Barclays Frontier Mastercard Calculator

Card Details & Frontier Miles Calculator
3X Restaurants
$100 Annual Airline Flight Discount
Earn Qualifying Miles w/ Spend
Waived Redemption Fees
Family Point Pooling

Review the benefits of the Barclays Frontier Credit Card, calculate how many Frontier Miles you can earn based on your spend, and compare against top cards.

The Frontier Mastercard is a co-branded airline credit card offered by Barclays Bank. It earns Frontier Miles on everyday purchases and includes a bunch of useful benefits including waived award redemption fees, priority boarding, and even the ability to earning Elite Qualifying Miles with spend which can push you to Frontier Elite Status faster. If you fly Frontier frequently, you'll want to heavily consider picking up the Frontier Mastercard.

Bonus Categories

The Frontier Mastercard has two bonus categories in which you can earn bonus Frontier Miles per $1 spent. Those two categories are purchases and restaurant purchases. There is no limit to the amount of bonus miles you can earn spending in either category and no limit to the amount of miles you can earn with the card in general.

  • 5x
    • Eligible purchases include Frontier airfare, car rentals, and hotels booked through
  • 3x Restaurant
  • 1x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The Frontier Mastercard features some pretty nice benefits that offer discounts, waived fees, and other nice perks when using Frontier.

  • $100 Frontier Discount Voucher
    • Receive this voucher when you run $2,500 worth of spend across the card during your card membership year.
    • Good for 180 days from the date it's issued to you.
    • Voucher is emailed to you and attached to your online Barclays account.
  • Waived Redemption Fees
    • Avoid the fee that comes with redeeming Frontier Miles when you use the card to pay for the fees/taxes at the time of making the award redemption.
    • Saves you between $15 and $75 per redemption.
    • Fee can also be avoided by having Frontier Elite Status.
  • Family Pooling
    • Pool your Frontier Miles with up to 8 pool friends and family members.
    • This benefit is also available to those that have Frontier Elite Status.
  • Earn Elite Status Qualifying Miles
    • Earn 1 Elite Status Qualifing Mile for every $1 in spend ran across the Frontier Mastercard.
  • Priority Boarding
    • Zone 2 boarding.
    • Zone 1 and Frontier Elite Status members board before Zone 2.

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The standard Frontier Credit Card sign up bonus is 50,000 Frontier Miles after spending $500 in purchases in the first 90 days of account opening and payment of the annual fee. 50,000 Frontier Miles is worth about $500. Since flights start at 10,000 Frontier Miles one-way and 20,000 Frontier Miles for roundtrips, you can get at least two round trip tickets out of this bonus depending on your star and end destinations.


Annual Fee

The annual fee for the Frontier Credit Card is $79. If you plan on using this card to run spend through the bonus categories and use the other benefits such as earning Qualifying Miles with spend, priority boarding, family pooling, and more, the card can easily be worth the fee. Plus, you'll avoid redemption fees which can easily save you money.

Authorized User Fee

There is no fee to add authorized users to the Frontier Credit Card. If you're looking to maximize your rewards or you're trying to spend your way to Elite Status, adding friends and family will benefit you with this card.

Foreign Transaction Fee

There is no foreign transaction fee for using the Frontier Credit Card outside of the United States. This allows you to earn Frontier Miles worldwide without being penalized which is great for the 3x earning on restaurants this card has.

and Card Value Calculator

You can use this rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you minus the fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card against another card in the same calculator.

All category spend entered in the primary card's column will carry over to all credit card pages on the site so you don't have to re-enter the same information over again.

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This calculator will calculate the cash value of the selected credit card(s) based on spend, benefits, and fees. You can compare this card against any other rewards card side-by-side by clicking on the Compare A Card button.
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Enter the cash value of these rewards in cents per point/mile. You can enter the value as X.XX cents or 0.0XXX cents. The maximum value allowed is 15 cents ($0.15) and the minimal value is 0.1 cents ($0.001).
Loyalty/Rewards Programs
Covers hotel loyalty status, status with bank rewards programs, and few others. These are added automatically based on card selection, but can be manually added as well.
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Select which loyalty programs you want to include in the calculations. You will be able to select your status with the program and it will calculate additional points/bonuses based on what you enter in the calculator.
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All card card specific bonuses will be listed here. These are added automatically based on the selected card(s).
Categories Spending
Enter how much you spend in each category listed. You can click on the amount to edit the value. You can use +/- Categories to add and remove categories from the list and Options to copy spend between columns and clear all spend.
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Select which categories you want to appear in this calculator. You can search categories by typing in a keyword below. De-selecting categories will remove them from this calculator. Categories are changed once you hit 'Update'.
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When you add/change a credit card comparision, the categories missing from the newly added card will be added to the list of categories. Toggle this off to prevent such from happening.
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This will clear the spend in all of the categories in both columns. This will also clear all saved values.
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Copy Right will take the spend from the left column and copy it to the right column. Copy Left will take the spend from the right column and copy it to the left column. The spend amount ($) and unit of time (month, day, quarter) will be copied over.
Reward Bonuses
This section holds sign up bonuses, loyalty bonuses, and bonus bonuses. Most bonuses here will be listed automatically based on certain criteria. You can click 'Extra Bonus' if you wish to enter your own bonus amount.
Extra Bonus
Any additional bonuses you wish to add such as a sign up bonus or point bonus for adding authorized users
Total Earnings
Sum of all rewards above this line.
Cash Value of Earnings
Based off of currency worth.
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Monetary Bonuses/Perks
This is a list of cash perks and bonuses associated with the selected card(s). Some perks will be listed here automatically. You can click on 'Perk Bonus' if you want to add additional value for the card.
Perk Bonus
Enter how much you value any unmentioned perks this card offers.
Annual Fees
This section contains the annual fee and authorized user fee (if applicable) to hold on to the listed card(s).
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Grand Total
The total estimated value you can get out of this card and the amount of return for your spend.
Total Card Value
The value of the card when everything is taken into account.
Total Return
The percent you are earning per dollar spent on this card.

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