Comparison of Premium Travel Rewards Credit Cards

At first glance, credit card fees north of $400 don’t make sense to a lot of points and miles fans. Why would you pay $400+ per year for a card that’s likely to earn fewer points per dollar than low or no annual fee cards from the same rewards family? It’s not until you look past the simple points per dollar equation that the value of a premium travel rewards card comes into focus.

Delta SkyMiles® Blue American Express Card Review

Delta and American Express have added to their stable of co-branded credit cards, with the introduction of the Blue Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express. The card brings the total stable of Amex/Delta co-branded credit cards to seven.

IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card Review

One of the best hotel rewards cards on the market, the IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card offers a substantial signup bonus, a stellar list of perks, and a relatively tiny annual fee. Highlights of the card include an anniversary free-night certificate valid at any IHG property worldwide, complimentary Platinum Elite status with IHG Rewards Club, and you’ll earn points redeemable at over 5,200 hotels across the globe.

U.S. Bank Altitude™ Reserve Visa Infinite® Card

U.S. Bank is getting into the Ultra Premium Travel Rewards credit card market with a new card, the U.S. Bank Altitude™ Reserve Visa Infinite® Card. This card comes with a hefty $400 annual fee, but it is loaded with benefits, including a unique opportunity to earn unlimited 3x points on mobile purchases.