Category Archives: Barclays

Priceline Visa Gets New Perks, Making Grandfathered 2% Version Even Better

Priceline Visa CardBarclays recently notified existing Priceline Visa cardholders that it would be adding a number of new benefits to the card. The new perks include bonus points back when redeeming for travel, no foreign transaction fees and more flexible redemption. What’s particularly interesting is that these new benefits are also being extended to those with the grandfathered 2%/5% version of the card, making the grandfathered version better than ever.
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US Airways Credit Cardholders: Get $25 for Receiving Online Statements

BarclayCardFor a limited time, existing US Airways cardholders can make an easy $25. When cardholders elect to receive their statements electronically and then make any purchase by December 31, 2014, they’ll receive a $25 statement credit. Even if you already are enrolled in paperless statements, you can still take advantage of this offer. Simply temporarily change your settings to receive paper statements, then log out and log back in and you should see a pop-up to sign up for paperless statements to receive a $25 statement credit.
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New Barclaycard Arrival Plus Improves Travel Rewards and Adds Chip + PIN Technology

Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCardIn honor of the one-year anniversary of its Arrival card, Barclaycard announced the re-branding of the popular travel credit card to the Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard®. The new card sports all of the old features as its predecessor, along with some new ones that should make it even more appealing. New benefits include chip and signature technology (with PIN capability) for added confidence and convenience when traveling abroad, a new and improved card design featuring a cyan-colored core and World Elite status.
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Hawaiian Airlines Transitioning All Existing Credit Card Accounts to Barclaycard – 35,000 Mile Bonus Available

Hawaiian Airlines World Elite MasterCardIf you have a Hawaiian Airlines credit card from Bank of America or Bank of Hawaii, there are some significant changes coming your way. Hawaiian Airlines will soon be switching existing cardholders to either the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite MasterCard for consumers or the Hawaiian Airlines Business MasterCard for small businesses, using Barclaycard as the issuing bank. While the transition will result in more fees, cardholders will also enjoy a number of new benefits. A few of the major changes include: an increase in the annual fee to $89 and a free checked bag privilege if you use your card to buy the ticket. These changes will become effective April 28, 2014. Current cardholders are expected to receive their new cards in the mail in mid-April.
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No More 2% Rebate for the Priceline Visa?

Priceline Rewards VisaAre the days of earning at least 2% cash back on all purchases for the Priceline Rewards™ Visa® Card numbered? For existing cardholders, the answer to that question is unclear.

What does seem to be the case, however, is that the previous, excellent offer that earned 5 points per $1 spent on “Name Your Own Price” transactions at and 2 points per $1 spent on all other transactions is no longer available to new customers.
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