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The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter and it’s the time of year when folks decide to clean out the closet. So while you’re organizing your house or apartment, it’s a good opportunity to organize your finances as well, and that means making sure you’ve got the best travel credit cards in your purse or wallet. There are lots of great travel credit cards out there, but the reality is that the best one for you is the one that suits your specific travel needs. I’ll review all the details, including bonus offers and perks such as Global Entry fee credits and Priority Pass lounge access, to bring you a list of the very best.

Travel rewards can add up quickly, especially when a welcome bonus is involved, so it’s important to apply and start earning as soon as you can and start maximizing your points and miles.

Without further ado, here are my top picks:

Best travel credit cards of 2019

I’ve done lots of research for you, so let’s take a look at the details of each of these cards and offers, including their bonus values and some of the ways I’ve been able to put the cards’ benefits to use. (Note that the bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer.)

The best credit cards for travelers

The Platinum Card from American Express

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Best travel card for total value

Current bonus: Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first three months.

Current bonus value: $1,200

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 5x points on airfare booked directly with the airline or Amex Travel and prepaid hotels purchased through Amex Travel. You can transfer the Membership Rewards points you earn with this card to a total of 20 airline and hotel partners.
  • $200 annual airline rebate for incidental fees
  • Up to $200 in annual Uber credits
  • Up to $100 in credit at Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Up to $100 rebate for the Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application fee once every four years
  • Centurion Lounge access, plus Delta Sky Club access when you’re flying Delta (valued by TPG at $250 annually)
  • Priority Pass lounge membership without restaurant access (valued by TPG at $75 annually)
  • Terms Apply

Annual fee: $550 (see rates and fees)

Why it’s worth it: As you can see in the chart above, a ton of factors contribute to this card’s overall value; it’s not just the 60k bonus that lands it near the top of this list. But even apart from the $200 annual airline fee credit, the $200 in Uber credits awarded each year, the recently added $100 Saks Fifth Avenue credit and the various lounge access options, the Amex Platinum is a stellar premium card that can pave the way to some amazing award flights and other redemptions. Among the Membership Rewards program’s 20 travel partners is Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, which is your only option if you want to book the ultra-premium Singapore Suites using miles. Other highlights include an amazing 5 points per dollar on airfare (equal to a 10% return on these purchases), complimentary Hilton Honors Gold and the ability to add three authorized users for a total of $175 (See rates and fees).

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Platinum Card from American Express

Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard

Best travel card for Virgin Atlantic flyers

Current bonus: 60,000 Virgin Atlantic miles after spending $2,000 in purchases within the first 90 days of account opening, 5,000 bonus miles when you add additional authorized users, and 15,000 bonus miles at your card anniversary after spending $25,000 in purchases in 12 months

Current bonus value: $1,200

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 3 miles per dollar on direct Virgin Atlantic purchases
  • Earn 1.5 miles per dollar on all other purchases
  • Spend $25,000 in purchases annually to qualify a companion award in the same cabin class when you redeem Flying Club miles for a Virgin Atlantic award ticket
  • Earn 25 tier points toward Virgin Atlantic elite status for every $2,500 in purchases (maximum 50 tier points per month)
  • No foreign transaction fees

Annual fee: $90

Why it’s worth it: Most people get frustrated when they try to use Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles to fly to the United Kingdom on Virgin Atlantic, and rightly so, since Virgin adds significant carrier surcharges to its transatlantic awards. But the real value in Virgin miles is using them to book on partners, especially for Delta flights. The current 80,000-point bonus is slightly lower than the 90,000 points we’ve seen before on this card, but the current offer comes with a much lower and more manageable spending requirement, which should make it a better choice for a lot of folks. And if you’re aiming to earn Virgin Atlantic elite status, the tier points earned from this card can speed you along.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

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Best travel card for beginner travelers

Current bonus: 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months.

Current bonus value: $1,200

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 2 points per dollar on travel
  • Earn 2 points per dollar on dining
  • Transfer points to 12 travel partners
  • Redeem points for 1.25 cents apiece through the Chase Ultimate Rewards travel portal
  • No foreign transaction fees

Annual fee: $95

Why it’s worth it: We’ve long suggested the Chase Sapphire Preferred as a great option for those who are new to earning travel rewards, because it lets you earn valuable, transferable Chase Ultimate Rewards points with strong bonus categories and a reasonable annual fee. The card just increased its sign-up bonus from 50,000 points to 60,000 points, so if you’ve been holding out, you’ve been rewarded for waiting. The $95 annual fee is no longer waived the first year, but based on TPG’s valuations the additional 10,000 points are worth $200, so it’s still an improvement.

