Barclays and Frontier Airlines Launch Introductory Benefit for Frontier Airlines World Mastercard®: No Annual Fee for the First Year
Money.com’s “Best Airline Card” of 2021 Also Offers New Cardmembers 50,000 Bonus Miles
DENVER (May 3, 2021) – Barclays and low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines today announced a first-ever introductory offer, online beginning May 4, for the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard®: no annual fee for the first year, then $79 every year after. Additionally, new cardmembers can earn 50,000 bonus miles after qualifying purchases.
The Frontier Airlines World Mastercard offer several ways to earn miles with a simple 5-3-1 earning structure. Cardmembers earn 5x FRONTIER Miles on eligible purchases at flyfrontier.com, 3x FRONTIER Miles on restaurant purchases, and 1x FRONTIER Miles on all other purchases. Cardmembers can also earn toward Elite Status with Frontier Airlines, unlock Family Pooling to share miles with up to eight family members and friends, making mileage redemption more in reach, and earn a $100 flight voucher each account anniversary after spending $2,500 during the cardmembership year.
The array of cardmember benefits offered by the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard contributed to it being awarded “Best Airline Card” of 2021 by Money.com.
“We are extremely honored to be recognized as the Money.com Best Airline Card,” said Tyri Squyres, vice president of marketing, Frontier Airlines. “We have worked very hard to establish the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard as a card that makes travel rewarding for all, with attractive benefits that cater to everyone, from the road warrior to the occasional leisure traveler, including families. And now we are enhancing the card benefits even further with an introductory no annual fee offer for the first year. Additionally, given our robust summer flight schedule, featuring a wide variety of routes to popular vacation destinations throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America, this is a perfect time for summer vacation planning.”
Frontier Airlines recently announced more than 30 new nonstop routes and nearly 10 new summer 2021 destinations, including nonstop flights to the Bahamas, Caribbean, Central America, Jamaica and Mexico.
“Barclays has proudly partnered with Frontier for many years, helping develop card products that meet cardmember needs and build loyalty with Frontier’s customers,” said Bob Highland, head of U.S. cards and partnerships, Barclays. “As the world opens up for travel, we’re confident that the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard is a smart choice for anyone’s wallet as they plan their next trip.”
The Frontier Airlines World Mastercard includes the following features:
- $0 annual fee for the first year, then $79 every year after
- Earn 50,000 bonus miles after spending $500 on purchases in the first 90 days
- Get rewarded with the 5-3-1 earning structure
- Earn 5x FRONTIER Miles on purchases made at flyfrontier.com
- Earn 3x FRONTIER Miles on purchases at restaurants
- Earn 1x FRONTIER Miles on all other purchases
- Earn Elite Status through card spend, earning one Qualifying Mile with every dollar spent on purchases
- Unlock family pooling to share miles with up to eight family members or friends, making mileage redemption more in reach
- Earn a $100 flight voucher after every account anniversary after spending $2,500 or more on purchases made with the card during the cardmembership year
- Keep miles from expiring by making at least one purchase every six months
- Complimentary online access to your FICO® credit score lets you keep an eye on your credit score and get alerts when Barclays learns your score has changed
- Earn an award redemption fee waiver when you book an award ticket and pay related taxes and fees, starting at $5.60 for a one-way ticket
- Zone 2 priority boarding is available to all cardmembers
- Low introductory APR on balance transfers
- No foreign transaction fees on international purchases
- $0 fraud liability protection on unauthorized charges
To learn more or apply for the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard, visit FrontierMastercard.com.
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Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) is committed to “Low Fares Done Right.” Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company operates 110 A320 family aircraft and has the largest A320neo fleet in the U.S. The use of these aircraft, Frontier’s seating configuration, weight-saving tactics and baggage process have all contributed to the airline’s average of 43 percent fuel savings compared to other U.S. airlines (fuel savings is based on Frontier Airlines’ 2019 fuel consumption per seat-mile compared to the weighted average of major U.S. airlines), which makes Frontier the most fuel-efficient U.S. airline. Frontier is also committed to families enabling children 14 years and younger to fly free through the airline’s Discount Den travel club on qualifying flights. With more than 230 new Airbus planes on order, Frontier will continue to grow to deliver on the mission of providing affordable travel across America.