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Carnival® World Mastercard®

Carnival® World Mastercard® review

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Annual Fee
$0.00
Interest Rate: Purchases
18.74% ‐ 28.74% (Variable)
Interest Rate: Purchases
18.74% ‐ 28.74% (Variable)
Balance Transfer
18.74% ‐ 28.74% (Variable) (0% for the first 15 months)
Balance Transfer
18.74% ‐ 28.74% (Variable) (0% for the first 15 months)
Rewards
1 - 2 points
Rewards
1 - 2 points
Signup Bonus
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Signup Bonus
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6.8/10
Informr score
The Carnival® World Mastercard® currently has an Informr score of 6.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Am I eligible?


Carnival® World Mastercard® is typically available to those with good credit scores (650 or greater).
To get this card, you must also:
Yes Be a permanent or temporary resident of USA

Note: This information is only intended as a guide. The final decision is up to the bank and your application could still be rejected even if you can answer 'Yes' to all the minimum criteria above. Always consider your options and your financial situation before you apply for a credit card.

What the Critics Are Saying...


Credit Karma
Credit Karma

When picking a travel credit card, you want to find a card that will get you on your next vacation the fastest. Unfortunately, the Carnival™ World MasterCard® doesn’t offer a robust rewards program, even compared with some general travel credit cards that have no annual fee.

- Ben Luthi, Credit Karma
Investopedia
Investopedia

The Carnival World Mastercard can provide a little bit of value to loyal Carnival Cruise Line customers who put their cruise purchases on the card and then redeem their FunPoints for Carnival Cruise Line purchases of $1,500 to $5,000. Otherwise, you could earn more flexible rewards with a 2% cash ba...

- Lance Cothern, Investopedia
ValuePenguin
ValuePenguin

The card doesn't provide a compelling return on spending. So, you won't want to make the Carnival® World Mastercard® your primary card if you get it. Instead, it should be a niche card that you pull out of your sock drawer when it's time to make a Carnival purchase.

- JT Genter, ValuePenguin
Money Crashers
Money Crashers

With no annual fee, it’s perfectly reasonable to keep it in the back of your wallet until you’re ready to splurge on your next cruise. Thanks to its surprisingly versatile redemption options, you can use the points you accumulate on those purchases to fund pretty much any expenditure, from cruise an...

- Brian Martucci, Money Crashers
Finder
Finder

At first glance, the rewards strategy with this card seems clear: Spend as much as you can with Carnival or World’s Leading Cruise Lines brands. The truth is, that might not earn you more rewards than you’d get with another top travel card. The key to making the Carnival® World Mastercard® shine is...

- Kevin Joey Chen, Finder

Details


Interest Rates
Regular APR Interest Rate 18.74% ‐ 28.74% (Variable)
  • 0% APR for 6 billing cycles from the transaction date on all "Qualifying Carnival Cruise Booking Purchases"
  • This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.
Balance Transfer Interest Rate 18.74% ‐ 28.74% (Variable) (0% for the first 15 months)
  • Intro rate applies on balances transferred within the first 45 days of account opening.
  • This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.
Cash Advance Interest Rate 28.99% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Rates & Fees
Annual Fee $0.00
Balance Transfer Fee 5%

Minimum of $5

Cash Advance Fee 5%

Minimum of $10

Foreign Transaction Fee $0.00
Over Limit Fee $0.00
Late Payment Fee $40.00

Maximum

Promotions
Sign up bonus

Earn 20,000 Points after your first purchase or balance transfer.

Rewards
All Purchases 1 point per $1 spent
Restaurants No
Gas No
Groceries No
Hotels No
Travel 2 points per $1 spent

On all Carnival Cruise Lines purchases including onboard purchases charged to Sail & Sign

Pharmacy No
Bills No
Features & Benefits
Additional Card Holders Yes
Travel Accident Insurance No
Car Rental Insurance No
Car Rental Discount No
Extended Warranty No
Purchase Protection No
Zero Liability No
No Foreign Transaction Fees Yes
Emergency Assistance No
Concierge Service Yes
Price Protection No
Fraud Protection Yes
Free Credit Scores No
Wireless Payments Apple Pay, Google Pay
Virtual Cards No
Additional Benefits

Earn a 10% ReFUNd when you book a Carnival shore excursion on carnival.com prior to your cruise

Eligibility
Minimum Security Deposit $0
Minimum Age 18
Minimum Personal Income
Temporary Residents No
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