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I'm trying to summarize success stories mentioned in this thread.
From @TC610
It never hurts to ask - retention is a big YMMV.  If you don't like the offer given to you when you call for retention, ask for a better one.  Scan through the thread (use the search bar - reading through 130+ pages of posts can be time consuming) to see what others have been offered. Please post what you've got if its better then whats in the WIKI

Citi:
AA
Retention: $95 Statement credit after 5 transactions (no minimum...) in the next 3 months
09/17/2014 $95 refunded no need to make any transactions + 1000 Bonus Points per month for 16 months if made purchases of $1000+
05/12/16 AA Executive: $50 credit every month spend $1500 or 15K Miles for $5K in 5 Months
08/14/17 AA Exec $250 credit for spending $3,000/m * 3m OR 15K Miles for $5K in 3m.

Chase: - Call 800-945-2006.
  IB/IP
     Retention: 10k UR after 5k spend
    IC
     Retention: $50 SC
  UA (Club)
     Retention: $150 account credit
     Retention: 10k Miles for spending $2000 in 3 months.
  UA (Presidential)
     Retention: $100 account credit
  BA
     Retention: 9k Avios for spending $1500 in 3 months
  Freedom (5x catagories)
     Retention: 2,500 UR

Barclay's:
M&M
Retention: Waived by SMing

Arrival
Retention: 5K miles, for keeping the card open randomly.
AF waived, HUCA

US air:
AF waived

American Express

Seems to be clearly spend related while also no rhyme or reason to who gets offers

  Business gold:5k-15k/$100 statement credit no spend required.
  Delta Gold Skymiles - 12.5k Delta miles for paying the annual fee (no extra spending required) or $100 Credit on the account
  SPG personal: 7k for 1k spend in 3 months.
  SPG business: 10k no spend.
  Personal Platinum - 20,000 MR for $3,000 spend in 3 months. (Actually gave me 5,000MR immediately, then 15,000 when I spend the $3k)/up to 50k/$150 SC for 1k spend.
  Personal Platinum (another data point [zow]) - 30,000 MR for $4,000 spend in 3 months.
  Business Platinum: 10k no spend/20k for 10k spend/30k no spend +50k for 40k spend

Retention contact numbers:
Citi: 800-444-2568
Chase: 800-945-2006
Amex: 800-452-3945
Barclays: 18664084064 (credit dept)
US Bank:

Click on link to get backdoor numbers for most banks:
http://ficoforums.myfico.com/t5/Credit-Cards/Backdoor-Numbers/td-p/408066
« Last edited by zow on May 19, 2019, 06:47:52 PM »

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4800 on: May 11, 2016, 06:31:14 PM »
Any recent retention offers on citi AA (one with  $450 AF)
Bump

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4801 on: May 11, 2016, 09:31:04 PM »
Bump
I got 15K Miles for 3k Spend
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4802 on: May 11, 2016, 09:35:28 PM »
Any retention offers for Amex Biz Plat?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4803 on: May 11, 2016, 09:41:39 PM »
Any retention offers for Amex Biz Plat?
You inspired me to call again . Thanks .  Amex Biz Plat  $100 statement cr.
Amex Biz Platinum, 25K MR points, no spending requirement.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4804 on: May 11, 2016, 09:47:06 PM »
Thanks, will test my luck and report back!

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4805 on: May 11, 2016, 09:59:11 PM »
Any luck with Amex prg?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4806 on: May 11, 2016, 10:18:47 PM »
af hit on citi aa, ink, and ba. what can i expect? havent gotten any interesting offers yet
bump. nada, nada, nada
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4807 on: May 11, 2016, 10:20:09 PM »
Any luck with Amex prg?
there were reports a few months back.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4808 on: May 11, 2016, 10:21:12 PM »
Any luck with Amex prg?
Friend of mine received 5k MR lately, not sure if spend was required

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4809 on: May 11, 2016, 11:03:45 PM »
I tried everything. They won't budge

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4810 on: May 12, 2016, 01:36:31 AM »
I tried everything. They won't budge
PRG is free anyways.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4811 on: May 12, 2016, 09:18:22 AM »
PRG is free anyways.
Huh? $195 annual fee

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4812 on: May 12, 2016, 10:18:10 AM »
Huh? $195 annual fee
he is talking about the first year

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4813 on: May 12, 2016, 10:53:09 AM »
he is talking about the first year
Nah, first year costs more.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #4814 on: May 12, 2016, 11:03:07 AM »
Nah, first year costs more.
ok now you lost me too