Editor’s note: This guide has been updated with the latest information.

Now that the luxury of international travel is coming back, it pays to know the rules about foreign transaction fees before booking a trip abroad.

The nuisance of foreign transaction fees is increasingly rare on many of today’s best business credit cards. However, a few big-name cards still charge a 3% fee (2.7% on some American Express cards) for any purchase you make in a foreign country.

Even if a merchant uses a foreign credit card processor, you’ll get hit with the fee. You get nothing in exchange, which means there’s no benefit from paying this fee. Instead, be mindful to use a card that comes free of foreign transaction fees when you’re traveling internationally or buying something online that could be run through an outside card processor.

You should have some personal cards that don’t charge foreign transaction fees, but if international business travel may be on your horizon, make sure you’re also carrying at least one business credit card that won’t erase all your reward earnings with a needless fee. Here are some of the best business cards that don’t charge foreign transaction fees.

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Best business credit cards with no foreign transaction fees

American Express® Business Gold Card: Best for small-business expenses.
The Business Platinum Card® from American Express: Best for travel perks.
Capital One Spark Cash Plus: Best for business cash back.
Capital One Spark Miles for Business: Best for simplicity and flexibility.
CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard®: Best for American travelers.
Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card: Best for casual Delta travelers.
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card: Best for frequent Delta travelers.
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card: Best for Delta Sky Club access.
The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card: Best for Hilton stays.
Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card: Best for Marriott stays.
Ink Business Preferred Credit Card: Best for travel, shipping and advertising purchases.
Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card: Best for Southwest travelers.
United Business Card: Best for United travelers.

The information for the CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

American Express® Business Gold Card
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Welcome offer: Earn 70,000 bonus points after you spend $10,000 on eligible purchases in the first three months of account opening.

Annual fee: $295 (see rates and fees).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 4 points per dollar each billing cycle on purchases in the two categories from the following list where your company spent the most in that billing cycle: airfare purchased directly from airlines, U.S. purchases for advertising in select media, U.S. purchases at gas stations, U.S. purchases for shipping, U.S. purchases at restaurants (including takeout and delivery) and U.S. purchases for computer hardware, software and cloud computing made directly from select providers. The 4 points per dollar apply to the first $150,000 in combined purchases from these two categories each calendar year. After this, and for all other purchases, you’ll earn 1 point per dollar spent.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Amex Business Gold Card

The Business Platinum Card® from American Express
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Welcome offer: Earn 120,000 Membership Rewards points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the Business Platinum Card within the first three months of card membership. TPG values Membership Rewards points at 2 cents each, so the bonus is worth about $2,400.

Annual fee: $695 (see rates and fees).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 5 points per dollar on airfare and prepaid hotels booked through American Express Travel, 1.5 points per dollar on eligible purchases in select business categories and eligible purchases of $5,000 or more (on up to $2 million of these purchases per calendar year), and 1 point per dollar on other purchases. Redeem points directly for first or business class, or for any seat on an airline you select, and get a 35% points rebate (up to 1 million points per calendar year).

Receive complimentary access to Centurion and Priority Pass lounges, plus Delta Sky Clubs on same-day Delta flights and the Airspace and Escape lounges. You also get an up-to-$200 annual airline fee credit, up to $400 of Dell statement credits on U.S. purchases annually, an up-to-$179 Clear credit, Hilton Honors Gold elite status, Marriott Bonvoy Gold elite status, Global Dining access and over $600 in miscellaneous business credits. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

See our full card review for more details.

Official application link: Amex Business Platinum Card

Capital One Spark Cash Plus
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Sign-up bonus: Limited-time bonus offer: Earn $500 after you spend $5,000 on eligible purchases within the first three months of card membership, plus an extra $2,500 once you’ve spent $50,000 total in your first six months.

Annual fee: $150.

Rewards and benefits: Earn unlimited 2% cash back on every purchase with no limits or category restrictions. You can earn an annual $200 cash bonus each year you spend $200,000 or more. Your cash rewards never expire. There’s no spending limit, and employee cards are free. Get access to roadside assistance for auto-related emergencies.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Capital One Spark Cash Plus

Capital One Spark Miles for Business
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Sign-up bonus: Earn 50,000 bonus miles after spending $4,500 on purchases in the first three months of account opening. TPG valuations peg the value of Capital One miles at 1.85 cents each, so the bonus is valued at around $925 if you transfer your points to airline partners.

