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Interested in a credit card that offers you great rewards? Look no more! Below you will find a detailed explanation of our favorite credit cards. If after reading you still have questions simply leave a comment below or use our Contact Us form.

Airline Cards:

1. American Airlines (Citi® Platinum Select®/AAdvantage® World MasterCard® Card):

  • 35,000 AAdvantage miles after $1,500 in spending within your first 3 months of card membership
  • Redeem AAdvantage miles on oneworld partners, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages.
  • Group 1 boarding on American operated flights and Zone 2 on US Airways operated flights
  • Free checked bags (for up to 4 people in your reservation)- $50 in savings on a round trip ticket per person
  • 25% savings on eligible in-flight purchases aboard American Airlines and US Airways flights
  • 2 miles per dollar on eligible AA.com and USAirways.com purchases, 1 mile per dollar on everyday purchases
  • Earn 10% back on miles redeemed up to 10,000 AAdvantage miles per calendar year
  • Reduced mileage award – book award flights for 5,000-7,500 fewer miles
  • Fee: $95USD/year, waived for the first year

2. Delta Airlines (Gold Delta Skymiles Credit card from American Express):

  • 50,000 Delta Skymiles after $2,000 in spending within your first 3 months of card membership
  • $50 statement credit if you make a Delta flight purchase within your first 3 months of card membership
  • Redeem Delta Skymiles for travel on Skyteam partners, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages
  • Priority boarding
  • Free checked bags (for up to 9 people in your reservation) – $50 in savings  on a round trip ticket per person
  • 20% savings on eligible in-flight purchases
  • $50-100 in statement credit* on your first airline ticket on Delta.com
  • 2 miles per dollar on eligible Delta.com purchases, 1 mile per dollar on everyday purchases
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Fee: $95USD/year, waived for the first year

3. United Airlines (United MileagePlus® VISA Explorer Card from Chase):

  • 30,000 United miles after $1,000 in spending within your first 3 months of card membership
  • Redeem United miles for travel Star Alliance partners, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages
  • Priority boarding
  • Free checked bags – up to $50-100 in savings on a round trip ticket per person
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 2 United Club passes per year (one time use each)
  • 2 United miles per dollar on eligible United.com purchases, 1 mile per dollar on everyday purchases
  • Fee: $95USD/year, waived for the first year

4. Southwest Airlines (Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card from Chase):

  • 25,000 Southwest points after $1,000 in spending within your first 3 months of card membership
  • 2 points per dollar on eligible Southwest and AirTran purchases (directly with the airline), 2 points per dollar on eligible RapidRewards hotel and car rental partners purchases and 1 point per dollar on everyday purchases
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 6,000 bonus points after your card member anniversary
  • Get to A-List faster (1,500 tier points for every $10,000 in purchases, up to 15,000 tier points per calendar year)
  • Fee: $99USD/year

5. JetBlue Airways (JetBlue Card from American Express):

  • 20,000 TrueBlue points after $1,000 in spending within your first 3 months of card membership
  • Earn up to 8 TrueBlue points per dollar on eligible purchases made with the airline (6 points per dollar spent on flights and getaway packages on jetblue.com and 2 points per dollar for using your card).
  • 1 TrueBlue point per dollar on every day purchases.
  • Receive a statement credit for 50% off select in-flight purchases such as movies, cocktails and meals when using your card.
  • $50 statement credit each year you purchase a getaway package.
  • Fee: $40USD/year

6. British Airways (British Airways Visa Credit Card from Chase):

  • 50,000 bonus Avios after after $2,000 in spending within your first 3 months of card membership
  • Redeem Avios on American Airlines flights and other oneworld partners
  • 2.5 Avios for ever $1 spent on British Airways purchases and 1.25 Avios for every $1 spent on every day purchases
  • Travel together ticket after $30,000 in spending per calendar year
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Fee: $95USD/year

Hotel Cards:

1. Hilton HHonors (Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card):

  • 40,000 bonus points after you make $1,000 in purchases within your first 4 months of card membership
  • Complimentary Silver HHonors elite status
  • Fast track to Gold HHonors elite status after 4 stays within your first 3 months of card membership
  • 6 points for every $1 spent on Hilton hotels
  • 3 points for every $1 spent at grocery stores, gas stations and supermarkets
  • 2 points for every $1 spent on every day purchases
  • No annual fee

2. Marriott (Marriott Rewards Premier Visa Card):

  • 50,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 within your first 3 months of card membership
  • 1 free night at a 1-4 category Marriott hotel after credit approval
  • 5 points for every $1 spent at over 3,600 Marriott location
  • 2 points for every $1 spent on airline tickets purchased directly from the airline, car rental agencies and restaurants1 point for every day purchases
  • 1 elite credit for every $3,000 spent
  • 15 elite credits towards your next membership level after approval and every year after account anniversary
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Fee: $85 USD/year, waived for the first year.

3. Starwood Hotels & Resorts (Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card):

  • 25,000 bonus points after your first purchase and 15,000 after you spend $5,000 within your first 6 months of card membership
  • Earn up to 5 points per $1 spent on Starwood Hotel & Resorts reservations
  • 1 point per every $1 spent on everyday purchases
  • Redeem Starwood points for free flights
  • Fee: $65USD/year

4. Hyatt Hotels & Resorts (Hyatt Credit Card from Chase)

  • Receive 2 FREE NIGHTS after spending $1,000 within the first 3 months with the Hyatt Credit Card
  • 3 points for every $1 spent at all Hyatt properties with your Hyatt Credit Card, 2 points for every $1 spent at restaurants, on airline tickets purchased directly from the airline and at car rental agencies, 1 point for every $1 spent anywhere else you use your card.
  • Complimentary Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum elite status
  • Free 1 night stay at any category 1-4 property
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $75 annual fee

Cards NOT recommended:

1. Spirit Airlines credit card from Bank of America.

 

*NOTE: We do NOT make a commission or get any compensation from your application or approval. These recommendations are made in good faith.

Last UpdatedJuly 5, 2015  – If you notice that information on this page is outdated please contact us so that we may update it.

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