Dreaming of a free flight to paradise? It’s hardly news that a miles rewards credit card can help you get there, but today, new player joins the ring.
The Barclaycard Arrival™ World MasterCard® – Earn 1x on All Purchases is is a no-annual fee miles rewards credit card that pays miles on all purchases.
Here are the details of the no-annual fee Barclaycard Arrival Card:
Great For: Earning double miles on travel and dining
Credit Needed: Excellent
Average Approved Score: 737
Lowest Approved Score: 678
- Start by earning 20,000 bonus miles if you make $1,000 or more in purchases in the first 90 days from account opening. 20,000 bonus miles equates to $200 off your next trip!
- 0% intro APR on purchases for the first 12 months after account opening. After that, variable APR, currently 14.99% or 18.99% depending upon your creditworthiness.
- Earn 2X miles on travel and dining purchases
- Earn 1X miles on all other purchases
- No mileage caps
- No foreign transaction fees
- Exclusive Carry-on Miles – earn 10% of your miles back when you redeem for travel
- Use miles for a statement credit toward any airline purchase to any destination with no seat restrictions and no blackout dates
- Easily redeem your miles for statement credits toward flights, cruises, car rentals, hotels and more
- Complimentary one year subscription of TripIt Pro mobile travel organizer – a $49 value
|Intro APR||Balance Transfer APR||Regular APR||Annual Fee|
|0% for 12 Months||N/A for N/A||14.99% – 18.99%* Variable||$0|
Is the Arrival card for you?
The Barclaycard Arrival credit card is a good fit for anybody who pays off his or her credit card balance every month, spends a fair amount on travel or dining, and does not regularly fly a single airline. The Arrival card’s double miles on restaurants and travel will add up to rewards faster than a single miles rewards card, and rewards don’t expire and can be redeemed for free travel with no blackout dates on any airline.
How the Arrival credit card compare?
How does the Barclaycard Arrival card do vs competitors? The Chase Sapphire credit card and Capital One Venture card both offer miles rewards on any airline, but each has its own twists.
Capital One Venture Card — The Capital One Venture card pays 2x miles on all purchases, but charges a $59 annual fee after the first year. The no-annual fee VentureOne card pays 1.5 miles on all purchases.
Chase Sapphire — The no-annual fee Chase Sapphire credit card only pays single miles. The $95-annual fee Sapphire Preferred card competes head-to-head with the Barclaycard Arrival Card and offers a richer sign-on-bonus, but applicants will find they need top-notch credit to get approved for either Sapphire credit card.