By Emmie V. Abadilla
EastWest Bank and KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines, have launched a brand-new premier credit card for frequent and aspiring travelers, the EastWest Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Mastercard, at Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City.
The card, available in Platinum and World variants, allows holders to earn up to three times KrisFlyer miles when they buy tickets from the Singapore Airlines Group, or use the card for overseas and online purchases.
It also enables cardholders to experience Singapore Airlines’ service and cabin products that span over 130 destinations around the world.
Platinum cardholders get to enjoy other benefits, such as twice-a-year free access to over 1,200 Priority Pass VIP Airport Lounges around the world, free travel inconvenience benefits, and a low foreign currency exchange rate of 1.70%.
Other premium privileges include curated domestic and cross-border getaways, culinary adventures, shopping opportunities and family entertainment pursuits.
EastWest Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Mastercard cardholders are also given access to a global concierge service that can assist with hotel and restaurant reservations, flower and gift delivery services, car rentals, limousine reservations, salon reservations, courier services around the world with Mastercard Travel and Lifestyle Services.
“We recognize the importance and resurgence of travel among Filipinos, which is why we have taken our service to the next level by partnering with one of the world’s most awarded airlines to bring jetsetters a premier travel credit card,” noted EastWest Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Consumer Lending, Jacqueline Fernandez.