Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards


Travel credit cards are rewards cards that help you earn free travel, achieve elite member status with hotels and airlines, and enjoy many other travel-related perks. Every traveler has unique priorities for travel rewards, so think about what’s most important to you when choosing a travel rewards credit card.

What Are U.S. News’ Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards?

Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

Travelers can earn 2 miles per dollar on all purchases and 10 miles per dollar at through January 2020 with the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card.

Cardholders earn 50,000 miles after spending $3,000 within three months of opening an account.

There are no foreign transaction fees, and Visa Signature qualifying cardholders can take advantage of travel upgrades and savings, roadside assistance, an auto rental collision damage waiver, 24-hour travel assistance services, extended warranty coverage and emergency card replacement.

Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

The Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card offers 12 months of 0% APR financing on purchases. After that, the APR on purchases and balance transfers is 14.24% – 24.24% (Variable).

The card charges no balance transfer fee, foreign transaction fee, annual fee or penalty APR.

You can earn the card’s sign-up bonus of 20,000 miles, worth $200 in travel statement credits, after spending $1,000 within three months of opening the account.

The Platinum Card® from American Express

Cardholders of The Platinum Card from American Express can earn five points per dollar on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel, or on prepaid hotels booked on

You can earn a 60,000-point welcome offer if you spend $5,000 in the first three months of opening your account.

Cardholder benefits include $200 in annual Uber savings, a $200 airline fee credit, a $100 fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Precheck, access to more than 1,200 airport lounges, and hotel and resort benefits at participating locations, which include daily breakfast for two, late checkout, early check-in, complimentary Wi-Fi and more.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

You can earn two points per dollar on travel and dining at restaurants and one point per dollar on all other purchases with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. Points can be transferred to several travel partners at a 1-to-1 rate.

You’ll earn 60,000 bonus points, worth $750 when you redeem them for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards, when you spend $4,000 within three months of opening your account.

Cardholders get access to benefits including trip cancellation and interruption insurance, an auto rental collision damage waiver and extended warranty coverage…..Read more>>