The Emirates Skywards Mastercard

Unlock a world of rewards

With the Emirates Skywards Mastercard® you can enjoy higher tier membership and earn Skywards Miles on all your purchases, getting you closer to your dream destination.

Benefits Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard®1 Emirates Skywards Rewards World Elite Mastercard®1

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Annual fee

USD 499

USD 99

Elevated tier status for one year

Gold

Silver

New Cardholder bonus Miles

60,000

50,000

Emirates spends
3 Miles per USD 1 3 Miles per USD 1

Travel spends
2 Miles per USD 1 2 Miles per USD 1

Retail spends
1 Mile per USD 1 1 Mile per USD 1

Anniversary bonus Miles

10,000
No

No Miles expiry
Yes Yes

Earn unlimited Miles
Yes Yes

Save 25% when you Buy or Gift Miles
Yes Yes

Priority PassTM Select lounge access
Yes No

Global Entry or TSA PreCheck fee waiver
Yes No

No foreign transaction fee on international purchases
Yes Yes

Annual fee: USD 499  

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Annual fee: USD 99  

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By applying for this card, you are consenting to Emirates sharing your personal data with Barclays. Please refer to the Important Information section below.

Important information

By clicking Apply now, you will leave emirates.com and you will be transferred to the Barclays card application page, which is a third-party website powered by Barclays.com

If you apply for the Emirates Skywards Mastercard issued by Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclays), you authorize Emirates Skywards to share with Barclays personal information about your Emirates Skywards membership. The information shared may include details on your Emirates Skywards membership account such as your tier status, your Miles balance, details on the last 2 years of transactions/flights, date of your last flight, and the total Miles you have earned. This information will be shared for the purposes of managing our partnership with Barclays, and for Barclays to make a decision about your credit card application. For more details on how Emirates Skywards processes and shares information, please see the Emirates Skywards Privacy Policy and the Emirates Skywards Program Rules.

Emirates Skywards Gold tier status

  • As a primary Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard® holder, you will enjoy Gold tier status for 12 months from the card account open date.
  • The Gold tier status can take up to 8 weeks from the card account opening date to be reflected.
  • An email confirmation of your status will be sent with instructions on how to view and download your digital membership card.
  • If you are an existing Gold member, your tier status will be extended for one year from the card account opening date.
  • If you are an existing Platinum member, your existing tier status will not be affected.
  • To retain Gold tier status from the second year onwards, you need to spend USD 40,000 in Net Purchases annually, starting from the card anniversary date.

Emirates Skywards Silver tier status

  • As a primary Emirates Skywards Rewards World Elite Mastercard® holder, you will enjoy Silver tier status for 12 months from the card account open date.
  • The Silver tier status can take up to 8 weeks from the card account opening date to be reflected.
  • An email confirmation of your status will be sent with instructions on how to view and download your digital membership card.
  • If you are an existing Silver member, your tier status will be extended for one year from the card account opening date.
  • If you are an existing Gold or Platinum member, your existing tier status will not be affected.
  • To retain Silver tier status from the second year onwards, you need to spend USD 20,000 in Net Purchases annually, starting from the card anniversary date.

Bonus Miles terms and conditions

  • This offer is applicable for newly issued cards during the promotion period.
  • The promotion period is defined as 11 January to 4 April 2023.
  • Eligible Reward cardholders will earn a one-time bonus of 50,000 Skywards Miles upon spending USD 3,000 in Net Purchases within the first 90 days from the Card Account open date.
  • Eligible Premium cardholders will earn a one-time bonus of 60,000 Skywards Miles upon spending USD 3,000 in Net Purchases within the first 90 days from the Card Account open date.
  • Bonus Skywards Miles will be reflected on the billing statement in which the member has qualified to earn the bonus.
  • The bonus Skywards Miles will be credited to the Emirates Skywards account within 4-6 weeks after the qualifying purchase(s) have been posted to the member’s card account.
  • This offer may be cancelled at any time without notice.
 