Annual fee: $95 (waived the first year).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 5 miles per dollar on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel, plus 2 miles per dollar on all purchases with no minimum for redeeming. Employee cards are free. You can transfer your miles to airline partners or redeem your miles at a fixed value of 1 cent apiece toward travel. To redeem your miles at a fixed rate, you can book new travel through Capital One or pay off any eligible travel purchase you’ve made with your card in the last 90 days. Plus, get two free Capital One Lounge visits per year. You can also get a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application rebate every four years (up to $100).

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Capital One Spark Miles

CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Mastercard®
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Sign-up bonus: Earn 65,000 American Airlines AAdvantage bonus miles after spending $4,000 in purchases within the first four months of account opening. TPG values American Airlines AAdvantage miles at 1.77 cents each, so the bonus is worth about $1,150.

Annual fee: $99 (waived the first year).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 2 miles per dollar on eligible American Airlines purchases and with telecommunications merchants, cable and satellite providers, car rental merchants and at gas stations. You’ll earn 1 mile per dollar spent on everything else. You and up to four companions traveling on the same reservation get a first checked bag free on domestic itineraries with American Airlines. Plus, you can earn a companion certificate for domestic main cabin travel for just $99 plus taxes and fees when you spend $30,000 in a cardmember year; your account must remain open for at least 45 days after your anniversary date.

See our full card review for more information.

Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card
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Welcome offer: Earn 50,000 bonus miles and a $50 statement credit after spending $2,000 in purchases on your new card in the first three months of card membership. TPG values Delta SkyMiles at 1.57 cents each, so the bonus is valued at around $835 (including the statement credit).

Annual fee: $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $99 (see rates and fees).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 2 miles per dollar on Delta purchases, on U.S. purchases for advertising in select media, on U.S. shipping purchases and at restaurants, plus 1 mile per dollar on everything else. When traveling on flights marketed and operated by Delta, get a first bag checked for free for you and up to eight companions traveling on the same reservation, Main Cabin 1 priority boarding and 20% off inflight purchases.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Delta Gold Business Amex

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card
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Welcome offer: Earn 60,000 bonus miles, 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles and a $100 statement credit after spending $3,000 in purchases on your new card in the first three months of card membership. TPG values Delta SkyMiles at 1.57 cents each, so the bonus is valued at around $1,040 (including the statement credit).

Annual fee: $250 (see rates and fees).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 3 miles per dollar on Delta purchases and purchases made directly through hotels, 1.5 miles per dollar on single eligible purchases of $5,000 or more and 1 mile per dollar on everything else. When traveling on flights marketed and operated by Delta, get a first bag checked for free for you and up to eight companions traveling on the same reservation, Main Cabin 1 priority boarding and 20% off inflight purchases. Also, get a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application rebate every four years (up to $100).

See our full review for more information.

Official application link: Delta Platinum Business Amex

Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card
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Welcome offer: Earn 60,000 bonus miles, 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles and a $100 statement credit after spending $4,000 in purchases on your new card in the first three months of card membership. TPG values Delta SkyMiles at 1.57 cents each, so the bonus is valued at around $1,040 (including the statement credit).

Annual fee: $550 (see rates and fees).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 3 miles per dollar on Delta purchases and 1 mile per dollar on everything else. Also, you’ll earn 1.5 miles per dollar on all eligible purchases after you’ve spent $150,000 in a calendar year. When traveling on flights marketed and operated by Delta, get a first bag checked for free for you and up to eight companions traveling on the same reservation, Main Cabin 1 priority boarding and 20% off inflight purchases. Earn a round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your card. You will also enjoy complimentary Delta Sky Club and Centurion Lounge access. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Delta Reserve Business Amex

The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card
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Welcome offer: Earn 130,000 Hilton Honors bonus points plus a free night reward after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. TPG’s valuations peg the value of Hilton Honors points at 0.6 cents each, so the bonus is worth up to $780.

