Best Travel Credit Cards for Good Credit

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  • Bonus: If you spend at least $4,000 in purchases within your first 3 months of becoming a card member, you will receive 100,000 bonus points, which can be redeemed for $1,250 in travel rewards through Chase Ultimate Rewards. In addition, you can also receive up to $50 credit annually for hotel accommodation purchases made through the Ultimate Rewards program.
  • Rewards: You will earn 5 points for every dollar spent on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards, 3 points for every dollar spent on dining and 2 points per dollar spent on all other travel purchases. For all other purchases, you will earn 1 point per dollar. Points can be redeemed for cash rewards, gift cards, or travel.
  • Redemption: When you use points to redeem for travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards, and points are worth 25% more than if redeemed for cash.



  • Bonus: If you spend at least $3,000 in purchases within your first 3 months of becoming a card member, you will receive a bonus of 60,000 MileagePlus miles. Plus, you can earn an additional 10,000 bonus miles after you spend $6,000 in the first 6 months, which means you can earn up to 70,000 bonus miles. You can use MileagePlus award miles toward travel on United Airlines.
  • Rewards: You will earn 2 miles per $1 spent on purchases from United, including tickets, Economy Plus, inflight food, beverages and Wi-Fi, and other United charges. You will also earn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants, on hotel accommodations when purchased directly with the hotel. For all other purchases, you will earn 1 mile per dollar spent.
  • Perks: You will get up to $100 statement credit towards TSA Pre✓® or Global Entry application fee, once every four years. Both Global Entry and TSA Pre✓® are airport expedited security screening programs, which can save travelers 20 to 30 minutes in most airports. TSA Pre✓® costs $85 and Global Entry costs $100 for a five year membership.
  • Fees: There is no annual fee for the first year. After the first year, the annual fee will be $95. This credit card has no foreign transaction fees, which is a friendly feature for international travelers.

  • Bonus: You will earn 40,000 bonus points if you make $1,000 on purchases within 3 months of account opening. In addition to the bonus for new accounts, you will receive 6,000 bonus points each account anniversary year.
  • Rewards: You will earn 3 points for each dollar spent on dining, including takeout and eligible delivery services, for the first year. You will earn 2 points for each dollar spent on Southwest purchases. You will earn 1 point for each dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Fees: It has an annual fee of $99. It has no foreign transaction fees. It is a friendly feature for international travelers who may use the credit card abroad.

  • Bonus: You will earn 40,000 bonus points if you make $1,000 on purchases within 3 months of account opening.
  • Rewards: You will earn points when you, or an authorized user, use a Rapid Rewards credit card to make purchases of products and services. You will earn 3 points for each dollar spent on dining, including takeout and eligible delivery services, for the first year. You will earn 2 points for each dollar spent on Southwest purchases. You will earn 1 point for each dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Fees: It has an annual fee of $69.


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