Is the new Bonvoy card good for anyone?

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Chase has unveiled a new fee-free Marriott Bonvoy card: Bonvoy Bold.  Is the new card worth getting?  Is it worth keeping?  Let’s dig in…

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Confusing Bonvoy card names

Why do credit card companies love alliteration?  This just confuses customers.  Consider the currently available Marriott Cards: Bonvoy Bold, Bonvoy Boundless, Bonvoy Business, Bonvoy Brilliant.  Can you keep track of which is which?  Nope.  I can’t either.  But my Marriott credit card comparison chart should help.  This has been updated with the new Bonvoy Bold:


Confusing Bonvoy signup rules

If you have any other Bonvoy cards, or if you’ve received a bonus for one in the past 24 months you probably won’t qualify for a new bonus for the Bonvoy Bold.  This chart may help you figure out if you would qualify:

Card You Want
Cards You've Had (Or Recently Applied For) Chase Bonvoy Bold Chase Bonvoy Boundless Chase Bonvoy Bountiful Amex Bonvoy Business Amex Bonvoy Brilliant Amex Bonvoy Bevy
Chase Ritz Carlton ⚠30
Bonvoy ($45 card)
Bonvoy Premier ⚠24
Bonvoy Bold ⚠90 ⚠24 ⚠30 ⚠90 ⚠24
Bonvoy Boundless
Bonvoy Bountiful ⚠24
Bonvoy Business ($45 card) ⚠30
Bonvoy Premier Plus Business ⚠90 ⚠24 ⚠30
Amex Bonvoy ⚠30 ⚠30 ⚠90 ⚠24
Bonvoy Business ⚠90 ⚠24
Bonvoy Bevy
Bonvoy Brilliant
Eligibility Key
You are eligible for this card and welcome bonus
⚠30 Your are not eligible for a welcome bonus if you have had the card on the left within the past 30 days
⚠24 You will not be approved if you currently have or if you've received a welcome bonus in the past 24 months for the card on the left
⚠90 ⚠24 You are not eligible for a welcome bonus if you were approved for the card on the left within the past 90 days; or if you've received a welcome or upgrade bonus in the past 24 months.
⚠30 ⚠90 ⚠24 You are not eligible for a welcome bonus if you've had the card on the left within the past 30 days; or if you were approved for it within the past 90 days; or if you've received a welcome bonus or upgrade bonus for it in the past 24 months.
You are not eligible for a welcome bonus if you've ever had this card before (but the system seems to "forget" that you've had the card about 5 to 7 years after you cancel)
 

5/24 is still a thing

Don’t forget that Chase now applies 5/24 rules to all of their cards.  This one is surely no exception.

Chase's 5/24 Rule: With most Chase credit cards, Chase will not approve your application if you have opened 5 or more cards with any bank in the past 24 months.
To determine your 5/24 status, see: Easy Ways to Count Your 5/24 Status. The easiest option is to track all of your cards for free with Travel Freely.
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Bonvoy Bold has no free night

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The Inn at Bay Harbor in northern Michigan currently costs 35,000 points for each free night. That means that the annual free nights from most Bonvoy cards can be used at this resort.

The best feature of most of the current Bonvoy cards is that they offer a free night each year.  I like to keep these cards open because I can usually use the free night award towards much better value than the card’s annual fee.

The Bonvoy Bold doesn’t come with a free night.  But that’s OK since it doesn’t have an annual fee either.

Bonvoy Bold is bad for spend

This card offers only 1X rewards for most purchases and only 3X at Marriott properties.  You can do much better with almost any other rewards credit card.  See: Best Rewards for Everyday Spend.

