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Discover it® Miles

 

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  • Bonus Miles Discover will 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
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Discover

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  • UNLIMITED BONUS: Discover will match ALL the Miles you’ve earned at the end of your first year, automatically. For example, if you earn 35,000 Miles, you get 70,000 Miles. That’s $700 towards travel! The more you earn, the more you get.
  • Earn unlimited 1.5x Miles for every dollar spent on all purchases - with no annual fee.
  • No Blackout Dates. Simply pay for travel purchases like airlines, hotels, rental cars, and more with your Discover it® Miles card.
  • Miles Pay You Back. Easily redeem Miles as a statement credit for travel purchases. Or get cash.
  • 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.
  • Get an alert if we find your Social Security number on any of thousands of Dark Web sites.* Activate for free.
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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

 

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  • Bonus Rewards 60,000 bonus points
  • Rewards Rate 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases worldwide
  • Bonus Perks Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel
  • Annual Fee $95
  • Credit Needed Excellent
  • Card Brand Visa®

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel
  • Get unlimited deliveries with a $0 delivery fee and reduced service fees on orders over $12 for a minimum of one year on qualifying food purchases with DashPass, DoorDash's subscription service. Activate by 12/31/21.
  • Earn 5X points on Lyft rides through March 2022. That's 3X points in addition to the 2X points you already earn on travel.

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The Platinum Card® from American Express

 

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  • Welcome Offer 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.*
  • Airline Perks Up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees & more at one qualifying airline*
  • Travel Perks No foreign transaction fees & exclusive airport lounge access*
  • Annual Fee $550
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 866-901-8258
  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That can be up to $200 in annual Uber savings.
  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.
  • Receive complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550 with Fine Hotels & Resorts. Learn More.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
  • Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. Enrollment required.
  • $550 annual fee.
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American Express® Gold Card

 

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  • Welcome Offer 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.*
  • Rewards Rate Earn 4X points at restaurants worldwide and U.S. supermarkets on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X*
  • New Airline Fee Credit Up to $100 per year for incidentals*
  • Annual Fee $250
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points when you dine at restaurants worldwide. Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X). Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
  • Earn up to a total of $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with the Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Boxed, and participating Shake Shack locations. This can be an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
  • $100 Airline Fee Credit: up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year for incidental fees at one selected qualifying airline.
  • Choose to carry a balance with interest on eligible charges of $100 or more.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • Annual Fee is $250.
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American Express® Green Card

 

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  • Travel Benefit No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • Welcome Offer 30,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $2,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
  • Rewards Rate Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on all eligible travel, from subway swipes and window seats to hotel stays and city tours. Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points at restaurants worldwide
  • Annual Fee $150
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 30,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $2,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on all eligible travel, from subway swipes and window seats to hotel stays and city tours.
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points at restaurants worldwide.
  • Receive up to $100 per year in statement credits when you use the American Express® Green Card to pay for your CLEAR® membership at select airports and stadiums across the U.S. and Permissible Biometric Scanning Technology terms: eye scanning, irises scanning and fingerprints scanning.
  • Use the American Express® Green Card to purchase lounge access through LoungeBuddy to any of the lounges in the LoungeBuddy network — no memberships, elite statuses, or first class tickets required. Earn up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year on your LoungeBuddy purchases.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $150 Annual Fee.
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Wells Fargo Propel American Express® card

 

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  • Sign Up Bonus Earn 20,000 bonus points when you spend $1,000 in purchases in the first 3 months - that's a $200 cash redemption value
  • Bonus Rewards Earn 3X points on eating out, ordering in and popular streaming services, 3X points on gas stations, rideshares and transit, and 3X points on travel including flights, hotels, homestays and car rentals. Earn 1X points on other purchases.
  • Rewards Rate Earn 1X points on other purchases
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Earn 20,000 bonus points when you spend $1,000 in purchases in the first 3 months - that's a $200 cash redemption value
  • $0 annual fee and no foreign currency conversion fee
  • Earn 3X points on eating out and ordering in
  • Earn 3X points on travel including flights, hotels, homestays and car rentals
  • Earn 3X points on gas stations, rideshares and transit
  • Earn 3X points on popular streaming services
  • Earn 1X points on other purchases
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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 $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 at gas stations, restaurants, and on eligible American Airlines purchases
  • Annual Fee $99, waived for first 12 months
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after $2,500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at gas stations and restaurants
  • Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases
  • Earn a $125 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
  • The standard variable APR for Citi Flex Plan is 15.99% - 24.99%, based on your creditworthiness. Citi Flex Plan offers are made available at Citi's discretion.

