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Barclays Arrival Premier Card Calculator

Card Review & Arrival Miles Calculator
2X All Purchases
$100 Global Entry Credit
25k Bonus Points for $25k Spend

Review the benefits of the Barclays Arrival Premier Card, calculate how many Arrival Miles you can earn, and compare results against top rewards cards.


The Barclays Arrival Premier Card is (supposedly) an upgrade from the Barclaycard Arrival Plus Card. It offers a few additional benefits that makes its earning potential better as long as you utilize them. In my opinion though, the card still falls up short for anyone who really wants to rake in the rewards.

Bonus Categories

The Arrival Premier Card does not feature any bonus categories. You'll earns an unlimited 2 Arrival Miles per $1 spent on all purchases ran across the card. Since Barclay Arrival points have a general value of 1 cent per point, this card will give an average return of 2% for basic redemptions. If it weren't for the annual fee, this would generate a solid return.

Perks & Benefits

The Arrival Premier Card offers a few benefits including a Global Entry Credit, loyalty bonus miles, and Mastercard Airport Experiences.

  • Global Entry Credit
  • 25,000 Loyalty Bonus Miles
    • Earn 15,000 bonus miles after spending $15,000 in a 12-month period.
    • Earn 10,000 additional bonus miles after spending $25,000 in a 12-month period.
  • Mastercard Airport Experiences
    • Access to over 800 lounges worldwide.
    • Costs $27 per lounge entry.

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

There is no sign up bonus for the Barclays Arrival Premier Card which is awful considering the sub par return this card offers.

Fees

Annual Fee

The Barclaycard Arrival Premier Card has an annual fee of $150 with the first years fee waived. The annual fee does not match up with the rewards this card offers. The loyalty bonus fixes this problem, but it requires $25,000 in spend in which you will still earn barely over a 2% return.

Authorized User Fee

The Barclaycard Arrival Premier Card does not charge a fee to add authorized users. This allows you to add family and friends so that you can reach the loyalty goal easier.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The Barclaycard Arrival Premier Card does not have a foreign transaction fee. This means international spending can be done without accumulating extra fees.

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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This is the cash value of points and miles used in these calculations. You can click on the amount to change the value or you can select View Rewards As to calculate your rewards when transferred to partners.
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This section allows you to view your rewards as if you transferred them to a partner. Select a transfer partner below and the calculator will alter the calculator to reflect the transfer ratio and the reward currency of the receiving program. This only applies to the currency of the selected card. Not all programs have transfer partners. I also do not have the cash value of points and miles for all transfer partners.
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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 ($0.001).
Loyalty/Rewards Programs
Covers hotel loyalty status, status with bank rewards programs, and few others. These are added automatically based on card selection, but can be manually added as well.
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Select which loyalty programs you want to include in the calculations. You will be able to select your status with the program and it will calculate additional points/bonuses based on what you enter in the calculator.
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All card card specific bonuses will be listed here. These are added automatically based on the selected card(s).
Categories Spending
Enter how much you spend in each category listed. You can click on the amount to edit the value. You can use +/- Categories to add and remove categories from the list and Options to copy spend between columns and clear all spend.
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Select which categories you want to appear in this calculator. You can search categories by typing in a keyword below. De-selecting categories will remove them from this calculator. Categories are changed once you hit 'Update'.
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This will clear the spend in all of the categories in both columns. This will also clear all saved values.
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Copy Right will take the spend from the left column and copy it to the right column. Copy Left will take the spend from the right column and copy it to the left column. The spend amount ($) 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.
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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.
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Enter how much you value any unmentioned perks this card offers.
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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.
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Total Return
The percent you are earning per dollar spent on this card.

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