Travel

 Finding the right credit card can be tough. We’ve listed what we believe to be the best credit cards in seven different categories, for each of four different credit profiles – excellent, good, fair/average, and poor.
Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card
  • Earn 40,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
  • 3,000 points every year on your Cardmember anniversary, Earn 2 points for every $1 you spend on Southwest Airlines® purchases.Earn 1 point for every $1 you spend on all other purchases.
  • Unlimited reward seats with no blackout dates or seat restrictions,Bags fly free,No change fees.
  • You can use your points towards Southwest destinations in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
Cashback
Annual Fee
Regular APR
Credit Score
N/A
$69
15.99% - 22.99% variable APR
640 - 850
Citi American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp™ Card
  • Earn 10,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles and receive a $50 statement credit after making $500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.
  • Discover the world while earning AAdvantage® miles using the AAdvantage MileUpSM Mastercard®. Redeem your AAdvantage® miles for flights, upgrades to First Class, car rentals, hotel stays or vacation packages.
  • 25% savings on inflight purchases of drinks and snacks when you use your card on American Airlines flights.
Cashback
Annual Fee
Regular APR
Credit Score
N/A
NO
15.99% - 24.99% variable APR
640 - 850
Citi® AAdvantage® Platinum Select®
  • Earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after spending $2,500 within the first 3 months of account opening.
  • After you spend $20,000 or more in purchases during your card year and renew your card.
  • $125 American Airlines flight discount,Earn 2X AAdvantage® miles.
  • First checked bag free,No foreign transaction fees.
  • Annual Fee: $99, fee waived for the first 12 months.
Cashback
Annual Fee
Regular APR
Credit Score
N/A
N/A
15.99% - 24.99% variable APR
700 - 850
Discover it® Miles - Travel Credit Card
  • Earn unlimited 1.5x Miles for every dollar spent on all purchases – from airfare and hotels to groceries and online shopping. Your rewards never expire.
  • At the end of your first year, we'll match all the Miles you've earned, automatically. For example, 35,000 Miles turns into 70,000 Miles. That's $700 towards travel. The more you earn, the more we'll match.
  • Easily redeem Miles as a statement credit for travel purchases. Or get cash.
Cashback
Annual Fee
Regular APR
Credit Score
N/A
N/A
11.99% to 22.99% variable APR
700 - 850
Chase Sapphire Preferred® credit card
  • after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.Same page link to Offer Details That's $750 toward travel when redeemed through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Earn 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants- from airfare and hotels to fine dining and cafés.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards.
Cashback
Annual Fee
Regular APR
Credit Score
N/A
$95
15.99%–22.99% variable APR
700 - 850
Chase Sapphire Reserve® Credit Card
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points After you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
  • Get 50% more value when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards.
  • 3X Points on Travel Worldwide, immediately after earning your $300 annual travel credit.
  • Automatically receive up to $300 in statement credits as reimbursement for travel purchases charged to your card each account anniversary year.
Cashback
Annual Fee
Regular APR
Credit Score
N/A
$95
16.99% - 23.99% variable APR
700 - 850