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Best offers: Amex Premier Rewards Gold, Amex Platinum, Chase Sapphire, Citibank AAvantage, Chase United Explorer, Amex Starwood Prefered Guest

Churning is the repeated application for the exact same credit card to receive additional bonuses.  Based on feedback on the internet from applicants, here is a summary of which cards are churnable by bank (your mileage may vary):

American Express: success after 2 years since last application, SPG more often if number is left off application
Bank of America: success every 90 days
Barclays: success in past with US Airways, timeframe unknown, possibly 6 months
Chase: unlikely, possibly after 3 years
Citibank: success after 18 months since last application, use two browser trick to apply to get two bonuses at once
See this article from The Man of a Thousand Places for a very detailed analysis.

Bank Rewards

American Express Membership Rewards

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Card: Amex Platinum
Bonus: 50,000 points ($3,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $450
Features: Airport lounge access, $200 airline fee credit, $100 global entry credit, Fine Hotels and Resorts discounts
More info

Card: Amex Platinum Business
Bonus: 25,000 points ($5,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $450
Features: Airport lounge access, $200 airline fee credit, $100 global entry credit, Fine Hotels and Resorts discounts, OPEN savings program
More info

Card: Amex Platinum for Mercedes Benz
Bonus: 50,000 points ($1,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $475
Features: Similar to regular platinum with additional benefits for buying Mercedes Benz products.

Card: Amex Platinum for Morgan Stanley
Bonus: 50,000 points ($1,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $475
Features: Similar to regular platinum with additional benefits like an additional card free.
Morgan Stanley brokerage account needed to apply for this card.

Card: Amex Premier Rewards Gold
Bonus: 25,000 points ($2,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $175, first year free
More info

Card: Amex Business Gold Rewards
Bonus: 75,000 points ($10,000 spend / 4 months)
Annual Fee: $175, first year free
Features: 3X airfare, 2X gas, OPEN savings program

Chase Ultimate Rewards

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Card: Sapphire Preferred
Bonus: 40,000 points ($3,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free
More info

Card: Ink Bold Business
Bonus: 25,000 points + 25,000 ($5,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free

Card: Ink Plus Business
Bonus: 25,000 points + 25,000 ($5,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free

Card: Freedom
Bonus: 35,000 points ($500 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $0

Citibank Thank You Rewards

Card: Premier
Bonus: 50,000 points ($2,500 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $125, first year free

Card: Preferred
Bonus: 25,000 points ($2,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $0


AIRLINE CARDS

Aer Lingus

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 5,000 points
Annual Fee: $0

ANA

Card: Visa Business
Bank: First National Bank of Omaha
Bonus: 5,000 miles
Annual Fee: $70

Alaska

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 25,000 miles
Annual Fee: $75

Card: Visa Business
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 20,000 miles
Annual Fee: $50

American Airlines

Card: Visa Signature, American Express, Visa Business*
Bank: Citibank
Bonus: 50,000 miles, $150 credit, 2 lounge passes ($3,000 spend / 4 months)
Annual Fee: $85, first year free
* Two browser trick successful according to flyertalk members

Card: Visa Signature, American Express, Visa Business
Bank: Citibank
Bonus: 35,000 miles ($1,500 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $85, first year free

Card: Executive World Elite Mastercard
Bank: Citibank
Bonus: 25,000 miles ($1,000 spend / 4 months) + 10,000 EQM ($40,000 spend)
Annual Fee: $450

Asiana

Card: Visa Platinum
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 5,000 miles
Annual Fee: $80

Card: Visa Business
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 10,000 miles
Annual Fee: $80

British Airways

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 100,000 miles total: 50,000 + 25,000 ($10,000 spend) + 25,000 ($20,000 total spend)
Annual Fee: $95

China Airlines

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 7,500 miles
Annual Fee: $59

Delta

Card: Amex Delta Gold (targeted, give skymiles number to find out eligibility)
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 40,000 miles ($1000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free

Card: Amex Delta Gold
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 30,000 miles ($500 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free

Card: Amex Delta Gold Business
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 30,000 miles ($500 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free

Card: Amex Delta Platinum
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 20,000 miles + 5,000 MQMs
Annual Fee: $150

