The Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® will allow you redeem miles towards any airline including those in Star Alliance. The miles earned are redeemable for travel statement credits and redemption starts at 10,000 miles for $100 towards a qualifying travel purchase. Miles can also be redeemed for cash and gift cards and redemptions start at 5,000 miles for $25.
To earn miles with the Arrival Plus card, you simply need to shop as you always do. The card earns two miles per dollar spent on purchases. Also, there is a sign-up bonus of 50,000 miles which you can get after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first three months of account opening.
The card has a chip and a Mastercard logo on it which guarantees acceptance in European and other countries.