Card Info Name and Earning Rate (no offer)
Earning rate: 5% back at all bookstores, including Amazon (note: this is capped at $1000 in purchases per month) ✦ 2% back at restaurants, gas stations, supermarkets, Netflix, Spotify, Uber and Lyft.
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 2%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: Tier One Rewards (which now requires $1,000 in an Alliant high-yield checking account and 2 electronic transactions per month) offers 2.5% cash back everywhere on up to $10K per billing cycle, then unlimited 1.5% cash back beyond $10K in purchases in a billing cycle. (Note that some purchases, like those from GiftCards.com, are not eligible for cash back)
Base: 2.5%
Earning rate: 3X Delta ✦ 3X purchases made directly with hotels ✦ 1.5X on transit, eligible U.S. shipping, and purchases of $5K or more (up to $100K per year)
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Travel: 3X (3.3%)
Brand: 3X (3.3%)
Other: 1.5X (1.65%)
Earning rate: 3X Delta ✦ 3X purchases made directly with hotels ✦ 2X restaurants ✦ 2X US Supermarkets
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Travel: 3X (3.3%)
Dine: 2X (2.2%)
Grocery: 2X (2.2%)
Brand: 3X (3.3%)
Earning rate: 3X Delta ✦ 1.5X on eligible transit, U.S. shipping & office supply store purchases
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Office: 1.5X (1.65%)
Brand: 3X (3.3%)
Other: 1.5X (1.65%)
Earning rate: 3X Delta
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Brand: 3X (3.3%)
Earning rate: 2X Delta ✦ 2X U.S. purchases for advertising in select media and U.S. shipping purchases (capped at $50k per year starting 1/1/24)
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Brand: 2X (2.2%)
Other: 2X (2.2%)
Earning rate: 2X Delta ✦ 2x restaurants worldwide ✦ 2x US supermarkets
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Dine: 2X (2.2%)
Grocery: 2X (2.2%)
Brand: 2X (2.2%)
Earning rate: 2X restaurants worldwide ✦ 2X Delta ✦ 1X on all other eligible purchases
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Dine: 2X (2.2%)
Brand: 2X (2.2%)
Earning rate: 5X flights and prepaid hotels at AmexTravel.com ✦ 1.5X points per dollar on eligible purchases of $5000 or more (on up to $2 million of those purchases per year) ✦ 1.5x on US construction/hardware stores, US electronic goods, and US shipping ✦ 1X elsewhere ✦ Terms apply.
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Other: 1.5X (2.33%)
Earning rate: 5X points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel ✦ 5X points for prepaid hotels booked through American Express Travel
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 5X (7.75%)
Earning rate: 3X points for flights booked with airlines or on amextravel.com ✦ 4x points at US Supermarkets (up to $25K in purchases, then 1x) ✦ 4x at restaurants worldwide ✦ 1X points on other purchases. Terms apply. (Rates & Fees)
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 3X (4.65%)
Dine: 4X (6.2%)
Grocery: 4X (6.2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3X on travel & transit (including flights, hotels, taxis, and rideshares) ✦ 3X dining ✦ 1X points on other purchases. Terms apply. See
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 3X (4.65%)
Dine: 3X (4.65%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X at AmexTravel.com ✦ 1X points on other purchases. Terms apply.
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 2X (3.1%)
Earning rate: Earn 4X in combined eligible purchases in the two categories where your business spends the most each billing cycle (capped at $150K spend per calendar year, then 1x): Electronic goods retailers or software and cloud system providers in the U.S. ✦U.S. purchases at restaurants ✦Monthly wireless telephone service charges made directly from a wireless telephone service provider in the U.S. ✦ U.S. purchases for advertising in select media ✦ U.S. purchases at gas stations ✦ Transit purchases including trains, taxicabs, rideshare services, ferries, tolls, parking, buses, and subways. ✦ 3x on eligible purchases through AmexTravel.com ✦ 1x on all other purchases. Terms apply.
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 3X (4.65%)
Dine: 4X (6.2%)
Gas: 4X (6.2%)
Shop: 4X (6.2%)
Phone: 4X (6.2%)
Biz: 4X (6.2%)
Earning rate: Unlimited 1.5% cash back on eligible charges when you pay within 10 days of your statement closing date. Pay your Minimum Payment Due by your Payment Due Date and the discount is applied to your next statement
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: ✦ 2x points at US supermarkets, on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1x) ✦ 1x on other purchases
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Grocery: 2X (3.1%)
Earning rate: Make 20 or more purchases in a billing period and get 20% more points, less returns and credits ✦ With 20% more points, earn: 2.4X points at US supermarkets, on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1.2x) ✦ 1.2X on other purchases
Base: 1.2X (1.86%)
Grocery: 2.4X (3.72%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3x points at US supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1x) ✦ 2x points at US gas stations ✦ 1x points on other purchases.
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Gas: 2X (3.1%)
Grocery: 3X (4.65%)
Earning rate: Earn 50% more points: Use your Card 30 or more times on purchases in a billing period and get 50% more points on those purchases less returns and credits. With 30 or more purchases, earn: 4.5x points at US supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1.5x) ✦ 3x points at US gas stations ✦ 1.5x points on other purchases.
Base: 1.5X (2.33%)
Gas: 3X (4.65%)
Grocery: 4.5X (6.98%)
Earning rate: ✦ 5X points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel ✦ 5X prepaid hotels booked with American Express Travel
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 5X (7.75%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X U.S. Restaurants ✦ 2X select U.S. Department Stores ✦ 2X Car Rentals Purchased Directly from Select Car Rental Companies ✦ 2X Airfare Purchased Directly from Airlines
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 2X (3.1%)
Dine: 2X (3.1%)
Shop: 2X (3.1%)
Earning rate: ✦ 6% cash back as a statement credit at US supermarkets up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%) ✦ 6% Cash Back as a statement credit on select U.S. streaming subscriptions. ✦ 3% Cash Back as a statement credit on transit (includes taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more). 3% cash back US gas stations ✦ 1% cash back on other purchases ✦ Terms apply.
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Gas: 3%
Grocery: 6%
Shop: 3%
Other: 6%
Earning rate: ✦ 5X points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel ✦ 5X points for prepaid hotels booked through American Express Travel
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 5X (7.75%)
Earning rate: 2X Membership Rewards points on all purchases, up to $50K spend per calendar year (then 1X thereafter). Terms apply. (Rates & Fees)
Base: 2X (3.1%)
Earning rate: 2% cash back as a statement credit on all purchases, up to $50K spend per calendar year (then 1% thereafter). Terms apply.
Base: 2%
Earning rate: ✦ 6% cash back as a statement credit at US supermarkets up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%) ✦ 6% Cash Back as a statement credit on select U.S. streaming subscriptions. ✦ 3% Cash Back as a statement credit on transit (includes taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more). 3% cash back as a statement credit US gas stations ✦ 1% cash back as a statement credit on other purchases ✦ $7 monthly statement credit on Disney Bundle subcription of $12.99 or more. Enrollment required. ✦ Terms apply.
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Gas: 3%
Grocery: 6%
Shop: 3%
Other: 6%
Earning rate: ✦ 3% cash back as a statement credit at US supermarkets up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%) ✦ 3% cash back as a statement credit at US gas stations on up to $6,000 per year, then 1%. ✦ 3% cash back as a statement credit on U.S. online retail purchases on up to $6,000 per year, then 1% ✦ 1% cash back as a statement credit on other purchases ✦ Terms apply.
Base: 1%
Gas: 3%
Grocery: 3%
Shop: 3%
Earning rate: ✦ Up to 5% Cash Back as a statement credit at U.S. supermarkets, U.S. gas stations & select U.S. drugstores (Everyday Purchases) ✦ Up to 1% Cash Back as a statement credit on other purchases. ✦ For your first $6,500 in purchases in a reward year, you will earn 1% on Everyday Purchases (5% thereafter), and 0.5% on other purchases (then 1%) ✦ Terms Apply.
Base: 1%
Grocery: 5%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: Prime Members: 5% in Amazon rewards on US purchases at Amazon Business, AWS, Amazon.com, Whole Foods on up to $120K in purchases per calendar year, then 1% ✦ 2% Back in Amazon rewards at US restaurants, US gas stations, and on US wireless telephone services (excludes Google Fi) ✦ 1% back on all other purchases
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 5%
Shop: 5%
Phone: 2%
Brand: 5%
Other: 2%
Earning rate: ✦ 5% US office supply stores and US wireless phone services ✦ 3% your choice from list of categories (e.g. airfare, hotels, car rentals, gas stations, restaurants, select media buys, shipping,computer) ✦ 1% other purchases. 3% and 5% rebates are capped at $50,000 per rebate year and then earn 1% thereafter. Terms Apply.
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Gas: 3%
Phone: 5%
Office: 5%
Biz: 3%
