Travel Credit Cards

2016 Outstanding Value Travel Credit Cards

CANSTAR’s Travel Credit Card Star Ratings use a sophisticated and unique ratings methodology that compares both cost and features across credit cards, with a particular focus on the features and fees related to overseas travel.

CANSTAR star ratings represent a shortlist of credit cards, enabling consumers to narrow their search products that have been thoroughly assessed and ranked.

2016 5-Star Winners

Occasional Traveller

  • ASB Bank - Visa Gold
  • Kiwibank - MasterCard Zero
  • Warehouse Money - Purple Visa Card
  • Warehouse Money - Visa Card

Regular Traveller

  • ANZ - Airpoints Visa
  • ASB Bank - Visa Gold
  • ASB Bank - Visa Platinum
  • BNZ - Advantage Visa Platinum
  • Kiwibank - Airpoints Platinum MasterCard

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How to choose a travel credit card:
  • Pick a country
  • How often do you travel?
  • Annual fees
  • Currency conversion fees
  • Cash advance fees
  • Rewards

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About Star Ratings

Canstar’s Star Ratings are unique. We evaluate literally thousands of products from hundreds of financial institutions. Our expert researchers analyse every product by comparing price and features to determine what represents value.