Airline Credit Cards

The following travel credit cards from our partners offer airline miles and points.  You can earn frequent flyer miles or rewards points when you travel or when you spend. The frequent flyer miles or rewards points can be redeemed for airline discounts or free nights at participating hotels. If you are a frequent flyer or travel often you would be wise to maximize every dollar you spend on a travel rewards credit card.  These miles and points can add up quickly to free airline tickets and other great travel rewards.

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Limited Time Offer
Earn 75,000 AAdvantage bonus miles after making $7,500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. With this card you’ll get your first checked bag free on domestic American Airlines and US Airways itineraries for you and up to eight companions, Admirals Club membership privileges and no foreign transaction fees. Each calendar year when you spend $40,000 on your card you will earn 10,000 AAdvantage elite qualifying miles. In addition when you make American Airlines purchases you will earn 2 miles per dollar and 1 mile per dollar earned on all other purchases. This card comes with a $450 annual fee, but you will receive a statement credit up to $100 every 5 years, asreimbursement for your application fee for Global Entry or TSA Pre®.

 
British-Airways-Signature-Visa-CardBritish Airways Visa Signature® Card
• Earn 50,000 bonus Avios after you make $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. Additionally you will earn 3 Avios for every dollar spent on British Airways purchases and 1 Avios for every dollar spent on all other purchases. Each calendar year that you spend $30,000 on your card, you will earn a Travel Together Ticket that is good for two years. Although this card comes with an annual fee of $95 it is waived the first year and you will pay no foreign transaction fees while abroad. This card also comes with Smart Chip Technology that allows you to use your card for chip based purchases in Europe and beyond.

chase-united-mileageplus-explorer-cardUnited MileagePlus® Explorer Card
• Limited Time Offer: Earn 50,000 bonus miles after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. You can earn another 10,000 miles if you spend $25,000 within a calendar year. In addition you will earn 2 miles per dollar spent on tickets purchased from United and 1 mile per dollar spent on all other purchases and you can check your first bag for free which will save you up to $100 per roundtrip. The $95 annual fee on this card is waived for the first year and there are no foreign transaction fees.

chase-united-mileageplu-club-cardUnited MileagePlus® Club Card
• Receive a $100 statement credit after your first purchase and enjoy full United Club membership while you are a cardholder. You will earn 2 miles per dollar on United purchases and 1.5 miles per dollar spent on everything else. On United-operated flights you’ll get your first and second check bags free as well as priority check in and boarding. This card comes with a $395 annual fee but when you sign up for the card in a Chase branch, the first year is waived.

citi-aadvantage-platinum-visa-card-xlargeCiti®/ AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard®
• For a limited time, earn 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles after $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of card membership. You will receive 10% of your redeemed miles back – up to 10,000 miles each calendar year. Enjoy Group 1 boarding and 25% off on eligible in-flight savings. This card comes with a $95 annual fee that is waived the first year and is a chip and signature card.

Citi ExecutiveSM / AAdvantage® World EliteTM MasterCard
• Earn 50,000 AAdvantage miles when you spend $5,000 within the first 3 months. With this card you’ll get your first checked bag free, Admirals Club membership privileges, 25% off in-flight purchases, and no foreign transaction fees for an annual fee of $450. Each calendar year when you spend $40,000 on your card you will earn 10,000 AAdvantage elite qualifying miles. In addition when you make American Airlines purchases you will earn 2 miles per dollar and 1 mile per dollar earned on all other purchases.

amex-gold-delta-skymiles-cardGold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express
• Earn 30,000 bonus miles after you make $1,000 in purchases within your first 3 months. Additionally you will earn a $50 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase within the first 3 months. You will also earn 2 miles per dollar on Delta purchases and 1 mile per dollar spent on other eligible purchases. With this card the $95 annual fee is waived for the first year. Aside from earning miles on your eligible day-to-day purchases, you’ll also receive your first checked bag free. Terms and Restrictions Apply.

amex-platinum-cardPlatinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card
• Earn 35,000 bonus miles and 5,000 MQMs after you spend $1,000 in qualifying purchases on your new card in your first 3 months. You will also earn a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new card within your first 3 months. Earn 2 miles per eligible dollar spent on Delta purchases and 1 mile per dollar spent on other eligible purchases. Receive a domestic economy class companion certificate each year upon renewal. Payment of the government takes and fees range from $28.20 to $69.20 for itineraries with two to four flight segments is required. You can earn 10,000 bonus miles and 10,000 MQMs after you spend $25,000 or more in qualifying purchases on your card in a calendar year. You can earn an additional 10,000 bonus miles and 10,000 MQMs after you spend $50,000 or more in qualifying purchases on your card in a calendar year. This card comes with a $195 annual fee. Terms Apply.