Further reading:

Chase Sapphire Reserve

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Best travel card for travel purchases and perks

Current bonus: Earn 50,000 Ultimate Rewards points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months.

Current bonus value: $1,000

Standout benefits: 

  • Earn 3 points per dollar on travel (excluding $300 travel credit) and dining at restaurants and 1 point per dollar on everything else
  • Redeem points directly through the Ultimate Rewards travel portal at a rate of 1.5 cents apiece
  • $300 annual travel credit
  • Priority Pass Select lounge access (valued by TPG at $99 annually)
  • Up to $100 Global Entry/TSA PreCheck application fee credit
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Trip cancellation coverage
  • Primary car rental insurance

Annual fee: $450

Why it’s worth it: The Chase Sapphire Reserve won our battle of the premium credit cards for a reason: It offers a stellar selection of perks, from a $300 annual travel credit that can be used toward a wide variety of purchases to the ability to redeem points for 1.5 cents a piece through the Chase travel portal. Best of all, if you have this card, the Ultimate Rewards points you earn on other Chase Credit Cards can also be redeemed at the 1.5-cent rate. You also get an impressive 3x points on travel (after the $300 travel credit is exhausted) and dining purchases, which equates to a 6% return based on my valuations. This card is a prime example of benefits more than making up for a steep annual fee.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Chase Sapphire Reserve

Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card

Best travel card for Southwest road warriors

Current bonus: 40,000 Southwest points after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months, plus 20,000 additional points after spending $12,000 in one year

Current bonus value: $900

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 2 points for every dollar spent on Southwest and hotel and car rental partner purchases
  • Earn 1 point on everything else
  • Bonus points and points earned with the card count toward the Southwest Companion Pass
  • $75 annual Southwest travel credit
  • Four upgraded boardings per year (valued by TPG at $120 annually)
  • 20% back on inflight drinks and Wi-Fi
  • Earn Tier Qualifying Points (TQPs) toward A-List elite status.
  • 7,500 bonus points at each card anniversary
  • No foreign transaction fees

Annual fee: $149

Why it’s worth it: The top Southwest credit card is designed for fans of the airline, and it delivers with a slew of perks that will make your life in the air easier and more comfortable. The annual fee of $149 is slightly higher than the average card, but you’ll easily find that much in value from this card, starting with the $75 in annual travel credits that can be applied toward Southwest airfare. That one benefit alone will cover more than half the annual fee. Add in four upgraded boardings each year, 20% back on in flight purchases and the ability to earn Tier Qualifying Points through spend on the card, and you’ll find that the Southwest Priority Credit Card is a worthwhile investment for the traveler who spends plenty of time each year in a Southwest seat.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card

Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card

Best travel card for occasional Southwest flyers

Current bonus: 40,000 Southwest points after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months, plus 20,000 additional points after spending $12,000 in one year

Current bonus value: $900

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 2 points for every dollar spent on Southwest and hotel and car rental partner purchases
  • Earn 1 point on everything else
  • Bonus points and points earned with the card count toward the Companion Pass
  • 3,000 bonus points at each card anniversary

Annual fee: $69

Why it’s worth it: On the opposite side of the spectrum, the Southwest Plus Credit Card doesn’t have many fancy bells or whistles, but it earns Southwest points that count — along with the current 60,000-point sign-up bonus — toward earning the airline’s coveted Companion Pass. You’ll also earn 3,000 bonus points at each card anniversary, which are worth $45 based on TPG’s valuations, which offsets 65% of the $69 annual fee. If you’re looking for a low-cost Southwest credit card, you won’t find a better choice.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card

Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card

(Photo by Isabelle Raphael/The Points Guy)
(Photo by Isabelle Raphael/The Points Guy)

Best travel card for regular Southwest flyers

Current bonus: 40,000 Southwest points after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months, plus 20,000 additional points after spending $12,000 in one year

Current bonus value: $900

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 2 points for every dollar spent on Southwest and hotel and car rental partner purchases
  • Earn 1 point on everything else
  • Bonus points and points earned with the card count toward the Companion Pass
  • Earn Tier Qualifying Points (TQPs) toward A-List elite status.
  • 6,000 bonus points at each card anniversary
  • No foreign transaction fees

