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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
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5940 on: December 08, 2017, 01:57:08 PM »
anyone have an updated citi number?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5941 on: December 08, 2017, 02:25:17 PM »
anyone have an updated citi number?
The number on the back of your card?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5942 on: December 10, 2017, 12:55:46 PM »
15,000 or $150 for keeping a biz plat open. Worth it or try for more?
AF billed a couple of weeks ago.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5943 on: December 10, 2017, 01:14:07 PM »
15,000 or $150 for keeping a biz plat open. Worth it or try for more?
AF billed a couple of weeks ago.
15000 is worth more than $150

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5944 on: December 10, 2017, 01:24:41 PM »
The number on the back of your card?
got spend $4k a month for 3 months for a $200 statement credit or spend 3k and get 10k TY points on prestige

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5945 on: December 10, 2017, 05:53:54 PM »
Can I get anything for the delta Plat $195?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5946 on: December 10, 2017, 05:58:42 PM »
Can I get anything for the delta Plat $195?
I've tried a nice few HUCA's didn't get anything.
give it a try. you might get something.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5947 on: December 10, 2017, 09:35:19 PM »
I've tried a nice few HUCA's didn't get anything.
give it a try. you might get something.
YMMV is the name of the game!

Try the number on the back of your card it different reps, so different chances

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5948 on: December 10, 2017, 11:41:47 PM »
15000 is worth more than $150
this i know. Question is if there are better offers out there

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5949 on: December 11, 2017, 01:33:23 PM »
YMMV is the name of the game!

Try the number on the back of your card it different reps, so different chances
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5950 on: December 20, 2017, 07:04:53 PM »
Any DP on taking AmEx Plat retention offer (ie 10K MR) and still cancelling the card? Are you foregoing your right to cancel the card by accepting the retention offer?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5951 on: December 22, 2017, 10:36:50 AM »
SPG Personal: Spend $1k get 7k SPG.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5952 on: December 22, 2017, 10:50:03 AM »
PRG $50 + $50 after spending $500 or 7500 MR after spending $1000

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5953 on: January 03, 2018, 05:52:04 PM »
Anyone get anything for the Chase Explorer?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5954 on: January 05, 2018, 12:20:50 PM »
Called for 2 Aaviator cards, both AF waived plus 5000 pts for $1000 spend (90 days)
This card isn't great, but between the two of them, I think I've paid one AF in the four years (US Airways card)