Mashreq takes the UAE’s Best Travel Programme to new heights

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Published April 21st, 2013 - 07:42 GMT
Nimish Dwivedi, Head of Payments at Mashreq
Nimish Dwivedi, Head of Payments at Mashreq

This travel season, Mashreq has announced the launch of a special Travel programme to help customers take off with fabulous offers and exciting travel benefits on their Mashreq Credit and Debit Cards. Customers can look forward to never before benefits when they make their flight and holiday bookings using their Mashreq Card thanks to ‘UAE’s Best Travel Programme’. 

For the first time in the UAE, all Mashreq Credit Card members can now purchase their tickets at ANY airline to ANY destination in the world and repay them later in equal monthly installments for up to 6 months at absolutely zero interest. This unmatched convenience gives Card members the flexibility to choose the airline and destination of their choice and enables them enjoy their dream holiday without worrying about large bills to be paid on their return. All they need to do is make their booking directly through the airline’s offices or online sites and call Mashreq to convert the same to 0% Easy Payment Plan program. 

Additionally, customers can now look forward to enjoying their overseas holiday with ultimate convenience and absolute peace of mind thanks to complimentary travel insurance. This best-in-class comprehensive travel insurance includes medical expenses, travel inconvenience, Purchase Protection, Wallet Protection not just for the Primary Cardmember but Supplementary Cardmembers as well and is absolutely free to all customers who make their holiday bookings with their Mashreq Platinum or Titanium Credit Cards or Mashreq Platinum Debit Cards. 

Nimish Dwivedi, Head of Payments at Mashreq, said: “With travel being a key aspect of customer’s lifestyle, our objective was to create a programme which takes care of every aspect of their holiday bookings. Our travel programme concentrates on savings, protection and convenience – all key aspects to keep in mind while making travel plans. With the flexibility to fly anywhere on any airline and pay later in interest free installments, peace of mind with free travel insurance and amazing discounts on flights and holiday packages, all that customers need to do now is pack and get set for their dream holiday!” 

Valid through to June 30th 2013, all Mashreq Credit and Debit Cardholders can enjoy discounts of up to 15% on airline tickets and holiday packages to the most popular destinations across Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa through travel partners SNTTA, Make My Trip and Air Arabia. What’s more, Mashreq Credit and Debit Cardmembers get even more value by earning Salaam points on their discounted spends. 

Customers continue to get rewarded for international spends on their Mashreq card through the Mashreq Salaam Rewards Program – up to 5 Mashreq Salaam points for every AED 1 spent overseas on their Mashreq Credit Card and 1 Salaam Point for every AED 1 spent on their Mashreq Debit Card. 

Moreover, Mashreq’s Debit Card holders can enjoy free and unlimited international ATM withdrawals and cashback on their overseas spends.

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Mashreq has provided banking and financial services to millions of customers and businesses since 1967.

We are one of UAE's leading financial institutions with a growing retail presence in the region including Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain. We focus on providing our customers access to a wide range of innovative products and services.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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