Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard®

Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard®
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Card Features

Fraud Protection
No Foreign Transaction Fee
Concierge Service
Lost Luggage Coverage
Travel Accident Insurance
Car Rental Coverage
Apple Pay
Android Pay

The Sign-Up Bonus

  •  Earn 40,000 Miles when you spend $3,000 in the first 90 days.

Get These Perks

  •   5% miles back to use toward your next redemption

Pros & Cons

  Annual fee waived the 1st year
  No foreign transaction fees
  Mastercard World Elite concierge and luxury travel benefits

  $89 annual fee

  $100 minimum rewards redemption

What You'll PayMore fee details 

Annual Fee
$0 the first year, $89 after that
Foreign Transaction Fees

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Written by Amy 2 years ago

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This flexible travel card earns statement credits on all spending and boasts a hefty sign-up bonus.

Review of the Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard®

The simple rewards structure of the  Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard® earns 2X on all spending, which means no fussing with different rewards categories. Rewards are redeemable for cash back, gift cards, merchandise, and all the usual travel purchases (flights, hotels, car rentals, etc), with the notable exception of tourist attractions.  

Still, it is one of the most flexible travel cards, has a relatively low annual fee, and offers high value rewards.  

Plus, its very large welcome bonus of 40,000 miles has a value of about $400, which alone covers more than 4 years worth of annual fees.

The Bottom Line
With this high value card you won’t have to fuss with spending categories (all purchases earn 2X rewards) and will earn a hefty sign-up bonus that pays for more than four years worth of its relatively low annual fee.

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