Annual fee: $99

Why it’s worth it: In the middle of the trio of Southwest’s credit cards is the Southwest Premier, which might be a perfect sweet spot for the regular Southwest flyer. It combines the basic features of the Southwest Plus with a few of the more advanced features of the Southwest Priority, including the ability to earn Tier Qualifying Points toward A-List elite status on the airline, plus 6,000 bonus points at each card anniversary, worth $90 based on TPG’s valuations, which practically covers the entire cost of the annual fee each year. You can also safely use this card when you’re traveling overseas, since it doesn’t charge any foreign transaction fees on international purchases. If your focus is on finding a mix of Southwest points and Southwest perks, this could be the right card for you.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

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Best travel card for Hotels.com

Current bonus: Earn 50,000 miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first three months.

Current bonus value: $700*

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 10x miles on Hotels.com purchases at Hotels.com/Venture
  • Earn 2x miles on all other purchases
  • Get up to a $100 Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application fee credit every 4 years
  • Transfer your miles to a selection of airline partners at a 2:1 or 2:1.5 ratio

Annual fee: $95 (waived the first year)

Why it’s worth it: The Capital One Venture was already a very strong value proposition with 10x miles at Hotels.com and a Global Entry/TSA PreCheck application fee, but now you can also transfer the miles you earn with this card (as well as the VentureOne card and Capital One’s two Spark Miles cards) to 15 airline transfer partners including Avianca, Etihad and Singapore Airlines. The transfer ratio is 2:1.5 for 12 partners and 2:1 for two, meaning for every dollar you spend on this card you’re getting 1-1.5 points or miles with a partner airline. This greatly enhances the potential value you can get with this card, as miles are no longer worth a fixed 1 cent apiece.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card

Best travel card for Hilton loyalists

Current bonus: 125,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you use your new Card to make $2,000 in eligible purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership.

Current bonus value: $750

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 12 points per dollar on Hilton purchases
  • Earn 6 points per dollar at US restaurants, US supermarkets and US gas stations
  • Earn 3 points per dollar on all other purchases
  • Complimentary Hilton Gold status (get Diamond status after spending $40,000 a year on the card)
  • Enjoy one free weekend night each year after you spend $15,000 on the card in a calendar year.
  • Priority Pass Select airport lounge membership that comes with 10 free passes a year (valued by TPG at $75 annually)
  • No foreign transaction fees (see rates and fees)
  • Terms Apply

Annual fee: $95 (see rates and fees)

Why it’s worth it: This is the card to have if you don’t travel enough to earn elite status through hotel stays. Formerly the Hilton Ascend card, it’s now been renamed the Hilton Surpass. Cardholders earn a generous 12 points per dollar spent at Hilton properties, and that’s on top of the points you already earn as a Hilton Honors member.

The automatic Hilton Gold elite status that comes with the card gets you an 80% points bonus, no resort fees and a fifth night free during reward stays, space-available upgrades, free in-room and lobby Wi-Fi, late check-out, free breakfast and two free bottles of water. The Priority Pass lounge access is just enough for the occasional traveler who needs an oasis away from the masses at the airport.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Hilton Honors Surpass Card from American Express

American Express Gold Card

(Photo by Isabelle Raphael / The Points Guy)
(Photo by Isabelle Raphael / The Points Guy)

Best travel card for worldwide dining

Current bonus: Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first three months.

Current bonus value: $700

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 4x points at restaurants
  • Earn 4x points at US supermarkets, on the first $25,000 spent each year; then 1x
  • Earn 3x points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com
  • Up to $120 in statement credits each year when you pay with the Gold card at participating dining partners
  • Up to $100 annual airline fee credit
  • Terms Apply

Annual fee: $250 (see rates and fees)

Why it’s worth it: Amex revamped its Premier Rewards Gold Card and reintroduced it as the Amex Gold Card, with new bonus categories and a strong focus on dining. With 4x points at restaurants, the card now offers the second-most competitive return on dining spending (8% based on our valuations, compared to 8.5% with the Citi Prestige® Card), though you’ll want to use another card to earn bonus points when you eat abroad. The card also earns 4x points on the first $25,000 spent per year at US supermarkets, and 3x points on flights. With this card, Amex finally has a strong option for dining purchases. The annual fee is now $250 and not waived the first year, but thanks to the new earning rates and benefits it could be worth it for you.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: American Express Gold Card

United Explorer Card

Best travel card for United flyers

Current bonus: Earn 40,000 miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first three months

