Business Credit Cards for Travel

The Platinum Delta SkyMiles card from American Express is a great card for frequent Delta travelers who plan to make a large amount in purchases ($50,000+) on their card each calendar year. This card has a killer signup offer—Earn 35,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Earn a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months.MQMs help you get closer to reaching Medallion status in the Delta SkyMiles program.

Added benefits:

  1. Earn 2 Miles per dollar spent on purchases made directly with Delta. Earn 1 mile on every eligible dollar spent on purchases.
  2. No foreign transaction fees.
  3. Earn more miles with boost programs: 10,000 bonus miles and 10,000 MQMs after $25,000 in purchases each calendar year, as well as another bonus after $50,000.
  4. Earn a domestic, round-trip companion pass each year you renew the card.
  5. Added Delta bonuses: free checked bag, priority boarding, 20{3f122c2f069eda3d0860a1f81bf979c88e8fd4d59794181835181851b7558327} savings (via a statement credit) on eligible purchases made in-flight.

Drawbacks:

  1. If Delta isn’t a convenient airline for you, this won’t be the best card.
  2. Annual fee: $195

The Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express offers a flexible rewards program for frequent flyers of many different airlines who enjoy comfortable resort and hotel stays. Earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints® after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases within the first 3 months. Along with a generous rewards program, new cardholders will earn additional bonus points if they spend even more. Earn SPG Gold status after 30,000 in purchases on your card in a calendar year, which allows you to score more hotel upgrades, late checkouts, welcome gifts during hotel stays, and more.

Added benefits:

  1. Five “starpoints” per dollar spent at Starwood Hotels, two points per dollar at Marriott Reward hotels, and one point on all other purchases.
  2. Points can be redeemed at over 1,300 hotels and resorts, and over 150 airlines within the SPG program.
  3. No foreign transaction fees.
  4. Free Boingo WiFi at over 1M Boingo hotspots.
  5. Access to Sheraton Club Lounge.