Annual fee: $95 (see rates and fees).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 12 points per dollar at Hilton properties; 6 points per dollar on wireless services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping, at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. gas stations, on flights booked directly with airlines or through Amex Travel and on car rentals booked directly through select rental car companies; and 3 points per dollar on all other eligible purchases.

You’ll get a Priority Pass Select membership (with 10 lounge visits per year), automatic Hilton Gold elite status and the possibility to earn Hilton Diamond elite status by spending $40,000 on your card. Plus, you can earn a free weekend night after spending $15,000 on the card in a calendar year and another after spending an additional $45,000 in the same year (for a total of $60,000). Enrollment is required for select benefits.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Hilton Amex Business Card

Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card
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Welcome offer: Earn 75,000 Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first three months. TPG values Marriott points at 0.8 cents each, so the bonus is worth up to $600.

Annual fee: $125 (see rates and fees).

Rewards and benefits: Earn 6 points per dollar at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program; 4 points per dollar at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping; and 2 points per dollar on all other eligible purchases. You’ll get one free night award for use at a 35,000-point or less property after each account anniversary and can earn a second night by spending $60,000 in the previous calendar year.

You’ll get 15 elite night credits each year, which will get you Silver elite status — though you can stack these with 15 nights from a personal Marriott card to enjoy 30 each year. You can earn an upgrade to Marriott Bonvoy Gold elite status through the end of the next year by spending $35,000 in a calendar year. There’s no fee for additional employee cards. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex

Ink Business Preferred Credit Card
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Sign-up bonus: Earn 100,000 bonus points after you spend $15,000 on purchases in the first three months. TPG pegs the value of Chase Ultimate Rewards points at 2 cents each, so the bonus is worth about $2,000.

Annual fee: $95.

Rewards and benefits: Earn 3 points per dollar on the first $150,000 spent in combined purchases on travel, shipping, social media advertising and internet, cable, and phone services each account anniversary year, plus 1 point per dollar on everything else. This card also offers cellphone insurance when you use it to pay your (and your employees’) cellphone bill and primary rental car insurance when renting for business purposes. Employee cards are available at no additional cost. You can redeem your points for an added bonus through the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal, but you may be able to get more value by transferring them to partner airlines or hotels.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Ink Business Preferred

Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card
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Sign-up bonus: Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first three months of account opening. TPG values Southwest points at 1.5 cents each, so the bonus is worth about $1,200. Plus, these points can help you earn the Companion Pass.

Annual fee: $199.

Rewards and benefits: Earn 4 points per dollar on Southwest Airlines purchases; 3 points per dollar on Rapid Rewards hotel and car rental partner purchases; 2 points per dollar on rideshare; 2 points per dollar on social media and search engine advertising, internet, cable and phone services; and 1 point per dollar on everything else. Receive 9,000 points after each cardmember anniversary, which TPG values at $135. Earn 1,500 tier qualifying points toward Southwest elite status for every $10,000 you spend on the card annually. Get a statement credit of up to $100 every four years for application to Global Entry or TSA PreCheck. Additional employee cards are free of cost.

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: Southwest Performance Business Card

United Business Card
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Sign-up bonus: Earn 75,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first three months of account opening, plus another 75,000 miles after spending $20,000 total on eligible purchases within the first six months. TPG values United miles at 1.11 cents each, so the bonus is worth about $1,665 cumulatively.

Annual fee: $99.

Rewards and benefits: Earn 2 miles per dollar when spending on United purchases, local transit and commuting, gas stations, office supply stores and restaurants, plus 1 mile per dollar elsewhere. Check your first bag for free on United flights for you and one traveling companion. This card also gives access to priority boarding for the primary cardholder and companions on the same reservation. Receive two one-time United Club passes after opening an account and on each anniversary. Also, earn 500 Premier qualifying points for every $12,000 spent (up to 1,000 PQPs per calendar year).

See our full card review for more information.

Official application link: United Business Card

Additional reporting by Chris Dong, Katie Genter and Joey Robinson.

Featured photo by 5byseven/Twenty20.

For rates and fees of the Business Gold Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Business Platinum Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Gold Business Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Hilton Honors American Express Business Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card, click here.

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