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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.
 • 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 #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.

Same

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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

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6440 on: January 07, 2019, 09:10:03 AM »
Spg personal 30,000 points for spending 3k on purchases in next 3 months...

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6441 on: January 08, 2019, 04:34:28 AM »
Any good offers for Citi Premier lately?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6442 on: January 08, 2019, 04:17:38 PM »
any offers on the BofA OZ or AS cards recently?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6443 on: January 09, 2019, 08:22:36 PM »
AMEX gold delta (business and personal) offering anything?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6444 on: January 09, 2019, 08:26:48 PM »
My annual fee was posted on Dec 10 for my AMEX Gold Delta. Until when do I have to cancel and get the AF refunded?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6445 on: January 10, 2019, 11:23:41 AM »
AMEX gold delta (business and personal) offering anything?

To answer my own question for future users reading this - Amex offered nothing at all on either card. Not only that but if you choose to downgrade grade to the non AF blue, they will still charge you 1 month of gold's ($95 annual fee prorated).

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6446 on: January 10, 2019, 11:24:56 AM »
My annual fee was posted on Dec 10 for my AMEX Gold Delta. Until when do I have to cancel and get the AF refunded?

PSA - only have 30 days from when posted to cancel and receive full refund. If downgrade/upgrade, you still pay the Gold's annual fee prorated.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6447 on: January 21, 2019, 08:22:25 AM »
any offers on the BofA OZ or AS cards recently?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6448 on: January 21, 2019, 03:40:01 PM »
PSA - only have 30 days from when posted to cancel and receive full refund. If downgrade/upgrade, you still pay the Gold's annual fee prorated.
+1 And for upgrade/downgrade I had the fees prorated.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #6449 on: January 21, 2019, 08:31:15 PM »
Even if its still within first year of no af gold?