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Vegas Fans Rewarded With Shows, Hotels, More: New VEGAS.com MasterCard Offers Frequent Vegas Points Program

WILMINGTON, DE and LAS VEGAS, NV (July 12, 2007) …VEGAS.com and Barclays (NYSE:BCS) today introduced the VEGAS.com MasterCard, allowing customers to earn Frequent Vegas Points redeemable for hotels, shows and Vegas merchandise. Every dollar spent on the VEGAS.com MasterCard earns points and every purchase on VEGAS.com earns double points.
Now, VEGAS.com MasterCard holders can turn the points they earn on everyday purchases like groceries and gas into fabulous Vegas rooms, shows, and merchandise. Cardholders receive a bonus of 2,000 points with the first purchase made on the VEGAS.com MasterCard. VEGAS.com merchandise rewards begin at just 1,995 points; hotel and show rewards begin at just 5,000 points*.

"Now, with the VEGAS.com MasterCard, anyone who loves Vegas is earning points toward their next Vegas vacation," said Howard Lefkowitz, President of VEGAS.com. "People have a real affinity and passion for our city. This card gives them the chance to carry Vegas with them and add a dash of Vegas to their lives every day."

"Vegas.com is the official Website for Las Vegas travel and millions of people visit to find the best deals and most exciting attractions every year," said Chuck Moore, Chief Marketing Officer, Barclaycard U.S. "Barclays is devoted to ensuring our partners can offer the best rewards programs to their customers and we've put together a compelling offering for tourists across the U.S."

Individuals interested in obtaining a VEGAS.com MasterCard and participating in the Frequent Vegas Points Reward Program must be 18 years or older and reside in the U.S. To apply for the card, either visit www.vegasmastercard.com or call 1-800-851-1703.
*Points may vary and are subject to change.

About Barclays
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the U.S. credit card operations of Barclays PLC has more than 50 existing credit card partnerships with some of the country's most successful travel, entertainment, educational and financial institutions including US Airways, AirTran Airways, Frontier Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Carnival Cruise Lines, TiVo, Gulf Oil, Harvard Alumni Association, and UBS among others. For more information please visit www.barclaycardus.com

Barclays PLC is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail and commercial banking, credit cards, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services. Barclays is one of the largest financial services companies in the world by market
capitalization. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs 123,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for over 27 million customers and clients worldwide. Barclaycard is one of the largest global credit card companies with 16.2 million credit card customers around the world. For more information about Barclays PLC, please visit www.barclays.com

About www.VEGAS.com
VEGAS.com is the largest city destination travel Website in the world with extensive, constantly updated information and a full range of travel products including hotel rooms, air-hotel packages, show tickets, tours and golf. A state-of-the-art contact center provides customer support, expert information and sales 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to complement the information on www.VEGAS.com and www.espanol.Vegas.com. VEGAS.com, through its Casino Travel & Tours unit, operates retail and concierge desks at more than 50 locations including the Palms, Paris, Harrah's, Bally's, Mandalay Bay, Excalibur, New York-New York, Luxor and more. The company also offers a variety of excursions including city tours, the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. VEGAS.com is a member of the Greenspun Family of Companies, privately owned and operating in Southern Nevada for more than 60 years.

For VEGAS.com: Pamela Johnston/Amanda Deveaux
PJ Inc. (212) 629-8445
Pamela@pjinc.net / Amanda@pjinc.net

For Barclays: Donna Sokolsky/Sarah Leibowitz
Sparkpr (415) 962-8200 x222

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