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This post is not an exhaustive list, but includes limited time offers that I think are noteworthy right now. I always include best offers available in these links, even if I don’t earn a commission from it.

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    Favorite Starter Cards

    Capital One® Venture X

    Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel

    Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

    Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That’s $750 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.

    Citi Premier® Card

    Earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

    American Express

    American Express typically offers its best sign up bonuses through referral links. When I have a referral link that will get you a higher offer than my affiliate link, I will link it here. Sometimes these links need to be opened in a private/incognito browser to get the highest offer.

    Membership Rewards Earning Cards

    Amex Platinum Card 150,000 referral
    The Platinum Card® from American Express – 150,000 point offer (non-affiliate link)

    (not my referral link, this is just the best offer)

    • $695 annual fee (Terms Apply | Rates and Fees), enrollment required for credits
    • Earn 125,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $6,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership.
    • $200 annual airline incidental credit, enrollment required
    • $240 annual digital entertainment credit, enrollment required
    • $100 annual Saks credit, enrollment required
    • $200 annual Uber credit, enrollment required
    • Lounge access to Centurion Lounges and Priority Pass lounges and more, enrollment required
    • Hilton Gold Status, enrollment required
    • Marriott Gold Status, enrollment required
    American Express® Gold Card – 90,000 point offer via referral (non-affiliate link)

    (not my referral link, this is just the best offer)

    • $250 annual fee (Terms Apply | Rates and Fees)
    • Earn 90,000 Membership Rewards® after you spend $4,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership.
    • $120 total annual Uber credits ($10 per month) and $120 total annual restaurant credits (to certain restaurants, $10 per month), enrollment required
    • 4x earning at restaurants worldwide, including Takeout and Delivery in the U.S.
    • 4x earning at U.S. Supermarkets, on up to $25,000 per calendar year in purchases
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    American Express Green Card – 45,000 point offer (non-affiliate link)
    • $150 Annual Fee (Terms Apply | Rates and Fees)
    • Earn 45,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first 6 months of Card Membership
    • $100 CLEAR credit each year
    • $100 LoungeBuddy credit each year
    • 3X points at restaurants, including takeout and delivery in the U.S.
    • 3x points on transit, including trains, buses, ferries, subway, and more
    • 3x points on travel, including airfare, hotels, cruises, tours, car rentals, and more.

    Hilton

    Hilton Honors Amex Card no annual fee
    Hilton Honors American Express Card – learn more
    • Earn 100,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $1,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. Plus, you can earn up to $100 in Statement Credits on eligible purchases made on the Card at any of the Hilton family hotels in the first 12 months of Membership.
    • No annual fee (Terms Apply. | Rates & Fees.)
    • Earn 7X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with hotels and resorts within the Hilton portfolio.
    • Earn 5X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants, U.S. supermarkets, and U.S. gas stations.
    • Earn 3X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for all other eligible purchases on your Card.

    Delta Skymiles

    Delta Skymiles® Reserve American Express – 95,000 bonus miles (non-affiliate link)

    (not my referral link, this is just the best offer)

    • Annual fee $550 (Terms Apply | Rates & Fees)
    • Earn 95,000 bonus miles and after you spend $6,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months.
    • 3x miles on Delta purchases
    • Delta Sky Club access
    • Centurion Club access
    • Annual companion certificate
    • Priority boarding
    • Free checked bag
    • $100 TSA Precheck/Global Entry credit
    Delta Skymiles® Platinum American Express – 80,000 bonus miles (non-affiliate link)

    (not my referral link, this is just the best offer)

    • Annual fee $250 (Terms Apply | Rates and Fees)
    • Earn 80,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months. 
    • 3x miles on Delta purchases
    • 3x miles on direct hotel purchases
    • 2x on dining and restaurants
    • Annual companion certificate
    • Priority boarding
    • Free checked bag
    • Trip delay insurance
    • No foreign transaction fees
    Delta Skymiles® Gold American Express card – (non affiliate link)

