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Miles

For these miles credit cards, you can redeem rewards with a single airline or many airlines who have partnered with the card issuer. They are great for loyal fliers on those airlines.


Card Score

92   Great


On American Express's secure website

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Perfect card for loyal Delta customers
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.74% - 25.74% (Variable)

$95

690 to 850

1 mile

Pros
  • Good bonus offer
  • No foreign transaction fee
  • Priority boarding
Cons
  • Only gets good miles on Delta
  • Flight options often blocked off
Card Score

90   Great


On Chase's secure website

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Super card for consumers who want a good travel and rewards card - most users love it
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.74% - 23.74% (Variable)

$95

690 to 850

1 point per dollar

Pros
  • A large bonus
  • No foreign transaction fee
  • Cool factor - metal card
  • Earn more points on travel and dining at restaurants
  • Premium travel protection benefits
Cons
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, after that $95 per year
Card Score

91   Great


On American Express's secure website

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A premium travel card from Delta - only for frequent fliers
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.74% - 25.74% (Variable)

$450

720 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Complimentary Delta Sky Club® Access
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Card Score

89   Great


On American Express's secure website

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A great card if you're a Delta Frequent Flyer - kind of mediocre otherwise
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.24% - 20.24% (Variable)

$195

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • Good Delta miles
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Priority boarding
Cons
  • Points that devalue quickly
  • Really high annual fee
Card Score

87   Great


On American Express's secure website

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For frequent JetBlue flyers, a good rewards card to earn points that are easy to use
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

12.74% - 25.74% (Variable)

$0

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • No annual fee
  • 0% on Balance Transfers for 12 billing cycles
  • No foreign transaction fee
  • High rewards rate like 3 points per dollar on JetBlue purchases and 2 points per dollar at restaurants and grocery stores
Cons
  • Rewards limited to Jetblue
  • Minimum $5 fee for balance transfers
Card Score

87   Great


On Bank of America's secure website

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Fast way to get Virgin Atlantic rewards and elevated member status if you're a loyal customer
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

13.24% - 20.24% (Variable)

$90

720 to 850

1.50%

Pros
  • Travel rewards
Cons
  • Has annual fee
Card Score

81   Good


On Bank of America's secure website

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Solid card for loyal Alaska Airlines customers, otherwise just meh
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

12.99% - 19.99% (Variable)

$75

690 to 850

1 mile per dollar

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Save with a free checked bag on Alaska and Virgin America flights
Cons
  • A high annual fee of $75 for Visa Signature accounts, or $50 for Platinum Plus accounts
Card Score

81   Good


On US Bank's secure website

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Pretty good rewards if you travel very regularly with Aeromexico
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

13.99% - 23.99% (Variable)

$45

690 to 850

1 mile per dollar

Pros
  • Aeromexico Airline Rewards
  • Double Miles on Gas & Groceries
  • Buy three tickets and get the 4th free
  • Complimentary Baggage
Cons
  • Has annual fee
Card Score

81   Good


On Chase's secure website

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An average miles card for loyal United fans
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.74% - 23.74% (Variable)

$95

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • $0 foreign transaction fee
  • Decent miles if you're loyal to United
  • Good sign-up and annual bonuses
Cons
  • Cannot use with other airlines
  • Not so great hotel rewards
Card Score

80   Good


On Bank of America's secure website

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Travel specific perks like insurance, reward tickets and bonuses for Virgin America fliers
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

13.24% - 20.24% (Variable)

$49

720 to 850

1 mile per dollar

Pros
  • Travel rewards
Cons
  • Has annual fee
Card Score

79   Good


On US Bank's secure website

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I know all about the US Bank LANPASS Visa Signature Card. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

13.99% - 23.99% (Variable)

$75

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • Has travel rewards
  • No Cap on Miles Earned
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • low rewards rate
Card Score

78   Good


On Bank of America's secure website

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Decent card for Asiana miles and groceries
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

13.24% - 20.24% (Variable)

$99

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Good rewards for groceries
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Limited to Asiana
Card Score

