PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card

PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card

on Pentagon Federal Credit Union's secure website

PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card

PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card

PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card

on Pentagon Federal Credit Union's secure website

Card details

  • 0% APR promo balance transfer rate for 12 months now through December 31, 2018. After that, the APR for the unpaid balance and any new balance transfers will be 11.49% to 17.99%. APR will vary w/the market based on Prime Rate. 3% balance transfer fee per transaction. Subject to credit approval. $100 bonus after spending $1,500 in purchase transactions within the first 90 days of account opening.

  • Rate and offers current as of October 1, 2018 and subject to change.

  • Earn 5 points on gas purchases at the pump. Fuel purchases for airplanes and boats do not receive cash back rewards.

  • Earn 3 points on supermarket purchases

  • Earn 1 point on all other purchases

  • No annual fee

  • No foreign transaction fees

  • No cash advance fee

  • Chip enabled for added security

  • Federally insured by NCUA

  • Variable rate as low As 11.49% APR

Rates, fees & offers

  • Annual fee

    $0

  • Rewards rate

    1 point per dollar

  • Bonus offer

    $100 bonus after spending $1,500 in purchase transactions within the first 90 days of account opening.

  • Intro APR

    0% promotional rate for 12 months on transfers made between October 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018

  • Ongoing Apr

    Min APR: 11.49%, Variable

    Max APR: 17.99%, Variable

    Penalty APR: Up to 17.99%, Variable

  • Balance Transfer Fee

    3%

  • Foreign Transaction Fee

    None

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NerdWallet Review

By Robin Saks Frankel

Rating Details

3.2

Editor's overall rating

Pros and Cons

Pros
  • No annual fee

  • Bonus cash back categories

  • No foreign transaction fee

Cons
  • Membership required

  • Can't redeem for cash

  • Inconsistent point value

The PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card earns one of the best rewards rates on gas you’ll find anywhere — an unlimited 5 points per dollar spent at the gas pump. And the annual fee is $0 to boot.

In addition to free-flowing fuel rewards, the card also pays an unlimited 3 points per dollar on groceries and an unlimited 1 points per dollar on all other qualifying purchases.

Redemption options are limited, though. Points are redeemable only for travel, gift cards and merchandise. Cash back is not available.

Typically, travel redemptions yield the highest point value. Otherwise, you can generally expect a value of about 0.85 cents per point, which is less than what many other rewards cards offer.

You’ll also have to join PenFed’s credit union to apply. For more information about the PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card, check out our full review here.

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