Best Travel Credit Cards 2018

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You may have read my previous blog on how to use travel credit cards to get free travel. This is an addition to that, adding 6 new travel credit cards. Find the one, or few that fit you best! I can’t stress enough, how worth it it is to use travel credit cards! Click here for the 14 credit cards that I’ve already raved about, and how to take full advantage of travel credit cards. Remember, you can earn free travel, or plain money, on every day purchases!

Here are the 6 new cards that you should know about…

1. United TravelBank 

  • Spend $1,000 in the first 3 months and get a $150 bonus. 
  • 2% cash back on all United flight purchases, and 1.5% cash back on all other purchases.
  • 25% cash back for on board United flight purchases.
  • No annual fee.

2. Citi AA-Advantage

  • Earn 60,000 American Airlines bonus miles after making $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. This could be up to 2-3 round trip flights. 
  • One free checked bag per person, per flight.
  • 25% cash back on all in-flight purchases.
  • $95 annual fee waived for the first 12 months. (Cancel the card after you fulfill your bonus to not pay the fee at all!)
  • Earn 10% of miles redeemed back at the end of each year.

3. Frontier Airlines Mastercard

  • Earn 40,000 bonus miles (2-3 round trip flights) when you spend $500 in the first 90 days. 
  • Earn 2 miles per $1 on FlyFrontier.com purchases and 1 mile per $1 on all other purchases.
  • Earn a $100 Frontier Airlines flight discount voucher after your account anniversary when you have spent $2,500 or more in purchases on your account during your card membership year.

4. AARP Visa Signature Card

  • Spend $500 in the first 3 months and get $200 cash back. You do not need to be an AARP member to sign up.
  • 3% cash back on all restaurant and gas purchases, and 1% cash back on all other purchases.
  • No annual fee.

5. PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature 

  • Get a $100 statement credit when you spend $1,500 in the first 90 days. 
  • 0% APR for the first 12 months.
  • Get 5 points back for for every in $1 purchases on gas at the pump, 3 points for every $1 spent on groceries, and 1 point per $1 on all other purchases.
  • No annual fee.

6. Hilton Honors from American Express

  • 40,000 Hilton Honors bonus points for spending $750 in 3 months.
  • Earn 7 Hilton Honors for every $1 spent within the Hilton portfolio of brands.
  • Earn 5 points for every $1 spent on U.S. supermarkets, gas stations, and restaurants.
  • Earn 3 points for every $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • No annual fee.

Again, visit my previous blog for more details on how to pick the correct card for you, and for 14 more amazing travel credit cards.

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