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The Top Airline Mile Credit Cards of 2014, Ranked by

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/27/14 -- Today,, a leading authority on credit cards and cell phones, announced the best airline mile credit cards of 2014. With an airline mile credit card, also known as a frequent flyer card, consumers can earn miles or points for using their card. These rewards can then be redeemed for free flights, hotel stays, and other travel discounts and freebies. These cards can help frequent travelers save a lot of money.

In determining their ranking of the best airline mile credit cards, MyRatePlan specialists looked at many factors, including introductory offers, mileage programs, rewards terms, annual fees, customer reviews, and expert opinions. According to their findings, here are the top airline mile credit cards on the market today:

Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card

With the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card, users earn 10 HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on hotel stays within the Hilton HHonors portfolio, 5HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on airline and car rental purchases, and 3 HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on all other eligible purchases. In addition to this generous points program, cardholders can earn 2 weekend night certificates good at select hotels and resorts within the Hilton HHonors portfolio after spending $2500 in eligible purchases in the first 4 months. There are no foreign transaction fees, and members enjoy the benefits of HHonors Gold status.

The Premier Miles & More World MasterCard

The Premier Miles & More World MasterCard is also an excellent card to use for earning miles. Cardholders earn 2 award miles for every dollar spent on ticket purchases directly from Miles & More integrated airline partners and 1 mile for every dollar spent on all other purchases. Users earn 20,000 award miles after making their first purchase or balance transfer, and they can earn up to 15,000 miles by making a balance transfer within the first 30 days of account opening. There are no foreign transaction fees and a $79 annual fee.

Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard - Earn 2x on All Purchases

The Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard - Earn 2x on All Purchases rounds off MyRatePlan's list of the best airline mile credit cards. Cardholders earn twice the miles on all purchases, and they can earn 40,000 bonus miles when spending $3000 or more on purchases in the first 90 days of account opening. Users get 10% miles back when redeeming for travel statement credits, and there are no mileage caps or foreign transaction fees. Cardholders can book through any airline, hotel, or discount travel engine with no blackout dates or seat restrictions. Plus, there is a 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 12 months and complimentary online FICO Score access for all cardholders.

These are the best credit cards to use to get frequent flier miles and travel rewards. For more information regarding airline mile credit cards, access MyRatePlan:

About MyRatePlan: is a leading comparison site that allows users to compare credit cards, mobile phones, cell phone plans, and more. MyRatePlan was founded in 1999 to help users find the best recommendations for them based on innovative and proprietary tools and customer input.

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