amex-delta-reserve-cardDelta Reserve Credit Card from American Express
• Earn 10,000 bonus miles and 10,000 MQMs after your first purchase on your new card. Earn 2 miles per eligible dollar spent on Delta purchases and 1 mile per dollar spent on other eligible purchases. Receive complimentary access to Delta Sky Club® lounges and a domestic economy class companion certificate each year upon renewal. Payment of the government takes and fees range from $28.20 to $69.20 for itineraries with two to four flight segments is required.You can earn 15,000 bonus miles and 15,000 MQMs after you spend $30,000 or more in qualifying purchases on your card in a calendar year. You can earn an additional 15,000 bonus miles and 15,000 MQMs after you spend $60,000 or more in qualifying purchases on your card in a calendar year. This card comes with a $450 annual fee. Terms Apply.

barclay-lufthansa-premier-miles-and-more-world-mastercardMiles & More® Premier World MasterCard®
• Earn 20,000 miles after your first purchase and payment of the annual fee. You will earn 2 award miles per dollar spent on tickets purchased directly from Miles & More integrated airline partners, 1 mile per dollar on all other purchases. Cardholders will receive a companion ticket after first purchase and payment of the annual fee then annually thereafter. With this card there is a $79 annual fee and no foreign transaction fees. The annual fee is waived for SEN and HON Circle Members.

bank-of-hawaii-hawaiian-visaHawaiian Airlines World Elite MasterCard
• Earn 35,000 bonus miles after your first purchase. Receive a free checked bag for the primary cardholder when you purchase tickets directly from Hawaiian Airlines and a 50% off companion discount for roundtrip coach travel between Hawaii and North America. Earn 2 points per dollar on purchases directly from Hawaiian Airlines and 1 point per dollar on all other transactions. You can earn up to 10 points per dollar with participating partners and every year you will earn $100 companion discount, 5,000 annual bonus miles and $100 in flight purchase for Pualani Platinum and Pualani Gold members. This card has no foreign transaction fees although it has an $89 annual fee.

chase-southwest-rapid-rewards-visaSouthwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Card
• Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first three months of account opening. Receive an additional 6,000 points after cardmember anniversary. With this card you will earn 2 points per dollar spent on Southwest Airlines® purchases made directly with the airlines and on Rapid Rewards Hotel and Car Rental Partner purchases. You will earn 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases. There is a $99 annual fee with this card, though it comes with no foreign transaction fees. Read this post for more information on the Companion Pass.

bank-of-america-virgin-atlantic-cardVirgin America Visa Signature® Card
• Earn 10,000 points after you spend $1,000 in your first 90 days as a cardholder; that’s up to $200 toward no-blackout reward flights on Virgin America. Additionally you will earn 3 bonus reward points per $1 spent with Virgin America and 1 point for every $1 spent on all other card purchases. Enjoy one free checked bag each for you and your plus-one on Virgin America flights and bring a friend along for the ride with $150 off a companion ticket every year. You will save 20% on all of your RED™ in-flight purchases, including meals, snacks, cocktails, and on-demand entertainment. This card comes with a $49 annual fee.

lanpassLANPASS Visa Signature® Card
• Earn 20,000 bonus miles after first purchase and an additional 4,000 miles with your annual credit card renewal. You will earn 1 mile for every $1 in net purchases and 2 miles for every $1 spend on LAN ticket purchases. There is no cap on the amount of miles you can earn. Every year you will receive a 20% discount on LAN purchases (up to $1,000), a 25% flight miles bonus and 3 one-way upgrade coupons. This card comes with a $75 annual fee that is waived for the first year.

frontier-world-mastercardThe Frontier Airlines World MasterCard®
• Earn 50,000 miles on qualifying transactions, 40,000 miles will be earned after spending $500 in the first 90 days and up to 10,000 miles will be earned with initial balance transfers in the first 90 days. In addition you will earn 2 miles per dollar on Frontier purchases and 1 mile per dollar on all other purchases. This card comes with a $69 annual fee, but companion tickets can be redeemed for 5,000 fewer miles than normal.

discover-itDiscover it® Miles
• Exclusive Double Miles Offer: At the end of your first year Discover will double all the Miles you’ve earned. You will also earn 1.5x miles on every dollar you spend on purchases. 100 Miles is equal to $1 value and you can redeem Miles in any amount toward travel purchases on your statement or get cash as a direct deposit to your bank account. Discover pays you back for your in-flight Wi-Fi fees—up to $30 a year—with an automatic statement credit and you will receive a free FICO credit score on your monthly statements, mobile app and online. There is no annual fee for this card.

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