Capital One Travel Credit Cards Get Expanded Access to Airport Lounges

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Capital One announced on Tuesday that Capital One Venture X, Venture and Spark Miles credit cards are getting better access to airport lounges around the world. Additionally, for a limited time, the cards will earn rewards for booking a rental car through the Turo app or the Turo website.

The Venture X, Capital One’s highest travel card, will now offer unlimited access to more than 100 Plaza Premium lounges worldwide. This extends to the card’s Priority Pass membership, meaning cardholders can access more than 1,400 airport lounges worldwide through both memberships. And through May 16, 2023, the Venture X will earn 10x the miles on the dollar for rental cars booked on Turo.com or the Turo app.

The Venture X has an annual fee of $395, so it’s always nice to get some extra perks. Who doesn’t like getting more for their money?

Additionally, Venture and Spark Miles cardholders can now use their two annual airport lounge certificates at Plaza Premium Lounges. The Venture and Spark Miles cards both have a $95 annual fee, which adds tremendous value to the cards. Additionally, the Venture card will earn 5 x miles per dollar for booking a rental car through Turo through May 16, 2023.

The Venture X and the Venture are good choices for travel cards. The Venture X, while having a hefty annual fee, comes with a $300 annual travel credit that effectively reduces it to $95 if you can take advantage of it every year. Plus, it offers an application fee credit for Global Entry ($100) or TSA PreCheck ($85) every four years, as well as a nice selection of travel protections.

The Venture offers a lucrative welcome bonus of 75,000 miles for spending $4,000 in the first three months, so for consumers who have upcoming trips planned, this would be a good way to lower the spending requirement. The card also includes a Global Entry/TSA PreCheck application fee credit.

Spark Miles are a good choice for business owners on the go. It includes business expense management tools, free employee cards, purchase records, year-end summaries, and Global Entry/TSA PreCheck credit.

Take a look at the rewards and background information for the three cards below:

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Introductory bonusEarn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening, equivalent to $750 on travel

APR17.24% – 24.24% (Variable)

Recommended creditExcellent

Reward rate
  • Earn unlimited 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel and 5X miles on flights booked through Capital One Travel.
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on all other purchases

Annual fees$395

Intro Purchase APRN / A

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Details of rewards and redemptions

The Venture X offers frequent flyers a lot of value through its perks and rewards.

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Introductory bonusEnjoy a one-time bonus of 75,000 miles once you spend $4,000 on purchases within 3 months of account opening, which equals $750 on travel

APR16.24% – 24.24% (Variable)

Recommended creditExcellent, good

Reward rate
  • Earn 5X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel, where you’ll get Capital One’s best prices on thousands of travel options
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on every purchase, every day.

Annual fees$95

Intro Purchase APRN / A

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Details of rewards and redemptions

The Venture Rewards card offers a lot for its $95 annual fee, including a solid rewards program and perks that can save consumers time and money.

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Introductory bonusEarn a one-time bonus of 50,000 miles – equivalent to $500 in travel – once you spend $4,500 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening

APR21.24% (Variable)

Recommended creditExcellent, good

Reward rate
  • Earn unlimited miles 2X per dollar on every purchase, everywhere, with no limits or category restrictions, and miles will not expire for the life of the account.

Annual fees$0 introductory for the first year; $95 after that

Intro Purchase APRN / A

Additional details

Details of rewards and redemptions

A simple yet rewarding card for traveling business owners.

The content of this page is accurate as of the date of publication; however, some of the offers mentioned may have expired.