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Barclays is slashing benefits on many cards

Emails went out today to various Barclays / Barclaycard credit card holders announcing negative changes to many credit card benefits. This news comes on the heels of Citi making drastic cuts to card benefits even on its ultra-premium Prestige card and it continues on a general path away from some of these ancillary credit card benefits for most issuers. Benefits being slashed As of November 1, 2019, Barclays announced the following changes: Extended Warranty: Eliminated Price…

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Up to 75K Lufthansa Miles & More miles w/ new offer

Barclays has increased the offer on the Lufthsansa Miles & MIle credit card to what I believe is an all-time high: Now get up to 75,000 bonus miles, though that will require significant spend in the first year. Still, Miles & More can be quite valuable points (you can sometimes fly round trip between the US and Europe for just 55K miles, so this offer could certainly be worth it. The Offer To learn more about…

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(EXPIRED) 70K miles with new Hawaiian Business card bonus

The Hawaiian Airlines Business Mastercard is currently seeing an increased welcome bonus of up to 70,000 miles: That’s 60K after $1K in purchases within the first 90 days and a bonus 10K after making a purchase on an employee card. While Hawaiian miles aren’t the most valuable currency, this can be a good bonus if you have a good use in mind. The Offer Key Card Details Quick Thoughts The new offer on this card might…

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Which credit card should you use to pay your cell phone bill?

If you told me 7 or 8 years ago that I would one day buy a cell phone that costs a thousand dollars, I’d have never believed it. Mobile phones have gotten very, very expensive. Banks have responded to that trend and these days a number of rewards credit cards offer some type of cell phone insurance when you pay your monthly bill with your credit card. Free coverage beats paying for it monthly from…

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(EXPIRED) 60K Hawaiian Airlines offer [1 purchase via paper app / $2K spend online]

The Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard is offering a welcome bonus of 60,000 miles. If you apply online, that bonus requires $2,000 in purchases in the first 30 days. However, Doctor of Credit notes that if you apply via paper application (distributed in-flight), you can get that same bonus on your first purchase. The Offer Note that this offer is for online applications. As it notes, a paper app available in-flight is reported to offer the same bonus…

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(EXPIRED) Earn $15 When Adding Authorized User To Barclays Card (Targeted)

Barclays Authorized User Statement Credit

Barclays is sending out targeted emails offering a $15 statement credit when adding an authorized user. My wife received this offer on a Choice Privileges credit card, but Barclays might be sending similar offers to holders of their other credit cards too. The Deal Earn a $15 statement credit when adding an authorized user. Key Terms Authorized user must be added by December 31, 2018. Offer is valid for select cardmembers and is not transferable.…

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[Offer Expired] New Barclaycard Arrival Plus 70K Offer

The offer listed in this post is no longer available Barclays has introduced a new welcome bonus on the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard card good for 70,000 Arrival miles after $5,000 in purchases in the first 90 days. That’s worth $700 when redeemed for travel — combined with the 2x Arrival miles earned on purchases, you’d have enough for $800 total in travel redemptions after meeting the minimum spending, which is an excellent offer (and…

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(EXPIRED) 60K Hawaiian miles after $1K with new business card offer

The Hawaiian Airlines® Business MasterCard® is now featuring an increased welcome offer for new applicants: 60,000 Hawaiian Miles after $1,000 in purchases in the first 3 months. The Offer Key Card Details Quick Thoughts We covered the previous offer which was a best I could recall at 50K miles after first purchase. This new offer now requires $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days, but it rewards that spend with a new high offer of 60K Hawaiian Airlines miles…

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Arrival Premier is dead at 6 months

As was reported by View from the Wing, Barclays has completely pulled the Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard for new applications. The card apparently never caught on and Barclays decided to cut their losses. I’m not surprised to hear that the card wasn’t a massive success (I’d be more surprised that someone at Barclays expected it would be), but I am surprised to see them quit just 6 months after launch (and 3 months after adding…

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