U.S. Bank Launches a New Altitude Credit Card

Gregory KarpJune 8, 2020
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U.S. Bank Launches a New Altitude Credit Card

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U.S. Bank has launched a new Altitude credit card aimed at the value-minded consumer who spends money closer to home.

Among the most notable features of the new $0*-annual-fee U.S. Bank Altitude® Go Visa Signature® Card: It earns 4 points per dollar spent at restaurants. That’s a huge rewards rate for a card with no annual fee.

It joins a luxury travel card launched in 2017, the U.S. Bank Altitude™ Reserve Visa Infinite® Card, with an annual fee of $400.

Here's a closer look at the Altitude cards.

U.S. Bank Altitude® Go Visa Signature® Card

U.S. Bank Altitude® Go Visa Signature® Card
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Annual fee: $0*.

Bonus: Earn 25,000 bonus points when you spend $1,000 in eligible purchases within the first 90 days of account opening.

APR offer: 0% intro APR on Purchases for 12 billing cycles and 0% intro APR on Balance Transfers for 12 Billing cycles, and then the ongoing APR of 14.99% - 23.99% Variable APR

Rewards:

  • 4 points per dollar spent on dining and takeout.

  • 2 points per dollar spent at grocery stores, gas stations and on streaming services.

  • 1 point per dollar spent on all other eligible purchases.

Perks:

  • $15 credit for annual streaming services purchases such as Netflix and Spotify. Terms apply.

  • No foreign transaction fee.

U.S. Bank Altitude™ Reserve Visa Infinite® Card

Annual fee: $400.

Bonus: Earn an enrollment bonus of 50,000 points worth $750 on travel. Just spend $4,500 in the first 90 days of account opening..

Rewards:

  • 5 points per dollar spent points on prepaid hotels and car rentals booked directly in the Altitude Rewards Center.

  • 3 points per dollar spent on travel purchases.

  • 3 points per dollar spent on mobile wallet purchases.

  • 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.

Perks:

  • Travel credit: $325 annually. The credit is applied automatically to spending directly with airlines, hotels, car rental companies, taxis, limousines, passenger trains and cruise line companies.

  • Up to $100 in statement credit every four years to reimburse the application fee for either TSA PreCheck or Global Entry.

  • 12 free Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi passes per year.

  • Airport lounge access through Priority Pass Select — limited to four visits per year, but includes one guest each time.

  • No foreign transaction fee.

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