The Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great pick for the beginner and the frequent traveler. Valued at $1,200 by TPG, the Chase Sapphire Preferred has superb travel benefits, double points on certain purchases, and a 60,000 point sign up bonus.
Card Rating*: ⭐⭐⭐⭐½
Sign-Up Bonus: 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
Rewards Rates: 2X points on travel and dining
Foreign Transaction Fees: None
Annual Fee: $95
*Card Rating is based on the opinion of TPG’s editors and is not influenced by the card issuer.
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