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Travel Credit Cards

There are several kind of credit cards that can be used to redeem for free travel.

There are, of course, Airline Credit Cards, which allow you to rack up airline miles and come with perks like free checked bags and priority boarding.

There are Hotel Credit Cards which allow you to earn hotel points good for free stays and often come with perks like elite status (or credits towards elte status) and annual free nights.

Next are the four major transferable point currencies, meaning you can transfer your points to a variety of airline and hotel partners and you aren’t locked into one program that may or may not have availability when you want it:

You can see all four major bank card currencies below:

Credit Cards That Earn Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Credit Cards That Earn American Express (Amex) Membership Rewards Points

Credit Cards That Earn Capital One Miles

Credit Cards That Earn Citi ThankYou Points

And lastly, there are cards like the Venture from Capital One and the Spark Miles Business Credit Card from Capital One which let you erase travel purchases with your points and cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, and  Chase Ink Preferred with which you can transfer the points to partners or redeem inside their travel booking portal at a set rate. 

We base our ratings below on the value of the points of each card multiplied by the amount of the bonus. Pretty simple!

 

Credit Card

Bonus ValueInformation

Credit card art 1. Chase Ink Business Preferred $1,440Calculator
Credit card art 2. Business Platinum Card from American Express $1,313Calculator
Credit card art 3. United MileagePlus Explorer Business Card $1,300Calculator
Credit card art 4. Southwest Performance Business Credit Card $1,120Calculator
Credit card art 5. Chase Sapphire Preferred Card $1,080Calculator
Credit card art 6. Platinum Card from American Express $1,050Calculator
Credit card art 7. Citi Premier $960Calculator
Credit card art 8. Chase Ink Unlimited Business Credit Card $900Calculator
Credit card art 9. CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard $900Calculator
Credit card art 10. Chase Sapphire Reserve $900Calculator
Credit card art 11. Chase Ink Business Cash $900Calculator
Credit card art 12. Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Business Credit Card $840Calculator
Credit card art 13. The World of Hyatt Credit Card $800Calculator
Credit card art 14. Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard $750Calculator
Credit card art 15. Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard $750Calculator
Credit card art 16. Avianca Vuela Visa Card $720Calculator
Credit card art 17. Hilton Honors Surpass Card from American Express $650Calculator
Credit card art 18. Hilton Honors American Express Business Card $625Calculator
Credit card art 19. British Airways Visa Signature Card $625Calculator
Credit card art 20. IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card $625Calculator
Credit card art 21. American Express Gold Card $613Calculator
Credit card art 22. Venture from Capital One $600Calculator
Credit card art 23. Spark Miles Business Credit Card from Capital One $600Calculator
Credit card art 24. Southwest Rewards Plus Credit Card $560Calculator
Credit card art 25. Southwest Rewards Premier Credit Card $560Calculator
Credit card art 26. Southwest Rewards Priority Credit Card $560Calculator
Credit card art 27. Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card $525Calculator
Credit card art 28. Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card $525Calculator
Credit card art 29. United Explorer Card $520Calculator
Credit card art 30. Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card from American Express $480Calculator
Credit card art 31. Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express $480Calculator
Credit card art 32. Hilton Honors Card from American Express $450Calculator
Credit card art 33. Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express $420Calculator
Credit card art 34. Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express $420Calculator
Credit card art 35. Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express $360Calculator
Credit card art 36. Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express $360Calculator
Credit card art 37. Chase Freedom Credit Card $270Calculator
Credit card art 38. Amex Everyday Preferred Credit Card $263Calculator
Credit card art 39. PenFed Pathfinder Rewards American Express Card $263Calculator
Credit card art 40. Spark Miles Select Business Credit Card $240Calculator
Credit card art 41. VentureOne from Capital One $240Calculator
Credit card art 42. Citi Rewards+ $240Calculator
Credit card art 43. Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express $175Calculator
Credit card art 44. American Express Business Gold Card $0Calculator
Credit card art 45. Chase Freedom Unlimited Credit Card $0Calculator

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