Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard

Card Review & Alaska Miles Calculator
Canada
3x Alaska Airlines
Annual Companion Ticket
Avis & Budget Savings
Complimentary Checked Bag
Price Protection
Travel & Purchase Protections

Review the details of the Alaska Airlines Platinum Plus Mastercard (Canada) and calculate how many Alaska Miles you can earn based on your spend.


The Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard is a co-branded airline credit card offered by MBNA. It features all the perks of the Alaska Airline Platinum Plus Card such as the 3x earnings on Alaska Airlines spend and annual Companion Ticket, but also includes a free checked bag, price protection, and World Elite Mastercard benefits. The card requires a household annual income of $150,000 or greater.

Bonus Categories

The Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard features one bonus category that earns extra miles and that's spending with Alaska Airlines. There's no limit to the amount of bonus miles you can earn at the bonus rate and no limit to the amount of miles you can earn with the card overall.

  • 3x Alaska Airlines
    • Alaska airfare/tickets, vacation packages, and cargo services from Alaska Airlines.
  • 1x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard comes with a good amount of useful benefits for those who travels with Alaska Airlines often.

  • Annual Alaska Companion Fare
    • Buy 1 round trip ticket and get a companion fare starting from $121 USD for another person to travel with you.
  • Free Checked Bag
    • Applies to you and up to five others traveling with you.
    • You do not have to use the card to pay for the flight in order to receive this benefit.
  • Avis & Budget Benefits
    • 10% off base rates in Canada and U.S.; Minimum of 5% off base rates internationally
    • Use AWD C078405 when booking on avis.com
    • Use BCD A331704 when booking on budget.com
  • Price Protection
    • If you find a lower price within 60 days after purchase, difference will be refunded.
    • Up to $500 per refund; Max of $1,000 per account, per calendar year
  • Travel & Purchase Protection
    • Lost Document & Ticket Replacement
    • Purchase Assurance
    • Extended Warranty Benefits
  • World Elite Mastercard Benefits

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The standard sign up bonus for the Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard is 30,000 miles after you spend $1,000 or more across the card within the first 90 days of account opening. 30,000 miles can be redeemed for as many as six one-way trips (short-haul) or for 1-3 roundtrips depending on the distance which makes it a pretty good sign up bonus.

Fees

Annual Fee

The annual fee for the Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard is $99 per year. With the free checked bag and companion pass this card offers, this fee is well worth the perks if you use them.

Authorized User Fee

The Alaska Airlines World Elite Mastercard does not have an authorized user fee. If you have friends and family that can run spend through the card, I recommend having them do that so you can earn miles faster.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The foreign currency conversion rate for this card is 2.5%.

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You can use this rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you minus the fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card against another card in the same calculator.

All category spend entered in the primary card's column will carry over to all credit card pages on the site so you don't have to re-enter the same information over again.

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