Activating Your New REI MasterCard at /activate

So you just got an REI MasterCard in the mail? Congrats! This card offers some nice rewards like 2% cash back on purchases and 5% back at REI that can add up quick when you use it. But before you can start earning those perks, you need to activate your new card.

Activating is easy and only takes a few minutes. You have three options to choose from:

  • Online at
  • Through U.S. Bank online banking (if you have an account)
  • By phone through customer support

I’ll cover how each method works so you can decide which is best for you.

Activating Online Through

Activating online without an existing U.S. Bank account is simple – just head to the activation site and click the “Enroll” button.

To enroll and activate, you’ll need:

  • Your new physical REI Mastercard
  • Your Social Security Number
  • Personal details like your name, address etc.

It’s a quick 4-step process:

  1. Verify your identity and account details
  2. Protect by setting security questions
  3. Consent to terms and conditions
  4. Confirm activation is complete

Follow the on-screen prompts throughout. Within a few minutes, your card will be active and ready to use!

Activating Through U.S. Bank Online Banking

If you already have online banking with U.S. Bank, activation is even faster.

Simply log into your U.S. Bank account online and you can activate in just a click or two.

What You Need

  • Your U.S. Bank username & password
  • Your new REI Mastercard
  • Social Security Number

Here are the steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Click the “Log In” button
  3. Enter your Username and Password on the next page
  4. Follow the simple prompts to activate

And just like that, your new card is active!

Activating by Phone

If you prefer activating over the phone, no problem!

Just call the number below and a customer service rep can walk you through it:

REI MasterCard Customer Support: 1-888-200-9959

Have your new card handy when you call. The rep will just verify a few quick details from you over the phone to activate your account. Then you’ll be all set to use your card.

And that’s it! Three simple ways to activate based on your preference. Whichever option you choose, take comfort in knowing activation is quick and your rewards are waiting. Grab your gear and happy travels!

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