The Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card is our go-to card for non-bonused spending. It earns (at least) 2X Capital One Miles (points) on each eligible purchase!
Current Welcome Offer: Earn 75,000 bonus miles after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three (3) months of being approved for card membership. (Learn here how to apply for this promotion.)
Card Type: Visa
What Kind of Points/Miles the Card Earns: Capital One Miles. They can be redeemed toward travel purchases made through Capital One’s Travel service or transferred to one of Capital One’s partners. Cashback is an option but the redemption rates are less than 1:1.
Annual Fee: $395. (Yes, it comes with airport lounge access!) And it’s actually very easy to earn all that back and come out ahead without jumping through hoops or using all sorts of statement credits. (See Rates and Fees)
Additional Cardholders: Up to four additional cardholders for $0 each! They, too, enjoy benefits and perks such as airport lounge access.
Foreign Transaction Fees: $0 (See Rates and Fees)
APR: reg_apr,reg_apr_type (See Rates and Fees)
- 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel
- 5X on flights booked through Capital One Travel
- 2X on all other eligible purchases
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Featured Travel Benefits
The Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card has several travel benefits its members can enjoy.
Airport Lounge Access
Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card members and up to two guests enjoy access to over 1,300 airport lounges worldwide. These include Capital One Lounges, select Plaza Premium lounges, and a complimentary Priority Pass Select membership (enrollment required).
$300 Travel Statement Credit
Cardholders receive $300 back annually in statement credits for bookings through Capital One Travel. This is an easy way to knock out 3/4 of that annual fee.
10,000 Bonus Miles
Receive 10,000 bonus miles (worth $100) on your card membership anniversary, starting your second year. That $100 plus your $300 in statement credit are worth $400 — which is $5 ahead of your $395 annual fee. Make sure to use them!
Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®
Like many travel credit cards, Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card members can receive up to $100 in statement credit every four (4) years when using the card to pay for one (1) Global Entry or TSA PreCheck® application fee. Remember that you can “gift” your Global Entry or TSA PreCheck credits to other people.
Premier Collection Hotels and Resorts
Enjoy a $100 experience credit, daily breakfast for two (2), and and complimentary WiFi on every booking, plus other premium benefits like room upgrades, early check-in and late checkout when available, at eligible properties.
Capital One Miles Transfer Partners
- ALL – Accor Live Limitless (2:1)
- Aeromexico Club Premier
- Air Canada – Aeroplan
- Air France-KLM Flying Blue
- Avianca LifeMiles
- British Airways Executive Club
- Cathay Pacific – Asia Miles
- Choice Privileges
- Emirates Skywards
- Etihad Guest
- EVA Air – Infinity MileageLands (2:1.5)
- Finnair Plus
- Qantas Frequent Flyer
- Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
- TAP Miles&Go
- Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
- Virgin Red
- Wyndham Rewards
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