Maximise your travel benefits with the all-new CIMB Travel Credit Cards

Maximise your travel benefits with the all-new CIMB Travel Credit Cards
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As the world enters the endemic phase, borders are slowly reopening and many are seeking to satisfy their wanderlust and thirst for travel. Yet, travelling in the current economic climate can be a costly affair. The rising cost of living means consumers are constantly looking to get the most out of their holidays. This is where a travel credit card comes in handy. And CIMB, one of the leading banks in Malaysia, is keen to offer travellers and holidaymakers the proverbial bang for their buck the next time they jet off for their travels.

Designed and curated for travellers

The all-new CIMB Travel Credit Cards offer travellers not only enticing perks and rewards but also bonus points with every purchase, including airline tickets and duty-free goods. They also makes it easier for cardholders to snag flights, hotel stays, e-vouchers and other enticing benefits and discounts.

The CIMB Travel Credit Cards offer an enticing up to RM1 = 1 Airline Mile/Point conversion, translating to faster flight redemptions with every spend. Through this, cardholders can earn bonus points when spending on everyday necessities, allowing them to fast-track their flight redemption and pay for their hotel accommodation with points.

Best of all, they will be able to redeem from 11 frequent flyer programmes, including Enrich Points by Malaysia Airlines, and three hotel chains. Each CIMB Travel Credit Card comes with a host of benefits, including complimentary airport lounge access to Plaza Premium First, Plaza Premium Lounges and affiliated global lounge partner networks for both principal and supplementary cardholders as well as travel insurance coverage. Cardholders also get complimentary in-flight WiFi.

On top of these, each cardholder will enjoy benefits such as Mastercard Travel & Lifestyle Services Premium (MTLS), which is valid at over 3,800 hotels and resorts worldwide and comes with perks that include complimentary breakfast for two, room upgrades and early check-in and check-out.

Perks and benefits galore

Cardholders can enjoy privileges such as One Night Free by Mastercard, which provides a complimentary one-night stay at some of the best hotels around the globe. Cardholders also get e-Commerce Purchase Protection, exclusive discount on the Mastercard Airport Concierge Meet & Assist access, discounts and Mastercard Pay Now, Travel Later benefits as well as access to Mastercard Priceless Specials, a dynamically curated collection of exclusive offers across more than 50 destinations. Naturally, holders of CIMB Travel Credit Cards gain access to exclusive CIMB deals as well.

The CIMB Travel Credit Cards — the CIMB Travel Platinum Credit Card, the CIMB Travel World Credit Card and the premium CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card — come with their respective rewards tiers, benefits and incentives. Thus, cardholders have greater flexibility based on their goals and needs when it comes to maximising their travel benefits while saving money.

CIMB says the cards come with an additional annual fee waiver promo. Holders of the CIMB Travel World and CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Cards also get a complimentary four-night stay at participating Marriott Vacation Club properties, including Bali Nusa Dua Gardens in Bali and Mai Khao Beach in Phuket.

Here is what each CIMB Travel Credit Card is slated to offer travellers.

For the young eager traveller: CIMB Travel Platinum Credit Card

Perfect for young professionals, the CIMB Travel Platinum Card (minimum income requirement of RM24,000 per year) offers complimentary airport lounge access to Plaza Premium First and Plaza Premium Lounges worldwide and affiliated global lounge partner networks. Supplementary cardholders have access to these places as well. For every RM1 spent, cardholders can earn up to five bonus points.

Other benefits include airport transfer perks, valid with a minimum spend of RM3,000 per quarter. Cardholders can then claim up to two Grab rides (up to RM65) per year when travelling from or to any of the 10 airports in the country. The airports include KLIA, KLIA2, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (Subang Airport), Penang International Airport, Langkawi International Airport, Senai International Airport, Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Kuching International Airport, Miri International Airport and Tawau Airport.

CIMB Travel Platinum cardholders are also covered by travel insurance of up to RM1 million and E-Commerce Purchase Protection of up to US$200. Also included is a RM30 cashback for in-flight WiFi with every statement cycle. Both principal and supplementary cardholders also enjoy annual fee waiver for life.

For today’s frequent traveller: CIMB Travel World Credit Card

The CIMB Travel World Credit Card is perfect for those looking to get the most out of their travel and their credit card, and have have a minimum income of RM100,000 per year. Cardholders benefit from up to eight bonus points for every RM1 spent. Other perks include up to 12 complimentary airport lounge access applicable to Plaza Premium First and Plaza Premium Lounges worldwide, and the affiliated global lounge partner network (valid for both principal and supplementary cardholders).

Cardholders also get complimentary travel insurance (up to RM1 million coverage) as well as cashback for in-flight WiFi worth up to RM50 per statement cycle. On top of the complimentary four-night stay at the two participating Marriott Vacation Club resorts, CIMB Travel World cardholders also get complimentary HoteLux Elite membership for 12 months, along with 1,000 HoteLux points for additional hotel redemptions and discounts.

Other value-added privileges that CIMB Travel World cardholders can look forward to include E-Commerce Purchase Protection of up to US$200 and Mastercard ID Theft Protection for greater peace of mind. Cardholders also get preferential rates on the Mastercard Airport Limo services provided by DragonPass. Cardholders with an annual spend of RM60,000 and RM120,000 enjoy a 50% and 100% waiver respectively on their annual fees.

For the frequent business traveller: CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card

Frequent fliers and business jet-setters will benefit from the perks and privileges that come with the top-tier CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card, which is available to those with a minimum income of RM250,000 per year. Cardholders get up to 10x bonus points with every RM1 spent. They also gain a 12x access to Plaza Premium First, Plaza Premium Lounges and affiliated lounges worldwide.

Cardholders enjoy a 12-month complimentary HoteLux Elite Plus membership and receive 2,000 HoteLux points, a four-night stay at participating Marriott Vacation Club properties and Digital Health Xtra services. In-flight WiFi cashback is RM80 per statement and the travel insurance coverage is US$500,000, with Overseas Covid-19 Diagnosis Quarantine Allowance of up to US$150 per day for a maximum of 14 days.

Other major benefits that will be a boon to frequent fliers include no additional mark-up on currency exchange for overseas spend plus complimentary Global Data Roaming provided by Flexiroam. Cardholders also benefit from Wallet Guard protection of up to US$500, Mobile Phone Protection of up to US$2,000, Purchase Protection of up to US$20,000 and E-Commerce Purchase Protection of up to US$1,000.

CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Cardholders also get access to Mastercard ID Theft Protection and Mastercard Priceless Specials.

In addition, they enjoy preferential rates on Mastercard Airport Limo provided by DragonPass and an exclusive discount on the Mastercard Airport Concierge Meet & Assist service. CIMB is offering a 50% and 100% annual fee waiver with every RM120,000 and RM240,000 spent respectively.

Top choice for travellers

With their extensive perks, privileges and finest air miles earn rate, the all-new CIMB Travel Credit Cards live up to the promise of being the ultimate cards for today’s jet-setting consumers.

Find out how to get the most out of your travel and holidays with the all-new CIMB Travel Credit Cards at www.cimb.com.my/trvlcc.

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