Barclaycard_logoBarclaycard is one of the leading card issuers in the United States, and it offers several products that feature 0% APR financing on new purchases and balance transfers. These products include cards that offer their own reward miles as well as those that are featured in partnership with other organizations.

Here are some of the Barclaycard products that feature promotional financing:

Barclaycard Arrival™ World MasterCard®

This card offers new cardholders 20,000 bonus miles when they spend $1,000 on purchases within the first 90 days of account opening, which is enough to redeem for a $200 travel statement credits. [click to continue…]

foreignvacationReward credit cards can be very generous, perhaps too generous. Cards are now giving out 50,000 or even 100,000 points or miles as sign up bonuses, and up to 5x rewards for spending. It is no wonder that there now seems to be trillions of points and miles chasing the same, or fewer airline award seats out there. So how can you find the seats, at the lowest mileage levels, that others are not?

Look for “hidden partners”

Airlines always display their own award seats, and they may display some of their partner’s award seats. But since every one of the major airlines is part of a large airline alliance, most of the overseas flights that you can redeem your miles for are with partner carriers. So it stands to reason that travelers are going to find the seats visible on their web site first, and rarely call to enquire about partner award seats that don’t even appear when searching. [click to continue…]

Carnival MasterCard Review

July 28, 2014
Carnival MasterCard Review

Cruises can be a lot of fun, but even all inclusive boats require the payment of additional fees for extra services. Passengers may be required to pay for beverages, tips, or upgraded meals. In addition, many want to purchase telephone or Internet services to stay in touch with those back home, or perhaps just an […]

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What Is Happening To The US Airways Card?

July 25, 2014
What Is Happening To The US Airways Card?

Barclaycard offers the , but if you haven’t heard, US Airways has been taken over by American Airlines. That means that the US Airways brand is going to be going away. So what does this mean for holders  of this credit card? What to expect This card currently offers new applicants 40,000 bonus miles after their […]

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Rewards Pro – Can I Upgrade My Ticket With Miles?

July 23, 2014
Rewards Pro – Can I Upgrade My Ticket With Miles?

Congratulations, you have just found a really good deal on an international ticket. Now that it is booked, you are contemplating ten hours in the air, sitting in a cramped coach seat and wondering, “Is there any way that I can use my miles for an upgrade?” How to upgrade an international coach ticket Most […]

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Rewards Pro – Earning Rewards Through Promotions

July 21, 2014
Rewards Pro – Earning Rewards Through Promotions

There are several ways to earn rewards with your credit card, but spending is the way that everyone thinks of. Certainly, it is nice to earn credit card rewards for making the purchases you need to make, but there are other ways to earn rewards. Sign up bonuses Yes, banks are willing to give you […]

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Will Earing A Sign Up Bonus Hurt Your Credit Score?

July 18, 2014
Will Earing A Sign Up Bonus Hurt Your Credit Score?

People can’t seem to believe that they can get something for nothing. Yes, credit card issuers will offer valuable points, miles, and cash back to those who apply for their cards and meet a minimum spending requirement. No, doing so will not hurt your credit score. Why it won’t hurt When an applicant is approved […]

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Rewards Pro – Using Points By Staying Home

July 15, 2014
Rewards Pro – Using Points By Staying Home

Travel rewards are extremely popular, but not everyone wants to go somewhere far away when they have some time off. Some travel for work and don’t want to leave home, while others simply can’t afford all the points, miles, and cash needed to make a big vacation happen. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to […]

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