Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard®

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Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard®


No Annual Fee First Year, Then $150

FM Mini Review: This card is best for earning JAL miles, which can be very valuable. If you spend exactly $15K or $25K per year, you can earn an effective 1.76 Japan Airlines miles per dollar or 2.14 miles per dollar with other transfer partners. Points can alternatively be redeemed for 1 cent each towards travel.

Card Type: Mastercard World Elite

Earning rate: 2X Miles on all purchases

Big spend bonus: 15K bonus miles after $15K spend; 10K additional bonus miles after additional $10K spend

Noteworthy perks: ⚬ Chip wth PIN capability ⚬ $100 Global Entry credit once every 5 years ⚬ Lounge Key access (pay $27 per lounge visit) ⚬ Transfer to most airline partners 1.4 Arrival to 1 airline mile (or 1.7 Arrival to 1 Japan Airlines or Air Canada Aeroplan mile).
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See also: Barclays Arrival Premier Complete Guide

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[…] As reported by The Points Guy, Barclays is out with the details of the much anticipated Barclays Arrival Premier card. Greg was right that transfer ratios are not 1:1 (See: More about Arrival Premier transfer partners (from my source), and why the card might not be all that), but it’s still not necessarily bad. There is no signup bonus and the transfer partners are more niche than we may have expected, but this card could still be pretty interesting. We have a link to the landing page / application in our Barclays Arrival Premier Complete Guide. […]


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