Keep Vs. Cancel: JetBlue Personal


I feel like I have written this post before. Have I? Let’s search the archives for it. Indeed, here it is: Keep Vs. Cancel: Barclays jetBlue. This second time around was much like the first time. I was not given a retention bonus and had to decide if the 10% rebate on miles redeemed perk was worth the annual fee. In addition, I would receive 5,000 points if I kept the card. Though I enjoy the 10% rebate, I have exhausted my JetBlue points and cannot rationalize the $99 annual fee. I hope to apply and be approved for this card in the future, though my luck has not been that great recently (except for the Amex Green Approval!).

I’ve asked the question before and I’ll ask it again: would you keep this card?


  1. This card is a keeper for me. JetBlue is the only direct flight to Barbados from NYC, so I’m stuck flying these guys. With the 10% points rebate, free checked bags, and a spend path to Mosaic, this card makes lots of sense for my specific circumstances. Mosaic gets you extra bags, free drinks, no change/cancel fees, and More Space seats for de minimus points, so it’s further worth putting $50k on the card each year.

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