Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard®


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The Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard has replaced the old Cabela’s CLUB Visa, and this new card is issued by Capital One rather than Bank of America. The new card is more rewarding for certain purchases, and comes with additional benefits. See the section below for details on this transition, and what to do if you had the old card.

Want to get 5% back on purchases at sporting good stores and gas? Consider an alternative to this card, the Ducks Unlimited Rewards Visa Signature® Card.

Cardholders will earn CLUB points based on their member level at Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, participating Cenex convenience stores, and a variety of affiliated resorts and restaurants. You can see all of those participating locations below.

CLUB Points (at Cabela’s and affiliates) Status Level Annual Spend Requirement
2X CLUB Classic None
3X CLUB Silver $10,000
5X CLUB Black $25,000

1X Club point is provided for every other purchase, at non-affiliated merchants.

Points can be redeemed for purchases at Cabela’s or Bass Pro Shops, at a rate of $1 for 100 points. This means you’ll earn a cash back equivalent of 2–5% at Cabela’s and affiliates, depending on your status level, with 1% back everywhere else.

The annual spend requirements refer to calendar years (January to December). In addition to the spend requirements, eligibility for the Silver and Black status levels will be based on your creditworthiness. The better your credit, the better your chances of approval. The Silver and Black levels also come with different card designs.

It will usually take up to five business days to process your status upgrade after reaching a spend requirement. The new status level will last for the remainder of the current year and for the next year as well. Downgrades will usually be processed in January, based on the previous year’s spending.

Cardholders also get a variety of benefits, including extra point opportunities through the Gear Guide. Silver and Black status members have access to Signature Outdoor Adventures, and invitations to exciting workshops and training events through The Experiences program. There are also several purchase and travel protections provided by Capital One. Cardholders at the Classic and Silver levels will receive World Mastercards, while those at the Black level will receive a World Elite Mastercard with enhanced benefits.

Unlike most cards, the Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard has different interest rates depending on where you’re shopping. Purchases made at Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops will have an APR of 9.99%, while all other purchases will get the APR shown below.

The Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard has no annual fee, and there are no foreign transaction fees.

Bass Pro Shops offers the same card product, which is identical in every respect except the name and card design: The Bass Pro Shops CLUB Card.

What You Need to Know About the Transition from Visa to Mastercard

If you had the original Cabela’s CLUB Visa, you should receive a new Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard by December 2018. If you don’t receive a new card contact Capital One at 1-800-227-4825.

There are quite a few things to be aware of regarding your new card and account:

  • You must activate your new card and set up an account with Capital One before you can use it, which you can do by clicking that link or calling 1-800-300-5984.
  • If you already have a Capital One account, you can sign in with your regular login details to link the Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard to your account.
  • You’ll now be logging in to your online account through Capital One, rather than Bank of America.
  • Your old Visa card will be deactivated soon after you receive a new card.
  • Your new card will have a new account number and other details.
  • Your new card will not show up as a new account on your credit reports, it will remain the same.
  • You may get new interest rates, with a new billing due date and minimum payment.
  • If you set up automatic payments or were paying for any subscriptions with the old card, you’ll need to set up those services again with the new card.
  • You’ll be able to see the last 12 months of statements in your new online account (this may take 30 days to transfer).
  • Any rewards you earned with your previous card will be transferred to your new card account.
  • Any authorized users on your account will remain, and they will be issued new cards with new account numbers (the cards will be sent to the primary user’s address).

Where can I use my Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard®?

The Cabela’s CLUB Mastercard can be used anywhere Mastercard is accepted. Cardholders will earn extra cash back, depending on their status level, at Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, participating Cenex convenience stores, and the affiliated resorts and restaurants below.

You can check the participating Cenex convenience stores here by searching within the “Store Locations” category.

Affiliated Resorts
Angler’s Lodge Big Cedar Big Cypress
Affiliated Restaurants
Blue Fin Lounge Hemingway’s Blue Water Cafe Islamorada Fish Company Uncle Buck’s Brewery and Steakhouse
Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill Uncle Buck’s Grill White River Fish House Zane Grey Lounge
Card Quick Facts

Card Quick Facts

  • 2X CLUB points at Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, participating Cenex stores, and affiliated resorts and restaurants
  • CLUB Silver members earn 3X points on those purchases, and CLUB Black members earn 5X
  • Earn CLUB Silver status by spending $10,000 per year; earn CLUB Black status by spending $25,000 per year
  • Extra point-earning opportunities on select purchases through the Gear Guide
  • Silver and Black-level members get Signature Outdoor Adventures and The Experiences program
  • Shopping and travel protections
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • No annual fee

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Card Details

Rewards

Rewards

  • 2X CLUB points per dollar at Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, participating Cenex stores, and affiliated locations
    • 3X CLUB points for CLUB Silver members
    • 5X CLUB points for CLUB Black members
  • 1X CLUB point per dollar for all other purchases

Introductory Bonus

  • $25 in CLUB points after approval; $10 in CLUB points after making 5 purchases in the first 30 days
Card Stats

Card Stats

Annual Fee $0
Additional Cards Annual Fee -
Regular Purchase APR 9.99% at Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops; 17.49%, 20.49% or 26.49% Variable elsewhere
Intro Purchase APR -
Foreign Transaction Fee None
Chip Technology Chip-and-Signature
Minimum Credit Limit $500
Maximum Credit Limit -
Free Credit Score Yes
Penalty APR See Terms
Late Fee Up to $38
Returned Payment Fee -
Balance Transfers

Balance Transfers

Intro Balance Transfer APR -
Regular Balance Transfer APR 17.49%, 20.49% or 26.49% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee 3% for transfers at promotional APRs, no fee for other transfers
Cash Advances

Cash Advances

Cash Advance APR 27.49% Variable
Cash Advance Fee 4%, $10 minimum

Card Benefits

Check your card’s Guide to Benefits to learn the specific benefits your card offers and how to access them.