Earning rate: ✦ 14X Hilton spend ✦ 7X US restaurants, flights booked directly with airlines or amextravel.com, select car rental companies ✦ 3X on all other eligible purchases ✦ Terms & Limitations Apply.
Base: 3X (1.44%)
Travel: 7X (3.36%)
Dine: 7X (3.36%)
Brand: 14X (6.72%)
Earning rate: ✦ 12X Hilton spend ✦ 6X U.S. restaurants, US Supermarkets, and US gas stations ✦ 4X U.S. Online Retail Purchases ✦ 3X on all other eligible purchases
Base: 3X (1.44%)
Dine: 6X (2.88%)
Gas: 6X (2.88%)
Grocery: 6X (2.88%)
Shop: 4X (1.92%)
Brand: 12X (5.76%)
Earning rate: ✦ 12X Hilton spend ✦ 5X on other eligible purchases (on the first $100K in purchases per calendar year, 3X thereafter). ✦ For eligible purchases made from March 28, 2024 through June 30, 2024: 6X on Select Business & Travel Purchases (flights booked directly with airlines or Amex Travel; car rentals booked directly from select car rental companies; US restaurants; US gas stations; wireless telephone services purchased directly from US service provider; US shipping purchases)
Base: 3X (1.44%)
Brand: 12X (5.76%)
Other: 5X (2.4%)
Earning rate: ✦ 7X Hilton eligible Hilton purchases ✦ 5X US restaurants, US Supermarkets, and US gas stations ✦ 3X on all other eligible purchases
Base: 3X (1.44%)
Dine: 5X (2.4%)
Gas: 5X (2.4%)
Grocery: 5X (2.4%)
Brand: 7X (3.36%)
Earning rate: 6X Marriott ✦ 2X on all other eligible purchases
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 3X airfare -on flights booked directly with airlines; 3X restaurants worldwide, 6X Marriott; 2X on all other eligible purchases
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Travel: 3X (2.1%)
Dine: 3X (2.1%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 6x at Marriott Bonvoy properties ✦ 4x at restaurants worldwide, U.S. gas stations, wireless telephone services purchased from U.S. suppliers and on U.S. purchases for shipping ✦ 2x on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply. (Rates & Fees)
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Dine: 4X (2.8%)
Gas: 4X (2.8%)
Phone: 4X (2.8%)
Biz: 4X (2.8%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 6X Marriott.✦ 4X restaurants & U.S. Supermarkets on up to $15K spend per year ✦ 2X on all other eligible purchases
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Dine: 4X (2.8%)
Grocery: 4X (2.8%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 1.5% on all eligible purchases
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 1.5% on all eligible purchases
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 5X at FlyFrontier.com ✦ 3X restaurants
Base: 1X (0.95%)
Dine: 3X (2.85%)
Brand: 5X (4.75%)
Earning rate: 3X Hawaiian Airlines ✦ 2x gas, dining, and office supply stores ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1X (0.75%)
Dine: 2X (1.5%)
Gas: 2X (1.5%)
Office: 2X (1.5%)
Brand: 3X (2.25%)
Earning rate: 3X Hawaiian Airlines ✦ 2x gas, dining, and grocery stores ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1X (0.75%)
Dine: 2X (1.5%)
Gas: 2X (1.5%)
Grocery: 2X (1.5%)
Brand: 3X (2.25%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3X AA ✦ 2X hotel and car rentals ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: 2X AA ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X AA, office supply, telecommunications services, and at car rental agencies ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Phone: 2X (2.6%)
Office: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 2X Carnival ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Brand: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X Holland America ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Brand: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X Princess ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Brand: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 2X restaurants and grocery ✦ 6X JetBlue ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.33%)
Dine: 2X (2.66%)
Grocery: 2X (2.66%)
Brand: 6X (7.98%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X restaurants and office supply stores ✦ 6X JetBlue ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.33%)
Dine: 2X (2.66%)
Office: 2X (2.66%)
Brand: 6X (7.98%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X restaurants and grocery ✦ 3X JetBlue ✦ 1X everywhere else✦
Base: 1X (1.33%)
Dine: 2X (2.66%)
Grocery: 2X (2.66%)
Brand: 3X (3.99%)
Earning rate: 3X Emirates ✦ 2X airfare, hotel, and car rentals ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Travel: 2X (2.2%)
Brand: 3X (3.3%)
Earning rate: 3X Emirates ✦ 2X airfare, hotel, and car rentals ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.1%)
Travel: 2X (2.2%)
Brand: 3X (3.3%)
Earning rate: 2X Miles on all purchases
Base: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 2X Miles on all purchases
Base: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X Miles for travel and dining ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 2X (2%)
Dine: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 5X Wyndham ✦ 2X gas, utility, & grocery ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.01%)
Gas: 2X (2.02%)
Grocery: 2X (2.02%)
Brand: 5X (5.05%)
Other: 2X (2.02%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3X Wyndham ✦ 2X gas, utility & grocery ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.01%)
Gas: 2X (2.02%)
Grocery: 2X (2.02%)
Brand: 3X (3.03%)
Earning rate: ✦ 5X Wyndham & gas ✦ 2X restaurants & grocery ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.01%)
Dine: 2X (2.02%)
Gas: 5X (5.05%)
Grocery: 2X (2.02%)
Brand: 5X (5.05%)
Earning rate: 6X Wyndham & gas ✦ 4X restaurants & grocery ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.01%)
Dine: 4X (4.04%)
Gas: 6X (6.06%)
Grocery: 4X (4.04%)
Brand: 6X (6.06%)
Earning rate: 8X Wyndham & gas ✦ 5X marketing, advertising, and utilities (telecommunications, cable, satellite, electric, gas, heating oil and water) ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.01%)
Gas: 8X (8.08%)
Phone: 5X (5.05%)
Biz: 5X (5.05%)
Brand: 8X (8.08%)
Other: 5X (5.05%)
Earning rate: Earn 1.529% back on your purchases when your Upromise Program account is linked to an eligible College Savings Plan or 1.25% if it is not ✦ Up to $250 cashback rewards per calendar year on gift card purchases at MyGiftCardsPlus
Base: 1.25%
Earning rate: Earn 5x on eligible Priceline.com purchases. Earn 2x on gas and restaurants.
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Brand: 5%
Earning rate: 5X on Breeze Airways Nicer and Nicest Bundles & Trip Add-ons ✦ 2X on Breeze Airlines Nice Bundles ✦ 2X grocery ✦ 2X restaurants ✦ 1X everywhere else (including Breeze flights)
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Grocery: 2%
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 3% drugstores and gas stations ✦ 2% medical expenses ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1%
Gas: 3%
Other: 3%
Earning rate: 3% airfare, hotel stays, and car rentals ✦ 2% restaurants ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Dine: 2%
Earning rate: Choose one of ten categories for 3x and one for 2x each quarter, then 1x everywhere else. Must choose 3x and 2x categories before each quarter starts or all purchases will default to 1x. You may select your categories as early as the first day of the preceeding quarter. Bonus categories are not capped.
Base: 1X (1%)
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 3X Alaska Airlines ✦ 2x gas, EV charging, local transit, rideshare, cable, and select streaming services purchases ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Other: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X Alaska Airlines ✦ 2x gas, EV charging, shipping and local transit ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Other: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X Virgin Atlantic ✦ 1.5X everywhere else
Base: 1.5X (1.95%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: 3X on Air France, KLM, and SkyTeam purchases ✦ 1.5X everywhere else
Base: 1.5X (1.95%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3X Virgin Atlantic ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X gas and grocery ✦ 3X Asiana.
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Grocery: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: 2X Asiana
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X Sonesta ✦ 2X airfare, car rental and dining
Base: 1X (1.06%)
Travel: 2X (2.12%)
Brand: 3X (3.18%)
Earning rate: 1.5X everywhere; 3X for travel booked through BOA's travel center
Base: 1.5X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: With Platinum Honors status with Bank of America's Preferred Rewards program, this card earns: 2.625X points for all spend (and 5.25X for travel purchased through BOA's travel center)
Base: 2.625X (2.63%)
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere; Earn up to 2.625% back everywhere with Bank of America Platinum Honors status. Note that you'll need Preferred Rewards on the business side ("Preferred Rewards for Business") to earn a greater return.
Base: 1.5X (1.5%)
Earning rate: 2% on dining plus 3% on 1 choice from: gas stations and EV charging stations (default), office supply stores, travel, TV/telecom & wireless, computer services or business consulting services (for the first $50,000 in combined choice/dining purchases each calendar year, 1% thereafter) and 1% everywhere else.
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 3X (3%)
Dine: 2X (2%)
Gas: 3X (3%)
Phone: 3X (3%)
Office: 3X (3%)
