Wyndham Rewards Visa Card wins Best Co-Branded Credit Card for second straight year

JetBlue Plus Card comes in second place

Free flights, extra hotel room nights, upgrades and other travel perks – these are among the rewards for spending on a good co-branded credit card. 10Best editors teamed up with a panel of miles-and-points experts to nominate the best co-branded credit cards on the market that are most worthwhile to American travelers, based on perks, redemption rates and other benefits.

Hilton Honors Card from American Express
Hilton Honors Card carriers rack up seven Hilton Honors Points per dollar spent on eligible purchases at participating hotels and resorts, as well as five points per dollar at U.S. restaurants, supermarkets and gas stations. Adequate annual spending on the card means an automatic upgrade to Hilton Honors Gold status during the next calendar year. Photo courtesy of American Express
Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card
Travelers who sign up for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express get some great perks, especially in terms of luxury travel. The card comes with a 30,000-point sign-up bonus, a waived annual fee for the first year, no foreign transaction fees and free in-room premium internet. Compared to other hotel credit cards, the points value with SPG is higher when points are redeemed for free nights. Photo courtesy of American Express
Gold Delta SkyMiles Card
Frequent Delta flyers benefit from the Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card through perks like free checked bags and priority boarding. Other benefits include no foreign transaction fees, an annual fee waiver the first year and a sign-up bonus of up to 60,000 miles with qualifying transactions. Photo courtesy of American Express
Alaska Airlines Visa Signature
Miles racked up through the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card can be redeemed on travel with over a dozen partner airlines. A 30,000-mile sign-up bonus, no foreign transaction fees and a free checked bag for up to six passengers on the same reservation add to the appeal. Photo courtesy of Bank of America
Amazon Rewards Visa Signature Card
This Visa Signature Card from Amazon comes with no annual fee and no foreign transaction fees. Cardholders get three percent back when shopping on Amazon (Prime members get five percent), two percent at restaurants, gas stations and drugstores, and one percent everywhere else.  Photo courtesy of Amazon
Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card
Now that Marriott has the biggest hotel portfolio in the world, the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card is even more appealing for frequent travelers. New cardholders enjoy an 80,000-point sign-up bonus, an annual free night stay, no foreign transaction fees and five points per dollar spent at Marriott Rewards and SPG hotels. Photo courtesy of Chase
IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card
With a portfolio of some 4,900 hotels in 100 countries worldwide, IHG offers a very flexible loyalty card in the IHG Rewards Club Select Credt Card. The sign-up bonus includes 60,000 points after qualifying purchases (and an additional 5,000 points after adding an authorized user who makes a purchase). Cardholders get a free night on each account anniversary and five points per dollar for stays at IHG hotels. Photo courtesy of Chase
Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card
Budget-minded travelers who frequently fly Southwest Airlines benefit from the Rapid Rewards Premier credit card – no foreign transaction fees, a 40,000-point sign-up bonus and a 6,000-point bonus after each account anniversary. Photo courtesy of Chase
JetBlue Plus Card
For fans of JetBlue, the JetBlue Plus Card offers six points per dollar spent on JetBlue purchases, two points per dollar at restaurants and grocery stores and one point per dollar everywhere else. Cardholders enjoy no foreign transaction fees, a 30,000-point sign-up bonus, free first checked bags and a 5,000-point bonus on each account anniversary. Photo courtesy of Barclays
Wyndham Rewards Visa Card
Wyndham Rewards Visa cardholders enjoy 15,000 bonus points after their first purchase, three points per dollar spent at Wyndham properties, one point per dollar spent everywhere else and no annual fees.  Photo courtesy of Barclays

For the past four weeks, 10Best readers have been voting daily for their favorites, and the results are in.

The top 10 winners in the category Best Co-Branded Credit Card are as follows:

  1. Wyndham Rewards Visa Card
  2. JetBlue Plus Card
  3. Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card
  4. IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card
  5. Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card
  6. Amazon Rewards Visa Signature Card
  7. Alaska Airlines Visa Signature
  8. Gold Delta SkyMiles Card
  9. Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card
  10. Hilton Honors Card from American Express

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Matthew Klint (Live and Let's Fly) and Kimberly Palmer (NerdWallet) were chosen based on their knowledge and experience of the loyalty landscape

Congratulations to all these reader favorite credit cards!