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R.I.P Arrival Plus: Barclay Shuts Down All My Credit Cards

Barclay Credit Card Account Shutdown

Happy New Year everyone (seems the period to keep saying it never ends)! It’s not off to a super great start, thanks to Barclay shutting down all of my credit cards along with my family’s, but the glass is still… Continue Reading

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Targeted: 15,000 Bonus Miles for Barclay AAdvantage Aviator Cardholders

Just in time for next year’s American Airlines AAdvantage devaluation, Barclays is offering a very generous spending bonus to targeted AAdvantage Aviator MasterCard cardholders. Members who spend $500 per month in January, February, and March 2015 will each 15,000 bonus… Continue Reading

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10% Redemption Bonus from the Barclay AAdvantage Aviator Red Card Already Posting

I received an email from Barclay recently, notifying me that my new Barclay AAdvantage Aviator Red credit card would arrive in April. The rebranded card already appears in place of my old US Airways Mastercard when I login to my… Continue Reading

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Bonus Miles for US Airways Mastercard and Chase Freedom Cardholders

The US Airways Dividend Miles Mastercard has been competing with Chase Freedom by offering similar quarterly bonus categories. This quarter is no different, with Barclays offering 2 bonus miles per $1 on grocery store, movie theaters, and dining purchases. Upwards… Continue Reading

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How to Eliminate the $89 Annual Fee on the Arrival Plus Card

One of my favorite credit cards, and one I don’t mind paying the $89 annual fee on, is the Barclay Arrival Plus card. I get great use out of it, though I know others wonder they should cancel it after… Continue Reading

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When to Redeem Arrival Miles for a First Class Ticket

When to Redeem Arrival Miles for an Economy Class Ticket When to Redeem Arrival Miles for a Business Class Ticket When to Redeem Arrival Miles for a First Class Ticket At which point does it make more sense to buy a first… Continue Reading

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Citi Platinum AAdvantage vs. Barclay Aviator Red: Which Card Should You Keep?

With American Airlines and US Airways merging next year, the US Airways Mastercard issued by Barclays will be converted to an AAdvantage Aviator Red MasterCard. The new card will have the same features as the Citi Platinum AAdvantage card, leaving… Continue Reading

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When to Redeem Arrival Miles for an Economy Class Ticket

When to Redeem Arrival Miles for an Economy Class Ticket When to Redeem Arrival Miles for a Business Class Ticket When to Redeem Arrival Miles for a First Class Ticket Earning and redeeming traditional frequent flyer miles isn’t always the best… Continue Reading

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Are 10,000 Frequent Flyer Miles Worth $89?

Last week, there was quite a bit of excitement over Barclays’ announcement that the US Airways Premier World MasterCard, which will be rebranded as an American Airlines card after the merger, would continue to pay out a 10,000 mile renewal… Continue Reading