Biz: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: With Platinum Honors status with Bank of America's Business Advantage Relationship Rewards program, this card earns: 3.5% on dining plus 5.25% on 1 choice from: gas stations and EV charging stations (default), office supply stores, travel, TV/telecom & wireless, computer services or business consulting services (for the first $50,000 in combined choice/dining purchases each calendar year, 1.75% thereafter) and 1.75% everywhere else.
Base: 2.625X (2.63%)
Travel: 5.25X (5.25%)
Dine: 3.5X (3.5%)
Gas: 5.25X (5.25%)
Phone: 5.25X (5.25%)
Office: 5.25X (5.25%)
Biz: 5.25X (5.25%)
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere; Earn up to 2.625% back everywhere with Bank of America Platinum Honors status
Base: 2.625X (2.63%)
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere; Earn up to 2.625% back everywhere with Bank of America Platinum Honors status
Base: 2.625X (2.63%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X travel and dining ✦ 1.5X everywhere else
Base: 1.5%
Travel: 2%
Dine: 2%
Earning rate: With Platinum Honors status with Bank of America's Preferred Rewards program, earn: 3.5X travel and dining ✦ 2.625X everywhere else
Base: 2.625X (2.63%)
Travel: 3.5X (3.5%)
Dine: 3.5X (3.5%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X travel and dining ✦ 1.5X everywhere else
Base: 1.5%
Travel: 2%
Dine: 2%
Earning rate: 3% back on your choice of the following: gas and EV charging, online shopping, cable, streaming, internet & phone plans, dining, travel, drugstores, home improvement & furnishings (can choose a new category monthly). ✦ 2% back at grocery stores & wholesale clubs ✦ 1% back everywhere else. 2% and 3% rewards are capped at $2500 in combined purchases per quarter
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Dine: 3%
Gas: 3%
Grocery: 2%
Shop: 3%
Phone: 3%
Other: 3%
Earning rate: With Platinum Honors Preferred, 5.25% back on your choice of the following: gas and EV charging, online shopping, cable, streaming, internet & phone plans, dining, travel, drugstores, home improvement & furnishings (can choose a new category monthly). ✦ 3.5% back at grocery stores & wholesale clubs ✦ 1.75% back everywhere else. 5.25% and 3.5% rewards are capped at $2500 in combined purchases per quarter
Base: 1.75%
Travel: 5.25%
Dine: 5.25%
Gas: 5.25%
Grocery: 3.5%
Shop: 5.25%
Phone: 5.25%
Other: 5.25%
Earning rate: 2% at grocery stores and wholesale clubs and 3% on one category of your choice between gas, online shopping, dining, travel, drug stores, or home improvement/furnishings (can choose a new category monthly) up to the first $2,500 in combined 2% and 3% category purchases each quarter, then 1%.
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Dine: 3%
Gas: 3%
Grocery: 2%
Shop: 3%
Other: 3%
Earning rate: 2% on dining plus 3% on 1 choice from: gas stations (default), office supply stores, travel, TV/telecom & wireless, computer services or business consulting services (for the first $50,000 in combined choice/dining purchases each calendar year, 1% thereafter) and 1% everywhere else.
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 3%
Phone: 3%
Office: 3%
Biz: 3%
Earning rate: With Platinum Honors status with Bank of America's Business Advantage Relationship Rewards program, this card earns: 3.5% on dining plus 5.25% on 1 choice from: gas stations (default), office supply stores, travel, TV/telecom & wireless, computer services or business consulting services (for the first $50,000 in combined choice/dining purchases each calendar year, 1.75% thereafter) and 1.75% everywhere else.
Base: 1.75%
Travel: 5.25%
Dine: 3.5%
Gas: 5.25%
Phone: 5.25%
Office: 5.25%
Biz: 5.25%
Earning rate: 1.5X everywhere; 3X for travel booked through BOA's travel center
Base: 1.5X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: With Platinum Honors status with Bank of America's Business Advantage Relationship Rewards program, this card earns: 2.625X points for all spend (and 5.25X for travel purchased through BOA's travel center)
Base: 2.625X (2.63%)
Earning rate: 2X Spirit
Base: 1X (1.2%)
Brand: 2X (2.4%)
Earning rate: 3X Spirit ✦ 2X dining & grocery ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.2%)
Dine: 2X (2.4%)
Grocery: 2X (2.4%)
Brand: 3X (3.6%)
Earning rate: 2X everywhere
Base: 2X (2.4%)
Earning rate: 3x Norwegian cruise line purchases ✦ 2x air and hotel
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 2X (2%)
Brand: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: 2x Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, and Azamara
Base: 1X (1%)
Brand: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 2x Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, and Azamara
Base: 1X (1%)
Brand: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 3x Allegiant ✦ 2x dining
Base: 1X (1%)
Dine: 2X (2%)
Brand: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: 3% travel & AAA ✦ 2% gas, grocery store, wholesale club and drugstore purchases ✦ 1% back everywhere else
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 2%
Shop: 2%
Brand: 3%
Other: 2%
Earning rate: 2X miles everywhere ✦ 5X miles on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel
Base: 2X (2.9%)
Other: 5X (7.25%)
Earning rate: 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel ✦ 5x miles on flights booked via Capital One travel. ✦ 2X miles everywhere else.
Base: 2X (2.9%)
Other: 10X (14.5%)
Earning rate: 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel ✦ 5x on flights booked via Capital One travel. ✦ 2X everywhere else.
Base: 2X (2.9%)
Other: 10X (14.5%)
Earning rate: 1.25X miles everywhere ✦ 5X miles on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel
Base: 1.25X (1.81%)
Other: 5X (7.25%)
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere ✦ 5% on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel
Base: 1.5%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: 3% on dining, entertainment, select streaming services, and purchases at grocery stores (excluding superstores like Walmart® and Target®) ✦ 8% cash back on Capital One Entertainment purchases ✦ 5% on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel (terms apply) ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Grocery: 3%
Other: 3%
Earning rate: 4% cash back on dining, entertainment, and popular streaming services ✦ 3% at grocery stores ✦ 1% everywhere else ✦ 8% cash back on Capital One Entertainment purchases ✦ 5% on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel
Base: 1%
Dine: 4%
Grocery: 3%
Other: 4%
Earning rate: 2X Miles everywhere ✦ Earn 5X miles on hotel and rental car
bookings through Capital One Travel
Base: 2X (2.9%)
Earning rate: 1.5X miles everywhere ✦ Earn 5X miles on hotel and rental car bookings through Capital One Travel
Base: 1.5X (2.18%)
Earning rate: 2% everywhere
Base: 2%
Earning rate: 2% everywhere ✦ 5% on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel
Base: 2%
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere ✦ 5% on hotels and rental cars booked via Capital One Travel
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 5x Rocket Points everywhere
Base: 1.25%
Earning rate: Prime Members: 5% in Amazon rewards on US purchases at Amazon.com and Amazon physical stores ✦ 5% back at Whole Foods ✦ 5% back on Chase Travel purchases ✦ 2% Back in Amazon rewards at US restaurants, local transit and commuting (including rideshare), US gas stations, and drugstores ✦ 1% back on all other purchases
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 5%
Shop: 5%
Brand: 5%
Other: 2%
Earning rate: 3% in Amazon rewards on US purchases at Amazon.com and Amazon physical stores ✦ 3% back at Whole Foods ✦ 3% back on Chase Travel purchases ✦ 2% Back in Amazon rewards at US restaurants, local transit and commuting (including rideshare), US gas stations, and drugstores ✦ 1% back on all other purchases
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 3%
Shop: 3%
Brand: 3%
Other: 2%
Earning rate: This card only earns 1% back in the form of "Disney Dream Dollars" on most purchases (and 2% in bonus categories) and the meet & greet is also available on the Disney debit card. However, the current signup bonus makes it worth a look.
Base: 1%
Earning rate: 2X grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations, and most Disney locations ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 2%
Brand: 2%
Earning rate: 3X British Airways. Iberia, Aer Lingus, and LEVEL ✦ 2X hotel accommodations booked directly with the hotel ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (1.09%)
Travel: 2X (2.18%)
Brand: 3X (3.27%)
Earning rate: 3X British Airways. Iberia, Aer Lingus, and LEVEL ✦ 2X hotel accommodations booked directly with the hotel ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (1.09%)
Travel: 2X (2.18%)
Brand: 3X (3.27%)
Earning rate: 3X British Airways. Iberia, Aer Lingus, and LEVEL ✦ 2X hotel accommodations booked directly with the hotel ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (1.09%)
Travel: 2X (2.18%)
Brand: 3X (3.27%)
Earning rate: 2X local transit and commuting, including rideshare ✦ 2X internet, cable, phone services, and select streaming ✦ 2X Southwest
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Travel: 2X (2.8%)
Phone: 2X (2.8%)
Brand: 2X (2.8%)
Earning rate: 3X Southwest ✦ 2X Rapid Rewards(R) hotel and car partners ✦ 2X rideshare ✦ 1X on all other purchases.
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Travel: 2X (2.8%)
Brand: 3X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 4X Southwest ✦ 3X Rapid Rewards(R) hotel and car partners ✦ 2X rideshare ✦ 2X social media and search engine advertising, internet, cable, and phone services ✦ 1X on all other purchases.
