Business travel or travel rewards?
We use the American Express Business to earn free flights, but lots of people like Barclays or Southwest Air Rapid Rewards. It all depends on how you travel, what you plan to use the rewards for, and whether you intend to use the card when traveling or for everyday business expenses.
If you don’t already follow the Points Guy, you should at www.thepointsguy.com (he’s also on Facebook). He’s got a Beginner’s Guide to travel points plans here: http://thepointsguy.com/beginners-guide/ and a whole area of his site devoted to credit cards: http://thepointsguy.com/credit-cards/
WalletHub has a good page where you can learn more about the best offers and the rest of the 2017’s best travel credit cards (linked below). Nerdwallet.com also has some great resources you should bookmark such as their chart showing signup mile bonuses: http://www.nerdwallet.com/travel-miles-credit-cards
Here are a few articles evaluating the myriad credit card offers and travel benefits:
- https://wallethub.com/best-travel-credit-cards/ (updated weekly, using a database of more than 1,000 credit card offers)
- http://money.cnn.com/gallery/pf/2013/09/20/best-credit-cards.moneymag/5.html (report relies on Nerdwallet.com)