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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 #5865 on: September 28, 2017, 12:42:22 AM »
Anything on Chase Sapphire Preferred?

Also, I see 2500K UR for Freedom in Wiki. How do you get that if there's no annual fee?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5866 on: October 01, 2017, 09:44:08 AM »
$95 for spending $95 over next two months for Citi AA plat plus 1k miles per month that I spend $1k for the next 12 months

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5867 on: October 01, 2017, 11:11:48 AM »
Anything on Chase Sapphire Preferred?

Also, I see 2500K UR for Freedom in Wiki. How do you get that if there's no annual fee?

TIA!
You just ask

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5868 on: October 01, 2017, 01:13:24 PM »
anything on the gold prg lately?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5869 on: October 01, 2017, 04:45:04 PM »
anything on the gold prg lately?

i just hung up with them, they gave me $50 statement credit on the spot plus another $50 if i spend $500 in three months
(and they waived my late fee)

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5870 on: October 01, 2017, 05:26:06 PM »
I'm striking out this year with most cards.

I've had my Citi AA Plat since 2011 and have gotten at least $95 credit EVERY year since the first anniversary. This year, the first line rep immediately asked if I want to downgrade. This is something I've never heard from Citi at that point in the conversation before. I called last week and again today, same response. I can't get past the first line rep. I got the $50/7mo offer on my Prestige card last month.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5871 on: October 01, 2017, 07:45:24 PM »
I got 7000 spg after $1500 spend.
Nothing for CSP.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5872 on: October 01, 2017, 07:48:05 PM »


I got 7000 spg after $1500 spend.
Biz or personal?
Do you have a $65 or $95 AF?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5873 on: October 01, 2017, 07:52:44 PM »
I got 7000 spg after $1500 spend.
Nothing for CSP.
This is real good-for SPG-.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5874 on: October 01, 2017, 07:55:42 PM »
This is real good-for SPG-.
Was much better before...

10k on spg seems to be the norm got it for 2 friends one (after only first year with card) was only offered 2.5k after 1k spend HUCAed and got $95 after 1k asked for points and got 10k no spend

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5875 on: October 01, 2017, 08:59:57 PM »
Biz or personal?
Do you have a $65 or $95 AF?
Personal $95 af
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5876 on: October 02, 2017, 01:12:27 AM »
Chase Sapphire Reserve, just got hit with $450. Whats the recent data?
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5877 on: October 02, 2017, 01:20:08 AM »
Chase Sapphire Reserve, just got hit with $450. Whats the recent data?

Same here
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5878 on: October 02, 2017, 05:04:38 AM »
Chase Sapphire Reserve, just got hit with $450. Whats the recent data?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5879 on: October 02, 2017, 08:39:30 AM »
CSP no retention offers on my account. Any point in HUCA?
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