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Travel: 3X (4.2%)
Phone: 2X (2.8%)
Biz: 2X (2.8%)
Brand: 4X (5.6%)
Earning rate: 3X Southwest ✦ 2X Rapid Rewards(R) hotel and car partners ✦ 2X local transit and rideshare ✦ 2X internet, cable, phone services, and select streaming ✦ 1X on all other purchases.
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Travel: 2X (2.8%)
Brand: 3X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 3X Southwest ✦ 2X Rapid Rewards(R) hotel and car partners ✦ 2X local transit and rideshare ✦ 2X internet, cable, phone services, and select streaming ✦ 1X on all other purchases.
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Travel: 2X (2.8%)
Phone: 2X (2.8%)
Brand: 3X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 2X at restaurants including eligible delivery services , gas stations, and office supply stores ✦ 2X United ✦ 2X on local transit and commuting, including taxicabs, mass transit, tolls, and ride share services
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Office: 2X (2.6%)
Other: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: ✦ 4X United ✦ 2X dining & travel
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 4X (5.2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X United ✦ 1.5X everywhere else
Base: 1.5X (1.95%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 2X United ✦ 2X restaurants ✦ 2X on hotel stays
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X United ✦ 2X restaurants including eligible delivery services ✦ 2X on all other travel ✦ 2X select streaming
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Other: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 2X United ✦ 2X gas stations ✦ 2X local transit and commuting
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Other: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X Air Canada ✦ 3X grocery stores ✦ 3X dining ✦ 500 bonus points with each $2K calendar month spend, up to $6K spend per month (1,500 points max) ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Dine: 3X (3.9%)
Grocery: 3X (3.9%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: 10X hotels & car rentals booked through Chase Travel℠ ✦ 10X Chase Dining ✦ 5X flights booked through Chase ✦ 3X Travel and Dining ✦ 10X Lyft (through March 2025)
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (4.5%)
Dine: 3X (4.5%)
Other: 10X (15%)
Earning rate: 5X Travel booked through Chase Travel℠ (2X all other travel) ✦ 3X Dining ✦ 3X Select streaming services ✦ 3X Online grocery ✦ 5X Lyft (through March 2025) ✦ 10% annual point bonus
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 2X (3%)
Dine: 3X (4.5%)
Other: 3X (4.5%)
Earning rate: 5X Lyft through March 2025; 5X in rotating categories on up to $1,500 spend per quarter (Q4 2023: PayPal, wholesale clubs, and select charities).
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Shop: 5X (7.5%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: 5x travel booked through Chase Travel℠ ✦ 5X Lyft through March 2025 ✦ 3x dining ✦ 3x drugstores ✦ 5X in rotating categories on up to $1,500 spend per quarter (Q2 2024: Amazon, Hotels & Restaurants)
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Dine: 3X (4.5%)
Shop: 5X (7.5%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: 5x travel booked through Chase Travel℠ ✦ 5X Lyft through March 2025 ✦ 3x dining ✦ 3x drugstores ✦ 1.5X everywhere else
Base: 1.5X (2.25%)
Dine: 3X (4.5%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: This card does not earn ongoing rewards beyond the welcome bonus.
Base: 0%
Earning rate: 1.5X on all purchases ✦ 5X Lyft through through March 2025
Base: 1.5X (2.25%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: 5X office supplies and cellular/landline/cable (on up to $25,000 in total purchases in 5x categories annually) ✦ 2X on the first $25K in combined purchases at gas stations and restaurants each cardmember year ✦ 5X Lyft through March 2025
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Dine: 2X (3%)
Gas: 2X (3%)
Phone: 5X (7.5%)
Office: 5X (7.5%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: 3X travel, shipping, internet, cable, phone, and advertising with social media sites (up to $150K spend per year) ✦ 5X Lyft through March 2025
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (4.5%)
Phone: 3X (4.5%)
Biz: 3X (4.5%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: ✦ 5X office supplies, 5X cellular/landline/cable ✦ 2X gas and hotels ✦ 5X Lyft through March 2025
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 2X (3%)
Gas: 2X (3%)
Phone: 5X (7.5%)
Office: 5X (7.5%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: 2.5% cash back on purchases of $5,000 or more ✦ 5% back on travel purchased through Chase Travel(SM) ✦ 2% cash back on all other spend
Base: 2%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: ✦ 2X restaurants / cafes / coffee shops, airlines, local transit, fitness clubs and gym memberships ✦ 4X Hyatt and Mr & Mrs Smith
Base: 1X (1.7%)
Travel: 2X (3.4%)
Dine: 2X (3.4%)
Brand: 4X (6.8%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X in the top 3 spend categories each calendar quarter through 12/31/24 (then the top 2 categories after that). Eligible categories include dining; airline tickets purchased directly with the airline; car rental agencies; local transit and commuting; gas stations; internet, cable and phone services; social media and search engine advertising; and shipping ✦ 4X Hyatt and Mr & Mrs Smith
Base: 1X (1.7%)
Brand: 4X (6.8%)
Earning rate: ✦ 5% back on instacart orders and on travel purchased through Chase Travel ✦ 2% back at gas stationes, restaurants and select streaming services ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Brand: 5%
Earning rate: ✦ 4% back on DoorDash and Caviar orders ✦ 3% back on dining ✦ 2% back at grocery stores ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Grocery: 2%
Brand: 4%
Earning rate: 3% restaurants and gas stations.
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Gas: 3%
Earning rate: ✦ 5X IHG ✦ 2X gas, grocery, and restaurants
Base: 1X (0.62%)
Dine: 2X (1.24%)
Gas: 2X (1.24%)
Grocery: 2X (1.24%)
Brand: 5X (3.1%)
Earning rate: 10X IHG ✦ 5X travel, dining, and gas stations ✦ 3X on all other purchases
Base: 3X (1.86%)
Travel: 5X (3.1%)
Dine: 5X (3.1%)
Gas: 5X (3.1%)
Brand: 10X (6.2%)
Earning rate: 10X IHG ✦ 5X travel, gas stations, restaurants and dining, social media and search engine advertising, office supply stores ✦ 3X on all other purchases
Base: 3X (1.86%)
Travel: 5X (3.1%)
Dine: 5X (3.1%)
Gas: 5X (3.1%)
Office: 5X (3.1%)
Brand: 10X (6.2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 5X IHG ✦ 3x dining, gas stations utilities, cable, Internet, phone, and select streaming services ✦ 2X everywhere else
Base: 2X (1.24%)
Dine: 3X (1.86%)
Gas: 3X (1.86%)
Phone: 3X (1.86%)
Brand: 5X (3.1%)
Other: 3X (1.86%)
Earning rate: 6X Marriott.✦ 4X restaurants & grocery on up to $15K spend per year ✦ 2X everywhere else
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Dine: 4X (2.8%)
Grocery: 4X (2.8%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 6X Ritz & Marriott.✦ 3X airline tickets purchased directly with the airline, at car rental agencies and at restaurants ✦ 2X everywhere else
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Travel: 3X (2.1%)
Dine: 3X (2.1%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X airline, car rental, & restaurants ✦ 5X Marriott.
Base: 1X (0.7%)
Travel: 2X (1.4%)
Dine: 2X (1.4%)
Brand: 5X (3.5%)
Earning rate: ✦ 6X Marriott Bonvoy ✦ 3X gas stations, grocery stores, and dining on up to $6K in combined purchases each year ✦ 2X everywhere else
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Dine: 3X (2.1%)
Gas: 3X (2.1%)
Grocery: 3X (2.1%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3X Marriott Bonvoy ✦ 2X grocery stores, rideshare, select food delivery, select streaming, and internet, cable and phone services ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (0.7%)
Grocery: 2X (1.4%)
Phone: 2X (1.4%)
Brand: 3X (2.1%)
Earning rate: 6X Marriott ✦ 4X dining, internet, cable and phone service ✦ 4X gas stations and shipping ✦ 2X everywhere else.
Base: 2X (1.4%)
Gas: 4X (2.8%)
Phone: 4X (2.8%)
Biz: 4X (2.8%)
Brand: 6X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 2X restaurants ✦ 2X gas ✦ 2X AA
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 2X grocery ✦ 2X AA ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Grocery: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2X AA ✦ 2X certain telecommunications merchants ✦ 2X car rental merchants ✦ 2X gas
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Phone: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 4X AA ✦ 10X hotels booked through AA.com/Hotels ✦ 10X car rentals booked through AA.com/Cars ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Brand: 4X (5.2%)
Other: 10X (13%)
Earning rate: 3x travel ✦ office supply ✦ professional services
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Other: 3X (4.35%)
Earning rate: 5X airfare, dining, and travel agencies ✦ 3X hotels and cruise line ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Travel: 5X (7.25%)
Dine: 5X (7.25%)
Earning rate: 5X gas ✦ 3X grocery and dining ✦ 2X Sears and KMart
Base: 1X (1%)
Dine: 3X (3%)
Gas: 5X (5%)
Grocery: 3X (3%)
Other: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 3X grocery ✦ 3X dining ✦ 3X gas stations & EV charging ✦ 3X flights, hotels, travel agencies ✦ 10X hotels, car rentals, and attractions booked through Citi Travel℠
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Travel: 3X (4.35%)
