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To signup for credit cards you can click here or on the “other credit cards” tab on top of the DansDeals logo banner to view links for card offers. Then just click on the link to “View all card offers by issuing bank” and scroll down to view all card offers from the bank of your choice.

Pulls from TU in NJ, NY , FL , PA

Recon 866 408 4064 (might pull from Experian)

For those who want to churn and/or want to get the bonus without paying the annual fee: Wait until the A/F gets charged, pay it off with the rest of the bill, and the sign-up bonus will post (at the end of that billing cycle). Then call to close the account and ask to be refunded. They can't charge an A/F for a card you aren't using. You will not lose the miles once they are in your US Airways account.

It seems that if after you use the card you just let it sit unused for a couple months, they will then email you with a targeted offer for 15,000 more points for spending $750 a month for three months.
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Re: Barclay's US Airway 'Bait n' Switch' - Advice
« Reply #20 on: April 06, 2012, 12:19:12 PM »
How long from sign up until receiving card.

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Re: Barclay's US Airway 'Bait n' Switch' - Advice
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2012, 05:47:06 PM »
How long from sign up until receiving card.

Was a while. Maybe two weeks or more. But it came, and the bonus points posted almost immediately.

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« Reply #22 on: April 09, 2012, 10:40:43 PM »
Was a while. Maybe two weeks or more. But it came, and the bonus points posted almost immediately.
Thanks for your reply, I noticed on my credit watch that Barclay came up 5 times.

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« Reply #23 on: April 10, 2012, 04:09:36 AM »
Thanks for your reply, I noticed on my credit watch that Barclay came up 5 times.
you mean five inquiries, or five alerts?

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Re: Barclay's US Airway 'Bait n' Switch' - Advice
« Reply #24 on: April 10, 2012, 10:53:38 AM »
They give 10,000 points every anniversary?
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« Reply #25 on: April 10, 2012, 11:28:37 AM »
On my wife's card where Barclay scammed her and only gave her 10K miles instead of 40K she found out that it also doesn't give the anniversary miles the app promised :P

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Re: Barclay's US Airway 'Bait n' Switch' - Advice
« Reply #26 on: April 10, 2012, 12:13:49 PM »
Why do people on DDF keep signing up for the card then?

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Re: Barclay's US Airway 'Bait n' Switch' - Advice
« Reply #27 on: April 10, 2012, 01:44:22 PM »
Why do people on DDF keep signing up for the card then?
Churning is possible
Its a non amex and non chase
Us airway is in the good alliance

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« Reply #28 on: April 10, 2012, 02:42:25 PM »
you mean five inquiries, or five alerts?
5 alerts. I just received the card today.

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« Reply #29 on: April 10, 2012, 03:45:14 PM »
I guess I am one of the lucky ones. Always received the advertized bonus.
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« Reply #30 on: April 10, 2012, 04:34:14 PM »
I guess I am one of the lucky ones. Always received the advertized bonus.
How many times is 'always'?
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« Reply #31 on: April 10, 2012, 04:40:28 PM »
Around 5 over the last two years. Not all for the same person. I will apply if I need miles/points and not much else going on. Right now there is just too much going on.  :)
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« Reply #32 on: April 11, 2012, 11:38:19 AM »
I got the promised bonus for 4 out of 7 people over the last year. All 3 people who got the lower bonus had somewhat weaker credit.

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« Reply #33 on: April 11, 2012, 11:40:56 AM »
I got the promised bonus for 4 out of 7 people over the last year. All 3 people who got the lower bonus had somewhat weaker credit.
Does that mean if you clicked on a link that had a bonus. They can change the bonus if they do not like your credit

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« Reply #34 on: April 11, 2012, 11:42:33 AM »
Does that mean if you clicked on a link that had a bonus. They can change the bonus if they do not like your credit
Yup.

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« Reply #35 on: April 11, 2012, 11:43:37 AM »
I got the promised bonus for 4 out of 7 people over the last year. All 3 people who got the lower bonus had somewhat weaker credit.
This is the key.
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« Reply #36 on: April 11, 2012, 11:47:20 AM »
Does that mean if you clicked on a link that had a bonus. They can change the bonus if they do not like your credit

Yes. FWIU if you have weak credit they approve you for a lower grade card - which comes with a lower bonus - instead of declining you.

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« Reply #37 on: April 11, 2012, 11:49:40 AM »
This is the key.
Unless somewhat weaker credit includes scores in the upper 700s with cards from all major banks I don't think you can no for sure what you will get with Barclays.

At least Chase still honors the bonus promised when they approve you for a lower level card.
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« Reply #38 on: April 11, 2012, 11:50:07 AM »
Yes. FWIU if you have weak credit they approve you for a lower grade card - which comes with a lower bonus - instead of declining you.
This is stated in the offer so I don't think it should be called "Bait n Switch".
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« Reply #39 on: April 11, 2012, 11:54:45 AM »
Unless somewhat weaker credit includes scores in the upper 700s with cards from all major banks I don't think you can no for sure what you will get with Barclays.
You can have a score in the upper 700’s and still have what they consider weaker credit. I am sure they consider recent account openings and inquires in their equation.
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