Barclays and Priceline introduce new rewards feature for credit cards: PricePoints

Innovative new feature allows cardholders to earn 5x more points on Priceline even when redeeming points to book travel

WILMINGTON, Del., September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Barclays U.S. Consumer Bank, a leading co-branded credit card issuer and financial services partner, and Priceline, a leader in online travel deals, today announced the launch of PricePoints, the brand new feature of the Priceline VIP Rewards™ Visa credit card® Map. To help cardholders accumulate points for their travels as quickly as possible, this unique points redemption feature allows them to earn 5 times more points for each $1 spent when booking on Priceline, even when redeeming points.

“Priceline strives to use innovation to bring the best deals to customers. Together with PricePoints, we are bringing this vision to life through a revolutionary credit card program that allows travelers to earn 5x points on all Priceline trips. , even redeeming points at the time of booking,” said Denise Bialek, Senior Manager, Ancillary Products at Priceline. “PricePoints enables travelers to earn and redeem their rewards faster through one of the richest points systems in the online travel industry.”

To redeem PricePoints, cardholders can select “Redeem Points” and choose how many points to redeem ($1 = 100 points). Cardholders will be charged the full “Pay Now” amount at time of booking on Priceline, earning 5x points for each $1 spent, including the dollar value of points redeemed. A statement credit for the point value will appear on the card account within 3-5 business days.

“PricePoints is designed to make the redemption process more rewarding and easier for our Priceline VIP Rewards Visa cardholders, enabling them to turn today’s travel into tomorrow’s travel,” said Bob Highland, Head of US Cards and Partnerships, Barclays. “We believe this is a powerful concept that will resonate strongly with consumers looking for easy, economical and fast ways to travel and relax.”

To apply or learn more about the Priceline VIP Rewards Visa Card, visit pricelinevisa.com.

About Barclays US Consumer Bank

Barclays US Consumer Bank is a leading co-branded credit card issuer and financial services partner in United States who creates highly personalized programs to drive customer loyalty and engagement for some of the nation’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. For more information, please visit www.BarclaysUS.com.

Barclays is a UK universal bank, diversified by business, different types of customers, customers and geography. The businesses include worldwide consumer and payment banking operations, as well as a leading, full-service global corporate and investment bank, all of which are backed by its services company which provides the technology, operations and functional services across the Group. . For more information about Barclays, please visit www.Barclays.com.

About Priceline

Price linewhich is part of Booking Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: BKNG], is a leader in online travel offers. Priceline offers exclusive discounts on hotels, flights, alternative accommodations, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages. We feature over a million accommodation properties, helping travelers find the right accommodation at the right price. We negotiate great deals every day and put our best prices on the Priceline app. With free cancellation on many fares, 24-hour customer support, and the option of prepaid reservations and pay-on-arrival, Priceline helps millions of travelers be there for the moments that matter. For us and for our customers, every journey is important.

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