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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 #6420 on: November 21, 2018, 11:57:29 PM »
got $100 statement on UA club,  anyone received anything lately on M&M? i sent a SM they wrote back we apologize for any inconvenience but we can't do anything, should i try to call?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6421 on: December 06, 2018, 10:52:33 PM »
Does accepting a retention offer on my SPG possibly effect my chances of getting a retention offer for my Plat?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6422 on: December 09, 2018, 03:52:30 AM »
Does accepting a retention offer on my SPG possibly effect my chances of getting a retention offer for my Plat?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6423 on: December 13, 2018, 11:07:56 PM »
Blue for business plus, $75 statement credit, no spend requirement.

Nothing on biz plat, and biz green.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6424 on: December 14, 2018, 12:54:10 PM »
Can I get a retention offer on an Amex card while under FR?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6425 on: December 18, 2018, 02:35:38 PM »
Called on 2 different Amex cards (Plat & SPG Personal) under 2 different account holders and was told by each one that since incentive was offered last year they can't give 2 years in a row???

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6426 on: December 18, 2018, 03:39:57 PM »
Called on 2 different Amex cards (Plat & SPG Personal) under 2 different account holders and was told by each one that since incentive was offered last year they can't give 2 years in a row???

Try waiting 13 months between offers.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6427 on: December 19, 2018, 09:37:58 AM »
SPG Biz: ended up taking the 10k points upfront and 20k if I spend $6k in the next 2 months which I probably won't do. Will likely close the card after this year

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6428 on: December 19, 2018, 09:54:32 AM »
 spg consumer  kept it for 20k after 2k spend

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6429 on: December 19, 2018, 09:25:33 PM »
spg consumer  kept it for 20k after 2k spend
just got that too

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6430 on: December 20, 2018, 08:42:47 AM »
any recent retention offers for Marriott Business? If not, any no annual fee cards to downgrade too?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6431 on: December 24, 2018, 05:42:53 PM »
Chase Ritz $150 statement credit, no spend. AF due in Feb.
Now this is weird, I had 300 points deducted from my Marriott account. 2ppd. As if it was a return.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6432 on: December 31, 2018, 01:25:44 AM »
Please let me know recent retention offers for Citi AA platinum select card and Chase Sapphire Preferred Cards. 

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6433 on: December 31, 2018, 03:39:23 PM »
Amex Biz Plat offered 5K up front and 25k for spending $10k in 3 months

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6434 on: January 03, 2019, 08:27:22 PM »
With amex is it better to chat or call?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6435 on: January 03, 2019, 08:59:27 PM »
Chat can't offer retention bonuses.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6436 on: January 06, 2019, 12:46:51 AM »
Retention number for Chase isn’t working, just going to regular line.

Anyone have an updated retention number?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6437 on: January 06, 2019, 11:56:26 AM »
Chase Ritz $150 statement credit, no spend. AF due in Feb.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6438 on: January 06, 2019, 01:01:22 PM »
Chase Marriott- $90 statement credit on $85 AF.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6439 on: January 06, 2019, 01:31:07 PM »
Just got offered on spg personal 20,000 points for spending 2k in 3 months