I finally received approval for my Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard after applying several weeks ago.
I applied for the Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard – $89 Annual Fee Card promotion to get the 40,000 bonus miles after making $1,000 in purchases within the first 90 days.
I plan on redeeming the 40,000 bonus miles for a $400 travel statement credit, as this is the redemption option that provides you with the best value for your miles (see comments below).
The $89 annual fee is waived for the first year, so I can earn the $400 bonus without ever paying an annual fee, and I’ll consider whether this card merits further use after my first fee-free year.
I applied for this Barclaycard Arrival card at the same time as I applied for my Ink Plus Business Card, and when I received an email notification that my application was under review, I thought that maybe applying for both cards in the same day might have triggered something to their application review department that would affect my approval process.
I also applied for their NFL Extra Points Card Bonus when it was offering $400 a while ago, but it has been a few months since then, and I do actually still use that card for certain purchases, so I didn’t really think it would negatively affect another application with them.
However, even though it took a few weeks, I was finally approved for my new Barclaycard Arrival Credit Card, so I’m happy that I will be able to take advantage of this bonus offer as well.
If your card application is still under review, you can Check Your Barclaycard Application Status online to see when you might be approved.
I’m glad to have been approved and am on my way to Earning Another Credit Card Bonus with Barclaycard.