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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 #7360 on: June 30, 2021, 03:07:54 PM »
Amex consumer platinum: 50K points with no spend via chat.  Required to keep card open 12 months and not downgrade. Same retention offer I accepted last year  :)

Initially called 1 month ago with rep telling me 'we don't ever offer retention offers two years in a row'....
It could be that it was 13 months already from prior one?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7361 on: July 01, 2021, 12:59:23 AM »
It could be that it was 13 months already from prior one?

Previously, accepted offer mid april 2020 so was over 12 months when called last month

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7362 on: July 01, 2021, 04:28:09 AM »
AmEx EDP 15k Mr. no spend req.
AmEx Bonvoy Brilliant 60k no spend req.

p.s. seems like they are never giving retention on amex bonvoy business!
I've gotten on bonvoy business

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7363 on: July 01, 2021, 10:20:25 AM »
Eagerly waiting for first Amex Plat retention DP since the refresh and how the rep handles it!

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7364 on: July 02, 2021, 03:12:53 PM »
7500 MR for keeping amex green open. no spend
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7365 on: July 05, 2021, 02:44:25 PM »
AmEx Business Platinum

$595.00 statement credit...no spend required.

Same here.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7366 on: July 07, 2021, 12:06:45 PM »
Amex plat- was offered 30k with no spend or $400 with $3k spend

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7367 on: July 07, 2021, 01:45:32 PM »
I've gotten on bonvoy business
when?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7368 on: July 08, 2021, 12:34:37 PM »
this is geshmak

AmEx Business Platinum

$595.00 statement credit...no spend required.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7369 on: July 08, 2021, 12:52:20 PM »
For BP:

Offered $595 statement credit or $30K MR now + 50K MR more after $40K spend.

Took the former.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7370 on: July 08, 2021, 12:53:33 PM »
For BP:

Offered $595 statement credit or $30K MR now + 50K MR more after $40K spend.

Took the former.
BP? Isn't there no annual fee?


ETA: Oh, not Business Plus, Biz Plat.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7371 on: July 08, 2021, 12:56:55 PM »
Same here.

You people inspired me!  Three weeks ago I had no decent offers, today I chatted again and got the $595 statement credit.  Really wanted to keep this card....

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7372 on: July 12, 2021, 09:32:06 AM »
For BP:

Offered $595 statement credit or $30K MR now + 50K MR more after $40K spend.

Took the former.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7373 on: July 12, 2021, 02:47:46 PM »
I still have the 13 month thing. Not sure how it works with some people never having that, and some always having that.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7374 on: July 14, 2021, 06:16:43 PM »
Anyone have recent DP's (positive or negative) for Chase IHG...I recall there was a window during COVID where Chase was offering retention bonuses but haven't heard anything about that in a while

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7375 on: July 15, 2021, 08:16:20 PM »
biz plat:
got 30k points on the spot and an additional 50k points with 40k spend in 90 days.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7376 on: July 19, 2021, 11:26:23 AM »
nothing on amex gold
$100 on Blue cash preffered
both over chat

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7377 on: July 19, 2021, 12:20:11 PM »
I got a 25 dollar credit for the 49 AF
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7378 on: July 19, 2021, 01:07:00 PM »
I got a 25 dollar credit for the 49 AF

Hi @Malachi was this in response to me? Only CC i can think of with a $49 AF is the Chase IHG, so I assume that's what you're talking about?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7379 on: July 19, 2021, 05:29:45 PM »
No luck on CSR