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Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCardBarclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®: Bonus offer is for 40,000 miles redeemable for travel statement credits when you make $3,000 in purchases during the first 90 days the account is open. $89 annual fee is waived the first year the account is open. This 40,000 mile bonus gets you $400 off your next trip booked with the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®!

You earn 2 points for every dollar spent on this card, plus you get a 10% dividend on miles redeemed for travel, so this truly is one of the most useful credit cards for travel rewards. These points are very easy to redeem: you just simply use this credit card to pay for travel expenses such as a hotel, airfare, rental car, train, etc. and then you log in to your account after the fact and redeem the points to effectively erase all or part of that travel purchase.

When you include the 40,000 bonus, the 6,000 miles you earn for the $3,000 minimum spending and the 10% dividend on travel redemptions, this card will earn you a minimum of $500 in flexible travel!


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Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card:

Bonus offer is for 40,000 miles redeemable for travel statement credits when you make $3,000 in purchases during the first 90 days the account is open. $59 annual fee is waived the first year the account is open. This 40,000 mile bonus gets you $400 off your next trip paid for with the Capital One Venture rewards card!

You earn 2 points for every dollar spent on this card and there are no blackout dates! These points are very easy to redeem: you just use this credit card to pay for travel expenses such as a hotel, airfare, rental car, train, etc. and then you log in to your account afterwards and redeem the points to offset that travel purchase.

The 40,000 bonus plus the 6,000 miles you earn for the $3,000 minimum spending (2x) this card will earn you a minimum of $460 in flexible travel!


British Airways Visa Signature Credit Card:

Current bonus offer of 50,000 Avios miles when you spend $2,000 in the first three months. $95 annual is waived the first year.

You can redeem these on short-haul flights (under 650 miles in distance) for only 9,000 Avios round-trip, so this could be good for up to 5 round-trip flights of this distance.  This includes American Airlines, US Airways and Alaska Airlines flights in the US, Canada and the Caribbean since they are all partners of British airways.


Club Carlson credit cardClub Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature Card: Current bonus offer 85,000 Club Carlson Gold points (50,000 upon first purchase and an additional 35,000 when you spend $2,500 in the first 90 days).  Annual fee of $75 applies.  You earn 5x points on every single purchase (10x at Club Carlson hotels), which is incredible!  After your minimum spend you’d have enough points for 10 nights at a Category 1 hotel.

This card is fast becoming our absolute favorite for hotel award stays!  Read our Club Carlson hotels article here.


Starwood Amex BusinessStarwood Preferred Guest American Express Business:

Current bonus offer: 25,000 total Starpoints (10,000 upon first purchase plus an additional 15,000 when you spend $5,000 in the first six months). Annual fee of $65 waived the first year.

30,000 points (25k total bonus + 5k for spending) are good for 3 nights in any Category 4 Starwood property or up to 15 weekend nights in a Category 1 hotel!