Barclaycard Arrival Plus $440+ Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on March 6, 2015

The Barclaycard Arrival Plus offer is back! The sign up bonus is for 40,000 miles, which you can redeem for a $400 statement credit. You’ll get an extra bonus on the travel redemption, so it’s really a $440+ offer!

How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus

  1. Apply for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card.
  2. Earn 40,000 points after you spend $3,000 in 90 days.
  3. Redeem your 40,000 points for a $400 travel credit.

Terms and Conditions

  • $89 annual fee, waived for the first year.
  • This offer is available only to first-time Cardmembers and is valid for a limited time.
  • A travel redemption is defined as: airlines, hotels, motels, timeshares, campgrounds, car rental agencies, cruise lines, travel agencies, discount travel sites, trains, buses, taxis, limousines, and ferries as defined by the merchant category code.
  • There is no maximum to the total miles you can earn as long as the Program continues and the Cardmember’s Credit Card Account is open and in good standing.

More on Barclaycard

Earning Miles. The Barclaycard Arrival Plus will earn 2x miles per dollar on all purchases.

Redeeming Miles. To redeem your miles, log into you account and select “Pay yourself back for travel” to receive the full value of the offer. Here are step by step directions on How to Redeem Your Barclaycard Miles for Travel. If you do not redeem for travel, cash back statement credit redemptions start at 2,500 miles for $12.50.

10% Bonus. The math on the bonus is very bizarre, but if you redeem for travel, you’ll get a 10% bonus. It’s really a way to increase your cash back with the card. For example, if you make a $400 travel purchase, you can redeem a $400 travel statement credit by redeeming your 40,000 miles and you’ll earn an additional 4000 miles to redeem later (worth another $40). You purchases will then stretch to your overall earnings to 2.2%. If you consider that you could earn another 10% bonus when you redeem the 4000 miles later, the cycle will continue to repeat and your earnings will grow to 2.27%. To see a breakdown of the math, see the Best Way to Maximize Barclaycard Arrival Points for 2.27%.

Intro Rate. 0% Introductory APR for 12 months for each Balance Transfer made within 45 days of account opening.

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Comments to Barclaycard Arrival Plus $440+ Sign Up Bonus

  1. I recently signed up for this card- The 20,000 bonus this article states you get is only worth $200 towards travel booked through their website, if you want it as cash back you can only get a $100 statement credit. So, its effectively only a 2% cash back card if used for travel, if you are looking for cash back (which you cant get with this card only a statement credit) its only 1%. If you wanted to redeem for gift cards it also only averages out to 1% cash back.


  2. i have already the 20,000 bonus card can i also apply 4 this as well


  3. I assume they verify new card members via SS number. I had this card previously and cancelled it, so would I still qualify as a new card member? Or seeing I had the card previously, I would be ineligible?


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