Dine: 3X (4.35%)
Gas: 3X (4.35%)
Grocery: 3X (4.35%)
Earning rate: 2X dining and entertainment
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Dine: 2X (2.9%)
Other: 2X (2.9%)
Earning rate: 5x on travel booked through Citi Travel℠ Portal through December 31, 2025 (excludes air travel) ✦ 2X at supermarkets and gas stations on up to $6,000 per year ✦ Round up to nearest 10 TY points on all purchases
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Gas: 2X (2.9%)
Grocery: 2X (2.9%)
Earning rate: 2X at supermarkets and gas stations on up to $6,000 per year ✦ Round up to nearest 10 TY points on all purchases
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Gas: 2X (2.9%)
Grocery: 2X (2.9%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3 points per $1 on products and services that are purchased directly from AT&T ✦ 3 points per $1 on all purchases at online retail and travel sites ✦ 1 point per $1 on all other purchases
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Travel: 3X (4.35%)
Shop: 3X (4.35%)
Brand: 3X (4.35%)
Earning rate: ✦ 2 points per $1 on products and services that are purchased directly from AT&T ✦ 2 points per $1 on all purchases at online retail and travel sites ✦ 1 point per $1 on all other purchases
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Travel: 2X (2.9%)
Shop: 2X (2.9%)
Brand: 2X (2.9%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3 points per $1 at gas stations ✦ 2 points per $1 oat grocery stores ✦ 1 point per $1 on all other purchases
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Gas: 3X (4.35%)
Grocery: 2X (2.9%)
Earning rate: 2% cash back everywhere (1% cash back for each purchase + 1% when paying your credit card bill for that purchase). ✦ For a limited time: Earn 5% total cash back on hotel, car rentals, and attractions booked on Citi TravelSM Portal through 12/31/24.
Base: 2X (2.9%)
Earning rate: 5x on purchases in your top eligible spend category each billing cycle, up to the first $500 spent, 1x thereafter. Eligible categories: Restaurants, Gas Stations, Grocery Stores, Select Travel, Select Transit, Select Streaming Services, Drugstores, Home Improvement Stores, Fitness Clubs and Live Entertainment. ✦ 1x on all other purchases
Base: 1X (1.45%)
Travel: 5X (7.25%)
Dine: 5X (7.25%)
Gas: 5X (7.25%)
Grocery: 5X (7.25%)
Other: 5X (7.25%)
Earning rate: ✦ 4% gas and EV charging (up to $7K spend / year) ✦ 3% restaurant & travel; 2% Costco ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Dine: 3%
Gas: 4%
Earning rate: ✦ 4% gas & EV charging (up to $7K spend / year) ✦ 3% restaurant & travel ✦ 2% Costco ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Dine: 3%
Gas: 4%
Brand: 2%
Earning rate: 4X Expedia purchases ✦ 2x restaurants & entertainment
Base: 1X (0.71%)
Dine: 2X (1.42%)
Brand: 4X (2.84%)
Other: 2X (1.42%)
Earning rate: 3X Expedia purchases
Base: 1X (0.71%)
Brand: 3X (2.13%)
Earning rate: 5X on rotating categories each quarter. 5% limited to $6K spend per year.
Base: 1%
Grocery: 5%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: 1.8% back everywhere
Base: 1.8%
Dine: 1.8%
Gas: 1.8%
Other: 1.8%
Earning rate: ✦ 3X airline, hotel, taxi, limousine, rental car, train bus, restaurant, fast food and takeout food and dining purchases ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.11%)
Travel: 3X (3.33%)
Dine: 3X (3.33%)
Earning rate: X1 offers "Boosts" of additional point earnings for various categories of spend, for specific merchants, and for certain thresholds of spend. You must enroll in these boosts to earn more points. Additionally, earn 3x for all spend between $1000 and $7,500 each calendar month
Base: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 1.5 miles per dollar for all spend.
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 1.5 miles per dollar for all spend. All Miles are doubled at the end of your first card membership year.
Base: 3%
Earning rate: 1.5% cash back for all spend.
Base: 1.5X (1.5%)
Earning rate: 5X in rotating categories, up to $1500 spend per quarter (Q1 2024: Gas Stations & Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Home Improvement Stores & Public Transit)
Base: 1X (1%)
Grocery: 5X (5%)
Shop: 5X (5%)
Other: 5X (5%)
Earning rate: 5X in rotating categories, up to $1500 spend per quarter (Q4 2023: Amazon.com and Target)
Base: 1X (1%)
Dine: 5X (5%)
Shop: 5X (5%)
Other: 5X (5%)
Earning rate: 2X everywhere
Base: 2%
Earning rate: 8x Rideshare ✦ 5x Brex Travel ✦ 4x Restaurants ✦ 3x on recurring software like Salesforce, Zendesk, Twilio, and more ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Dine: 4X (5.6%)
Biz: 3X (4.2%)
Other: 8X (11.2%)
Earning rate: 2.5% for groceries, drugstores, sporting goods, fitness, and athletic apparel ✦ 1.5% everywhere else. Earn double (5% or 3%) each week when you meet fitness goals.
Base: 1.5%
Grocery: 2.5%
Shop: 2.5%
Other: 2.5%
Earning rate: 5x Cavs season tickets and streaming services ✦ 3x other Cavs tickets, dining, grocery, and delivery ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Grocery: 3%
Brand: 5%
Earning rate: 5x rideshare and streaming services ✦ 5x bars and restaurants on match days ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 5%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: 5x points on Liverpool FC merchandise at the Official Liverpool FC Store and on Liverpool FC ticket purchases, select rideshare and streaming services ✦ 3x at bars, restaurants, and select delivery services ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Brand: 5%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: 5x on Marlins tickets ✦ 5% back on retail & concessions at IoanDepot Park ✦ 3x on dining, food delivery, gas and drugstores ✦ 1x on everything else
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Brand: 5%
Other: 3%
Earning rate: 4x gas ✦ 4x bars, restaurants, and select food delivery services ✦ 4x on Pelicans tickets ✦ 10% statement credit for concessions purchases at Smoothie King Center and at the in-venue and online Pelicans team store
Base: 1%
Dine: 4%
Gas: 4%
Brand: 4%
Other: 4%
Earning rate: 4x Qatar purchases ✦ 2x dining ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.09%)
Dine: 2X (2.18%)
Brand: 4X (4.36%)
Earning rate: 5x Qatar purchases ✦ 3x dining ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.09%)
Dine: 3X (3.27%)
Brand: 5X (5.45%)
Earning rate: 3x TAP Air Portugal purchases ✦ 3x hotels, car rentals, & rideshare ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.2%)
Travel: 2X (2.4%)
Brand: 3X (3.6%)
Other: 2X (2.4%)
Earning rate: 5% back at at every store at every Simon Mall, Mills, or Premium Outlet in the U.S. Use your card 5 times each statement period to earn Rewards. ✦ 1% back on all other purchases.
Base: 1%
Shop: 5%
Brand: 5%
Earning rate: 2x Avianca purchases, dining, and grocery ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Grocery: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X Avianca purchases ✦ 2X dining and other travel ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: 2X Gas ✦ 2X Grocery ✦ 2X Travel ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1%
Travel: 2%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 2%
Brand: 2%
Earning rate: 2X Amtrak ✦ 2X dining ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (2.56%)
Dine: 2X (5.12%)
Brand: 2X (5.12%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3X Amtrak ✦ 2X qualifying travel, dining, transit, and rideshare ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (2.56%)
Travel: 2X (5.12%)
Dine: 2X (5.12%)
Brand: 3X (7.68%)
Earning rate: 2% everywhere
Base: 2%
Earning rate: 2% everywhere
Base: 2%
Earning rate: 2X everywhere
Base: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3X Travel, Dining and Gas ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 3X (3%)
Dine: 3X (3%)
Gas: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: 3X MGM ✦ 2X Gas and Grocery ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Gas: 2X (2%)
Grocery: 2X (2%)
Brand: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: 10X at Best Western properties ✦ 2X elsewhere
Base: 2X (1.08%)
Brand: 10X (5.4%)
Earning rate: 3X on Sun Country purchases ✦ 2X Gas and Grocery ✦ 1X elsewhere
Base: 1X (1%)
Gas: 2X (2%)
Grocery: 2X (2%)
Brand: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: 2x travel (includes airlines, hotels, and car rentals)
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 3x travel (includes airlines, hotels, and car rentals) ✦ 2x dining
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 3X (3%)
Dine: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 3% cash back on up to $2K in spend in the category you choose each quarter: gas stations, travel & entertainment, restaurants, discount & warehouse stores, grocery stores, utilities & office supply stores, electronics and computer and camera stores, department and apparel and sporting good stores, auto parts & service, and home improvement stores
Base: 1%
Travel: 3%
Dine: 3%
Gas: 3%
Grocery: 3%
Shop: 3%
Office: 3%
Biz: 3%
Other: 3%
Earning rate: ✦ 3X Turkish ✦ 2X dining, entertainment, groceries and lodging ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.2%)
Dine: 2X (2.4%)
Grocery: 2X (2.4%)
Brand: 3X (3.6%)
Earning rate: 2.5%, 5%, or 10% back at select retailers ✦ 1.5% everywhere else ✦ Note a monthly limit of $200 in earned rewards.
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 4x Dining, takeout, & delivery ✦ 2x grocery stores, grocery delivery, gas station, and streaming services ✦ 1x everywhere else
Base: 1%
Dine: 4%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 2%