Card: Amex Delta Platinum Business
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 25,000 miles + 10,000 MQMs ($2,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $150

Card: Amex Delta Reserve
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 10,000 MQMs
Annual Fee: $450

Card: Amex Delta Reserve Business
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 10,000 MQMs
Annual Fee: $450

Frontier

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 35,000 miles total: 25,000 + 10,000 ($750 spend / 90 days)
Annual Fee: $59

Card: Mastercard Business
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 25,000 miles
Annual Fee: $59

Hawaiian Airlines

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Bank of Hawaii
Bonus: 35,000 miles total: 20,000 + 15,000 ($1,000 spend / 4 months)
Annual Fee: $79

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 35,000 miles total: 20,000 + 15,000 ($1,000 spend / 4 months)
Annual Fee: $79

Card: Visa Business
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 10,000 miles
Annual Fee: $50

Icelandair

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 10,000 points
Annual Fee: $39

Lufthansa

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 20,000 miles
Annual Fee: $79

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 30,000 miles
Annual Fee: $79

Spirit

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 15,000 miles
Annual Fee: $59

Southwest Airlines

Card: Premier Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 25,000 points + 6,000 yearly bonus
Annual Fee: $99

Card: Plus Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 25,000 points + 3,000 yearly bonus
Annual Fee: $69

Card: Premier Business Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 25,000 points + 6,000 yearly bonus
Annual Fee: $99

Card: Plus Business Visa Signature* link located in page
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 25,000 points + 3,000 yearly bonus
Annual Fee: $69

United

Card: Explorer Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 65,000 miles total: 50,000 + 5,000 (additional user) + 10,000 ($25,000 spend)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free

Card: Explorer Visa Signature Business
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 35,000 miles total: 25,000 + 10,000 ($25,000 spend)
Annual Fee: $95, first year free

US Airways

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 50,000 miles
Annual Fee: $89, first year free

Card: Mastercard Business
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 25,000 miles
Annual Fee: $79

Virgin Atlantic

Card: Amex
Bank: Bank of America
Bonus: 65,000 miles total: 20,000 + 25,000 ($2,500 spend / 90 days) + 7,500 ($15,000 total spend) + 7,500 ($25,000 total spend) + 2,500 (2 addtl users)
Annual Fee: $90

Virgin America

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 20,000 points
Annual Fee: $49


HOTELS

Best Western

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 16,000 points
Annual Fee: $0

Choice

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 32,000 points
Annual Fee: $0

Hilton

Card: Amex
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 40,000 points ($750 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $0

Card: Surpass Amex
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 60,000 points total: 40,000 + 20,000 ($3,000 spend / 3 months)
Annual Fee: $75

Card: Reserve Visa Signature
Bank: Citibank
Bonus: Two weekend nights ($2,500 spend / 4 months)
Annual Fee: $95

Card: Visa Signature*
Bank: Citibank
Bonus: 40,000 points ($1,000 spend / 4 months)
Annual Fee: $0

Card: Visa Signature*
Bank: Citibank
Bonus: 50,000 points
Annual Fee: $0
* Bonus not listed on application, link based on this flyertalk thread. Members also posted they used two browser trick to get one 40K card and one 50K card.

Hyatt

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 2 nights free
Annual Fee: $75, first year free

Marriott

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 50,000 points + 1 night free
Annual Fee: $85, first year free

Card: Visa Business
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 22,500 points + 2 nights free
Annual Fee: $45, first year free

Priority Club

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 60,000 points
Annual Fee: $49, first year free

Ritz Carlton

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 70,000 points
Annual Fee: $395, first year free
Features: Gold Elite status, Priority Pass Select lounge access, $200 airline fee credit

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG)

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Card: Amex
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 25,000 points total: 10,000 + 15,000 ($5,000 spend / 6 months)
Annual Fee: $65, first year free

Card: Amex Business
Bank: American Express
Bonus: 25,000 points total: 10,000 + 15,000 ($5,000 spend / 6 months)
Features: OPEN savings program
Annual Fee: $65, first year free

Wyndham

Card: Visa Signature
Bank: Barclays
Bonus: 18,000 points
Annual Fee: $39


Amtrak

Card: World Mastercard
Bank: Chase
Bonus: 32,000 points
Annual Fee: $0

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