77   Good


On Barclaycard's secure website

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Decent bonus for AAdvantage fans, but better travel cards exist
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)

$95

690 to 850

1.0%

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fees
Cons
  • Has annual fee
Card Score

77   Good


On Chase's secure website

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Weak travel card unless you are very loyal to British Airways
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.74% - 23.74% (Variable)

$95

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • $0 Foreign Transaction fee
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Most valuable for those who fly British Airways or oneWorld partners
Card Score

75   Average


On Barclaycard's secure website

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An average travel card with a decent bonus offer and balance transfer option
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.99% - 23.99% (Variable)

$89

720 to 850

2 miles

Pros
  • High rewards rate
  • 0% on Balance Transfers for 12 months (on balance transfers made within 45 days of account opening)
  • No foreign transaction fee
  • Great bonus offer
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
  • Only makes sense if you travel a lot
Card Score

74   Average


On Banco Popular's secure website

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I know all about the Banco Popular Avianca Vida. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

14.74% - 24.74% (Variable)

$59

None

N/A

Pros
  • Good for Avianca travel
  • Free baggage
  • 20,000 Bonus LifeMiles
Cons
  • Has foreign transaction fees
  • Has annual fee
Card Score

74   Average


On Barclaycard's secure website

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A weak travel card, unless you go to Hawaii a lot
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)

$89

720 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • Signup benefits
  • No foreign transaction fee
  • $100 off a companion ticket once a year
  • Discounted award flights for cardmembers
  • Complimentary one free bag checked in
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Card Score

73   Average


On Chase's secure website

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Best card for budget travelers who are loyal to Southwest
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.99% - 23.99% (Variable)

$99

720 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • Best for savvy travelers
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • rewards don't expire
  • bonus points on card member anniversary
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Card Score

73   Average


On Banco Popular's secure website

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Card with some perks if you're loyal to Avianca, but considering the high annual fee, there are better travel cards out there
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

14.74% - 24.74% (Variable)

$149

None

N/A

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Free baggage and A 50% discount on an award ticket to Central America after spending $12000 a year
  • 3 miles for Avianca purchases, 2 miles for gas trips and grocery stores
Cons
  • High annual fee
Card Score

72   Average


On Barclaycard's secure website

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A great card for European travel
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)

$89

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • 0% on balance transfers for 15 months on balance transfers made within the first 45 days of account opening
Cons
  • Has annual fee
Card Score

71   Average


On Citi's secure website

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Enjoy full benefits of an Admirals Club® membership if you're loyal to American Airlines
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.74% - 24.74% (Variable)

$450

720 to 850

1 mile per dollar

Pros
  • Signup benefits
  • Free checked baggage
  • Early boarding group
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Card Score

70   Average


On Chase's secure website

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Solid card if you're a fan of United, though not the best travel credit card
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.99% - 23.99% (Variable)

$450

690 to 850

1.50%

Pros
  • High rewards rate
  • No foreign transaction fee
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • High A P R
Card Score

70   Average


On Citi's secure website

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OK card if you're loyal to American Airlines, otherwise there are better miles cards
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

29.99% (Variable)

$0

690 to 850

1 mile per dollar

Pros
  • Signup benefits
  • Free checked baggage
  • Early boarding group
Cons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Card Score

66   Below Average


On TD Bank's secure website

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I know all about the TD Bank Aeroplan Visa Signature Card. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

14.74% - 23.74% (Variable)

$95

None

N/A

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fees
Cons
  • Has annual fee
Card Score

64   Below Average


On Barclaycard's secure website

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I know all about the Barclays Frontier Airlines World MasterCard. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed Rewards Rate

16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)

