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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 #7660 on: December 14, 2022, 08:07:55 PM »
Anyone ever got anything for the Blue Cash Preferred?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7661 on: December 14, 2022, 08:11:37 PM »
Amex Business Platinum - 35k points for $5k spend

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7662 on: December 15, 2022, 03:45:14 PM »
70,000 on business platinum for spending 5,000 in 3 months and 55,000 on personal for spending 4000 3 months

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7663 on: December 15, 2022, 06:01:09 PM »
CSR - $250

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7664 on: December 15, 2022, 08:17:46 PM »
CSR - $250
what was the conversation like

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7665 on: December 20, 2022, 11:11:00 AM »
what was the conversation like

I called up and told them that the annual fee will be coming up soon and I'm not sure if it's worth it for me to keep the card open And I asked if there's any retention offers

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7666 on: December 20, 2022, 12:54:29 PM »
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7667 on: December 21, 2022, 09:17:23 PM »
Jetblue Plus Card ( personal) - Lady said no retention offers on my account but gave me 20k points to keep open. AF hit this month.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7668 on: December 23, 2022, 11:47:11 AM »
Amex Personal Platinum- $4K in 3 months for 45K MR or $400
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7669 on: December 27, 2022, 03:03:11 PM »
70,000 on business platinum for spending 5,000 in 3 months
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7670 on: December 28, 2022, 05:02:51 PM »
Any point in keeping the amex brilliant card open? just got the AF, the monthly restaurant has no value to me, and they wont offer me any incentive.......

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7671 on: December 30, 2022, 12:08:54 PM »
Nothing at all on Amex Business Platinum; it's been more than 15 months since my last offer. 

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7672 on: December 30, 2022, 03:05:35 PM »
amez biz plat offered nothing.
this is my first anniversary.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7673 on: January 01, 2023, 11:48:15 AM »
40,000 MR after $10,000 spend in 3 months or $100 cash no spend.

Took the latter.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7674 on: January 09, 2023, 04:06:03 PM »
40,000 MR after $10k spent or $100 loyalty statement credit on biz plat.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7675 on: January 13, 2023, 08:30:49 AM »
Nothing at all on Amex Business Platinum; it's been more than 15 months since my last offer.
Same on one of mine.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7676 on: January 13, 2023, 08:36:42 AM »
Does Chase have retention offers? Closed DW southwest card via SM. Received a call from Chase they wanted to talk about the SM sent. Said they would call back. Called back around 5pm. Did not answer either call. Around 5:10pm received a SM the account was closed. Think it was a retention offer?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7677 on: January 13, 2023, 08:43:51 AM »
40,000 MR after $10,000 spend in 3 months or $100 cash no spend.

Took the latter.
Same. I didn't take either

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7678 on: January 13, 2023, 08:46:07 AM »
Same. I didn't take either
You going to just keep calling to see if the offer changes?
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Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #7679 on: January 13, 2023, 08:48:54 AM »
You going to just keep calling to see if the offer changes?
No I cancelled. With the SUB that they're giving out like candy, wasn't worth it to me to keep it. I already have a replacement BP and I don't want to be busy with using the annual credits just to offset the annual fee