Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard®


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Excellent Credit

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Update: The Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard has been discontinued. See the Barclays Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard® (Review) for a similar card offer.

The Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard is a mid-level travel credit card, designed to be used for all kinds of travel spending. Rather than providing rewards with a particular airline or hotel, you’ll get 2X miles per dollar for every purchase you make.

Rather than having a signup bonus you can only get once, this card lets you earn bonus miles every year. You’ll get 15,000 bonus miles by spending $15,000 in a given year, and another 10,000 bonus miles for spending another $10,000. So that’s a total of 25,000 bonus miles for spending $25,000.

You can redeem your miles for statement credits at a value of 1 cent per mile. Or you can transfer them to a participating loyalty partner, where you might get a better value for them.

Cardholders get Mastercard Airport Experiences through Lounge Key, providing access to 800 airport lounges worldwide. There’s a $100 credit for Global Entry, providing expedited processing through airports. And the card also comes with World Elite Mastercard benefits, including a concierge service and shopping/travel protections.

Card Quick Facts

Card Quick Facts

  • Earn 2X miles on every purchase you make
  • Miles don’t expire as long as your account is open, active and in good standing
  • Earn 15,000 bonus miles for spending $15,000 in a year, and 10,000 additional miles for spending an additional $10,000
  • Redeem your miles for statement credits or transfer them to another travel loyalty program
  • $100 credit for the Global Entry application fee every four years
  • Mastercard Airport Experiences by Lounge Key, providing access to over 800 airport lounges around the world
  • $150 annual fee
  • No foreign transaction fees on purchases made while traveling abroad
  • Chip-and-Signature and Chip-and-PIN capability for better access worldwide
  • Regular purchase and balance transfer APR of 17.49%, 21.49% or 24.49% Variable

For People with
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Card Details

Rewards

Rewards

  • 2X miles per dollar for every purchase, with no limit
  • 15,000 bonus miles for spending $15,000 on purchases in a year
  • 10,000 bonus miles for spending an additional $10,000 on purchases in a year
How to Redeem

Introductory Bonus

  • None
Card Stats

Card Stats

Annual Fee $150
Additional Cards Annual Fee -
Regular Purchase APR 17.49%, 21.49%, or 24.49% Variable
Intro Purchase APR -
Foreign Transaction Fee 0%
Chip Technology Chip-and-Signature & Chip-and-PIN
Minimum Credit Limit -
Maximum Credit Limit -
Free Credit Score Yes
Penalty APR See Terms
Late Fee Up to $37
Returned Payment Fee Up to $37
Balance Transfers

Balance Transfers

Intro Balance Transfer APR -
Regular Balance Transfer APR 17.49%, 21.49%, or 24.49% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee 3%; min $5
Cash Advances

Cash Advances

Cash Advance APR 26.74% Variable
Cash Advance Fee 5%: min $10

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by Sheila
What a JOKE! Points +Annual Fee + All Other Fee

Had to pay DOUBLE points for a few hours flight because when I hit the back button when booking my flight! Customer svc Rep Marion told me that I should look for off hour flights & sometimes it's cheaper to NOT use points & just pay for a flight. What is the sense of earning points if you can't use them unless they charge you double points? Then told me if I wasn't happy to find another credit card company! Talk about RUDE! I paid $89/yr annual fee, then I had to buy points which cost $220, a processing fee $30 + $11 .40 booking fee! I had to have 70K points to fly from Philadelphia to Nashville round-trip ... WHAT A RIP OFF of my money & TIME (1 hour) WAITING on the phone to first talk to Romero who couldn't help me & then to Marion who was a real JERK ... NO customer service skills AT ALL! I am so DONE with this company & AMERICAN AIRLINES!

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