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Picture of Paul Garduno

By: | Aug 6, 2018

Citi card can't be BEAT

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By: | Apr 15, 2018

Discover is the best of all the rest..

Picture of Mickey Kundert

By: | Apr 5, 2018

I have a Citi Costco Go Anywhere card and was confirmed by Citi customer service that there were no international transaction fees - glad to hear that!

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By: | Mar 2, 2018

I have a Capital One Venture One. You get more miles with Capital One

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By: Allison Earley | Mar 25, 2018

Is the CAPITAL ONE VENTURE ONE card widely accepted?

By: Ken Adkins | Jun 7, 2018

Yes! I used my CapitalOne Ventures to fly to Tokyo for free (from all the points I racked up) and then used it as I backpacked through Asia. Never had a single issue using it for charges or at ATM's!

By: Claudia Efthimos | Jun 25, 2018

I have one also & have racked up 95000+ miles with everyday purchases But there is an Annual Fee!

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By: | Feb 28, 2018

Chase sapphire reserve card is the best of all. triple points on travel and dining!

Picture of Carol Stepp

By: | Jan 20, 2018

I just want a card that I can buy things with in UK this summer. Not worried about airfare etc. Also want a card that has no interest for a period of time, no foreign fees and zero interest. What card do you recommend?

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By: CompareCards | Feb 4, 2018

If you're traveling aboard, it would be wise to use a credit card with no foreign transaction fees. A few options that also offer 0% intro APR include the Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card and the Bank of America® Travel Rewards credit card.

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By: | Nov 5, 2017

The Capital One Venture card has no foreign transaction fees. I do a lot of foreign travel, and found that foreign transaction fees charged by other credit cards are typically about 3%. This is a most significant benefit for people who travel overseas.

Picture of Cynthia Udani Puangco

By: | Oct 20, 2017

This is the best card that fits our need. no annual fee and your reward miles doesn't expire.

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By: Al Romero | May 4, 2018

What card do you have Cynthia?

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By: | Oct 9, 2017

I have capital one, its the best

Picture of William Lawrence

By: | Sep 18, 2017

I have capital one venture. 59.00 charge. 2 for one miles. Can use all your buys toward this. Like this much better than the no annual fee cards

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By: Dale White | Apr 29, 2018

When they say all purchases does that mean paying utility bills and even rent too?

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Travel reward credit cards give users the ability to earn free travel. There's nothing better than earning free airline tickets for your vacation or not having to pay for a hotel stay. With the right credit card, you can maximize what you earn and not have to use your cards in any specific way. For example, some credit cards with travel rewards points, allow you to earn points for any purchase you make.  You can maximize what you earn by using your card for all of your purchases during the month. Then, pay off the balance in full during the grace period. You'll earn the most you can in rewards to use towards your next trip without spending a lot on finance charges. That can add up to a significant benefit.

When selecting travel rewards credit cards, there are some things to take into consideration. You will need to consider what the earned points equate to for the offer. Some allow you to earn one or two miles or travel rewards points for each $1 you spent. You may earn more for certain purchases or by using your credit card to book your hotel stay or airline tickets. Some cards offer lucrative bonuses and even free travel that can add up to a free flight with your first few purchases. Look for hidden fees or limitations on how many miles you can earn. The best travel rewards credit cards do not have blackout dates and they allow you to fly using any airline, at any time and even offer benefits like no foreign travel fees. Low APRs and even introductory offers may be available form some of these companies as well.

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