Update: we now have a whole website devoted to credit card offers. Check out CardsforTravel.com for the most updated info.
If you’ve seen the Frequent Flyer Challenge (where Chris earned 300,000 miles in one month without flying), you may wonder what the best cards are.
Wonder no more! Here’s a handy resources page kept up to date with the latest credit card offers in one spot.
The Best Cards
Chase Sapphire Preferred—A new card receiving great reviews from travelers of all kinds. Get 40,000 points that can transfer to United or Hyatt (and others), no annual fee for the first year, and no foreign transaction fees.
Citi® Platinum Select® / AAdvantage® Visa Signature® Card—Earn 30,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after $1,000 in purchases within the first three months of card membership.
Chase Ink Bold® Business Card—Earn a big Chase bonus (up to 50,000 points) that can be transferred directly to United or other partners.
Chase Ink Plus - Get another 50,000 points from this Chase business card you can carry alone or as a companion to the Ink Bold Business for big bonuses.
Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Reserve Card— This Visa earns you two weekend nights at any Hilton property and automatic Hilton Gold status.
Chase Hyatt Visa- Two free nights and Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum status after completing a $1,000 minimum spend, and a free night certificate each year on your membership anniversary.
Disclosure: We have financial relationships with some of the cards mentioned here, and may be compensated if consumers choose to apply through these links and ultimately sign up for them. We only recommend cards we use personally, and in the event an offer without a referral bonus is available, we’ll list the better card.
Additional notice: This content is not provided or commissioned by American Express. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone, not those of American Express, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by American Express. This site may be compensated through American Express Affiliate Program.
Free Help: If you need a specific recommendation or just have a general question, feel free to email me—I’m happy to give quick advice whenever I can.
Remember: Always use credit responsibility by paying your balance in full each month. Do this right, and you can take advantage of travel hacking for many years to come.