The FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card was closed to new applications on March 9, 2020. You can still calculate points and compare this card to others using this calculator.

FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card

Card Details & FlexPoints Calculator
2X Cellular Providers
2X Charitable Contributions
1X or 2X Airlines
1X or 2X Gas Station
1X or 2X Grocery Stores
12 Go-Go In-flight WiFi Passes
$25 Airline Allowance

Review the benefits of the FlexPerks Travel Rewards Cad, calculate how many FlexPoints you can earn based on spend, and compare the results to top cards.


The U.S. Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card has an interesting earning structure that offers bonus FlexPoints based on which category has the highest in monthly spending similar to the AMEX Business Gold Card. This ensures that you get the maximum amount between the three categories, but leaves the remaining categories open to better earnings.

Bonus Categories

The FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card features three bonus categories that earn bonus FlexPoints per $1 spent. Two of those categories are charity and cellular providers. The third category will be the highest in monthly spend between airline, gas, and grocery purchases. There is no limit to the amount of FlexPoints you can earn with this card. Below are the details on each bonus category featured on the FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card.

  • 2x Charity
  • 2x Cellular
  • 2x On Highest Monthly Spend For:
    • Airline
      • Must be booked directly with the airline; 3rd party bookings will not count (e.g. Expedia, Orbitz)
    • Gas Station
    • Grocery
    • You will earn 1x on the remaining 2 categories.
  • 1x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card features one bonus category which is a $25 airline allowance which is also offered on the FlexPerks Gold Card.

  • $25 Airline Allowance
    • Receive up to a $25 allowance when redeeming points for an award ticket.
    • Allowance is good for the airline in which the award ticket was redeeemd for.

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The standard sign up bonus for the FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card was 25,000 FlexPoints after spending $2,000 within the first four months of account opening. This was worth a total of $375 towards travel when FlexPoints were worth 1.5 cents each.

Fees

Annual Fee

The FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card annual fee is $0 for the first year, then $49. With FlexPoints only being worth 1 cents each, there's tons of other cards that can do a better job across these bonus categories. Even with that being said, the decent earnings on the card as well as the $25 allowance should make it easy to overcome the fee if you do have the card.

Authorized User Fee

The FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card does not charge an authorized user fee to add users to the card. If you have family or friends that spend across the categories on the card, I recommend adding them so that you can build your FlexPoints faster.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card does not have a foreign transaction fee. This means you can use the card to make international purchases without worrying about being hit with a penalty.

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You can use this rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you minus the fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card against another card in the same calculator.

All category spend entered in the primary card's column will carry over to all credit card pages on the site so you don't have to re-enter the same information over again.

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