This CreditShout guide was last updated on April 22, 2015.

Editor’s Note – April 22, 2015:  We now recommend these great credit cards by Discover®:

Discover it®

 | Read the Review Here

Discover it® for Students

 | Read the Review Here

Discover it® Miles

 | Review Coming Soon

And these Discover® Credit Cards reviewed below are no longer available:

  • Escape by Discover®
  • Miles by Discover®
  • Discover® Student More Card
  • Discover® Open Road Card

An update to this post is coming soon.

From a single card introduced in 1986 (and originally owned by Sears), Discover now has a broad array of credit cards to fit a variety of consumer lifestyles. This article looks at some of the company’s top offerings.

  • Discover More (Cash Back)
  • Escape by Discover (Travel Rewards)
  • Miles by Discover (Travel Rewards)
  • Discover Student Card (Student Cash Back)
  • Discover Open Road (Gas Rewards)
Discover® More Card

Ranked the best cash back credit card out there hands down” by CreditShout, Discover More remains at the top of our list. With a 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months*, no annual fee, 5% Cashback Bonus®* in categories that change*, and 5 -20% Cashback Bonus at over 150 top retailers through Discover’s online shopping mall there’s a lot to like about this card. You can also choose from more than 150 different designs for your card, a nice bonus that’s not offered on every card.

Discover® More Card Review

Escape by Discover® Card
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For frequent travelers, Escape by Discover® Card is well worth the $60 annual fee*.

You’ll accrue 2 miles for every dollar you spend. You’ll also earn 2 additional miles (for a total of 4 per $1) in the ShopDiscover.com store. For the first 25 months, you’ll get an extra 1,000 miles each month you make a purchase. You can redeem the miles for travel credits, gift cards or cash, and can book travel through any airline, travel agent, or travel website.

Additional travel benefits include:

  • Travel Delay Insurance
  • Trip Cancellation Insurance
  • Primary Car Rental Insurance
  • Lost or Damaged Luggage Insurance

Escape by Discover® Card Review

Miles by Discover® Card

Looking for a card with great travel benefits and rewards but want to avoid an annual fee? Miles by Discover® Card might be for you. The bonuses aren’t quite as good as the Escape card, but a number of factors make this a good all-around credit card.

  • Earn double Miles on your first $3,000 in travel and restaurant purchases each year, 1 mile for every $1 on other purchases
  • Earn double Miles through ShopDiscover.com
  • No travel booking restrictions
  • Redeem Miles for travel credits, gift cards, or cash

Miles by Discover® Card Review

Discover® Student More Card

For students looking for Cashback rewards and no annual fee, the Discover® Student More Card makes the grade. This card is basically the same as the Discover More Card with a higher APR because of the fact that it’s a student card and easier to get approved for.

  • No annual fee
  • 5% Cashback Bonus in categories that change.*
  • Up to 1% unlimited Cashback Bonus on all other purchases.
  • 5-20% Cashback Bonus at Discover’s exclusive online shopping mall.

Discover® Student Card Review

Discover® Open Road Card
Discover® Open Road(SM) Card

Have wanderlust? Love to get into the car and just drive for a weekend? You’ll want to take this Discover card with you on the Open Road. The ideal card for anyone who travels by car (for business or pleasure), Discover® Open Road Card gives you double Cashback Bonus on the first $250 in purchases each month at gas stations and restaurants. Get up to 1 % unlimited Cashback bonus on all other purchases. And, like the other Discover rewards cards, you can earn 5 to 20% Cashback through ShopDiscover.com.

Discover® Open Road Card Review