Airline Credit Cards

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Chase British Airways Credit Card

British Airways Visa Signature® Card

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$0 Intro Annual Fee The First Year, Then $95 1.25%* question Redeem for flights on American Airlines and other Oneworld partners. $ 500
50,000 bonus Avios after you mak...question
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on Chase's
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thumbsupPros
  • High rewards rate
  • No foreign transaction fee
thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$500$250
Rewards from spending ^$540 $270
Annual fee($95)($48)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$945 $473

^ 2.5 avios per $1 spent on British Airways and 1.25 per $1 elsewhere
Account Details

  • You will get 50,000 bonus Avios after you make $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.
  • New: $0 Intro Annual Fee The First Year, Then $95.
  • Every calendar year you make $30,000 in purchases on your British Airways Visa Card, you'll earn a Travel Together Ticket good for two years.
  • In addition to the bonus Avios, you will also get 2.5 Avios for every $1 spent on British Airways purchases and 1.25 Avios for every $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • Pay no foreign transaction fees when you travel abroad.
  • Smart Chip Technology allows you to use your card for chip based purchases in Europe & beyond, while still giving you the ability to use your card as you do today at home.

See complete British Airways Visa Signature® Card details

Chase United Airlines Mileage Plus Credit Card

United MileagePlus® Explorer Card

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$0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95 1.00%* question StarAlliance partners $ 500
Limited Time Offer: Start with 5...question
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on Chase's
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thumbsupPros
  • No foreign transaction fee
thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$500$250
Rewards from spending ^$432 $216
Annual fee($95)($48)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$837 $419

^ 2 miles per $1 on United and 1 mile per $1 elsewhere
Account Details

  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: Start with 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months
  • Check your first bag for free – save up to $100 per roundtrip
  • Enjoy priority boarding privileges and visit the United Club with two one-time-use passes every year
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Earn double miles on tickets purchased from United, and 1 mile per $1 on all other purchases
  • Your miles don't expire as long as you're a Cardmember, with no limit to the number of miles you can earn
  • Use your miles for any seat, any time, on any United flight
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95

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Citibank AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard Credit Card

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard®

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$95, waived for first 12 months* 1 mile per Dollar Redeem for flights on British Airways, Cathay Pacific and other Oneworld partners $ 300
For a limited time, earn 30,000 ...question
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on Citibank's
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thumbsupPros
  • Signup benefits
  • Free checked baggage
  • Early boarding group
thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$300$150
Rewards from spending ^$432 $216
Annual fee($95)($48)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$637 $319

^ based on NerdWallet's estimated value of American Airlines Miles
Account Details

  • Earn 30,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
  • First checked bag is free on domestic American Airlines and US Airways flights for you and up to four companions traveling with you on the same reservation*
  • Enjoy boarding privileges with Group 1 on American Airlines flights and Zone 2 on
    US Airways operated flights*
  • Receive 25% savings on in-flight food and beverage purchases when you use your card on American Airlines and US Airways flights*
  • Double AAdvantage(R) miles on eligible American Airlines and US Airways purchases*
  • Earn 10% of your redeemed AAdvantage® miles back – up to 10,000 AAdvantage® miles each calendar year*

See complete Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard® details

American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card

Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

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$0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95 1.00% $ 300
Earn 30,000 bonus miles after yo...question
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on American Express's
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thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$300$150
Rewards from spending ^$432 $216
Annual fee($95)($48)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$637 $319

^ based on NerdWallet's estimated value of Delta Miles
Account Details

  • Earn 30,000 bonus miles after you make $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within your first 3 months.
  • Earn a $50 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months.
  • Earn 2 miles on Delta purchases. 1 mile for each dollar you spend on other eligible purchases.
  • Check your first bag free on every Delta flight - that's a savings of up to $200 per round trip for a family of four.
  • Settle in sooner with Priority Boarding.
  • The annual fee will be $0 for your first year of Card Membership with an introductory offer, then $95.
  • Terms and Restrictions Apply.

