Top Credit Card Offers for the Month Archives - Thrifty Traveler

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

60,000 Points After Spending $4,000 in the First Three Months of Card Membership

 

The sign-up bonus alone is worth at least $750 if redeemed through the Chase portal.

It earns 2x Ultimate Rewards points per dollar spent on travel and dining, 5x points per dollar spent on Lyft rides, and 1x point per dollar on everything else.

It offers one of our favorite ways to book flight deals through our Thrifty Traveler Premium flight deal notification service.

$95 Annual Fee

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American Express® Gold Card

Earn 40,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $4,000 in the first 3 months of card membership.

 

4x points per dollar spent at restaurants worldwide

4x points per dollar spent at U.S. supermarkets on up to $25,000 per calendar year

3x points per dollar spent directly with airlines or at amextravel.com

A $120 annual dining credit for charges at GrubHub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Boxed & Participating Shake Shack locations.

A $100 travel credit for incidental airline fees. Read our guide on the best ways to use these credits.

$250 Annual Fee

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The World Of Hyatt Credit Card

25,000 Bonus Points after you spend $3,000 in the first 3 months. Earn another 25,000 Bonus Points after you spend $6,000 total within the first 6 months of card membership.

 

Earn a total of 9x points per dollar spent on Hyatt stays.

Receive a free night certificate each year on your cardmember anniversary for any Category 1-4 hotel.

Get One Additional Free Night – at any category 1-4 property if you spend $15,000 during your cardmember anniversary year.

Automatic Discoverist Elite Status.

The annual fee is $95 and it’s not waived for the first year of card membership.

Read our full review of the World of Hyatt Credit Card.

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Chase Sapphire Reserve®

50,00 Points After Spending $4,000 in the First Three Months of Card Membership.

 

The sign-up bonus alone is worth at least $750 if redeemed through the Chase portal.

It earns 3x Ultimate Rewards points per dollar spent on travel and dining, 10x points per dollar spent on Lyft rides, and 1x point per dollar on everything else.

$300 annual travel credit

Receive a $100 fee credit towards Global Entry or TSA PreCheck.

Priority Pass Lounge access

$60 annual DoorDash statement credit

Complimentary Lyft Pink Membership

Book flight deals through our Thrifty Traveler Premium flight deal notification service.

$550 Annual Fee

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The Platinum Card® from American Express

60,000 Points after Spending $5,000 in the First Three Months of Card Membership

 

Check if you are eligible for the 100,000 Point offer via Cardmatch.

$200 Annual Uber Credit ($15/month & $35 in December).

$200 Airline Incidental Fee Credit

Earn 5x Points per dollar spent on airfare.

The best airport lounge access offered from any card.

Receive a $100 fee credit towards Global Entry or TSA PreCheck.

$100 Annual Credit to be used at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Hilton Honors & Marriott Bonvoy Gold Status

$550 Annual Fee

Read our full review of the Platinum Card.

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IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card

Earn 125,000 IHG Rewards Club Points After Spending $3,000 in the First Three Months of Card Membership

 

Receive a free night certificate each year on your cardmember anniversary for properties that cost 40,000 points or less.

Receive a $100 fee credit towards Global Entry or TSA PreCheck.

Automatic IHG Platinum Elite Status.

Receive your fourth night free when you book three or more consecutive award stay nights.

$89 Annual Fee

Read our full review of the Chase IHG Rewards Club Premier Card.

 

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American Express® Green Card

30,000 Points after Spending $2,000 in the First Three Months of Card Membership

 

$100 Credit Towards a CLEAR Membership

$100 Credit for Lounge Buddy (Airport Lounge Access)

Earn 3x Points per dollar spent on travel & dining

$150 Annual Fee

Read our full review of the Green Card.

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Beat American Basic Economy

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard®

50,000 Miles After Spending $2,500 in the First Three Months of Card Membership.

 

Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent at gas stations and restaurants

Earn 2 AAdvantage® miles for every $1 spent on eligible American Airlines purchases

First checked bag is free on domestic American Airlines itineraries for you and up to four companions

$99 Annual Fee (waived for the first year)

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Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

Earn a $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months.

 

3% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $6,000 each year, then 1%)

2% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations and at select U.S. department stores.

1% back on other purchases

No Annual Fee

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Marriott Bonvoy Boundless™ Credit Card

Earn 75,000 Bonvoy Points after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of card membership.

 

6x Points: For each dollar spent at all Marriott Bonvoy hotels.

2x Points: On all other purchases.

Receive a free night certificate each year on your cardmember anniversary for properties that cost 35,000 points or less.

Automatic Marriott Silver Elite Status

Earn 15 elite night credits towards status each year you hold the card.

The annual fee is $95 and it’s not waived for the first year of card membership.

Read our full review of the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card.

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AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®

60,000 AAdvantage Miles after making a single purchase and paying the card’s $99 annual fee.

 

Free checked bags for the cardholder and up to four companions

Annual companion certificate good for one guest at $99 (plus taxes and fees) after you spend $20,000 in a calendar year.

Onboard WiFi credit: Get up to $25 back in statement credits each year.

Earn 2x AAdvantage miles for every one dollar spent on eligible American Airlines purchases.

$99 Annual Fee

Read our full review of the AAdvantage Aviator Red Card.

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