Skywards Miles earning per USD 1 spent

  • Emirates Purchases: 3 Miles
  • Travel Purchases: 2 Miles
  • Retail Purchases: 1 Mile
  • You will earn Skywards Miles on all purchases. Balance transfers, cash advances, money orders, traveler’s checks, lottery tickets, any fees and charges paid on the card account are not purchases and do not earn Skywards Miles. Any transactions that Barclays determines are disputed, erroneous, unauthorized, illegal and/or fraudulent do not earn Skywards Miles.
  • Emirates Spends are categorized as transactions made on emirates.com or at the Emirates Sales office. Inflight purchases do not qualify as Emirates Spends.
  • Travel spends are categorized as on transactions made on airfare, hotel and car rental purchases.
  • Retails spends are categorized as all other spends.
  • Skywards Miles will be credited to the primary credit cardholder's Emirates Skywards account at the end of each billing statement cycle.
  • Skywards Miles earned by supplementary cardholders will be credited to the primary cardholder’s Emirates Skywards account.
  • The number of Skywards Miles earned from card spend will be displayed on the primary cardholder's monthly card statement.
  • Where a refund is made on a card, the Skywards Miles total will be adjusted accordingly by Barclays from subsequent Miles earnings.
  • If you are an existing Emirates Skywards member, you need to enter your existing membership number when applying for the card.
  • If you are not an existing Emirates Skywards member, your personal information will be shared by Barclays with Emirates to enrol you in the Emirates Skywards programme.

Tier Miles Earning with Emirates Skywards Mastercard

  • The Tier Miles Earning on the Emirates Skywards Mastercard spend offer is open to all Emirates Skywards Members who:
    • are existing Emirates Skywards Members (excluding Skysurfers), or who enroll as new Emirates Skywards Members by 23.59 (Dubai time) on 31 March 2023, and
    • have made a purchase using the Emirates Skywards Mastercard between 00.01 am (Dubai time) on 31 May 2021 and 23.59 (Dubai time) on 31 March 2023 (“Offer Period”).
  • Bonus Skywards Miles issued in relation to welcome bonus Skywards Miles, sign-up bonus Skywards Miles, promotional Skywards bonus Skywards Miles etc. will not qualify for the Tier Miles bonus offer.
  • When a refund is made on the Emirates Skywards Mastercard, the Skywards Miles total and Tier Miles total will be adjusted accordingly from the Emirates Skywards Member’s account statement.
  • An Emirates Skywards Member who, at the discretion of Emirates Skywards, satisfies the conditions set out above will be awarded Tier Miles in addition to the Skywards Miles normally earned with the above-stipulated partners:
    • 1 Tier Mile for every 4 Skywards Miles earned.
    • Tier Miles summary on the Emirates Skywards Member’s account on emirates.com and the Emirates App may not reflect the Tier Miles earned during this Offer Period. However, the Emirates Skywards Member will be notified of the Tier Miles earned within 4 weeks of the Emirates Skywards Mastercard spend via their Emirates Skywards Miles statement on the Emirates App or online at emirates.com.
    • The Emirates Skywards Member will be notified of the upgrade of their Tier status within 4 weeks of qualification where applicable and in accordance with the Emirates Skywards Programme Rules.
  • The minimum Tier Miles which can be earned by an Emirates Skywards Member is 1 Tier Mile and the maximum number of Tier Miles which can be earned is 50,000 Tier Miles.
  • Emirates Skywards has the right to discontinue this offer at their discretion at any time, without providing any intimation.
  • Emirates Skywards Programme Rules apply. All terms and conditions applicable to Membership Tier, and Tier Benefits as set out under the Emirates Skywards Programme Rules, shall apply equally to Tier Miles, Membership Tier or Tier Benefits earned in connection with this offer.

Anniversary Bonus Miles

  • As a primary Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard holder, you will earn 10,000 bonus Miles upon spending USD 30,000 or more within one year of the account opening.
  • Your bonus Miles will be credited to your Emirates Skywards account within 8 weeks of the qualifying purchases.
  • To be eligible, the account must remain open and in good standing for at least 45 days from the card anniversary date.