See complete Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express details

Chase Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

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$99 1.43%* question $ 250
Get 25,000 points after you spen...question
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on Chase's
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thumbsupPros
  • High rewards rate
  • No foreign transaction fee
thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$250$125
Rewards from spending ^$618 $309
Annual fee($198)($99)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$670 $335

^ Airfare booked on or after March 31, 2014 costs 70 points per $1 of WGA fare, so we use that number - 1.43 cents per point - in our estimates.
Account Details

  • Get 25,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account.
  • Get 6,000 points after your Cardmember Anniversary.
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest Airlines® purchases made directly with the airline and on Rapid Rewards Hotel and Car Rental Partner purchases.
  • Earn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • Redeem points for gift cards, car rentals, cruises, hotel stays and international flights to over 800 destinations on 50+ global carriers.
  • No foreign transaction fees.

See complete Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card details

Comenity Capital Bank Virgin America Visa Signature Card Credit Card

Virgin America Visa Signature® Card

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$49 2.00%* question $ 200
Get 10,000 bonus reward points a...question
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on Comenity Capital Bank's
secure website

thumbsupPros
  • High rewards rate
thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
  • Needs excellent credit
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$200$100
Rewards from spending ^$864 $432
Annual fee($98)($49)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$966 $483

^ We value Elevate points at 2 cents each.
Account Details

  • Get 10,000 bonus reward points after you spend $1,000 in your first 90 days as a cardholder; that's up to $200 toward no-blackout reward flights on Virgin America.
  • Earn 3 bonus reward points per $1 spent with Virgin America.
  • Earn 1 bonus reward point for every $1 spent on all other card purchases.
  • Check one free bag each for you and your plus-one on Virgin America flights.
  • Bring a friend along for the ride with $150 off a companion ticket every year.
  • Save 20% on all of your RED™ in-flight purchases, including meals, snacks, cocktails, and on-demand entertainment.
  • Book reward flights for as few as 2,500 points, and travel whenever you want with no blackout dates on Virgin America.

See complete Virgin America Visa Signature® Card details

US Bank AeroMexico Visa Credit Card

US Bank AeroMexico Visa

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$0 the first year, then $45 1.00% Redeem for flights on Delta and other SkyTeam partners $ 150
15,000 AeroMexico Miles Bonus - ...question
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on US Bank's
secure website

thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$150$75
Rewards from spending ^$432 $216
Annual fee($45)($23)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$537 $269

^ based on NerdWallet's estimated value of AeroMexico Miles
Account Details

  • Earn 1 mile per $1 spent on purchases
  • 2x miles and 10% discount on AeroMexico purchases

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US Bank LANPASS Visa Card Credit Card

US Bank LANPASS Visa Card

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$0 the first year, then $45 1.00% American Airlines and other Oneworld partners $ 150
15,000 LANPASS Miles Bonus - wit...question
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on US Bank's
secure website

thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$150$75
Rewards from spending ^$432 $216
Annual fee($45)($23)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$537 $269

^ based on NerdWallet's estimated value of LANPASS Miles
Account Details

  • Earn 1 mile per $1 spent on purchases
  • 2,000 Bonus Miles with annual renewal
  • 10% discount on LAN purchase once a year, up to $500
  • 10% flight miles bonus

See complete US Bank LANPASS Visa Card details

US Bank SKYPASS Visa Classic Card Credit Card

US Bank SKYPASS Visa Classic Card

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$50 1.00% $ 50
5,000 Korean Air Miles Bonus - w...question
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on US Bank's
secure website

thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
Rewards Over 2 Years
TotalPer Year
Sign up bonus ^$50$25
Rewards from spending ^$432 $216
Annual fee($100)($50)
Annual rewards
dollarsign
$382 $191

^ based on NerdWallet's estimated value of Korean Air Miles
Account Details

  • Earn 1 mile per $1 spent on purchases
  • 1,000 Bonus Miles with annual renewal

See complete US Bank SKYPASS Visa Classic Card details

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