    (not my referral link, this is just the best offer)

    • $99 annual fee, waived the first year (Terms Apply | Rates & Fees)
    • Earn 65,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card within your first 6 months.
    • Free checked bag
    • Priority boarding
    • 2x points on dining, groceries, and Delta purchases

    Bank of America

    Business card: Alaska Airlines 70,000 point offer

    Bank of America Alaska Airlines Business Card
    Bank of America Alaska Mileage Plan Business Card – 70,000 point offer (non-affiliate link)
    • $50 per company and $25 per card for business level earning plan or $0 per company and $75 per card
    • 70,000 bonus miles and companion pass from $121 after you make $4,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of opening your account
    • Get another companion pass every year
    • Free checked bag for you and six companions
    • 3x miles per $1 spent on Alaska Airlines purchases and 1x miles on all other purchases
    • No foreign transaction fees

    Barclay

    Easiest to get approved if you are under 6/24. And generally Barclay will approve a maximum of 1-2 cards per 12 months.

    Business card: Wyndham Earner Business Card – 75,000 points

    Wyndham Rewards Earner® Business Card – 75,000 points (non affiliate link)
    • $95 annual fee
    • Earn 15,000 bonus points on account anniversary
    • 8 points per dollar on gas
    • Automatic Diamond status which gives free upgrades
    • Status match to Caesar’s Diamond for a free 5 night stay at Atlantis Bahamas
    • Great for booking vacation rental homes.

    Ideas for how to use the points

    Book Vacation Rental homes with points
    Same uses as Venture X miles, too!

    Capital One

    Capital One Venture X – 75,000 miles

    Capital One Venture X
    Capital One® Venture X : Earn 75,000 bonus miles
    • $395 annual fee
    • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
    • $300 annual travel credit when booking through Capital One’s portal
    • 10,000 points every year on account anniversary (worth at least $100)
    • Easy airport lounge access for your whole family
    • Miles can be redeemed to erase any travel purchase. 50,000 miles = $500
    • Can be transferred to a variety of partners like Jet Blue, Wyndham, Avianca, Turkish Airways and more.
    • Get our downloadable checklist here so you can max your benefits

    Capital One Venture – 75,000 miles

    Capital One Venture card
    Capital One® Venture Rewards – Limited time 75,000 mile offer
    • $95 annual fee
    • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
    • Miles can be redeemed to erase any travel purchase. 50,000 miles = $500
    • Can be transferred to a variety of partners like Jet Blue, Wyndham, Avianca, Turkish Airways and more
    • Also worth considering the Venture X which has more benefits and the same offer.

    Ideas for how to use the points

    Book Vacation Rental homes with points
    Same uses as Venture X miles, too!

    Chase

    IHG Premier – 140,000 points + free night

    IHG® One Rewards Premier Credit Card – 140,000 points + free night
    • $99 annual fee
    • Earn 140,000 bonus points + 1 free night after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening
    • Reward Night after each account anniversary year at eligible IHG hotels worldwide (worth 40,000 points)
    • 4th night free when you redeem points for any stay of 4 or more nights
    • Earn up to 26 points total per $1 spent when you stay at an IHG hotel
    • Earn 5 points per $1 spent on purchases on travel, gas stations, and restaurants. Earn 3 point per $1 spent on all other purchases
    • Platinum Elite status as long as you remain a Premier card member
    • Global Entry or TSA PreCheck Fee Credit of up to $100 every 4 years as reimbursement for the application fee charged to your card
    • $50 in United TravelBank cash each calendar year

