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Everything you need to know about World Elite Mastercard

Unique opportunities, exclusive banking services and “premium” privileges – all these and more for the owners of prestigious Mastercard World Elite cards

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While the exact fees and conditions vary from bank to bank, most branded World Elite Mastercard offers incur annual fees of about $89-$99. Many top travel rewards cards are issued under the World Elite program as it gives access to premium services for frequent travellers.

  • 24/7 Concierge service – can help you make travel plans, secure a reservation at popular restaurants or track down and purchase hard-to-get concert tickets. The service is available through the convenient mobile app.


  • Priceless Cities – an online marketplace of unique experiences in 40 cities all around the world, curated exclusively for VIP Mastercard customers. Some exclusive experiences are also available online via interactive AR immersive footage.


  • Shopping, travel and everyday insurance – the card comes with a free comprehensive travel insurance, insurance for your mobile devices, hotel stay guarantee, purchase protection and extended warranty, technical assistance when travelling by car, and insurance for rented cars.


  • Luxury hotels & resorts portfolio – you can enjoy complimentary room upgrades (subject to availability), complimentary breakfast, $50 to $100 in amenity credit, early check-in, late checkout,t and other unique benefits at thousands of selected luxury hotels worldwide.


  • Unlimited access to airport lounges & personal concierge –  the exclusive ‘LoungeKey’ app gives you unlimited access to a lounge space in one of the 1,000 partner airports as well as special offers on airport dining, shopping, and spas. Furthermore, dedicated meet-and-greet agents will escort you and your loved ones through the airport at 700+ locations worldwide.


  • Lowest hotel rate guarantee – if you book a qualifying prepaid hotel rate through Mastercard Travel & Lifestyle Service and you find the same exact hotel stay for less, the company will refund the difference.


  • Free nights & rides – partner hotels offer cardholders some free nights, you also get status upgrades on car rentals, savings on air and private jets and more.


  • Bonus miles and points – different banks offering Elite services have their own loyalty programs allowing you to earn extra miles and bonus points for spending, get discounts on in-flight purchases, discounts for your companions, enjoy priority check-in and early boarding, etc.

In addition, World Elite Mastercard partners with the leading service providers and retailers to bring exclusive offers to customers.

  • DoorDash – free delivery on your favourite flavours, reduced fees and exclusive offers with DashPass, the monthly subscription service from DoorDash. First three months of membership are free. Besides, new members get $5 off their first order per month.
  • HelloFresh – 5% back on every HelloFresh order. Plus, new HelloFresh customers get up to 14 free meals (minimum value of $90).
  • Lyft – if you take 3 rides with Lyft in a month, you’ll get a $5 credit once per month to put towards your next ride.
  • ShopRunner membership is free for cardholders. They also receive free 2-day shipping and free return shipping at 100+ stores including Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lenovo, Brooks Brothers and more.
  • Fandango – $5 Fandango Reward from every $20 spent on movie tickets at Fandango or at home on Fandango’s streaming service.

Priceless golf concierge service gives all golf lovers exclusive PGA TOUR experiences and access to amazing golf benefits. Mastercard World Elite owners may choose from 9,000+ public courses using a tee time engine that enriches your experience with deals and promotions. While booking tickets to golfing championships, you are also offered a stay in luxury accommodation, and a chance to play at world-class locations.

If you own an iPhone, you can stop reading and learn about the Mastercard benefits of your World Elite card via an immersive experience in augmented reality. Just download the Mastercard AR World of Benefits app and explore what this exclusive bank card may bring you.


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