StanChart unveils new credit card in UAE
Dubai, June 24, 2014
Standard Chartered has launched the Visa Manhattan Platinum Credit Card, which has been designed to complement the lifestyle of the young, entertainment focused and affluent segment in the UAE.
The new card offers maximum value to its customers by combining a competitive rewards programme and access to Standard Chartered privileges including discounts and offers at hundreds of outlets in the UAE, said a statement.
The card will provide holders with benefits across a wide range of items, including fashion, electronics, travel, entertainment and dining.
The customers can enjoy the benefits of 360° Rewards Programme, a credit card loyalty programme in the UAE, where customers will be able to ear two reward points for every $1 spent.
The reward points can be earned on all purchases in the UAE as well as across the world and can be redeemed for over 200 items on a unique online platform.
Combined with this reward programme, customers will also be able to get a 50 per cent discount on movie ticket purchases at Vox cinemas and ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ offers at Tim Horton’s, Caribou Coffee, and Coldstone Creamery.
Additionally, cardholders can benefit from a free ‘Meet and Greet’ service at airports across the world.
Mohsuin Nathani, chief executive officer , Standard Chartered UAE, said: “As one of the leading banks in the UAE, Standard Chartered introduces its products in the market after thorough research and feedback from customers. The Visa Manhattan Platinum Credit Card is specially targeted at our growing young and affluent customers who seek value-added benefits and premium privileges to their lifestyle. We believe that the card will give our valued customers the freedom to fulfill both – their everyday requirements and their unique lifestyle needs.”
Marcello Baricordi, general manager UAE and global accounts lead at Visa Mena, said: “The card offers a diverse selection of travel, dining, shopping and lifestyle opportunities, and with automatic purchase protection and extended warranty cover, cardholders can rest assured that new purchases are protected.
“Also, during their travels, Manhattan Lifestyle Visa Platinum cardholders will have access to our international support network in the case of a medical emergency or when a card is lost or stolen, further reinforcing the reliability and security of using a Visa card when travelling.” - TradeArabia News Service