The Barclaycard Arrival Plus foreign transaction fee is 0%. Existing cardholders can use it outside of the U.S. without getting charged extra. But the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card has been closed to new applications since June 2019.
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The Barclaycard Arrival Plus Credit Card provides complimentary worldwide rental car insurance. It covers up to $50,000 in physical damage to a rental per claim. For it to be in effect, you have to use your Barclaycard Arrival Plus Card to pay for the rental and reject the rental company’s Collision Damage Waiver.… read full answer
The Barclaycard Arrival Plus card required a credit score of 700, at a minimum. That meant applicants needed good credit or better for good approval odds. Unfortunately, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card is no longer available to new applicants, but there are other options for frequent travelers.
The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card… read full answer is an excellent alternative for frequent flyers and travelers in general. It offers 100,000 bonus points for spending $4,000 in the first 3 months. And it earns extensive spending-based rewards: 5 points per $1 spent on travel purchased through Chase, 2 points per $1 on all other travel purchases, 3 points per $1 on dining and online grocery purchases, 3 points per $1 on select streaming services, and 1 point per $1 on all other purchases. Plus, you get more flexibility in terms of how you can redeem its rewards. Chase Sapphire Preferred also requires good credit or better (a score of 700+) for approval.
One of the best things about Barclaycard Arrival Plus is how easy it makes redemption. Rather than booking travel with miles, which limits your options, you can simply use miles to pay for any travel-related expense that posts to your account. To do so, just follow these steps:
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