Current bonus value: $520

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 2 miles per dollar spent on tickets purchased from United, and 1 mile per dollar on everything else.
  • Access to enhanced award availability
  • Priority boarding and a free checked bag for you and one companion on the same reservation
  • 2 United Club passes each year
  • Up to $100 Global Entry/TSA PreCheck application fee credit
  • No foreign transaction fees

Annual fee: $95 (currently waived the first year)

Why it’s worth it: Just as the Citi / AAdvantage cards make sense if you frequently travel on American, this cobranded option can make your life easier if you often fly with United. The United Explorer card is currently waiving the annual fee for the first year, so now could be an ideal time to add it to your wallet. One of the most appealing benefits is the extra United award seat availability you get access to, letting you book seats that non-cardholders can’t. Another solid perk is the ability to a waive the Premier-Qualifying Dollar (PQD) requirement for United elite status (excluding Premier 1K) when you spend $25,000 on the card (or across multiple United Cards) in a calendar year.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: United Explorer Card

IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card

Best travel card for IHG loyalists

Current bonus: 125,000 IHG Rewards Club points after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first three months.

Current bonus value: $625

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 25x points per dollar spent at IHG Hotels for the first 12 months after signing up (10x points after 12 months)
  • Earn 4x on all other purchases for the first 12 months after signing up; then 2x points at gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants and 1x point on all other purchases
  • Complimentary IHG Rewards Platinum Elite status
  • 4th Night Free on award redemptions
  • Free night certificate worth up to 40,000 points after each card holder anniversary
  • No foreign transaction fees

Annual fee: $89

Why it’s worth it: At first glance, 125,000 bonus points looks like the headline number here, but the real value might be in the increased bonus categories for the first 12 months you have the card. You’ll earn an insane 25x points for every dollar spent at IHG properties during that initial year, and that 25x stacks with another 15x you get for your stays since you get automatic IHG Platinum status with this card. Put it together and it’s a ridiculous 40x points on all your IHG spend. Then add in another 4x for all other purchases on the card in the first 12 months, and the IHG Premier becomes a card you might actually consider keeping in your purse or wallet regularly, especially if you’re an IHG fan.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card

Hilton Honors American Express Card

Best travel card for Hilton beginners

Current bonus: 75,000 Hilton Honors points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first three months.

Current bonus value: $450

Standout benefits:

  • Earn 7 points per dollar on Hilton purchases
  • Earn 5 points per dollar at US restaurants, supermarkets and gas stations
  • Earn 3 points per dollar on all other purchases
  • Complimentary Hilton Silver status
  • No foreign transaction fees (see rates and fees)
  • Terms Apply

Annual fee: None (see rates and fees)

Why it’s worth it: If you’re new to the hotel status game and have chosen Hilton as your hotel brand, this $0 annual fee card is a great way to get started. It comes with solid bonus categories for spending at Hilton, along with US-based restaurants, supermarkets and gas stations. You can also earn Hilton Gold status by spending $20,000 a year on the card. Perks include travel accident and car rental loss and damage insurance, purchase protection, entertainment access and free two-day shipping at 100+ online stores via ShopRunner.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Hilton Honors Card from American Express

Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

Best travel card for regular Delta flyers

Current bonus: 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) and 35,000 bonus miles after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months and earn a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months.

Current bonus value: Up to $520

Standout benefits: 

  • Earn 2 miles per dollar on eligible Delta purchases
  • Earn 1 mile per dollar on everything else
  • Get a companion certificate for a domestic round-trip flight in the main cabin each year upon renewal of your card
  • Earn 10,000 MQMs toward status and 10,000 redeemable miles when you spend $25,000 on the card in a calendar year, and earn an additional 10,000 MQMs and 10,000 redeemable miles when you spend $50,000 in a calendar year
  • Priority boarding
  • First bag checked free

Annual fee: $195 (see rates and fees)

Why it’s worth it: Aside from a higher welcome offer than the more entry-level Gold Delta Amex, the Platinum Delta Amex comes with a companion certificate each year (you only need to pay taxes and fees) and the ability to earn additional MQMs toward Delta elite status by meeting spending thresholds.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

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(Photo by Eric Helgas/The Points Guy)

Best travel card for occasional Delta flyers

Current bonus: 30,000 Bonus Miles after you use your new Delta Credit Card to make $1,000 in purchases within your first 3 months and a $50 Statement Credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months.

