In this post we will discuss the downgrade options for Barclays credit cards.
Downgrade rules for Barclays credit cards
- Same family: You can only product change a card within the same card family or brand.
- Personal to business: You can only downgrade personal cards to personal cards and business cards to business cards (Barclays business cards do not have downgrade options).
- Not always available: Downgrades are NOT guaranteed. They are only available upon eligibility – it’s recommended to ask for a supervisor as they may be able to do downgrades in some cases even if the front rep is not able to.
- Annual fee refund: If you downgrade or close a Barclays card within 60 days of when your annual fee was charged then Barclays will refund you the full annual fee amount.
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Downgrade options for Barclays credit cards
Barclays JetBlue Plus ($99)
Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Red ($99)
You can downgrade the Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Red ($99) to the Barclays AAdvantage Aviator ($0) upon eligibility.
Barclaycard Arrival Plus ($89)- No longer available for new applicants
You can downgrade the Barclaycard Arrival Plus ($89) to the Barclaycard Arrival ($0) upon eligibility.
Barclays Wyndham Earner Plus ($75)
JetBlue Business ($99)
There is no downgrade option for the Jetblue Business card ($99).
Barclays Aviator Business ($95)
There is no downgrade option for the Barclays Aviator Business card ($95).