• Joe Breitfeller

Frontier and Barclays Announce No Annual Fee for the First Year With Frontier World Mastercard

Frontier Airlines and Barclays U.S. Consumer Bank will offer no annual fee for the first year on the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard®. New cardmembers can also earn up to 50,000 bonus miles after qualifying purchases.

Frontier Airlines World Mastercard Receives Money.com's "Best Airline Card" of 2021 Award - Courtesy Barclays

On Monday (May 3, 2021), Frontier Airlines and Barclays U.S. Consumer Bank announced the launch of a new introductory benefit for new Frontier Airlines World Mastercard® cardholders. Starting May 4, 2021, New cardholders will enjoy no annual fee for the first year, which will be $79/year thereafter. Additionally, cardholders can earn up to 50,000 miles after making qualifying purchases. The Frontier Airlines World Mastercard offers several ways to earn miles with a simple 5-3-1 earning structure. Cardholders earn 5x FRONTIER MILES on eligible purchases on the airline’s website, 3x on restaurant purchases and 1x on all other purchases. The Frontier Airlines World Mastercard has also been named Money.com’s “Best Airline Credit Card” for 2021.

Commenting on the award, Frontier Airlines’ Vice President of Marketing, Tyri Squyres, said,

“We are extremely honored to be recognized as the Money.com Best Airline Card. We have worked very hard to establish the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard as a card that makes travel rewarding for all, with attractive benefits that cater to everyone, from the road warrior to the occasional leisure traveler, including families. And now we are enhancing the card benefits even further with an introductory no annual fee offer for the first year. Additionally, given our robust summer flight schedule, featuring a wide variety of routes to popular vacation destinations throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America, this is a perfect time for summer vacation planning.”

Frontier Airlines World Mastercard cardholders can also earn one Qualifying Mile per dollar spent towards Elite Status and unlock the benefit of Family Pooling to share miles with up to eight family members and friends. Cardmembers will also earn a $100 flight voucher on each account anniversary year after spending 2,500 during the membership year. Additionally, members can keep miles from expiring by making one purchase every six months and can earn an award redemption fee waiver when they book an award ticket and pay the related taxes and fees, starting at $5.60 for a one-way ticket. Cardholders also receive Zone 2 priority boarding, no foreign transaction fees and a low introductory APR on balance transfers.

Frontier Airlines is committed to “Low Fares Done Right.” The Denver-based carrier operates over 100 Airbus A320 Family aircraft and has the largest Airbus A320neo fleet in the U.S., delivering the highest level of fuel-efficiency and noise footprint reduction compared to previous generation models. Frontier offers customers the ability to customize travel to their needs and budget, including base fares, a-la-carte options and one low-priced bundle called the WORKS.

Frontier’s commitment to families includes their ‘Discount Den’ travel club which allows children 14 years and younger to fly free on qualifying flights. The airline’s family friendly FRONTIER Miles loyalty program allows guests to earn one mile for every mile flown and permits the family pooling of miles, making it easier to earn rewards. Frontier currently has 150 new Airbus aircraft on order, which will continue to deliver on their mission of providing affordable travel across America.

Source: Frontier Airlines