City Bank and American Express launched City Alo American Express Credit Card on August 4 at the City Alo flagship branch in the capital. It is the Bank’s first contactless credit card designed specially to open new frontiers in financial management for the modern and independent women business executives of Bangladesh.
Hossain Khaled, Vice Chairman, Directors Tabassum Kaiser and Rafiqul Islam Khan from City Bank and Kurush Dastoor, Director, Global Network Services, South Asia, American Express were present at the launching ceremony among other high officials from both the organisations.
Hossain Khaled,Vice Chairman, City Bank said, ‘City Bank has always considered women empowerment as a core part of its social responsibility. I am hopeful that with the City Alo American Express Credit Card, women in Bangladesh will find a comprehensive financial solution that is fast, secure and convenient.’
The City Alo American Express card provides a host of valuable benefits for card members. A contactless credit card offers customers a one-tap payment facility of up to BDT 3,000. The card also comes with welcome offers, giving card members a chance to earn BDT 1000 savings at Sheba.xyz, a popular on-demand household service provider or at Persona Beauty Parlor and enjoy complimentary one night stay at Green View Golf Resort.
Other benefits of the card include an attractive range of medical and health benefits, including annual health insurance coverage of BDT 20,000 per year on in-patient services and BDT 5,000 on outpatient services. The card also offers up to 35 per cent savings on various healthcare services at United Hospital, Labaid Cardiac Hospital and Labaid Specialised Hospital.
Cardholders will also get access to the City Bank American Express Lounge at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital up to 5 times a year at a 50 per cent discounted rate along with her partner and two children.
They can also enjoy up to 33 per cent savings on dining, lodging and shopping with various merchants across Bangladesh and on American Express Selects across the world.
Speaking about the launch, Kurush Dastoor, Director for Global Network Services, South Asia, American Express said, ‘We are delighted to launch the ‘City Alo American Express Credit Card which caters to a very important segment – the successful and emerging women of Bangladesh. The card offers a rich suite of benefits, perfectly complementing the needs and lifestyle of today’s women.’