Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard®

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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  • 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
  • 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

Card Benefits

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.

Perks

  • 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.

Security

  • Fraud Protection

    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.

Shopping

  • Purchase Protection

    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.

Travel

  • 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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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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