For example, if you earn 30,000 Miles, you get 60,000 Miles. 
  • Earn unlimited 1.5x Miles for every dollar spent on all purchases all with no annual fee.
  • No Blackout Dates - fly any airline, stay at any hotel. 
  • Redeem your Miles as a statement credit towards travel purchases. 
  • Freeze your account in seconds with an on/off switch either on the mobile app or website to prevent new purchases, cash advances, and balance transfers. 
  • Get your free Credit Scorecard with your FICO® Credit Score, number of recent inquiries and more. 
  • Receive FREE Social Security number alerts-Discover will monitor thousands of risky websites when you sign up. 
  • No Annual Fee
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Citi ThankYou® Premier Card

 

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  • Rewards Rate Earn 3X Points on Travel, Including Gas Stations, Earn 2X Points on Dining Out & Entertainment, Earn 1X Points on All Other Purchases
  • Sign Up Bonus Earn 60,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Extra Perks No Foreign Transaction Fees*
  • Annual Fee $95, waived for first 12 months*
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  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 60,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Earn 3X Points on Travel, Including Gas Stations
  • Earn 2X Points on Dining Out & Entertainment
  • Earn 1X Points on All Other Purchases
  • 60,000 Points are redeemable for $750 in airfare on any airline, anytime with no blackout dates when booked through the ThankYou® Travel Center, or $600 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com
  • No expiration and no limit to the amount of points you can earn with this card
  • Points Transfer allows you to transfer points to participating airline loyalty programs
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases*

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Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Bonus Miles One-time bonus of 50,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $500 in travel
  • Rewards Rate 2 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • Hotel Bonus Rewards Earn unlimited 10x miles on hotels when you pay with your Venture card at hotels.com/venture
  • Annual Fee $0 intro for first year; $95 after that
  • Credit Needed

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  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 50,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $500 in travel
  • Earn 2X miles on every purchase, every day. Plus earn 10X miles on thousands of hotels; learn more at hotels.com/venture
  • Named 'The Best Travel Card' by CNBC, 2018
  • Receive up to $100 application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime; no blackout dates
  • Miles won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how many you can earn
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year; $95 after that

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

 

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  • Bonus Rewards 50,000 bonus points
  • Rewards Rate 2X points on travel and dining
  • Redeeming Points 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Annual Fee $0 Intro for the First Year, then $95
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  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® named a 'Best Travel Credit Card' by MONEY® Magazine, 2016-2017
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel.
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards

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Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Bonus Miles 20,000 miles with minimum spending requirement
  • Rewards Rate 1.25 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • No Limits or Restrictions Flexible Redemption, No Miles Cap, & Miles won't expire for the life of the account
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed

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  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 20,000 miles once you spend $1,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $200 in travel
  • Earn 1.25X miles on every purchase, every day and pay no annual fee. Plus earn 10X miles on thousands of hotels; learn more at hotels.com/venture
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • Enjoy a low intro APR on purchases for 12 months; 13.74%-23.74% variable APR after that
  • Travel when you want with no blackout dates
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Miles won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how many you can earn

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Wells Fargo Propel American Express® Card

 

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  • Sign Up Bonus Earn 30K bonus points when you spend $3,000 in purchases in the first 3 months – that’s a $300 cash redemption value
  • Bonus Rewards Earn 3X points for eating out & ordering in, 3X points for gas stations, rideshares & transit, 3X points for travel including flights, hotels, homestays and car rentals.
  • Rewards Rate Earn 1X points on other purchases
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed

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  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • New! Earn 30K bonus points when you spend $3,000 in purchases in the first 3 months – that’s a $300 cash redemption value
  • Earn 3X points for eating out and ordering in
  • Earn 3X points for gas stations, rideshares and transit
  • Earn 3X points for travel including flights, hotels, homestays and car rentals
  • Earn 1X points on other purchases
  • $0 annual fee
  • 0% intro APR for 12 months on purchases and balance transfers, then a 14.24%-26.74% variable APR; balance transfer fees apply
  • Select "Apply Now" to learn more about the product features, terms, and conditions

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Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard®

 

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  • Sign Up Bonus Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $2,500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
  • Bonus Rewards First checked bag free on domestic itineraries & preferred boarding
  • Rewards Rate Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases*
  • Annual Fee $99, waived for first 12 months*
  • Credit Needed

