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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.

1. Starwood Preferred Guest® American Express Luxury Card

Current Offer: Earn 100,000 Marriott points after you spend $5,000 in the first three months. Offer ends 10/31/18.

Bonus Offer Value: $900 based on TPG’s most recent valuations

Annual Fee: $450

Benefits: Earn 6x points on all SPG and Marriott purchases and 3x points at US restaurants and flights booked directly with airlines. The card’s annual fee is offset by valuable benefits like up to $300 in statement credits for Marriott and SPG purchases, a free award night good for a stay that costs up to 50,000 points per night (awarded after your account anniversary), automatic Gold Elite status and the ability to earn Platinum after spending $75k in a calendar year. Other benefits include Priority Pass lounge access, an application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck and 15 elite night credits toward status starting in 2019. There are no foreign transaction fees.

2. Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express

Current Offer: Earn 100,000 Marriott points after you spend $5,000 in the first three months. Offer ends 10/31/18.

Bonus Offer Value: $900 based on TPG’s most recent valuations

Standard Offer: $100 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months and an additional $100 if you make a purchase at a participating SPG or Marriott hotel in the first six months. Welcome bonus of 25,000 Starpoints prior to Marriott merger.

Annual Fee: $95 (waived the first year)

Benefits: Earn 6x points on all SPG and Marriott purchases and 4x points on everyday business purchases at US restaurants, US gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from US service providers and on US shipping purchases. Get a free award night good for a stay that costs up to 35,000 points per night (awarded after your account anniversary), complimentary Silver Elite status and 15 elite night credits toward status starting in 2019. There are no foreign transaction fees.

3. CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard

Current Offer: Earn 70,000 AAdvantage miles after you spend $4,000 in the first four months

Bonus Offer Value: $980 based on TPG’s most recent valuations

Standard Offer: 30,000 AAdvantage miles after you spend $1,000 in the first three months

Annual Fee: $99 (waived the first year)

Benefits: Earn 2x miles on American Airlines purchases, along with 2x miles at gas stations and certain telecommunications and rental car merchants. Get a $99 domestic economy companion certificate after spending $30,000 on the card in a membership year and if the account remains open for at least 45 days after the anniversary date. As with the personal card, you also get a first bag checked free, preferred boarding and access to Reduced Mileage Awards. There are no foreign transaction fees.

4. Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express

Current Offer: Earn 50,000 miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in the first three months, plus a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase in the first three months. Offer ends 11/7/18.

Bonus Offer Value: $600 based on TPG’s most recent valuations

Standard Offer: 35,000 miles and 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $1,000 in the first three months

Annual Fee: $195

Benefits: Earn 2x miles on Delta purchases, and 1 mile per dollar on everything else. Get a Delta companion certificate for round-trip domestic travel in the main cabin each year upon renewal of your card. Earn 10,000 bonus miles and 10,000 bonus MQMs for spending $25,000 in a calendar year, and another 10,000 miles and 10,000 MQMs after spending $50,000 in the same year. Get priority boarding and a first bag checked free on Delta flights.

5. Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card

Current Offer: Earn 70,000 miles and 10,000 MQMs after you spend $5,000 in the first three months. Offer ends 11/7/18.

Bonus Offer Value: $840 based on TPG’s most recent valuations

Standard Offer: 40,000 miles and 10,000 MQMs after you spend $3,000 in the first three months.

Annual Fee: $450

Benefits: Complimentary Delta Sky Club access with discounted rates for the first two guests (starting in 2019, you must have same-day travel on Delta to access a lounge). Receive a companion certificate good for domestic first-class, Comfort+ or main cabin round-trip travel each year upon renewal of your card. Earn 2x miles on Delta purchases, and 1 mile per dollar on everything else. Earn 15,000 bonus MQMs and 15,000 bonus SkyMiles after you reach $30,000 in eligible purchases on your card in a calendar year, and earn an additional 15,000 bonus MQMs and 15,000 bonus SkyMiles if you reach $60,000 in eligible purchases on your card in the same calendar year. Get priority boarding and a first bag checked free on Delta flights.

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