Increased JetBlue offers: 60K biz / 50K personal

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In updating our Best Offers page, I realized that the offers on both the JetBlue Business Card and the Barclays JetBlue Plus card have increased this month. Both offers are pretty solid and well worth a look if you’re interested in a quick influx of JetBlue TrueBlue points.

The Offers

Card Offer
Card Offer
Barclays JetBlue Plus Mastercard
80K Miles
80K miles after $1K spend and payment of the annual fee in 90 days

$99 Annual Fee

Info about this card has been collected independently by Frequent Miler. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

Alternate offer: You could get a bonus 5K miles for using an employee code. Details here.

Recent better offer: Expired 2/4/21: 100K after $6K spend

Key Card Details

Card Name w Details & Review (no offer)
JetBlue Business Card

FM Mini Review: This card is almost identical to the JetBlue Plus card except that this one earns 2X at office supply stores rather than grocery stores. Both cards are great choices for JetBlue flyers.


Annual Fee: $99

Card Type: Mastercard

Base
Dine
Office
Brand

Earning rate: ⚬ 2X restaurants and office supply stores ⚬ 6X JetBlue ⚬ 1X everywhere else

Big spend bonus: Earn Mosaic elite status with $50,000 calendar year spend. Mosaic status good for rest of calendar year and all of next year.

Noteworthy perks: ⚬ Free checked bag ⚬ 5000 bonus points every anniversary ⚬ 10% point rebate on awards ⚬ $100 statement credit w/ purchase of travel package ⚬ 50% savings on in-flight purchases

See also: Barclaycard JetBlue offers are live and worth a look

Card Name w Details & Review (no offer)
Barclays JetBlue Plus Mastercard

FM Mini Review: Frequent JetBlue travelers should seriously consider this card for its terrific perks. The combination of the 10% rebate on awards and the annual 5,000 point bonus make this card a keeper.


Annual Fee: $99

Card Type: Mastercard World Elite

Base
Dine
Grocery
Brand

Earning rate: 2X restaurants and grocery ⚬ 6X JetBlue ⚬ 1X everywhere else

Big spend bonus: Earn Mosaic elite status with $50,000 calendar year spend. Mosaic status good for rest of calendar year and all of next year.

Noteworthy perks: ⚬ Free checked bag ⚬ 5000 bonus points every anniversary ⚬ 10% point rebate on awards ⚬ $100 statement credit w/ purchase of travel package ⚬ 50% savings on in-flight purchases

See also: Barclaycard JetBlue offers are live and worth a look

Quick Thoughts

Both of these offers are quite strong for the JetBlue cards. The value of JetBlue TrueBlue points is related to cash fares — our Reasonable Redemption Value for TrueBlue points is 1.33c, making the 50K offer on the JetBlue Plus card worth around $665 worth of JetBlue airfare or the 60K offer worth around $800 in airfare (give or take depending on your redemption). Keep in mind that points can also be used for travel on Hawaiian Airlines (which will also be tied somewhat to the cash rate).

The business version of this card should not count towards your 5/24 count, but keep in mind that Barclays can be somewhat tight on approvals and sometimes requests business documents.

The 10% rebate on redemptions with either of these cards stretches the value of your points a bit further, so the welcome bonuses might even be a bit more valuable to you considering that.

While I tend to prefer other airline miles over TrueBlue points, these offers look solid for JetBlue flyers.

H/T: Doctor of Credit

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Stacking Points

Just FYI, I believe they’ve removed the language about 10%-off B6 redemptions from the T&Cs of the JetBlue Business card, and if that’s the case, you might consider updating this post to reflect that.

JB San Diego

While updating the ‘Best Offers’, can you remove ‘The Gold Card from American Express for Ameriprise Financial’?

Thx!