$69

690 to 850

1.00%

Pros
  • 0% on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months
Cons
  • Has annual fee
Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express
Perfect card for loyal Delta customers
Regular APR 16.74% - 25.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $95
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1 mile
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
Super card for consumers who want a good travel and rewards card - most users love it
Regular APR 16.74% - 23.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $95
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1 point per dollar
Delta Reserve® Credit Card from American Express
A premium travel card from Delta - only for frequent fliers
Regular APR 16.74% - 25.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $450
Credit Needed 720 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express
A great card if you're a Delta Frequent Flyer - kind of mediocre otherwise
Regular APR 16.24% - 20.24% (Variable)
Annual Fee $195
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
JetBlue Card
For frequent JetBlue flyers, a good rewards card to earn points that are easy to use
Regular APR 12.74% - 25.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $0
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Virgin Atlantic Black American Express® Credit Card
Fast way to get Virgin Atlantic rewards and elevated member status if you're a loyal customer
Regular APR 13.24% - 20.24% (Variable)
Annual Fee $90
Credit Needed 720 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.50%
Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® Credit Card
Solid card for loyal Alaska Airlines customers, otherwise just meh
Regular APR 12.99% - 19.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $75
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1 mile per dollar
US Bank Aeromexico Visa Signature® Card
Pretty good rewards if you travel very regularly with Aeromexico
Regular APR 13.99% - 23.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $45
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1 mile per dollar
United MileagePlus® Explorer Card
An average miles card for loyal United fans
Regular APR 16.74% - 23.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $95
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Virgin Atlantic White American Express® Credit Card
Travel specific perks like insurance, reward tickets and bonuses for Virgin America fliers
Regular APR 13.24% - 20.24% (Variable)
Annual Fee $49
Credit Needed 720 to 850
Rewards Rate 1 mile per dollar
US Bank LANPASS Visa Signature® Card
I know all about the US Bank LANPASS Visa Signature Card. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR 13.99% - 23.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $75
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Bank of AMerica® Asiana Visa® Business Card
Decent card for Asiana miles and groceries
Regular APR 13.24% - 20.24% (Variable)
Annual Fee $99
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Barclays AAdvantage® Aviator™ Red Mastercard®
Decent bonus for AAdvantage fans, but better travel cards exist
Regular APR 16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $95
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.0%
British Airways Visa Signature® card
Weak travel card unless you are very loyal to British Airways
Regular APR 16.74% - 23.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $95
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®
An average travel card with a decent bonus offer and balance transfer option
Regular APR 16.99% - 23.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $89
Credit Needed 720 to 850
Rewards Rate 2 miles
BP Visa® Credit Card
I know all about the Banco Popular Avianca Vida. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR 14.74% - 24.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $59
Credit Needed None
Rewards Rate N/A
Barclays Hawaiian Airlines®World Elite MasterCard®
A weak travel card, unless you go to Hawaii a lot
Regular APR 16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $89
Credit Needed 720 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier® Card
Best card for budget travelers who are loyal to Southwest
Regular APR 16.99% - 23.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $99
Credit Needed 720 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Avianca Vuela Visa ® Card
Card with some perks if you're loyal to Avianca, but considering the high annual fee, there are better travel cards out there
Regular APR 14.74% - 24.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $149
Credit Needed None
Rewards Rate N/A
Barclays Lufthansa Miles & More® World Elite Mastercard®
A great card for European travel
Regular APR 16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $89
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%
Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard®
Enjoy full benefits of an Admirals Club® membership if you're loyal to American Airlines
Regular APR 16.74% - 24.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $450
Credit Needed 720 to 850
Rewards Rate 1 mile per dollar
Chase United MileagePlus® Club Card
Solid card if you're a fan of United, though not the best travel credit card
Regular APR 16.99% - 23.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $450
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.50%
Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard®
OK card if you're loyal to American Airlines, otherwise there are better miles cards
Regular APR 29.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $0
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1 mile per dollar
TD Bank Aeroplan Visa Signature® Card
I know all about the TD Bank Aeroplan Visa Signature Card. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR 14.74% - 23.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee $95
Credit Needed None
Rewards Rate N/A
Barclays Frontier Airlines World MasterCard®
I know all about the Barclays Frontier Airlines World MasterCard. It's ok, but ask me for better travel cards
Regular APR 16.99% - 25.99% (Variable)
Annual Fee $69
Credit Needed 690 to 850
Rewards Rate 1.00%


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