The easiest airline credit cards to get approved for are those available to people with good credit that also charge annual fees, such as the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card. There aren't any airline credit cards available to people with less-than-good credit at the moment, and cards with annual fees tend to be a bit easier to get than cards without fees.
For people with less-than-good credit, an easy credit card to get for airline purchases is the Bank of America® Customized Cash Rewards Secured Credit Card, which accepts applicants with bad credit. This card has a $0 annual fee and offers 3% cash back on airfare or another category that you choose.
For more options, check out WalletHub’s editors’ latest picks for the best airline credit cards and the easiest credit cards to get. Typically, there are no airline-affiliated credit card offers for people with less-than-good credit, but you can find good rewards no matter your credit score.
Yes, travel credit cards are worth it for people who travel multiple times per year and who spend enough for the cards’ rewards and supplemental benefits to outweigh any annual fees. People who travel less frequently may also find travel credit cards with no annual fee to be worth it.
In addition, it’s worth noting that a travel credit card could be one of multiple cards in your wallet. It’s not necessary to choose between travel...
Yes, it can be pretty hard to get a travel credit card, as most of them usually require at least good credit for approval. This means you typically need a credit score of 700 or better to get a travel credit card. However, there are some good travel credit cards available to people of all credit levels, including people with limited credit or bad credit.
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