Earning rate: 4X Travel for PenFed Honors Advantage Members ✦ 3X travel otherwise ✦ 1.5X everywhere else. Advantage membership is available to anyone who opens an Access America Checking account, or to military members.
Base: 1.5X (1.28%)
Travel: 3X (2.55%)
Earning rate: 5x Gas and EV Charging ✦ 3X supermarkets, restaurants, and TV, radio, cable, streaming services ✦ 1X everywhere else.
Base: 1.5X (1.28%)
Dine: 3X (2.55%)
Gas: 5X (4.25%)
Grocery: 3X (2.55%)
Other: 3X (2.55%)
Earning rate: 2X everywhere
Base: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 4X gas stations ✦ 3X dining ✦ 2X grocery stores (up to $8,000 spend per cardmember year across all three categories combined)
Base: 1X (1%)
Dine: 3X (3%)
Gas: 4X (4%)
Grocery: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 1.5% everywhere
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 2X everywhere
Base: 2%
Earning rate: 3% on your eligible top spend category ✦ 2% on your second top category ✦ 1% everywhere else ✦ Eligible cateories include Dining & Nightlift, Travel, Bills & Utilities, Health & Beauty, Grocery, Gas, Transportation, Entertainment
Base: 1%
Earning rate: ✦ 2X Cathay Pacific ✦ 1.5X dining ✦ 1.5X purchases outside of the US ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.09%)
Dine: 1.5X (1.64%)
Brand: 2X (2.18%)
Other: 1.5X (1.64%)
Earning rate: 3% cash back when you check out with PayPal ✦ 1.5% cash back everywhere else
Base: 2%
Brand: 3%
Earning rate: 3% cash back when you check out with PayPal ✦ 2% cash back everywhere else
Base: 2%
Brand: 3%
Earning rate: Earn Verizon Dollars: 4% grocery & gas ✦ 3% dining ✦ 2% Verizon (including monthly wireless bill) ✦ 1% everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Dine: 3X (3%)
Gas: 4X (4%)
Grocery: 4X (4%)
Brand: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 2X Aeroplan miles per dollar spent on Air Canada purchases
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X travel & dining
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 3X (3%)
Dine: 3X (3%)
Earning rate: ✦ 3% dining ✦ 2% grocery stores
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Grocery: 2%
Earning rate: 3% phone, internet and cable services ✦ 2% dining and gas stations
Base: 1%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Phone: 3%
Earning rate: 3x for commercial air travel, 2x for gas and groceries, and 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (4.5%)
Gas: 2X (3%)
Grocery: 2X (3%)
Earning rate: 3x for air travel and hotel stays, 2x for eligible business expenses (office supplies, business cable/internet, shipping, business phone and advertising), 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (4.5%)
Phone: 2X (3%)
Office: 2X (3%)
Biz: 2X (3%)
Earning rate: Earn 2% cash back on your first $100,000 in eligible purchases each year then 1%
Base: 2%
Earning rate: 2x on top two categories where you spend the most each month.
Base: 1%
Other: 2%
Earning rate: ✦ 2X cell phone ✦ 2X charity ✦ 2X gas, office supply, or airline purchases (whichever is most each month).
Base: 1X (0.71%)
Travel: 2X (1.42%)
Gas: 2X (1.42%)
Phone: 2X (1.42%)
Office: 2X (1.42%)
Other: 2X (1.42%)
Earning rate: 2X charity and then 2X in one of the following: cell phone providers, gas, grocery, or airline purchases (whichever category you spend most on each month).
Base: 1X (0.71%)
Travel: 2X (1.42%)
Gas: 2X (1.42%)
Grocery: 2X (1.42%)
Phone: 2X (1.42%)
Other: 2X (1.42%)
Earning rate: 6x on first $1,500 in purchases each quarter with two retailers you choose ✦ 3x on first $1,500 in purchases per quarter on one everyday category (like wholesale clubs, gas and EV charging stations, bills and utilities)
Base: 1.5%
Gas: 2%
Other: 6%
Earning rate: ✦ 3X restaurants ✦ 2X gas stations and airlines
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 2X (2%)
Dine: 3X (3%)
Gas: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 5x prepaid hotel & car rental through Altitude Rewards Center ✦ 3X travel and mobile wallet payments
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (4.5%)
Shop: 3X (4.5%)
Other: 5X (7.5%)
Earning rate: 6x prepaid hotel & car rental through Altitude Rewards Center ✦ 2.5X mobile wallet payments (on up to $5,000 spend per quarter)
Base: 2X (2%)
Shop: 2.5X (2.5%)
Other: 6X (6%)
Earning rate: 4X take out, food delivery (including apps like GrubHub, UberEATS, etc), and dining ✦ 2X grocery (including meal kit delivery), gas stations, and streaming services
Base: 1X (1%)
Dine: 4X (4%)
Gas: 2X (2%)
Grocery: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 4X travel and gas stations ✦ 2x take out, food delivery (including apps like GrubHub, UberEATS, etc), dining, grocery (including meal kit delivery) and streaming services
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 4X (4%)
Dine: 2X (2%)
Gas: 4X (4%)
Grocery: 2X (2%)
Other: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 5x hotels and car rentals when booked through US Bank Portal ✦ 4X travel, gas stations and EV charging ✦ 2x take out, food delivery (including apps like GrubHub, UberEATS, etc), dining and streaming services
Base: 1X (1%)
Travel: 4X (4%)
Dine: 2X (2%)
Gas: 4X (4%)
Other: 5X (5%)
Earning rate: 2X on spending with LAN & TAM
Base: 1X (0.62%)
Brand: 2X (1.24%)
Earning rate: 2x on Korean Air, Hotels and Dining
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: 3X miles on Korean Air, 2x on Other Airlines, Car Rental, Hotels and Dining
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Travel: 2X (2.6%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 3X (3.9%)
Earning rate: 2X miles on Korean Air, Gas Stations, Dining
Base: 1X (1.3%)
Dine: 2X (2.6%)
Gas: 2X (2.6%)
Brand: 2X (2.6%)
Earning rate: Each quarter, choose two 5% cash back categories (capped at $2K spend per quarter combined) and one 2% category (uncapped). 1% cash back everywhere else. 5% Categories: Home Utilities ✦ Ground Transportation ✦ Select Clothing Stores ✦ Cell Phone Providers ✦ Electronic Stores ✦ TV, Internet & Streaming Services ✦ Gyms/Fitness Centers ✦ Fast Food ✦ Sporting Goods Stores ✦ Department Stores ✦ Furniture Stores ✦ Movie Theaters. 2% Categories: Gas Stations ✦ Restaurants ✦ Grocery Stores
Base: 1%
Travel: 5%
Dine: 2%
Gas: 2%
Grocery: 2%
Shop: 5%
Phone: 5%
Other: 5%
Earning rate: 3% back at gas stations, office supply stores, and cell phone/service providers ✦ 1% back everywhere else ✦ Note: purchases of gaoline greater than $200 will not be deemed to be a purchase of automotive gasoline and will therefore earn only 1%.
Base: 1%
Gas: 3%
Phone: 3%
Office: 3%
Earning rate: 3% cash back on eligible purchases at gas stations and EV charging stations, office supply stores, cell phone service providers and restaurants ✦ 1% back everywhere else ✦ Note: purchases of gaoline greater than $200 will not be deemed to be a purchase of automotive gasoline and will therefore earn only 1%.
Base: 1%
Dine: 3%
Gas: 3%
Phone: 3%
Office: 3%
Earning rate: 3X flights, hotels, homestays, car rentals, dining, gas, rideshares, transit, and streaming services
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Travel: 3X (4.5%)
Dine: 3X (4.5%)
Gas: 3X (4.5%)
Other: 3X (4.5%)
Earning rate: 3X travel & transit, gas, phone plans (wireless and landline) and streaming services
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Travel: 3X (4.2%)
Dine: 3X (4.2%)
Gas: 3X (4.2%)
Phone: 3X (4.2%)
Other: 3X (4.2%)
Earning rate: 2x everywhere
Base: 2X (2%)
Earning rate: 4X self-care (gym memberships, at spas / massage parlors, and barber shops / salons) ✦ 4X sports, recreation, and entertainment ✦ 4X "planet-friendly purchases" like EV charging stations, riding public transportation, and purchasing select second hand and vintage ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1%)
Other: 4X (4%)
Earning rate: 5X hotels ✦ 4X airlines ✦ 3X restaurants & other travel ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (1.4%)
Travel: 3X (4.2%)
Dine: 3X (4.2%)
Other: 5X (7%)
Earning rate: 5X gas, grocery, drugstore for 6 months
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Earning rate: 5X gas, grocery, drugstore for 6 months
Base: 1X (1.5%)
Earning rate: 1.5% cash back everywhere if you choose the cash back program (note that you must opt in to the cash back program at account opening to get the signup bonus and 1.5% everywhere. If you choose points, this card earns 1x everywhere and a bonus 1,000 points in any statement period that you spend $1,000 or more.
Base: 1.5%
Earning rate: 1.5% cash back everywhere in the form of Go Far Rewards ✦ 1.8% back on Google Pay or Apple Pay purchases for the first 12 months
Base: 1.5X (2.25%)
Earning rate: Collect 1 $110 stamp for every night you stay at any eligible property booked on Hotels.com and collect 1 stamp each time you spend $500 on purchases with your card. Collect 10 stamps, get 1 reward night.
Base: 0.002X (2.2%)
Earning rate: 5X at Choice Hotels ✦ 3X at gas stations, grocery stores, home improvement stores, and phone plans ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (0.67%)
Gas: 3X (2.01%)
Grocery: 3X (2.01%)
Phone: 3X (2.01%)
Brand: 5X (3.35%)
Earning rate: 10X at Choice Hotels ✦ 5X at gas stations, grocery stores, home improvement stores, and phone plans ✦ 1X everywhere else
Base: 1X (0.67%)
Gas: 5X (3.35%)
Grocery: 5X (3.35%)
Phone: 5X (3.35%)
Brand: 10X (6.7%)
Earning rate: Must use your card for 5 purchases per month, then: 3x Dining ✦ 3x Lyft ✦ 2x Travel ✦ 1x rent (one payment per month, up to 100,000 points per year) ✦ 1x on other purchases
Base: 1X (1.55%)
Travel: 2X (3.1%)
Dine: 3X (4.65%)
Other: 3X (4.65%)