    Ideas for how to use the points

    Holiday Inn vacation club villas
    Best family hotels in Europe

    Business card: World of Hyatt

    World of Hyatt Business Credit Card – Learn how to apply
    • Limited Time offer: Apply by 10/6/22 and get the card to receive 2 Tier-Qualifying Night Credits for each night you stay from 8/23/22 through 12/31/22.
    • Earn 60,000 points after spending $5,000 on purchases within the first three months from account opening
    • $199 annual fee
    • Up to $100 Statement Credit
    • 10% Redemption Bonus after you spend $50,000 in a calendar year on this card
    • For every $10,000 in spend on this card, you’ll earn 5 elite night credits towards earning Hyatt status
    • 2 Bonus Points per $1 spent in your top three spend categories each quarter through 12/31/23

    Citi

    Citi Premier – 80,000 points

    Citi Premier Offer
    Citi Premier®: Limited time 80,000 point offer
    • $95 annual fee
    • Earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.
    • Thank You Points can be transferred to a variety of partners like Jet Blue, Avianca, Turkish Airways, Choice and more. Points double when transferred to Choice!
    • You can also redeem points through the Citi Travel Portal. 50,000 points = $625 of travel BUT prices seem a bit inflated vs. directly booking with hotels
    • See my full guide to the card here

    Ideas for how to use the points:

    Choice Privileges Hotels
    Best family hotels in Europe

    Citi® Double Cash Card – $200 cash back

    Citi® Double Cash Card – $200 cash back
    • No annual fee
    • For a limited time, earn $200 cash back after spending $1,500 on purchases in the first 6 months of account opening

    U.S. Bank

    U.S. Bank Business Leverage Visa Signature – $750 in rewards

    U.S. Bank Business Leverage® Visa Signature® Card – $750 in rewards
    • $95 annual fee, waived your first year
    • Earn $750 in rewards when you spend $7,500 in 120 days
    • Earn 2 points per dollar that you spend on purchases made in your top two spending categories 

    Favorite cards with offers that rarely change

    Capital One Venture X
    Capital One® Venture X : Earn 75,000 bonus miles
    • $395 annual fee
    • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
    • $300 annual travel credit when booking through Capital One’s portal
    • 10,000 points every year on account anniversary (worth at least $100)
    • Easy airport lounge access for your whole family
    • Miles can be redeemed to erase any travel purchase. 50,000 miles = $500
    • Can be transferred to a variety of partners like Jet Blue, Wyndham, Avianca, Turkish Airways and more.
    • Get our downloadable checklist here so you can max your benefits
    World of Hyatt card
    World of Hyatt – Learn how to apply
    • $95 annual fee
    • 30,000 Bonus Points after you spend $3,000 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening
    • Provides 1 free night certificate every year on account anniversary (up to a category 4 hotel)
    • If you spend $15,000 per year on the card you will earn an additional free night certificate
    Chase Freedom Flex
    Chase Freedom Flex – $200 bonus + earn 9x on gas!
    • $0 annual fee
    • Includes cell phone protection if you pay your bill with the card
    • Rotating categories earn 5x total points each quarter
    • Current promotional also offers 5x on gas (up to $6,000 in first year)
    • From July 1-Sept 30, 2022–you earn a total of 9 points per dollar on gas between the sign up promo and the quarterly bonus (up to $1,500 of gas)
    • If you have a Sapphire card, you can transfer the Freedom points to the Sapphire card to get all the airline and hotel transfer benefits!
    Chase Ink Business Preferred® – Learn how to apply
    • $95 annual fee
    • Earn 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points after you spend $15,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening
    • Earn 3 points per $1 on the first $150,000 spent in combined purchases on travel, shipping purchases, Internet, cable and phone services
    Chase Ink Business Cash
    Chase Ink Business Cash® – Learn how to apply
    • $0 annual fee
    • Earn $750 (75,000 points) after you spend $7,500 in 3 months
    • If you have a Sapphire card, you can transfer the Ink points to the Sapphire card to get all the airline and hotel transfer benefits!
    • Earn 5% cash back on the first $25,000 spent in combined purchases at office supply stores and on internet, cable and phone services eacInh account anniversary year.

    Editorial Disclosure – The editorial content is not provided or commissioned by the credit card issuers. Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of the credit card issuers, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the credit card issuers.

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