Source: Manila Bulletin, Commuter Express
Publication Date: February 23, 2012
Who says premium cards don’t offer shopping fun? RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite has just proven that they do!
Always on the forefront of innovative credit card products that make life easier and more convenient for cardholders, leading credit card brand RCBC Bankard has come up with yet another new addition to its wide roster of cards – the RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite card. A premium lifestyle card, this newest RCBC Bankard product to be launched in the market offers unique shopping and travel perks not commonly found in other premium credit card brands.
For one thing, it combines the strength and wide purchasing power of the Visa brand with the stability and innovative spirit of the RCBC Bankard brand. As a premium lifestyle card, RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite provides access to special privileges and rewarding experiences, here and abroad and gives its discriminating cardholders value for every charge they make because of the rebate and savings the card generates for them.
Discover the infinite joys of shopping with RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite’s exciting and unique exclusive features that include:
- A 5% rebate on clothing and apparel transactions at all retail shops; and
- No service fee for foreign currency transactions thereby generating savings for you when you use your card to shop or travel abroad.
In addition to these exclusive features, the RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite also offers the following exciting privileges:
- Travel Accident Insurance of up to P 20 million
- Emergency Travel Medical Insurance of up to P 2 million
- Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation
- Access to over 600 Airport VIP Lounges worldwide through the Priority Pass Airport Lounge
- Use of International Phone Service
- Rewards points for every purchase
- Global Visa Infinite Privileges
As Bankard President & CEO, Oscar B. Biason proudly avers, “We are very excited about the launch of our newest premium card in the market – the RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite – because we are certain that it will change the way cardholders view the premium card. Not a stiff or serious card, the RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite will make shopping and travel both fun and rewarding for its cardholders. This we can guarantee.”
Iain Jamieson, Country Manager, Philippines, and Guam, Visa, said: “The Visa Infinite card represents the absolute pinnacle of Visa cards and as such offers benefits and rewards that will certainly fit the discerning lifestyles of RCBC Bankard’s premium customers. A Visa Infinite card can provide access to a wide range of memorable privileges and experiences both at home and abroad. We have partnered with some of the world’s leading luxury specialists to develop a range of exciting offers and packages, so whether it’s an overseas shopping trip, a relaxing weekend escape or a round of golf – RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite cardholders will be spoilt for choice.”
To make the entry of the card in the market even more exciting, Bankard is giving out free Limited-Edition Garment Bags to the first 1,000 RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite cardholders.
Learn more about this exciting new RCBC Bankard credit card by logging on to www.RCBCBankard.com. You can also call the Customer Service at 888-1-888 to apply.
With RCBC Bankard Visa Infinite, you will understand what shopping fun really means.
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Highlights of the Visa 2012 Premium Access offers include:
Luxury Accommodation: Stays at prestigious hotels, resorts and villas
- The Visa Luxury Hotel Collection offers special privileges at more than 800 premium five-star hotels, resorts, lodges and castles worldwide. Privileges such as room upgrades, late checkout and VIP Guest Status are available to Visa Infinite cardholders.
Visa Escapes: Customized luxury travel packages
- Six luxury “Visa Escapes” packages are available to Visa Infinite cardholders. These include the opportunity to explore the ancient pyramids of Egypt with an accredited Egyptologist; dog-sledding in Swedish Lapland combined with a stay at the famous Ice Hotel; and privileged access to London Fashion Week shows and after-parties.
Golf Programs: Tee off at top courses
- Golfers have access to members-only clubs and enjoy other benefits at world-renowned courses. Visa Infinite cardholders have privileged access and unlimited complimentary golf at nine of the world’s finest courses including the Shenzhen Jiulong Hills Gold Club in Shenzhen, China and the The Els Club, Dubai Sports City in the UAE.
Airport Speed Pass and Shopping: Travel on the fast track
- The Airport Speed Pass service is available to all Visa Infinite cardholders at 290 destinations worldwide. Arrival, departure or transit formalities are rendered hassle-free with the help of a personal escort. Travelers also enjoy car rental benefits with Avis and Hertz as well as duty free shopping privileges at airports in Japan, Korea, Bali, Malaysia and Thailand.