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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 #7320 on: April 11, 2021, 04:37:25 PM »
Got 30,000 MR points for Gold card renewal.
No spend requirement.



30k is awesome.  But 10k will have to do for this year.
Gold card.

Just curious how many years have you had the card open for?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7321 on: April 12, 2021, 11:15:55 AM »



30k is awesome.  But 10k will have to do for this year.
Gold card.

Just curious how many years have you had the card open for?
Have since 2017

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7322 on: April 12, 2021, 03:52:53 PM »
Called about the platinum business card got $300 credit no spend required

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7323 on: April 12, 2021, 08:03:37 PM »
got nothing on the Amex Bonvoy Brillaint  >:(

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7324 on: April 19, 2021, 12:09:11 PM »
Got a 30K MR retention offer with no spending requirement on the AMEX Platinum through chat.  It was quick and seamless.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7325 on: April 21, 2021, 01:53:17 AM »
I just recently logged into my Marriott account, I have an amex and chase card, I should have four free nights, seems 1 of each expired.

I have no interest in keeping a card open and paying an annual fee if my nights are going to expire Have you had any luck getting any of those expired nights back because of Corona?

I seem to have an expired ihg free night as well, anything there? I just paid the annual fee on that so I can call them up and get it pulled off and the card closed.

The Marriott one I can close no problem at least one of them because I still have another one and I have the status I don't need two of them

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7326 on: April 21, 2021, 03:20:24 AM »
I just recently logged into my Marriott account, I have an amex and chase card, I should have four free nights, seems 1 of each expired.

I have no interest in keeping a card open and paying an annual fee if my nights are going to expire Have you had any luck getting any of those expired nights back because of Corona?

I seem to have an expired ihg free night as well, anything there? I just paid the annual fee on that so I can call them up and get it pulled off and the card closed.

The Marriott one I can close no problem at least one of them because I still have another one and I have the status I don't need two of them
call they should reinstate it, if not huca

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7327 on: April 26, 2021, 04:44:42 PM »
$150 for biz green, almost zero spend on it the past year or two.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7328 on: April 26, 2021, 05:28:08 PM »
Nothing for chase southwest and Barclays red.

Sad that it’s only Amex that offers retention.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7329 on: April 26, 2021, 09:58:54 PM »
Barclays red.
seems to be a מכת מדינה for a while already.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7330 on: May 04, 2021, 07:09:38 PM »
United Club Card AF just posted- was offered a $100 statement credit

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7331 on: May 06, 2021, 12:30:18 PM »
whats the # to call now for amex retention
the old  # is not in service
"Credit Cards delaying arguments for 30 Days"

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7332 on: Yesterday at 02:16:36 AM »
Amex bonvoy $25 after $500 spend  :P

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7333 on: Yesterday at 11:54:45 AM »
Amex Bonvoy Business - Nothing offered.

Doesn't really make sense to cancel the card bc of the $15/month mobile credit.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7334 on: Yesterday at 12:25:20 PM »
Amex Bonvoy Biz - $50 statement credit plus $100 statement credit after 2k spend.