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.
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- Annual Fee $150
- Intro Purchase APR -
- Regular Purchase APR 17.49%, 21.49%, or 24.49% Variable
- 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
- Signup Bonus None
- Chip Technology Chip-and-Signature & Chip-and-PIN
- Foreign Transaction Fee 0%
- Intro Balance Transfer APR -
- Regular Balance Transfer APR 17.49%, 21.49%, or 24.49% Variable
- Cash Advance APR 26.74% Variable
- Penalty APR See Terms
- Late Fee Up to $37
- Returned Payment Fee Up to $37
Check your card's Guide to Benefits to learn the specific benefits your card offers and how to access them. Learn more about credit card benefits here.
Mastercard Airport Experiences by Lounge Key
Provides access to over 800 airport lounges around the world. Fees will apply.
$100 Credit for Global Entry Application Fee
A $100 credit for the application fee for Global Entry, providing expedited processing through airports.
Mastercard World Elite Concierge Services
Like having your own personal assistant, call for non-emergency help in all sorts of situations.
Mastercard World Elite Luxury Travel Services
Includes access to special vacation packages, travel planning, and hotel deals.
Barclaycard Travel Community
A place to share travel stories and advice, as well as earn miles for certain community activities.
Free FICO® Credit Score
Access your FICO score online at any time, for free.
You will not be held responsible for unauthorized use of your card.
Chip-and-Signature and Chip-and-PIN Capability
Comes with both Signature and PIN EMV technology for better usability around the world.
Provides coverage for 90 days against theft and damage.
Extended Warranty Protection
Extends a manufacturer’s warranty by 1 year, for warranties of 3 years or less.
Trip Cancellation / Trip Interruption Insurance
If a trip is disrupted for an eligible reason, provides reimbursement for non-refundable costs. Eligible reasons include severe weather and sickness.
Travel Accident Insurance
Covers you and your family in the case of accident when you use your card to purchase common carrier tickets.
Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
Provides coverage against theft and collision, as long as the car rental company’s own insurance is declined.
Baggage Delay Insurance
Reimbursement on eligible items in the event of a baggage delay.
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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!