Activating the Barclay Arrival card TripIt Pro subscription

When I wrote my earlier blog post about the Barclay Card Arrival card, one questions I got from multiple readers was ‘how do I activate my complimentary TripIt Pro Subscription’? One reader thought that it was probably a code that came with the card when it came in and he had probably thrown it away. Luckily it is not. It is as easy as clicking on a link on the Barclaycard website.


TripIt Pro:

TripIt is my favorite travel App. While I have Kayak Pro already, I have found TripIt, even the free version, to be much better. It adds all travel details directly to my calendar and has an excellent user interface. I tried on Pro version using their 1-month free trial on my recent trip to South East Asia and it is awesome. I could not wait to activate my account with Barclaycard.

Click and activate:

Once you have set up barclaycard account up on their website, you will find a big banner on the right to activate your complimentary account. Just click on it and it will take you to If you don’t have a TripIt account, you can set one up at this time. If you do have an account, just log in and voila – your Pro subscription is activated!

I did IMG_2060.jpgthe needful and immediate logged into my TripIt app on my iPhone. Sure enough, my account had been upgraded to the Pro account – with Seat Tracker, Alerts – the works!

Barclay Arrival Card:

The Barclaycard has some great features other than the TripIt Pro subscription included. I just got my card and have already earned by 40,000 points!

  • 40,000 bonus miles after spending $1000 in the first 90 days
  • 2x (or 1x) miles earned on all purchases
  • Easy redemption on any travel – airline or hotel – at any time. No blackout dates ever
  • TripIt Pro membership included
  • 10% miles back when you redeem
  • Complimentary FICO® Scores as a benefit to active cardmembers. Opt-in to have instant and convenient access to FICO® Scores from your Barclaycard online account
  • No annual fee the first year, then $89


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