Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard
Card Type: Mastercard World Elite
Earning rate: 1.5X everywhere
Big spend bonus: 7,500 bonus points with $15K cardmember year spend + an additional 7,500 points with $25K cardmember year spend; Also: 25 tier point towards elite status per $2,500 spend (max 50 tier points per month).
Thanks to the fact that the Virgin Atlantic World MasterCard offers 1.5 miles per dollar and it offers extra bonuses for high spend, it is possible to average 2.1 miles per dollar with this card. That’s excellent. Plus, this card makes it possible to earn Tier Points through spend in order to get elite status. The biggest downside of the card is its $90 annual fee.
For an in-depth look at this card, see: Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard Deep Dive: Maximize Earnings and Status