It’s customary to escape to warm destinations during the wintertime, but if you’re itching for extra arctic chill, we have a few great credit card offers to help you travel to Alaska. We scoured our database of more than 1,200 cards and found three cards that might get you a nonstop flight to the biggest and often coldest state in the United States. Stay cold out there!
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card: Best general travel cardChase Sapphire Preferred® Card is a great credit card. It offers 2 points on every dollar spent on travel and dining and 1 point on everything else. There’s also a signup bonus: Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. Plus, you’ll get a 5,000 points bonus if you add an authorized user and make a purchase within the first three months. Points are best redeemed for travel, either through Chase Ultimate Rewards at a rate of 1.25 cents per point or transferred to a partner program at a rate of 1.25 – 5 cents per point.
The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card has an $0 for the first year, then $95, and no foreign transaction fees.
Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® Credit Card: Best for frequent Alaskan excursions
The card’s $75. It has an annual $99 companion fare discount code for Alaska or Horizon flights and vacation packages.
Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard®: Best for American Airlines devoteesCiti® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® is the card for you. It offers 1 mile on every dollar spent and double miles on American Airlines spending. There’s also a signup bonus: Earn 30,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after making $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*. The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® offers one free checked bag for you and up to four of your travel companions and priority boarding. You’ll also get a 25% discount on in-flight food and beverage purchases.
The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® has an annual fee of $0 for the first year, then $95.
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