Hotel Credit Cards
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Credit cards offering points from hotel chains for free nights and potentially other rewards such as airline miles. This list is restricted to cards from specific hotel chains; other credit cards may offer points that you can use toward hotel stays; See Travel Credit Cards in 2013 for other cards offering travel rewards that may include free hotel stays. (NOTE: Credit card rates change fairly regularly -- check the terms and conditions of each card to be sure the interest rates shown here are accurate.)
- Starpoints(R) bonus: earn up to 25,000 bonus points: 10,000 after your first purchase and another 15,000 after you spend $5,000 within the first 6 months of Cardmembership
- That's enough for a weekend getaway to a Category 4 Hotel.
- Earn up to 5 Starpoints(R) for each dollar of eligible purchases at participating SPG hotels and resorts - that's 2 Starpoints for using the Card in addition to the Starpoints you earn as an SPG member. Earn 1 Starpoint for all other purchases.
- Free Hotel Nights: redeem Starpoints at over 1,100 hotels in nearly 100 countries worldwide - with no blackout dates. Some hotels may have mandatory service and resort charges.
- Free Flights: redeem Starpoints on over 350 airlines with SPG Flights - with no blackout dates
- No limits on the number of Starpoints you can earn
- $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $65
- Terms and Restrictions apply.
- Earn 40,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points after spending $1,000 within 4 months of account opening*
- Earn 6 HHonors Bonus Points for each $1 spent at a participating hotel within the Hilton HHonors portfolio.*
- Earn 3 HHonors Bonus Points for each $1 spent on purchases at supermarkets, drugstores and gas stations.*
- Earn 2 HHonors Bonus Points for each $1 spent on all other purchases.*
- No annual fee.*
- Get 25,000 Membership Reward(R) points after you make $2,000 in purchases with your new Card in the first three months.
- Plus, get one year of Amazon Prime after you sign up for a new membership with your Card and meet the spending requirement in the same time period.
- As an Amazon Prime member, you get unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items on Amazon.com.
- No foreign transaction fees. No matter what country you're in, when you use your Platinum Card there are no Foreign Transaction Fees.
- 24/7 Platinum Card(R) Concierge service for assistance with reservations, travel, gifts, and more.
- Premium Access- Gain exclusive access to unique experiences from special entry to food festivals to VIP packages at concerts.
- Terms and restrictions apply.
- Earn 2 weekend night certificates good at select hotels and resorts within the Hilton HHonors portfolio after $2,500 in eligible purchases within 4 months of account opening*
- Earn 10 HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on hotel stays within the Hilton HHonors portfolio*
- Earn 5 HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on airline and car rental purchases*
- Earn 3 HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on all other eligible purchases*
- Enjoy the benefits of HHonors Gold status as long as you are a cardmember*
- No foreign transaction fees on purchases*
- Travel with ease and enjoy global acceptance with your Citi chip credit card
Additional Cards to Consider
Hotel Rewards Offer: Best Western credit card offers 15 points for every $1 in purchases made at Best Western locations, and 1 point for every $1 spent everywhere else. Redeem points for free stays at Best Western, or for air travel, or for retailer gift certificates. Ongoing APR: 13.99% or 24.99% variable rate*. Introductory APR: Same as ongoing. Balance Transfer Rate: 0% for 6 billing cycles, then same as ongoing. Annual Fee: None. (click for all terms and conditions.)
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