The AARP Essential Rewards Mastercard from Barclays offers generous rewards in useful spending categories like gas and drugstores, even if you’re not among AARP’s key demographic of Americans ages 50 and older. However, the AARP Barclays Credit Card Login portal allows card members to manage their card account online provided that they have registered for online access.
This page contains general information regarding managing your AARP Barclays Credit Card account online. Additionally, it discusses the steps you need to take in order to set up your AARP Barclays Credit Card online for new card members, including how to make your AARP Barclays Credit Card payment and every other necessary things you need to know about the AARP Barclays Credit Card.
Nerdy tip: A co-branded AARP credit card was previously issued by Chase. In 2021, Barclays took over as the issuer of the portfolio, and former accounts were automatically changed to one of the new Barclays-issued cards.
How To Register for Online Access to Your AARP Barclays Credit Card Account
If you have not set up your AARP Barclays Credit Card, You need to set it up for online access before using it for online transactions.
As the accountholder (the primary person who applied for the AARP Barclays Credit Card), when you set up and sign in to your AARP Barclays Credit Card account, you have 24/7 online access to the following account management tools:
- Make your AARP Barclays Credit Card payment online
- Manage payment and account settings
- Update your stored personal information
- Choose paperless billing
- Add an authorized buyer
- Ask for an increased credit limit
- Check current balance
- See available credit amount
- View current and past transactions
- View current and past statements
- View scheduled and past payments
- You’ll need to be the main cardholder in order to register
- For security, you have 5 minutes to complete the registration process
- Make sure cookies are enabled in your browser – so they can get you to the right page and help you log in as quickly as possible
It should only take a few moments. Once registered, you’ll have immediate access to your AARP Barclays Credit Card account and be able to check your transactions, view your statements, pay your bill and manage your account online securely and easily.
To set up your AARP Barclays Credit Card Online, go https://cards.barclaycardus.com/ and follow the steps below.
- Click on Cardmember Login. Clicking on Cardmember Login will take you to the AARP Barclays Credit Card Login page.
- On the AARP Barclays Credit Card Login page, click on “Click here to set up online access” and fill the registration form with:
- Your Last 4 digits of your social security number
- Date of birth
- Account number
- Current occupation
After filling the form click on continue to proceed.
AARP Barclays Credit Card Login Steps
Now that you have set up your AARP Barclays Credit Card for online activities or if you are an existing card member, its time to log in to your account to pay bills, view statements, check balance, Change your personal details, Add another user to your account, Change your credit limit and much more.
Follow the steps below to log in to your AARP Barclays Credit Card account.
Step 1: Open your preferred web browser and enter https://cards.barclaycardus.com/
Step 2: In the Card member Login box, enter your username and password and click Log in. Once you have entered the correct information you will be able to access your online account.
How To Make Your AARP Barclays Credit Card Payment
1: Pay Online: Making a payment online is a secure and reliable way to ensure that your credit card payment posts to your account on time.
- Log in to your Barclays credit card account online or launch the Barclays App on your mobile device and select “Payments” from the main navigation menu, then select “Make a Payment.” (If you don’t have the Barclays App download it on Apple’s App Store or on Google Play.)
- If you haven’t already done so, you’ll first need to link an eligible checking or savings account from which to make payments. Select “Add a bank account” and enter your account details. You’ll only need to do this step once.
- Choose a payment amount from the available options. You can pay the minimum amount due, the full statement balance, the current statement balance, or enter another amount of your choosing.
- Enter a payment date, or simply select “pay now” to send your payment on the earliest date available (cutoff time for same-day payments is 11:59 pm ET or 7 pm ET if made on your statement cycle date. Payments made after that time will be dated the next day).
- Select a payment account from your available bank accounts (you can have more than one payment account saved here).
- Select “Review and Verify” to confirm the details of your payment, and when you’re ready to send it select “Pay now” to make your payment.
To set up repeat payments
Select “Repeat Payments” from the Payments menu and set a payment date, amount, and payment account to be used for each automatic payment. Your selections will remain in effect until you change or cancel them.
2: Pay By Phone: You can make your AARP Barclays Credit Card payment using Telephone Banking (if you’re registered). You’ll need to have the Barclaycard sort code and account number, and you should list your Barclaycard card number as the payment reference.
- Personal customers – call 0345 734 5345
- Premier customers – call 0800 924 7365
- Business customers – call 0345 605 2345
3: Pay by Branch: You can pay your Barclaycard bill over the counter in branch, or at a number of Barclays ATMs across the UK, as long as you have your Barclaycard statement.
You can find a list of the Barclays ATMs. Then just follow these steps:
- Insert your debit card into the ATM and enter your PIN.
- Select ‘Pay Bill’ from the menu – this might be shown under ‘Other Services’.
- You’ll then be instructed to scan QR code from your statement under the reader.
- When the ATM has read your QR code it will display a screen showing the bill payment details (i.e. payee name, reference number and minimum payment) – at this point you can change the payment amount but it must be at least £1.
- Once you’ve confirmed your payment, you’ll receive a receipt containing a bill payment reference number.
Barclays Bank Contact Information
For quick transactions, please log in to your account, use the Barclays US app or call 1-877-523-0478 to:
- Check current balance
- Check available credit
- Pay your credit card
- View most recent payment
- View minimum due date
- View payment due date
- Transfer a balance
- Change your PIN
- Check credit card transactions
Please find the number below that best matches your need and give them a call.
- General Inquiries (866) 928-8598
- Fax Number (866) 823-8178
- Credit Card Activation (877) 408-8866
- International (Call Us Collect) 1-302-255-8888
- Accessibility Coordinator 1-800-309-6191
- ADA/Accessibility Services Please contact them using relay services (dial 711)