KARACHI: Recognizing the rising travel trend amongst Pakistanis, Standard Chartered Bank today unveiled its new credit card offering – Standard Chartered WorldMiles Card. The new credit card is targeted at frequent travellers and travel enthusiasts alike.
The WorldMiles proposition offers cardholders the exciting possibility of redeeming reward points for airline tickets to a destination of their choice on any airline. It is the only card in Pakistan to offers its customers a universal menu of destinations and airlines coupled with additional travel related benefits and privileges. Powered by leading Travel Partners and Alliances it offers a complete travel solution for the avid traveller.
“Travel is a popular leisure activity, and we see this growing amongst Pakistanis as air travel become more affordable and accessible.” said Shazad Dada, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Pakistan.
“With robust growth in air travel, business and leisure travellers have become a key segment. We believe that our customers will benefit from the Standard Chartered WorldMiles card, and enjoy the extensive rewards that come with it.”
Commenting on the launch Naseer Hasan, Head of Retail Clients said, “We want to be the main bank to customers and this new card is a critical component of our Retail business startgey. At Standard Chartered, we focus on fulfilling customers’ needs by providing the right solutions, with technology as the enabler, we will deliver faster, simpler and more convenient services. This customer-focused model has become the heart of our strategy, enabling our business to further grow whilst enhancing our customers’ banking experiences.”
Premium features of the World Miles card include:
- “Fly for free” – Reward point architecture exclusively designed for air-ticket redemption against competitively priced airfare for top travel destinations worldwide
- Access to over 80 international airport lounges
- Local and International concierge services – a specialized desk catering to all travel needs of WorldMiles customers (i.e. ticket issuance, hotel reservations, visa assistance, airport transfers, travel insurance, and much more)
The Standard Chartered WorldMiles Card is the Bank’s latest initiative to grow its customer base as they deepen relationship with customers.