Who is it good for?

I actually think that this card does make sense in certain situations…

Poor credit bonus seekers

The welcome bonus for the Bold isn’t as good as the bonuses on other cards.  That said, it is likely that Chase will approve the Bold more easily than the Bonvoy Boundless card.  So, if you have mediocre credit and/or a low income, it could make sense to signup for the Bold.  It also helps that the Bold has a lower spend requirement.

Of course, you would probably do better with any number of other credit cards out there.  Checkout our post “Best offers for low spenders,” for ideas.

For reference, here are the current Bonvoy welcome bonuses:

Card Offer Mini
Marriott Bonvoy Business® American Express® Card
Earn 3 Free Night Awards - Valued at up to 50K points each, up to 150K points total.
ⓘ $619 1st Yr Value Estimate

Status seekers

If you want Marriott elite status, but you don’t want to pay an annual fee, this card can help.  The card offers 15 elite nights towards status each year.  That’s enough on its own to give you Silver status, for what that’s worth (not much).  But it also gives you a considerable leg up towards higher level status:

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This may actually be the perfect card for those who travel a lot for work.  If that’s you, you probably earn enough Marriott points from paid stays so that you don’t need the annual free night certificate that the premium Bonvoy cards offer.  The Bold will help by giving you 15 elite nights each year so that you’ll get to Platinum, Titanium, or Ambassador elite status faster.

Before you ask: No.  If you get multiple Bonvoy cards, you won’t get more than 15 nights credit towards elite status.

Those who want to say bon-voyage to Bonvoy, but maybe not forever

If you have a Chase Marriott or Ritz consumer card and you no longer want to pay the annual fee, I highly recommend product changing to the Bonvoy Bold instead of cancelling your card.  Once you cancel, it can be very difficult to get that card again.  But if you product change down to the Bold, it will most likely be possible to upgrade sometime in the future to the Ritz card, or to the Bonvoy Boundless, or to the not yet announced but inevitable Bonvoy Badass card.

In other words, the Bonvoy Bold is the ultimate Bonvoy parking lot card.  If you’re sick of everything having to do with Bonvoy, but you’re not 100% sure the breakup will be permanent, then switch to the Bold.  Make sure to put a few dollars spend on the card every 6 months or so.  Otherwise they may cancel the card for non-use.

Conclusion

Bonvoy Bold is a decidedly “meh” card.  That said, it does make sense for a select few.  In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised to find lots of readers interested in using it as a no-fee Bonvoy parking lot card.

If you have questions about Bonvoy credit cards, free nights, shortcuts to elite status, etc., please checkout our all-inclusive post: Marriott Bonvoy Complete Guide.

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Charlie

If you don’t have any of the Bonvoy cards and never have, would it be possible to apply for the both Bonvoy Bold and Bonvoy Brilliant at the same time and receive both bonuses?
Thanks!

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Alex

I don’t think anyone can say for certain that the card is subject to 5/24. Remember when everyone thought that about the Marriott Business card that was going away? One DoC reader suggested it might not be, was lambasted, and then approved despite all the criticism (subsequently leading to many others over 5/24 getting approved before it was taken down). Obviously, there is a good chance it is subject to 5/24, but unless you have a inside source to confirm, I don’t think anyone can say for certain. It’s also very unlikely anyone over 5/24 is going to try for this card, save for the bravest and most curious points enthusiast.

Bear

Bonvoy Badass. Heh.

Ken

I already have 2 amex bonvoy cards, 1 chase bus. bonvoy card. Is it worth doing just for the sign up bonus of 50k marriott pts if I qualify?

wise2u

one word answer to post title: NO!!!!

Lrdx

I don’t think one can get approved with badish credit. It’s still a Visa Signature card.

Julie

So the signup bonus is good for about one night?