No Miles Expiry

  • As an Emirates Skywards Mastercard holder, Your Skywards Miles will not expire as long as card account remains open and is in good standing.
  • If you close your card account, Emirates Skywards will communicate an adjusted expiry date for any Miles that should have expired as per the standard Emirates Skywards Program Rules.
  • The adjusted expiry date will be two months from the card account closure date.

Discount on Buy Miles and Gift Miles

  • You will enjoy 25% discount on purchase of Skywards Miles when you purchase, or gift Skywards Miles.
  • Skywards Miles can be purchased online by visiting emirates.com. You need to log-in to your Emirates Skywards account and follow the Buy Miles process or the Gift Miles process.
  • The 25% discount will automatically be added when you check-out to pay for the Miles, so long as you are logged in to your membership account and pay with your Emirates Skywards Mastercard.
  • For more information and complete terms, check the Emirates Skywards Programme Rules.

Priority PassTMSelect

  • As a primary Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard holder, you are eligible for a complimentary Priority Pass Select membership, which allows for unlimited visits for yourself as well as guests at participating airport lounges.
  • You will automatically receive your Priority Pass Select membership card within 14 business days after your card account opening date.
  • You must present your personalized Priority Pass Select membership card for entry into the participating airport lounges.
  • Your Priority Pass Select membership card will automatically be renewed annually if your card account remains open.
  • Entry into lounges is subject to the rules and policies of each participating lounge.

Global Entry or TSA PreCheck Application Fee Wavier

  • As a primary Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard holder, you will receive a USD 100 statement credit for the application fee, once the fee is charged to the card account, once every 5 years. For the benefit to apply, the card account must be open 7 days prior to the application fee being charged.
  • It can take up to 3 weeks for the credit to appear on your statement.
  • For more information and complete terms, visit globalentry.gov or tsa.gov

1Offer subject to credit approval. This offer is available through this advertisement and may not be accessible elsewhere. This one-time offer is valid for eligible cardmembers. Please see the About This Offer Section of the Terms and Conditions for Important Information and eligibility requirements.

For complete pricing and other details of the Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard, please see the Emirates Skywards Premium Terms and Conditions.

For complete pricing and other details of the Emirates Skywards Rewards World Elite Mastercard, please see the Emirates Skywards Rewards Terms and Conditions.

Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard - Annual Fee: USD 499. For purchases and balance transfers, the variable APR is 20.24%, 24.24% or 29.24% depending upon our review of your application and your credit history at account opening. The variable APR for cash advances is 29.49%. The APRs on your account will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate and are subject to change. The minimum monthly interest charge will be USD 0.50. Balance transfer fee: 5% (min. USD 5). Cash advance fee: 5% (min. USD 10). Foreign transaction fee: 0%. See Terms and Conditions for updated and more information about the terms of this offer, including the “About the Variable APRs on Your Account” section for the current Prime Rate information.

Conditions and limitations apply. Please refer to the Premium Rules within the Emirates Skywards Premium Terms and Conditions Emirates Skywards Premium Terms and Conditions for additional information about the rewards program.

Emirates Skywards Rewards World Elite Mastercard - Annual Fee: USD 99. For purchases and balance transfers, the variable APR is 20.24%, 24.24% or 29.24% depending upon our review of your application and your credit history at account opening. The variable APR for cash advances is 29.49%. The APRs on your account will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate and are subject to change. The minimum monthly interest charge will be USD 0.50. Balance transfer fee: 5% (min. USD 5). Cash advance fee: 5% (min. USD 10). Foreign transaction fee: 0%. See Terms and Conditions for updated and more information about the terms of this offer, including the “About the Variable APRs on Your Account” section for the current Prime Rate information.

Conditions and limitations apply. Please refer to the Rewards Rules within the Emirates Skywards Rewards Terms and Conditions Emirates Skywards Premium Terms and Conditions for additional information about the rewards program.

The Emirates Skywards Premium World Elite Mastercard and the Emirates Skywards Rewards World Elite Mastercard are issued by Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclays) pursuant to a license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard, World Mastercard and World Elite Mastercard are registered trademarks, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

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