The 5 Best Travel Credit Cards For 2020

The 5 Best Travel Credit Cards For 2020

Many credit cards provide impressive travel benefits. Bonus points for booking hotels, buying airline tickets, and renting cars. There are a lot to choose from! So which are the best travel credit cards in 2020? Let’s take a look at the top 5 and what they have to offer.


5. Chase Sapphire Preferred

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With a $95 annual fee and an APR of 15.99-22.99%, the Sapphire Preferred card is one of the best you can get in 2020. You’ll get 60,000 reward points if you spend $4,000 in the first three months — the equivalent of $750 toward your next vacation.

4. Capital One Venture Rewards Card

This is the best card if you like to collect miles. You’ll get 1.25 miles for every dollar you spend, plus a bonus 20,000 miles if you spend $1,000 in the first three months. And you get all this for a $0 annual fee.

3. Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card

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If you stay in hotels a lot, this is the card for you. You’ll earn 12x the Hilton points for every dollar you spend at a Hilton property. You’ll also earn 6x the Hilton points for much of your spending at gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants.

2. Marriott Bonvoy Boundless

This one is excellent for international travel. The Bonvoy Boundless card costs $95 annually. For that price, you’ll get 6 times the points for staying at any hotel participating in the program (over 7,000 around the world), one free night a year, no foreign transaction fees, and 15 Elite Night credits every year.

1. Chase Sapphire Reserve

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This one is less accessible that the Preferred, but still excellent. For an annual fee of $550, the Sapphire Reserve gives you access to thousands of airport lounges around the world. You’ll get triple the points on travel expenses, and you can transfer those points to hotel and airline loyalty programs.