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  • here are three of our favorite travel credit cards right now.

  • First on the list also happens to be our best overall pick.

  • And that's the Chase Sapphire preferred card.

  • The sapphire preferred is a great card.

  • If you love to travel, it earns valuable Chase ultimate rewards points for every dollar you spend on it and those points can be redeemed for travel and other eligible categories At 1.25 cents per point or transferred to the program's airline and hotel partners for potentially even more valuable redemptions.

  • Now, some of our favorite features of the sapphire preferred include bonus points for every dollar you spend on travel dining, select streaming services and select online grocery purchases.

  • You also won't get dinged for any foreign transaction fees when you use the card overseas.

  • Now the chase sapphire preferred does have a $95 annual fee, but the perks more than make up for it.

  • And if you don't already have the card, you can even potentially earn tons of thousands of bonus points when you first get it.

  • Check out the latest sign up offer for the chase sapphire preferred in the description below.

  • Second is the platinum card from American Express, which we love for luxury travel.

  • Now look this is not a cheap card but famous Amex Platinum is a heavyweight when it comes to top notch travel perks, it has numerous annual credits and provides complimentary access to hundreds of airport lounges worldwide, including Amex's own centurion lounges, priority pass lounges and Delta Sky clubs.

  • When you're flying Delta, You'll also get elite status with two major hotel chains and multiple car rental companies along with even more luxury travel benefits.

  • So what is the Amex platinum costs?

  • Well right now the annual fee is $695 which may seem hard to swallow, but the card comes with enough annual credits that you can utilize to offset most, if not all, of the cost of that annual fee.

  • And the cherry on top is the welcome bonus offer you can earn when you become a new Amex Platinum card member, which you should be able to redeem for a pair of domestic airline tickets for you and a companion at the very least and possibly even a trip to europe and coach for yourself.

  • Now check out our story with the latest Amex Welcome offer in the description below.

  • Finally, number three, the Southwest rapid rewards priority credit card which is our pick for the best airline travel card.

  • This one is great if you plan on being a frequent flyer on Southwest Airlines this year.

  • Some of our favorite features include a $75 Southwest travel credit each year, four upgraded boardings per year when available and bonus points on all your Southwest purchases that you put on the card as well as transit commuting and select telecommunications purchases.

  • Now the Southwest priority card does come with a $149 annual fee.

  • But remember if you can use the cards annual $75 Southwest Travel Grant.

  • You're effectively cutting the cost of the card in half.

  • And then starting on your first anniversary as a Southwest priority cardholder.

  • And each year thereafter you'll receive 7500 bonus points which are valuable enough to effectively offset the remainder of that annual fee.

  • Look, if you're already a fan of Southwest, you'll really enjoy the perks that come with the Southwest priority card.

  • If you don't have the card already, you can earn a sign up bonus when you first get it and meet certain spending requirements.

  • You'll find the current offer for the Southwest priority card in the description below.

  • Want to better understand our methodology.

  • Click here to watch how we rank credit cards and for more news, reviews and insights into all your financial and travel needs.

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here are three of our favorite travel credit cards right now.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2022/04/06
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