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PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card

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The PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature Card features rewards for gas and supermarkets. It has no annual fee or foreign transaction fee, and a 0% intro APR for balance transfers. You have to be a member in order to get the card, however.

Our rating
Min. credit level: Fair
Annual Fee: $0
Regular APR: 11.74% to 17.99% Variable
Intro Balance Transfer APR: 0% for 12 months

PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card

Our rating
Fair Min. credit level
$0 Annual Fee
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Highlights & Features


Spending Rewards
  • 5X points per dollar:
    • Gas purchases at the pump
    • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • 3X points per dollar:
    • Supermarkets
    • Restaurants/dining
    • Cable, satellite, and other television/radio/streaming services
  • 1X point per dollar on all other purchases
Introductory Bonus
  • 15,000 points for spending $1,500 in the first 3 months

Balance Transfers

A balance transfer is a way to move debt from one card to another with the goal of saving money on interest.

Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% for 12 months
Regular Balance Transfer APR 11.74% to 17.99% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee 3% per transaction
How to Transfer a Balance on a Credit Card


Penalty APR 17.99%
Late Fee Up to $28
Returned Payment Fee Up to $25
Additional Cards Annual Fee N/A
Foreign Transaction Fee None
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Cash Advances

Borrowing cash on your card is a cash advance. Cash advances usually come with very high fees. Even worse, cash advances can signal to lenders that you’re being irresponsible with money.

Cash Advance APR 11.74% to 17.99% Variable
Cash Advance Fee None
How to Get a Cash Advance with a Credit Card
PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card


  • New Acquisition Bonus: 15,000 points after $1,500 spend during first 3 months of card open date
  • Earn 5x points for gas purchases at the pump and electric vehicle charging stations
  • Earn 3x points for supermarket purchases, restaurants/dining, and cable, satellite and other television/radio/streaming services
  • Earn 1x point on all other purchases
  • No annual fee
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • No cash advance fee
  • Chip and Contactless ‘Tap to Pay’ enabled for added security, ease and convenience at the point of sale
  • Click and Pay eligible, via Secure Remote Commerce, so you can enjoy easy and secure online buying checkout
  • Digital wallet capable
  • Purchase variable rate as low as 13.49% APR
  • 0% promotional rate for 12 months on balance transfers made between now and March 31, 2022. After that, the APR for the unpaid balance and any new balance transfers will be a non-variable rate of 17.99%. 3% balance transfer fee per transaction. Subject to credit approval. If you take advantage of this balance transfer, you will immediately be charged interest on all purchases made with your credit card unless you pay the entire account balance, including balance transfers, in full each month by the payment due date.
  • Cash Advance APR 17.99%
  • Rate and offers current as of December 1, 2021 and subject to change.

PenFed Credit Union

PenFed Credit Union has several card types depending on your needs.

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The PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature Card offers reward points as well as travel assistance.

With this card you’ll earn 5X points per dollar at the gas pump and EV charging stations. You’ll get 3X points on supermarket, restaurants/dining, and cable, satellite, and other television/radio/streaming services. Of course, you’ll also get 1X point on all other purchases.

This card offers a 0% promotional balance transfer APR for 12 months, and then the APR for any unpaid balance or any new balance will be 17.99% based on your creditworthiness, which includes an evaluation of your credit history and the length of your PenFed membership and will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate. This transaction is subject to credit approval. A 3% balance transfer fee applies to each transfer. If you take advantage of this balance transfer, you will immediately be charged interest on all purchases made with your credit card unless you pay the entire account balance, including balance transfers, in full each month by the payment due date.

There’s no annual fee and no foreign transaction fees for this card.

To apply for this product, you must become a member of PenFed. You can check the membership requirements for PenFed here. PenFed is federally insured by NCUA.

The information related to PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card has been collected by Credit Card Insider and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer or provider of this product.

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