Current bonus value: Up to $410

Standout benefits: 

  • Get a first bag checked for free on Delta flights
  • Priority boarding
  • 20% off inflight purchases
  • Earn 2x miles on Delta purchases, and 1 mile per dollar on everything else
  • Terms Apply

Annual fee: $95 (waived the first year) (see rates and fees)

Why it’s worth it: The Gold Delta SkyMiles Amex could definitely be worth a look if you want to enjoy some freebies like a checked bag and a discount on inflight purchases when you travel on Delta.

Further reading:

APPLY HERE: Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

Comparing travel credit card offers

With the travel card details out of the way, here are some comparisons of the best travel credit card offers available right now:

Travel credit card Best for Bonus value** Annual fee Total value (including perks)
The Platinum Card from American Express Best total value $1,200 $550
(see rates and fees)
$1,575
Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard Best for Virgin Atlantic flyers $1,200 $90 $1,110
Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Best for beginner travelers $1,200 $95 $1,105
Chase Sapphire Reserve Best for travel purchases and perks $1,000 $450 $1,049
Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card Best for Southwest road warriors $900 $149 $946
Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card Best for occasional Southwest flyers $900 $69 $831
Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card Best for regular Southwest flyers $900 $99 $801
Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Best for Hotels.com $700 $95* $800
Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card Best for Hilton loyalists $750 $95
(see rates and fees)
$730
American Express Gold Card Best for worldwide dining $700 $250
(see rates and fees)
$670
United Explorer Card Best for United flyers $520 $95* $620
IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card Best for IHG loyalists $625 $89 $536
Hilton Honors American Express Card Best for Hilton beginners $450 $0
(see rates and fees)
$450
Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express Best for occasional Delta flyers Up to $410 $95*
(see rates and fees)
Up to $410
Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express Best for regular Delta flyers Up to $520 $195
(see rates and fees)
Up to $325

*Annual fee waived the first year.
**Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer.

How we choose the best travel credit cards

I reviewed numerous travel credit card offers and spent countless hours studying the pros and cons of each offer. My method for assigning value to these cards relied on assessing the real value of the sign-up bonus, travel perks, APR, annual fees, redemption difficulty and more. Each points program has its own point valuation, which you can study here. The value of each individual type of point will always be a vitally important factor when rating travel credit cards and their promotional offers.

Things to consider before applying:

As always, head to the all cards hub to see our best credit cards currently available.

Final notes on ranking travel credit cards

As you can see, the bulk of the value comes from the bonus itself — I used my latest valuations to calculate a dollar amount for each offer. From there, I added in the value of perks such as annual travel credits and lounge access. For the Platinum Card from American Express, which offers Centurion Lounge access plus Delta Sky Club access when you’re flying Delta, I assigned a value of $250 for these perks, not including the value of Priority Pass access.

While we haven’t added in the value of Priority Pass lounge access and a Global Entry/TSA PreCheck application fee credit in the past, we now factor these into a card’s total value, as not everyone has multiple cards that confer these benefits. We peg the value of the Global Entry/TSA PreCheck credit at its face value of $100. That’s the application fee for Global Entry; PreCheck costs $85, but applying for Global Entry is the way to go since it includes PreCheck as well. And don’t forget: If you already have Global Entry and PreCheck, you can use your credit card’s application fee credit to gift it to someone else.

The value of Priority Pass lounge access is a bit more complicated, especially now that American Express-issued cards with this benefit no longer get access to the lounge’s networks restaurants, where you can get $28-$30 worth of food and drink per visit. I’m pegging Priority Pass Select membership with restaurant access at the purchase price of $99, and Priority Pass Select membership without restaurant access at $75.

Finally, in the case of cards offering tiered bonuses, if the total spending requirement across multiple tiers is higher than $5,000, I’ve focused on the value you’d get by meeting the lowest spending requirement.

Related Credit Card Guides:

For rates and fees of the Amex Platinum Card, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Hilton Surpass Card, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Hilton Amex card, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Gold Delta Amex, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Platinum Delta Amex, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Amex Gold Card, please click here.


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The Platinum Card® from American Express

WELCOME OFFER: 60,000 Points Terms Apply.

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,200

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: Delta Sky Club and Centurion lounge access, $200 annual airline fee credit and up to $200 in Uber credits annually

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That can be up to $200 in annual Uber savings.
  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.
  • Receive complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550 with Fine Hotels & Resorts. Learn More.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
  • Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. Enrollment required.
  • $550 annual fee.
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