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  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $2,500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening* 
  • New: Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at gas stations* 
  • New: Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at restaurants* 
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases* 
  • New: Earn a $100 American Airlines Flight Discount after you spend $20,000 or more in purchases during your cardmembership year and renew your card* 
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees* 
  • First checked bag is free on domestic American Airlines itineraries for you and up to four companions traveling with you on the same reservation*
  • Enjoy preferred boarding on American Airlines flights* 
  • Receive 25% savings on inflight food and beverage purchases when you use your card on American Airlines flights*

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By: | Oct 13, 2017

I use my travel points for travel within the U.S. to visit family and friends. Southwest Airlines works best for me and although they do have an annual fee they return the fee to you in air miles. Also, you are allowed 2 checked bags and 2 carry on including your personal item such as purse or computer etc. Very important to me as I am usually traveling with gifts. It is very easy to make a reservation.

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By: | Sep 30, 2017

This information is worth looking at.

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By: | Sep 29, 2017

This depends on how you are flying. We have the Citi American Airlines card and it is very useful since we generally fly AA to Europe. Costs us 100,000 point to fly roundtrip from LAX to anywhere in Europe although in May it took me to Tel Aviv. These points get you a business class seat which is very important going all the way to Europe. We are happy with our Citi AA card.

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By: Kaarlo Kalervo | Oct 18, 2017

We also have the Citi American Airlines card. In the spring we cruise to Copenhagen then fly back to Miami business class. We have always found a couple of seats through the One World Partnership.

By: Winnie Martin | Nov 14, 2017

I LOVE my Citi AA card. I take my kids to Europe every other year for just the taxes!

Picture of Desiree Raymond

By: | Sep 16, 2017

We fly our kids multiple times a year spending roughly $4000 on flights yearly. .. ouch! Looking for a card that earns miles fast, earns miles on every purchase everywhere including paying monthly bills. And can be redeemed on any airline with no blackout dates and on passengers other then myself.

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By: | Sep 14, 2017

Are the payment of bills (water, electric, etc) considered purchases when paying by credit card?

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By: CompareCards | Sep 15, 2017

If the company allows you to pay your bills with a credit card, it will most likely show up as a "purchase" on your credit card statement.

By: Betty Hoy | Nov 14, 2017

Yes, and sometimes in some counties you can pay your property taxes with credit card also. We use Citi Bank (American airlines) ourselves, but thinking about the Capital One Venture, since you earn double the miles!

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By: | Aug 28, 2017

Good deals for big spenders!

Picture of Crystal Rauch

By: | Aug 16, 2017

if I want a credit card that I can just earn points to redeem for vacation purposes only, which card would be best? I do not travel daily , weekly, or monthly. it would be like a summer thing or a special occasion.

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By: CompareCards | Aug 25, 2017

It sounds like the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card or the Barclaycard Arrival® Plus World Elite Mastercard® would both be great options for you. Each of these cards comes with a generous rewards rate and very flexible travel rewards programs that allow you to redeem your miles for virtually any travel purchase.

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By: | Aug 7, 2017

I have been satisfied with American Express Sky Miles card.

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By: | Aug 3, 2017

This maybe the one you're looking for!

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By: | Jul 21, 2017

Which card has no foreign transaction fees?

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By: CompareCards | Jul 28, 2017

Check out our page for credit cards with no foreign transaction fees to see all the best options!

By: Soso David | Aug 22, 2017

Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express No foreign transaction fees & free in-room internet access*

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Choose the best travel credit card

Those who travel by air – plus anyone who would like to be able to fly by getting free or discounted airfares by using their credit cards – are perfect candidates for airline credit cards. These are essentially awards or reward credit cards that let the cardholder rack up airline miles, points, or similar value which can then be converted into a free ticket to fly to a favorite destination.

The best airline credit cards will often provide special features and amenities in addition to the free miles that are especially tailored to the needs and preferences of air travelers. Other travel rewards include free tickets for a fellow passenger, preferential rates on hotels and rental cars, double rewards points for dining, entertaining, and coupons that provide access to airline VIP lounges inside airports.

Most airline credit cards have interest rates comparable to other credit cards, but many charge an annual fee that might range anywhere from $49-$125. You should examine the pros and cons of each card, comparing their benefits and features against their fees to calculate which one is the best fit and offers the most flexibility at the best price. Be sure to keep in mind that while some of these cards let you transfer your points or accumulated rewards to any airline, others restrict you to one or two specific air carriers. Your free miles might have a "catch" to them. Choose a flexible card that lets you apply your awards to any air carrier or one that will help you earn airline miles and perks on the flight that you use most of the time for personal travel or for business rewards.

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