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For those of you looking to rake in lots of points or miles, we regularly update our round up of the best current welcome offers in our Top Travel Rewards Cards guide, which includes both limited-time offers and ones that are more permanent. But what if you’re looking to prioritize your credit card sign-ups?
To help you in that situation, here’s our monthly roundup of the current limited-time and new welcome offers — the ones that are worth an extra look right now.
An offer featuring 30,000 points and a promotional Southwest Companion Pass is available on the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card and the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card.
Current Offer: 30,000 Rapid Rewards points and the Companion Pass through Dec. 31, 2019 after you spend $4,000 in the first three months
Bonus Offer Value: $1,700 to $2,950, depending on how often you use the Companion Pass this year
Standard Offer: Varies from card to card, but generally 40,000 points
Annual Fee: $69-$149 depending on the card
Benefits: Varies from card to card
Current Offer: 50,000 miles after you spend $5,000 within the first three months, plus another 150,000 miles after you spend $50,000 in the first six months
Bonus Offer Value: Up to $2,800*
Annual Fee: $95 (waived the first year)
Benefits: Earn 2x miles on all purchases. You can now transfer your miles to 14 airline transfer partners, in addition to the ability to redeem them for 1 cent apiece toward statement credits to cover travel.
Current Offer: 70,000 miles after you spend $5,000 in the first 90 days
Bonus Offer Value: $700*
Standard Offer: 60,000 miles after you spend $5,000 in the first 90 days
Annual Fee: $89 (waived the first year)
Benefits: Earn 2x miles on all purchases. Get 5% of your miles back every time you redeem. Redeem miles for 1 cent apiece to cover travel expenses on your card statement. Chip and PIN capability.
Current Offer: 75,000 United miles after you spend $5,000 in the first three months
Bonus Offer Value: $1,050*
Standard Offer: 50,000 miles after you spend $3,000 in the first three months
Annual Fee: $95 (waived the first year)
Benefits: Earn 2x miles on United purchases and at restaurants, gas stations and office supply stores. Get a free checked bag and priority boarding. Enjoy expanded United award availability. If you’re working toward United elite status, by spending $25,000 on this card (or any other United card) in a calendar year you can waive the Premier Qualifying Dollar (PQD) requirement, up to the Premier Platinum elite level. There are no foreign transaction fees.
*Bonus offer values are based on TPG’s valuations.
Additional reporting by Benji Stawski.
Featured photo by David Cleveland / Getty Images.
This is The Points Guy’s permanent page with limited-time welcome offers to consider each month, so you can bookmark it and check back regularly for updates. Keep in mind you may see some reader comments referring to older offers below.
The Barclaycard Arrival Plus is one of the best travel credit cards on the market right now because you can use the miles to cover many expenses that traditional miles won’t cover.
- Limited Time Offer: Enjoy 70,000 bonus miles after spending $5,000 on purchases in the first 90 days
- Earn unlimited 2X miles on every purchase
- Book travel your way—no airline, seat or hotel restrictions—and redeem your miles for travel statement credits
- Get 5% miles back to use toward your next redemption, every time you redeem
- No foreign transaction fees
- International Chip and PIN for use at self-service chip terminals around the world
- Miles don't expire as long as your account is open, active and in good standing
- See Rates & Fees