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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 #7540 on: April 14, 2022, 11:16:31 AM »
Amex Hilton Business $200 credit

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7541 on: April 25, 2022, 09:48:28 AM »
Anyone ever get a retention offer on amex marriott bonvoy personal card?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7542 on: April 25, 2022, 10:13:51 AM »
Anyone ever get a retention offer on amex marriott bonvoy personal card?
10,000 points If spend$1,000

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7543 on: April 25, 2022, 10:14:47 AM »
10,000 points If spend$1,000
How recently? You spend a lot? As keep getting nothing..

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7544 on: April 25, 2022, 10:15:07 AM »
Anyone ever get a retention offer on amex marriott bonvoy personal card?

Yes though not recently

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7545 on: April 25, 2022, 10:20:54 AM »
How recently? You spend a lot? As keep getting nothing..
Like 3 months ago i almost never use the card

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7546 on: April 25, 2022, 01:24:06 PM »
Amex Hilton business

$100 statement credit, no spend required
120 characters? Hmm, I wonder what I could write with 64 characters. Boy, it's gonna be hard to use up 15 characters. W-

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7547 on: April 25, 2022, 07:48:52 PM »
How long does it usually take for Amex MR retention bonuses to post to my account? Been a couple weeks but still not seeing it

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7548 on: April 25, 2022, 11:23:49 PM »
have a 150 offer on my personal platinum should i huca for better?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7549 on: April 28, 2022, 09:46:40 AM »
have a 150 offer on my personal platinum should i huca for better?
huca and got 45k mr for 4k spend within 3 months

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7550 on: April 28, 2022, 10:48:31 AM »
How long does it usually take for Amex MR retention bonuses to post to my account? Been a couple weeks but still not seeing it

Anyone?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7551 on: April 28, 2022, 10:53:40 AM »
Anyone?
mine came by statement did you have a spend requirement?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7552 on: April 28, 2022, 11:07:56 AM »
mine came by statement did you have a spend requirement?

Yeah had to spend $3k for 40k points. Looks like it can take 8-12 weeks after the spend was completed for the points to post so might have to still wait.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7553 on: April 28, 2022, 12:09:30 PM »
Amex Biz Plat $695 statement credit. Called once

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7554 on: April 28, 2022, 12:26:59 PM »
I have not received one Amex Retention offer. Every card that I threaten to close they tell me no problem. Plenty of spend. I think I closed 5 biz cards in the last year with no retention.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7555 on: April 29, 2022, 11:51:05 AM »
Personal Plat:

Earn a $300 statement credit after you spend $3,000 or more on purchases on your Platinum Card account within 3 months of accepting this offer.


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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7556 on: April 29, 2022, 02:26:37 PM »
I have not received one Amex Retention offer. Every card that I threaten to close they tell me no problem. Plenty of spend. I think I closed 5 biz cards in the last year with no retention.
Sometimes you need 13 months from last offer

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7557 on: April 29, 2022, 02:41:22 PM »
Sometimes you need 13 months from last offer
For me, it's everytime.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7558 on: May 05, 2022, 10:36:34 PM »
Personal Plat:

Earn a $300 statement credit after you spend $3,000 or more on purchases on your Platinum Card account within 3 months of accepting this offer.

I just got this offer but was hoping for something more substantial like $400 or the full $695. Anyone receive higher offers?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7559 on: May 05, 2022, 10:48:33 PM »
I just got 45k points for $4k spend but the cash on statement offer was only $150.  This was about two weeks after I had turned down the $400 for $3k spend offer.