  • Gear Guide

    Earn extra points on select purchases through the Gear Guide.

  • Signature Outdoor Adventures

    Access to hunting, fishing, and camping trips, among others. Silver and Black status members only.

  • The Experience

    Learn skills like shooting, bow hunting, camping, and more. Silver and Black status members only.

  • Capital One Concierge

    Call for non-emergency assistance for travel plans, dining reservations, and more.

  • Mastercard Priceless® Cities

    Invitations to exclusive events in big cities around the world.

  • $0 Fraud Liability

    You won’t be held responsible for unauthorized charges. Contact customer support immediately if you suspect fraud.

  • Card Lock

    Easily lock and unlock your card if you’re worried about fraud.

  • Account Alerts

    Get notifications about account activity, like purchases and posted payments.

  • Identity Theft Resolution Services

    Provides help if you believe you’ve become a victim of identity theft.

  • Extended Warranty

    Doubles an eligible manufacturer’s warranty of two years or less, by up to two additional years.

  • Price Protection

    If you find an eligible item you bought being sold for less, you can be reimbursed for the difference in price.

  • Mastercard Travel Services

    Perks like discounts at hotels, airlines, and car rentals, with access to travel advisors. World Elite Mastercard only.

  • Mastercard Global Service

    24-hour assistance with lost and stolen card reporting, emergency card replacement, and emergency cash advances.

  • MasterRental Insurance

    Coverage against collision damage and theft of eligible rental vehicles, when you decline the rental company’s own insurance.

  • Master RoadAssist Service

    Call for help on the road, like tire changes and towing.

  • Travel Assistance Services

    Provides help with travel plans along with medical and legal assistance.

  • Travel Accident Insurance

    You, your spouse or domestic partner, and eligible children are covered against accidental death and dismemberment when traveling by common carrier.

  • Baggage Delay Insurance

    Provides up to $100 per day for 3 days for the purchase of essential items if your bags are delayed for more than 4 hours.

  • Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance

    Provides up to $1,500 per trip to cover eligible non-refundable expenses when your trip is cancelled or interrupted for an eligible reason.

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 35 reviews
by Charles Baumhover

Cabelas was great until Capital One became involved. Done w/both now.

by David
Cabelas card ruined by Bass Pro Mastercard

I only gave this a 1 rating because there is no 0. Cabelas card holder for many years and it was perfect. Any problems were professionally and courteously resolved by Cabelas own bank. Capital One and the new Bass Pro Leadership are completely ruining customer loyalty to Cabelas. I am done, gone outta here. Switching to a Credit Union Visa with a Credit Union I have been a member of since 1975! Bye

by Monte
WORST EVER SERVICE

I was a Cabelas Club member for over 12 years and charged well over $100K on this card with NO issues when it was managed by Cabelas, Since the transition to Capital One, it has been a NIGHTMARE. Payments not posted on time, website not keeping card security features (card lock) and finally couldnt even get the jackwagons to close it right! I got several recurring charges after Id called to close it. Dont waste your time and move on. My credit score is excellent and I got bumped to over 27% interest and occasionally I carry a balance because I travel remotely. The final injustice was have a $12/hr customer service rep tell a VP of a major engineering firm how to use an effing website. BTW - Issues are NVER theier fault, its just stuff your dont do right.....HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE.

by Joe
Cancelling account

I’ve had a Cabela’s Visa since 2007. Since then, I annually charge approximately $150,000 to this card. In the time that Capital One took over and they switched to Mastercard, my card is routinely declined at places I’ve shopped at for years - and my account is NEVER “maxed out” or otherwise behind. Capital One’s security routinely flags “unusual” purchases, or purchases from places where they claim there is a lot of “fraud”, so now my card routinely gets declined when I am buying gas, groceries, etc, again, from places I’ve shopped at for at least 10 years. I’ve called customer service to complain and its the same story - “we are sorry for the inconvenience, its for your own protection”, “your card is fine, try using it again.” Well, I’m done with this card, it is absolutely horrible, the fraud detection unit is out of control with constantly declining the card for purchases it deems “unusual.” I am so disappointed, not only will Capital One lose out, but so will Cabela’s where I shopped at a lot with my points. Good riddance.

by chris free
Another person who hates capital one.

After 10 years with cabelas club I am closing my account. I never had any problems my card before and now they are telling me it takes 5 days for a electronic payment to be credited to my account. So they can add late fees and interest. Smells like a scam to me. I will shop elsewhere from now on by by Cabelas.

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