JetBlue Plus Review: A Bundle of Benefits for a Reasonable Annual Fee

Its ongoing rewards are generous compared with many other airline credit cards, and benefits like free checked bags and a yearly points bonus can easily make up for the card's $99 annual fee.
Sep 27, 2021

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Our Take

4.9

NerdWallet rating 
The bottom line:

If you're a JetBlue loyalist or could easily be one, this card is a great pick, thanks to its bevy of benefits. Even if you fly with the airline only once or twice a year, it may still make sense.

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Barclays JetBlue Plus Credit Card
JetBlue Plus Card
Annual fee
$99
Regular APR
16.24%, 20.24% or 25.24%, Variable APR
Intro APR
0% intro APR on Balance Transfers for 12 billing cycles
Rec. credit score
720-850 (Excellent)

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