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UOB Visa Infinite Metal Card

by Kshitiz V Sharma on

Update: UOB increased the reward rate for overseas spending on this card from 2 mpd to 2.4 mpd effective 1st Jun 2023. We estimate this has minimal impact on the overall reward yield for the Infinite Metal, increasing the yield by about 0.05% across spending levels. This change (reflected below) does not have a meaningful impact on the ranking of the card in Singapore or among the cards offered by UOB. The Infinite Metal now also offers unlimited lounge access (vs. 4 visits a year earlier), which is a more meaningful change. Our preferred cards in Singapore remain unchanged.

The Bottom Line

UOB Visa Infinite Metal Card
Above Average But Not Great

2.4 mpd on Foreign Spends, 1.4 mpd on all Local Spends. Home, Vehicle & Travel Assistance services included along with Visa Concierge & unlimited lounge access. High Fee.

Monthly Spend S$1K S$2K S$4K S$6.5K S$10K
Reward Yield 2.0% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
Est. Monthly Reward (S$) 15 40 80 130 205
All-Singapore Rewards Rank* 23 18 11 6 5
Within Bank Rank* 6 7 6 3 3
* Based on est. net reward yield for more than 70 credit cards in Singapore, for each monthly spending level. Read about how we calculate the net reward yield here & here.

The UOB Visa Infinite Metal Card gives effective rewards of 3.4% on all foreign spending and 1.96% on all local spending with no monthly caps.

Overall, we estimate you can earn a reward yield of 2.0 – 2.1% on all your spending with this card in a month.

The Metal Card also bundles a number of services like limited assistance with minor home repairs, car and travel. You also get access to the Visa Concierge, UOB Medical Concierge and unlimited Dragon Pass lounge visits with this card.

The Visa Infinite Metal has a non-waivable annual fee of S$648 and requires a minimum annual income of S$120,000.

While this a pretty good card, it is hampered by the high annual fee and a lower than best-in-class reward rate.

Keep scrolling to see our recommendations for the best cards in Singapore.

The Rewards

Card UOB Visa Infinite Metal Card
Card Type Rewards
Reward Features 2.4 mpd on Foreign Spends

1.4 mpd on all Local Spends

Reward Caps Unlimited
Other Rewards & Benefits – Unlimited access to Dragon Pass Lounges worldwide

– Limited access to Home, Auto, Travel assistance

– Access to Visa Concierge and UOB Medical Concierge

– Complimentary GrabGift Vouchers Monthly

Preferred Redemption Method Convert to KrisFlyer Miles @ 1 UNI$ = 2 KrisFlyer Miles on the UOB Rewards site.

Avoid cashback option as it earns S$0.01 – 0.02 / UNI$.

Converting to KrisFlyer Miles earns S$0.028 / UNI$^ or nearly 40 – 140% higher.

Fee for Points to Miles Conversion S$42.80
Minimum Points for Conversion to Miles 25,000*
* Due to the conversion fee of S$42.80, converting a smaller number of points to miles is uneconomical.

^ Assuming S$0.014 / KrisFlyer based on our estimates.

Fees & Charges

Card UOB Visa Infinite Metal Card
Income Criteria S$120,000
Annual Fee S$648
Min. Annual Credit Card Spend
for Fee Waiver
Supplementary Card Fee S$290.69 ( 1st Card Free)
Interest Rate 26.90%
Foreign Currency Markup 3.25%
Cash Advance Charge N/A

The Best Credit Cards in Singapore

The Maybank Family & Friends Credit Card is the best credit card in Singapore if you charge less than S$4,000 a month to your card.

It has the highest cashback rate of 8% on 5 spending categories of your choice and also the highest monthly cashback cap of S$125.

We estimate you can earn a net reward yield of 3.0 – 4.8% with this card on monthly spends between S$800 – 4,000.

The KrisFlyer UOB Credit Card is the best rewards card in Singapore for monthly spends above S$4,000 a month.

You can earn up to 3 miles per dollar spent with this card on dining, travel & online fashion and 1.2 miles per dollar on most other transactions.

We estimate you can earn a net reward yield of 2.5 – 2.8% on all your spending with this card.

The Citi Cash Back+ is the best cashback credit card if you spend more than S$7,800 a month on your card. Its cashback rate of 1.60% with no caps, overall or by category, is one of the highest in Singapore.

Learn more about which is the best card for you by reading our pieces on the best rewards card, the best cashback card and the best card combos in Singapore.

If you drive, consider our piece on the best card for petrol and if you’re a travel bug, read about the best card for travel.

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