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News: The New Barclays Premier Global Travel Card -

Do you want to earn 25,000 bonus miles each year? If so, you may want to check out Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard®. It gives cardholders 25,000 extra miles every year they spend $25,000 or more. Card members also earn double miles on all purchases, whether its everyday items like groceries and gas or for bigger ticket items like airline tickets and appliances. That means that with $25,000 in spending, people can earn a total of 75,000 miles per year, which can be cashed in for a $750 travel statement credit.

For Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard®, this card is an innovation in terms of rewards. "Barclays Arrival Premier is unlike any product we've offered—we’re rewarding loyalty and making those rewards last," said Rachana Bhatt, managing director, US Branded Card Business, Barclays.

"We found that consumers don't want to constantly juggle or open and close cards to get the most value, so we've created a card for life. Our simple approach to earning miles, with loyalty bonuses available each year, makes it easy to turn every purchase into valuable miles that pay for your next getaway," she added.

Getting the bonus points and benefits

With the Barclays Arrival Premier World Elite MasterCard, people earn 15,000 bonus miles once they spend $15,000 during the year. If they spend an additional $10,000, they get the extra 10,000 miles--brining their yearly bonus to 25,000 miles.

This card also comes with a variety of benefits, including a $100 credit every five years for the Global Entry application fee and LoungeKey access, giving cardholders access to 850 lounges around the globe.

Other benefits come with this card are:

  • Baggage delay coverage
  • Travel accident insurance
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Trip cancellation and interruption insurance
  • Auto rental collision damage waiver
  • $0 Fraud Liability protection
  • Complimentary online FICO Score access
  • MasterCard ID Theft Protection
  • 24/7 assistance with lost and stolen card reporting
  • Card replacement and emergency cash advances
  • Extended warranty
  • Purchase assurance
  • Price protection and satisfaction guarantee

When traveling, cardholders also get free concierge service, offering them telephone based personal assistance for recommendations and reservations for everything from dining, travel,and hotels to entertainment and sporting events.

There is a $150 fee (waived first year) for this card.

Mile transfer partners

When using the miles they earn, cardholders can check out flights with a variety of partners, including Aeromexico, China Eastern, Qantas, Japan Airlines, Air France/KLM/Flying Blue, Malaysia Airlines, Etihad, Jet Privilege and EVA Air.

For more information, check out the website.