Bank of America sells affinity credit cards online

Source: Bank of America

Bank of America has launched online sales of more than 200 affinity credit cards for certain sports, universities and charities in what is the first major integration of MBNA offerings, the company announced today.

For the first time, consumers can sign up for certain MBNA cards at Throughout the year, more cards will be integrated into, and the cards will roll out to Bank of America banking centers.

"We are proud to make some of our most popular affinity credit cards available so quickly since the completion of the merger," said Bruce Hammonds, president of Bank of America Card Services. "Pulling together our affinity relationships with the number one online bank is a terrific example of the real power of our combined organization."

"Consumers can go to and quickly find a credit card that's right for them," said Sanjay Gupta, e-Commerce executive. "It's a convenient way to get a card while at the same time support your favorite sport, college or charity."

Bank of America Corporation completed its merger with MBNA Corporation on Jan. 1, creating the largest credit card issuer in the United States as measured by balances. Bank of America Card Services has more than 40 million active accounts and nearly $140 billion in managed balances.

Consumers can now go to to apply for one of these affinity credit cards:

  • Sports cards, including baseball and football
  • College and university cards for students and alumni
  • Charity cards for environment and cause-related organizations

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