Barclay credit cards are issued by Barclays bank which is a banking firm headquartered in Canary Wharf, London. The bank has already exist for several hundreds years and was founded on the 17th November 1690. Barclays is the first bank to offer credit card for consumers in the UK. The Barclays Connect card was launched on the June 1987. Barclays has also acquired a number of credit card companies including US based Juniper Bank, and Spanish based Banco Zaragozania to get more customers. Barclays credit cards are offered to consumers in over 200,000 countries. It has branches worldwide and operate more than 600,000 ATMs. All the cards that Barclays offer provide good rewards programs.
Barclaycard CashForward offers a $100 cash back signup bonus when customers spent $500. Using the Barclaycard CashForward to buy things can earn you 1.5% of cashback rewards and you also get a 5% cash rewards bonus everytime you redeem the cashback rewards. Barclaycard Rewards is a point rewards card that you can use to earn 2 points when pumping gas at the local petrol station, and paying for utility bills. You also earn 2x points when you swipe your card for your purchases at the supermarkets including Target and Walmart. The points you have accumulated on your Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard can be redeemed as a deposit into your bank account. It can also be redeemed as a statement credit and gift cards. Every 1,000 points you have collected is equivalent to $10.
If you enjoy traveling, you can apply for the Barclays Carnival card which allows you to earn discounts for Carnival as well as other popular cruise lines. Cardholder also stands a chance to earn a free cruise when they use their Carnival card to buy everyday items. Barclays Choice Privileges card allows you to earn points that can be redeemed for free hotel stays at selected locations.
Diamond Resorts allows you to earn double points when you swipe your card for purchases at the Diamond Resorts. The points you earn via the Diamond Resorts can be redeemed for statement credits. Holland America Line gives you the opportunity to earn double points when you purchase the cruise packages from Holland America Line. Priceline Rewards helps you to save money when you make reservation on hotel, flights and car rental through the Priceline.
Barclays also offer retail credit cards like Barnes and Noble and L. L. Bean. The Barnes and Nobles card allows you to earn points that can be redeemed gift cards applicable for purchases at the Barnes and Noble store. You enjoy discounts on selected items and you get to earn a gift card worth $25 after the first purchase. The L.L. Bean card allows you to enjoy benefits like free return shipping, buy discounted items at the exclusive sales for members and earn coupons.