New Benefit: Capital One Venture X cardholders get access to Prior luxury travel experiences

The Capital One Venture X Rewards credit card has another new benefit: the ability to purchase or redeem miles for cardholder-exclusive travel.

Capital One has partnered with travel company Prior to offer curated luxury vacations for Venture X cardholders, along with a complimentary subscription to Prior’s global travel guides and bi-weekly newsletters.

Here’s what you need to know about the partnership between Capital One and Prior.

Prior partnership of Capital One

Capital of a company X cardholders can sign up for the free plan here. It has a value of $149.

To book or redeem miles for one of the luxury vacations, cardholders can visit the bank’s event and ticketing platform Capital One Entertainment and log into their account.

Upcoming trips

Three destinations have been announced as available for cardholder-exclusive, all-inclusive travel in 2023: Savannah, Georgia; Sun Valley, Idaho; and Napa and Sonoma Valleys in California.

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The Savannah trip takes place March 23-26 and the itinerary includes a stay at the Perry Lane Hotel, a touring cocktail party of some of Savannah’s most famous squares and historic mansions, a private dinner hosted by a James Beard Award-winning chef cook, a ghost tour, a Lowcountry cooking class, an underground walking experience of Savannah’s African-American history, a visit to Bonaventure Cemetery, picnicking in Forsyth Park, and antique shopping.

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The Sun Valley itinerary is June 29 to July 2 and includes a stay at the historic Sun Valley Lodge, dining under the stars of the Idaho Dark Sky Reserve, a morning wildflower walk to a private brunch, fly fishing, a trout cookout, and a gondola ride on Mount Baldy to the Roundhouse River Lodge for cocktails and views.

The Napa and Sonoma Experience takes place October 19-22. The itinerary includes a stay at the Madrona hotel, insider access to wineries and vintners accompanied by a master sommelier, private wine tastings, a tour of Single Thread Farms, a private dinner, a morning spa experience, and oyster and cheese tastings on the shore.

It boils down

Venture X cardholders receive a complimentary subscription to Prior’s global travel guides and newsletters, as well as access to curated luxury vacations.

Prices start at $1,695 for double occupancy. Cardholders can redeem miles with Capital One Entertainment for these trips, though the cost is quite steep, starting at 423,750 miles for two spots on the Savannah trip.

Airline tickets are not included in the travel price, but cardholders can book flights through Capital One Travel and earn 5 miles per dollar.

Additional Prior trips for 2024 will be added soon.

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