More exclusive cardmember benefits
The AARP® Essential Rewards Mastercard® from Barclays
Helping older adults make essential connections2,3
Essential Connections Powered by Barclays
With a focus on social interactions, Essential Connections Powered by Barclays supports AARP Foundation’s efforts to equip older adults with the tools they need to stay physically & mentally healthy and connected to their communities
Barclays to donate up to $1 million annually
With a focus on increasing social connections among older adults, Barclays will donate to AARP Foundation
Barclays making a difference
Barclays will donate $10 for every new AARP® Essential Rewards Mastercard® from Barclays credit card account that's opened, plus 1% of all eligible electronic and telecommunication purchases made with the card
Barclays and AARP Foundation working together
For more information on how older adults can be helped through social connections visit: connect2affect.org
Offer subject to credit approval. Not everyone will qualify for the AARP Essential Rewards Mastercard from Barclays. If at the time of your application you do not meet the credit criteria previously established for this offer, or the income you report is insufficient based on your obligations, we may not be able to open an account for you or you may receive a Platinum card and benefits will vary. This offer is available through this advertisement and may not be accessible elsewhere. For complete pricing and other details, please see the Terms and Conditions.
This one-time offer is valid for eligible cardmembers. You may not be eligible for this offer if you currently have or previously had an account with us in this program. In addition, you may not be eligible for this offer if, at any time during our relationship with you, we have cause, as determined by us in our sole discretion, to suspect that the account is being obtained or will be used for abusive or gaming activity (such as, but not limited to, obtaining or using the account to maximize rewards earned in a manner that is not consistent with typical consumer activity and/or multiple credit card account applications/openings). Please see the About This Offer section of the Terms and Conditions for important information.
Annual Fee is $0. 0% introductory APR on balance transfers made within 45 days of account opening is applicable for the first 15 billing cycles that immediately follow each balance transfer. This introductory APR offer does not apply to purchases and cash advances. For new and outstanding balance transfers after the introductory period and all purchases, the variable APR is 16.74%, 20.74%, or 25.74%, depending upon our review of your application and your credit history at account opening. The variable APR for cash advances is 26.24%. The APRs on your account will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate and are subject to change. The minimum monthly interest charge will be $0.50. Balance transfer fee: 5% (min. $5). Cash advance fee: 5% (min. $10). Foreign transaction fee: 3%. See Terms and Conditions for updated and more information about the terms of this offer, including the “About the Variable APRs on Your Account” section for the current Prime Rate information.
Conditions and limitations apply. Please refer to the Reward Rules within the Terms and Conditions for additional information about the rewards program.
From March 22, 2021 to March 31, 2022, Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclays) will donate $10 for every newly approved AARP-branded credit card from a Barclays account that is used within the first 90 days of account opening and 1% of all eligible electronic and telecommunications purchases made with the card to AARP Foundation, in support of efforts to increase social connection. Total maximum donation by Barclays is $1 million annually. As AARP's charitable affiliate, AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping people over 50 build economic opportunity, emphasizing equitable outcomes.
FICO is a registered trademark of Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and other countries. Barclays offers FICO® Score access at its sole discretion. Not all accounts with have a FICO® Score available. FICO® Score access is not a permanent feature of your account and may be removed at any time. To view your FICO Score, your account with us must be open, active (having activity within the past 150 days) and in good standing.
The AARP Essential Rewards Mastercard by Barclays is issued by Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclays) pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard, World Mastercard and World Elite Mastercard are a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.
AARP member benefits are provided by third parties, not by AARP or its affiliates. Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclays) pays royalty fees to AARP for the use of its intellectual property. These fees are used for the general purposes of AARP. Some Barclays offers are subject to change and may have restrictions. Please contact Barclays directly for details.