Barclays, Carnival Extend Credit Card Partnership

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Last updated on March 7th, 2023

Barclays and Carnival have renewed their partnership, including an extension to its credit card program. The continuing collaboration allows guests to save on additional statement credits and earn points for further discounts onboard Carnival’s lines, including Holland America and Princess Cruises.

Barclays and Carnival Cruises Extend Partnership

The Barclays and Carnival Corporation partnership began 18 years ago in 2004. Since then, Barclaycard has been the official issuer of Carnival’s co-branded U.S. credit cards. This partnership includes the following rewards credit cards:

The suite of credit card products offers an array of rewards and benefits to Cardmembers for Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, and Princess Cruise Lines. Barclays and Carnival will continue collaborating on innovative and commercially successful solutions that reward customers for their loyalty, whether booking vacations, shopping in a retail store, or online.

“Great Products and Experiences”

“We are honored to extend our co-branded credit card agreement with Carnival, a world leader in travel and a strategic partner of ours for the past 18 years,” said Bob Highland, Head of U.S. Cards and Partnerships, Barclays, in a press release. “We remain focused on helping Carnival continue to expand its business by delighting its valued customers with great products and experiences that drive loyalty and engagement for its renowned brands.”

About Barclays

Barclays U.S. Consumer Bank is a leading co-branded credit card issuer and financial services partner in the United States that creates highly customized programs to drive customer loyalty and engagement for some of the country’s most successful travel, entertainment, retail, and affinity institutions. The bank offers co-branded, small business, and private label credit cards, installment loans, online savings accounts, and CDs. 

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