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SunTrust Prime Rewards Credit Card review

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Interest Rate: Purchases
11.24% ‐ 21.24% (Variable)
Balance Transfer
11.24% ‐ 21.24% (Variable) (3.25% for the first 36 months)
1% cashback
Signup Bonus
$100 after spending $500

Informr score
The SunTrust Prime Rewards Credit Card currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Am I eligible?

SunTrust Prime Rewards Credit Card is typically available to those with excellent credit scores (650 or greater).
To get this card, you must also:
Yes Be a permanent or temporary resident of USA

Note: This information is only intended as a guide. The final decision is up to the bank and your application could still be rejected even if you can answer 'Yes' to all the minimum criteria above. Always consider your options and your financial situation before you apply for a credit card.

What the Critics Are Saying...

The Wirecutter

Thanks to the low 5.25% intro APR, this option will save you the most if you know it’ll take you three full years to pay off your debt. But you’ll pay much more in interest on this card than on the Ring if you pay off your debt in less than three years. You can also lose the low intro rate if you mi...

- Taylor Tepper, The Wirecutter
Money Crashers

A solid balance transfer option for new cardholders seeking to pay down high-interest credit card balances without incurring balance transfer fees. For new cardholders who can afford to spend $500 within 3 months, it’s also an easy way to snag some extra cash.

- Brian Martucci, Money Crashers
Bank Deal Guy

If you planning on doing any balance transfers soon, then check out the SunTrust Prime Rewards Credit Card. This card offers 3 years at an intro APR on balance transfers made in the first 60 days and no fees on balance transfers made in the first 60 days.

- Michelle Chuang, Bank Deal Guy


Interest Rates
Regular APR Interest Rate 11.24% ‐ 21.24% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Balance Transfer Interest Rate 11.24% ‐ 21.24% (Variable) (3.25% for the first 36 months)
  • Intro rate applies on balances transferred within the first 60 days of account opening.
  • This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.
Cash Advance Interest Rate 24.99% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Rates & Fees
Annual Fee $0.00
Balance Transfer Fee 3%
  • Minimum of $10
  • None for all balances transferred within 60 days of account opening
Cash Advance Fee 4%

Minimum of $10

Foreign Transaction Fee $0.00
Over Limit Fee $0.00
Late Payment Fee $39.00


Sign up bonus $100 after spending $500

On purchases within the first 3 months.

All Purchases 1% cash back
Restaurants No
Gas No
Groceries No
Hotels No
Travel No
Pharmacy No
Bills No
Additional Details

Features & Benefits
Additional Card Holders Yes
Travel Accident Insurance Yes
Car Rental Insurance Yes
Car Rental Discount No
Extended Warranty Yes
Purchase Protection Yes
Zero Liability Yes
No Foreign Transaction Fees Yes
Emergency Assistance Yes
Concierge Service Yes
Price Protection Yes
Fraud Protection Yes
Free Credit Scores Yes
Wireless Payments No
Virtual Cards No
Additional Benefits
  • SunTrust Loyalty Cash Bonus
  • Optional Overdraft Protection
  • Complimentary ShopRunner® Membership
  • Mastercard ID Theft Protection™
  • Cell Phone Protection
  • 10% off bookings
  • Roadside Assistance
Minimum Security Deposit $0
Minimum Age 18
Minimum Personal Income
Temporary Residents No
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