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How can I apply for the Princess Cruises Rewards Visa?
What can I redeem points for?
Free cruises, cruise discounts, airfare discounts, and onboard merchandise such as wine and spa treatments and celebrations such as special occasions or renewal of vows. For a list of all Princess Rewards please click here.
What is the interest rate?
For information about rates, fees, other costs, the rewards program rules (including accrual rate bonus awards, etc.) and benefits associated with the use of the credit card program, click here. You may also contact Barclays directly at 1-866-504-8231.
Who is the Bank for this credit card?
Our bank partner is Barclays Bank Delaware.
What types of cards are available?
Two types of Visa Cards available: Visa Signature and Visa Traditional Rewards If you do not qualify for the Visa Signature Card, you will automatically be considered for the Visa Traditional Rewards card. For more details, click here.
How do I earn points? What do I earn with my purchases?
Card members will receive one (1) Princess Point for every one U.S. dollar ($1.00) of Net Purchases made on the Account rounded to the nearest dollar and two (2) Princess Points for every one U.S. dollar ($1.00) of Net Purchases from Princess Cruise Lines including purchase of the cruise itself and onboard purchases.
Cash Advances or Cash Advances at the Casino are not eligible for Points
After using your Card to make an initial purchase or transfer a balance from another credit card, you will be eligible to receive a one time bonus award of five thousand (5,000) Princess Points. Bonus points will be posted at the close of your first billing statement after an initial qualifying purchase or balance transfer is made.
How long does it take for Princess Points to show up in my account?
Please allow up to 2 billing cycles for Princess Points to be awarded to your Princess Rewards account.
When do Princess Points expire?
Princess Points expire within 5 years (60 months) from the date the point is earned, provided the credit card account remains active and in good standing. Points will expire when the Princess Rewards Visa card is cancelled.
Is there a limit on the number of Princess Points I can earn?
No. There is no limit to the number of Princess Points you can earn.
Do I get bonus points on Balance Transfers?
Yes, up to an additional 5,000 bonus points for balance transfers within the first 30 days of sign-up. Card members will earn one Princess Point for every one dollar ($1.00) in balance transfers that post to their new Account, within the first 30 days of sign-up after the new Account is opened, up to a maximum of 5,000 Princess Points. Use of Convenience Checks or balance transfers will not qualify for bonus Princess Points.
How will I know how many Princess Points I have accumulated?
After logging into your account at www.BarclaycardUS.com, and clicking “My Account” section, you can view your Princess Points balance and redemption history 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your points balance at the end of each billing cycle is printed on your monthly billing statement. In addition, you can access your point balance via telephone by calling toll free, 866-872-6248. When can I redeem my Princess points? You can start redeeming your Princess points as soon as you make your first purchase, providing your account is open and in good standing. Redemptions start at just 2,000 points.
Once I have my Princess Points how can I redeem them?
To redeem your Princess Points anytime, log on to your account at www.barclaycardus.com and click on the My Princess Points link. You may also redeem your Princess Points by calling 866-872-6248 and speaking to a Redemption Specialist by selecting the correct option from the rewards menu. Barclay Redemption Specialists are available 9:00 AM EST to 8:00 PM EST 7 days a week. The Barclay’s Redemption Center is closed most major holidays.
Special Occasion Packages, Princess Cellars, Onboard Merchandise, Spa Experiences and Stateroom Credits:
These rewards can not be redeemed within fifteen (15) days prior to the passenger’s cruise departure date.
How do I book a free cruises or use a cruise discounts?
You can call your Travel Agent to book your cruise or call 1-800-PRINCESS; just be sure to use your Princess Rewards Visa card to make the purchase. Once your cruise is booked and the purchase has posted to your Princess Rewards Visa card account, you may redeem for a discount on the Princess Rewards Barclay website or by calling 866-872-6248 and speaking to a Barclay redemption specialist. You will need to provide information specific to your confirmed cruise in order to process the redemption.
Are there black-out dates and capacity restrictions on cruise awards?
No black-out dates or capacity restrictions on cruise awards.
If I redeem my points for an onboard amenity how will it be delivered?
Once you have made your booking and redeemed points for the item you are interested in, your booking will contain information about the item you have redeemed points for. The item will then be delivered to your room.
Can I redeem points for an item but have it sent as a gift to someone taking a Princess Cruise?
Yes. You may redeem your Princess Points for Onboard Spa and Stateroom Credits, Special Occasion Packages, Princess Cellars and Onboard Merchandise for anyone you know taking a Princess Cruise. You will need to know specific information about their cruise in order for us to process the redemption. We will need to know the booking number, name of ship, sailing date, name of the person receiving the gift, and delivery date if applicable.
On which airlines can I redeem my point to receive discounts on airfare?
You can redeem for discounts on airfare on any airline ticket purchased with your Princess Rewards Visa card. Simply book your airfare and pay using your Princess Rewards Visa card. Select the discount you would like to apply against the airfare, add it to you cart and go through the check out process. You will be asked to provide your confirmation number provided by the airline to complete the redemption.
After redeeming Princess points for a reward, when will my points balance be updated?
Your Princess Points balance will be updated to reflect recent activity and redemptions within one business day.
Can I redeem Princess Points if I'm an authorized user on this account?
If you are an authorized user, you may redeem Princess Points as long as you have approval from the primary Cardmember and can provide his or her security information to access the account.
Can I redeem my Princess points if I close my credit card account?
Once you close your account, you forfeit all unused Princess Points.
What if I'm close to redeeming but don't have enough Princess points?
You can buy Princess Points to help you reach a reward level. Points can be bought in increments of 1,000 points for $30 by calling 866-872-6248. Purchase of points must be charged to your Princess Reward Visa card. There is no limit to the number of Princess Points you can buy. Princess Points will not be earned on this transaction.
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