Bank Rewards Credit Cards

These are the current best available sign-up bonuses for bank rewards credit cards. If you’re aware of any better offers (public or targeted), please share them in the comment section.

American Express Cards

American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card (25,000 points after spending $2,000 within 3 months)

  • 15,000 bonus points after spending $30,000 within one year.
  • Points can be transferred to 21 hotel and airline partners
  • 3 points per $1 on airfare
  • 2 points per $1 on gas and groceries
  • 1 point per $1 on all other purchases
  • $175 fee waived the first year
  • Charge card with flexible spending limit. Balance must be paid off each month.

The Platinum Card from American Express (100,000 points after $3,000 spent within 3 months)

  • Complementary Companion Pass with the purchase of international Business or First Class ticket.
  • $200 annual airline fee credit
  • Hilton HHonors Gold Status Enrollment
  • Access to American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts
  • Priority Pass Select Membership: Complementary access to over 600 airport lounges. $27 entrance fee for accompanying guests.
  • $100 statement credit towards Global Entry or $85 towards TSA PreCheck application fee every five years.
  • 2 points per $1 on travel booked through American Express.
  • 1 point per $1 on all other purchases
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • $450 annual fee not waived
  • Charge card with flexible spending limit. Balance must be paid off each month.

Barclays Credit Cards

Barclaycard Arrival World Elite MasterCard (20,000 miles after $1,000 spent within 90 days – good for $200 worth of travel statement credits)

  • 2 miles per $1 spent on travel and dining
  • 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Get 5% of your redeemed miles back
  • No annual fee

Barclay Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard (50,000 miles after $3,000 spent within 90 days – good for $400 worth of travel statement credits)

  • 2 miles per $1 on all purchases
  • Get 5% of your redeemed miles back
  • Chip-enabled
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $89 annual fee

Chase Credit Cards

Chase Sapphire Preferred (50,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first 3 months)

  • 2 points per dollar spent on travel and dining at restaurants & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases
  • Get 20% off airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises when you redeem through Ultimate Rewards
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to participating frequent travel programs
  • Direct access to expert service advisors anytime
  • Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95

Discover Credit Cards

Discover it Miles card (no sign-up bonus)

  • 1.5 unlimited per $1 spent
  • Double miles on all spending during the first year.
  • Redeem Miles in any amount for a travel credit to your statement that covers travel purchases. Or get cash at any time. 100 Miles always equals $1.00.
  • Your Discover it Miles card will reimburse up to $30 of your in-flight Wi-Fi purchases each year with automatic credits to your statement.
  • Free FICO credit score 
  • No annual fee

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