Use this link to apply for the American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card and get 25,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $2,000 in the first 3 months plus no annual fee for the first year. Membership Rewards points are renowned for their flexibility. You can transfer them into a ton of travel rewards programs including Delta, Jet Blue, Virgin, Qantas, British Airways, Hilton and Hyatt, often with very lucrative transfer bonuses (Starwood and Hilton transfers currently get an extra 25%). This is a full-fledged rewards card: you earn 3x points on airlines - yes, that makes this better than any airline card, 2x on gas and groceries and 1x on everything else. It also comes with a full slate of Amex benefits like extended warranty and return protection.