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Barclay PC went through painlessly

I opened Barclays in September with a $2K limit and I guess I must be off of their AA list during the 1st 6 months that everyone speaks about becasue they gladly did a transfer from my Apple to the Rewards card....Yayyyy!!!!

 

I mean I have opened so many accounts (like 8 or 9) since I opened them that I am surprised they haven't reacted based on many of the threads here discussing AA.

 

The csr told me that I can apply for the new rewards card to get the max rewards of 2500 points plus the special 0% BT for six months.  Or he can just PC and get 1000 points and not be eligible for the special rates.  Well I didn't want to press my luck so I just went for the rewards card.  They really made the process sooooo easy and I am happy.

 

Okay so now for the points.  It says 2 points for everyday spending but I can't wrap my head around how this compares to Discover IT at 1%.  I mean which rewards structure is better on the rewards, Barclays or Discover IT?


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Re: Barclay PC went through painlessly

I have a question which card is this?


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I opened Barclays in September with a $2K limit and I guess I must be off of their AA list during the 1st 6 months that everyone speaks about becasue they gladly did a transfer from my Apple to the Rewards card....Yayyyy!!!!

 

I mean I have opened so many accounts (like 8 or 9) since I opened them that I am surprised they haven't reacted based on many of the threads here discussing AA.

 

The csr told me that I can apply for the new rewards card to get the max rewards of 2500 points plus the special 0% BT for six months.  Or he can just PC and get 1000 points and not be eligible for the special rates.  Well I didn't want to press my luck so I just went for the rewards card.  They really made the process sooooo easy and I am happy.

 

Okay so now for the points.  It says 2 points for everyday spending but I can't wrap my head around how this compares to Discover IT at 1%.  I mean which rewards structure is better on the rewards, Barclays or Discover IT?


 

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Re: Barclay PC went through painlessly

Your saying they PC'ed your Apple card to a Rewards MC??

 

If this is true thats the 1st i've ever heard of it anyone else ever trying that was declined for PC.

 




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LS2982 wrote:

Your saying they PC'ed your Apple card to a Rewards MC??

 

If this is true thats the 1st i've ever heard of it anyone else ever trying that was declined for PC.

 


Yes I PC'ed from Apple card to Rewards card, but the rest of what you said I'm not clear on.


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Rhaeny wrote:

LS2982 wrote:

Your saying they PC'ed your Apple card to a Rewards MC??

 

If this is true thats the 1st i've ever heard of it anyone else ever trying that was declined for PC.

 


Yes I PC'ed from Apple card to Rewards card, but the rest of what you said I'm not clear on.


Well they must be changing their stance on it because a PC from an Apple card was near impossible.

 




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Re: Barclay PC went through painlessly

Nope I did it as well last week !

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LS2982 wrote:

Rhaeny wrote:

LS2982 wrote:

Your saying they PC'ed your Apple card to a Rewards MC??

 

If this is true thats the 1st i've ever heard of it anyone else ever trying that was declined for PC.

 


Yes I PC'ed from Apple card to Rewards card, but the rest of what you said I'm not clear on.


Well they must be changing their stance on it because a PC from an Apple card was near impossible.

 


Oh okay I get it now.  Sorry I didn't understand it the first time.  But yea they did the PC from the Apple to Rewards MC and even asked if I wanted to try for a CLI with an hp.  I said no I will be okay with just the transfer for now so I can get the rewards.  I didn't even know that this wasn't possible.  I just picked up the phone and asked them...LOL.

 

They told me that it takes 3 business days for the transfer to complete and I should get a new card within a few weeks.  So I was cool with that!!


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Re: Barclay PC went through painlessly

That's good to know im sure more people will take advantage of this option

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Re: Barclay PC went through painlessly

is this possible with other barclays cards?

 

I just closed my NFL card because they couldn't PC to anything else.



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Re: Barclay PC went through painlessly

Congrats on the pc. Im assuming no hp was done?
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