Last updated: 9/14/2020

Emirates Skywards Rewards World Elite Mastercard

Earns: Emirates Skywards

GigaTake:

This card offers Emirates Silver status for the first year and every year thereafter if you put at least $20,000 on the card each year. That’s not going to be a big draw for many people. If you want to earn Emirates miles, other transferable points cards may get you them more quickly.

Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Reward Rate = 2x

Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = 2.4 %

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6%

Reward Rate = 1x

Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = 1.2 %

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Welcome Bonus = 30,000

Value = 1.2 cents per point
Effective Value = $360

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$1800

Annual Fee = $99

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$995
Welcome Bonus
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Bonus Rating

Points

After you spend $3,000 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
2x Travel

Very Good

very good

3x Emirates

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1x All Other

OK

OK

Is this card right for me?

That depends on your individual spending patterns. We have a tool that figures it out for you. Learn what you could earn.

Program Name
Emirates Skywards
Gigapoints Value
1.2¢ per point
0.4¢ PER POINT
2¢+ PER POINT
Annual Fee
  • $99
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Additional perks of owning this card

Emirates Skywards Silver Status

Receive Emirates Skywards Silver during your first year. Maintain it after that by spending $30,000 each cardmembership year.

The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 15.99%, 19.99% or 24.99%
BALANCE TRANSFER APR 15.99%, 19.99% or 24.99%
BALANCE TRANSFER FEE Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
CASH ADVANCE APR 25.24%
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
LATE PAYMENTS Up to $40
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 0%