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All of our credit cards offer you Visa's® Zero Liability Policy1, online and mobile banking, alerts, chip card technology and more.

BB&T Bright credit card

Save money by paying less interest with the low annual percentage rate BB&T Bright credit card

  • 0% introductory APR for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers2
  • Variable APRs ranging from 12.99% to 21.99% afterwards2
  • No annual fee3

The new BB&T Spectrum Cash Rewards credit card

Earn rewards for the things you buy every day with a BB&T Spectrum Cash Rewards credit card

  • Get 3% cash back on gas, 2% cash back on groceries and utilities, and 1% cash back on all other purchases4, 5 
  • Get 10% bonus cash when you redeem rewards into your BB&T checking or savings account
  • Enjoy flexible rewards you can use for cash back, statement credit, gift cards and more

The new BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards credit card

Earn 2x miles on your travel purchases and more with a BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards credit card

  • Earn 2x miles on air/hotel/car rentals and 1x miles on all other purchases5
  • Earn 20,000 bonus miles when you spend $2,000 in the first 90 days ($200 value)
  • Get an $85 credit for TSA Pre® or Global Entry6
  • Use your annual $50 airline incidental credit toward check bag fees, in flight purchases, and more6
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U by BB&T

Our mobile and online banking experience, U by BB&T, lets you see the big picture and take control of your finances.

Digital wallet

Shop in stores, online and in apps with your BB&T credit and debit cards, using Apple Pay®, Google PayTM and Samsung Pay®. Or, pay online with Visa Checkout®.

BB&T Deals

With BB&T Deals, the more you shop, the more you earn.

1Visa's® Zero Liability Policy (opens in a new tab) covers US issued cards and does not apply to certain commercial card transactions or any transactions not processed by Visa. You must notify BB&T immediately of any unauthorized use. For specific restrictions, limitations and other details, please consult your cardholder agreement.

2BB&T Bright APR for purchases and balance transfers is 0% for 15 months. After that, the APR is determined monthly by adding 7.99%-16.99% to Prime Rate. BB&T Bright 12.99% to 21.99% APR (annual percentage rate), BB&T Spectrum Cash Rewards 14.99% to 23.99% APR, and BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards 14.99% to 23.99% APR are variable rates tied to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Prime + 7.99% to 16.99% (BB&T Bright), and the WSJ Prime + 9.99% to 18.99% (BB&T Spectrum) based on credit history. The Prime Rate used to determine your APR is a variable rate and is the highest prime rate published in WSJ as of the first day of the month. WSJ Prime currently is 5.00% as of June 14, 2018.

3Other fees may apply. Call 800-476-4228 or see our credit card disclosures for fees that may apply.

4There is a monthly cap (first day of a month through the last day of a month) of $1,000 on rewards earned at the bonus rate combination of 3% at gas stations and 2% at grocery store/supermarkets and utilities. Once the $1,000 monthly limit is reached, you will earn the base rewards of 1% for those purchases.

5You may earn rewards on eligible purchases made with your credit card. Eligible purchases include any signature-based purchase, Internet purchase, phone or mail-order purchase, or automatic bill payment, excluding cash advances, traveler's checks, access checks, balance transfers, money orders, cash equivalents, fees, interest charges, credit insurance, fraudulent transactions, credits, and returns (each a qualifying purchase).

6Member is eligible for a statement credit of up to $50 each calendar year on qualifying airline incidental transactions. To qualify, a member must use the BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards credit card to pay for the airline incidental transactions. A member is entitled to one $85 statement credit per account every four years, in connection with either the TSA Pre® ($85) or Global Entry ($100) program. To qualify, a member must use the BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards credit card to pay the application fee. For complete details on the TSA Pre® program, go to tsa.gov. For complete details on the Global Entry program, go to globalentry.gov. The TSA Pre® trademark is used with the permission of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. In order for coverage to apply you must use your covered Visa card to secure transactions. Please refer to Visa's Guide to Benefits for further details.

A BB&T credit card, loan or line cannot be paid through a balance transfer. Continue to make payments on the existing loan or line until the transfer is posted and complete. Transfer balances are available up to your purchase credit limit. Fees and finance charges will reduce the available purchase credit limit.

The information provided is not intended to be legal, tax, or financial advice. BB&T cannot guarantee that it is accurate, up to date, or appropriate for your situation. Financial calculators are provided to assist you in estimating the approximate costs associated with any bank activity. Your actual costs may vary. You should consult with a qualified attorney or financial advisor to understand how the law applies to your particular circumstances or for financial information specific to your personal or business situation.

Loans, lines of credit and credit cards are subject to credit approval.

FCRA Risk-Based Pricing Notice: The terms offered are set based on whole or in part on information obtained in a report from the consumer reporting agency listed below. You have a right under the Fair Credit Reporting Act to obtain a free copy of the report from the consumer reporting agency: Equifax Information Services, LLC, Mail drop H-13, 1550 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309, 800-685-1111.

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