Barclays Emirates Skywards Rewards World Elite Mastercard

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The Emirates Mastercard has a $99 annual fee and gives you Silver elite status and no foreign transaction fees.

Barclays Emirates Skywards Rewards
  • Welcome Bonus of 30,000 Skywards Miles
  • Silver Tier Status During First Year
  • 3x Miles on Emirates Flights
  • 2x Miles Airfare, Hotels, and Car Rentals
  • 1x Miles Everywhere Else
  • Up to $99 Off Up to 4 Economy or Business Class Ticket Purchases
  • $99 Annual Fee
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Emirates Skywards Rewards Card Benefits

Silver Elite Status

Cardmembers receive Emirates Skywards Silver elite status their first year, which you can keep by spending $20,000 each cardmembership year.

Silver elite status gets you:

  • Access to business class lounges in Dubai for the cardmember.
  • 25% mileage bonus on Emirates flights.
  • Free economy seat selection for the cardmember.
  • Priority check-in and boarding.

Up to $99 Off Per Ticket

You can save up to $99 per ticket for up to four tickets on Emirates Airlines when booked from a U.S. gateway city to an Emirates destination. 

The discount drops to $50 per ticket for flights between Newark and Athens and New York JFK and Milan. 

If you want to learn more, review the fine print for the offer.

No Foreign Transaction Fees

This card has no foreign transaction fees on purchases outside the U.S., which is helpful if you travel internationally to help you avoid paying a 3% fee on those international purchases.

25% Savings on Buying or Gifting Miles

Cardmembers receive a 25% savings when you buy or gift Emirates Skywards miles.

Cell Phone Insurance

Breaking or losing your cell phone is never a pleasant experience, especially when cell phones cost over $800+ to replace.

Luckily, you can avoid paying these steep costs when you pay your cell phone bill with this credit card.

There is no cost for cell phone insurance savings you about $10 per month per phone, but you will have to pay a small deductible if you make a claim. 

Coverage for the Emirates Skywards Rewards card is up to $1,000 in yearly coverage, with a maximum of $800 per claim and up to two claims per year.