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Brand New Range of Credit Cards by Standard Chartered-Cathy

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Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) is the only bank that allows its users to earn miles through its services so they have made a partnership agreement with Cathy to bring for its users the brand new range of credit cards specially Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard.

You can now unlock the enhanced and extensive banking experiences with Standard Chartered by signing up for priority banking, priority private and upgrade your Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard which was previously known as the former Asia Miles Card to earn up to 100,000 Miles faster and easier than ever.

Standard Chartered Bank, Cathy, and Mastercard have, altogether, launched a new range of credit cards which recognize various banking segments and categories.

  • Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard
  • Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard – priority banking
  • Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard – priority private

From left: Helena Chen, Managing Director, Hong Kong and Macau at Mastercard, Paul Smitton, General Manager, Customer Relationship and Retail at Cathay, Lay Choo Ong, Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking Hong Kong at Standard Chartered

Helena Chen, Managing Director, Hong Kong and Macau, at Mastercard said, “Mastercard is pleased to strengthen its cooperation with Standard Chartered and Cathay to provide new credit card products for Hong Kong consumers who are ready to travel overseas after the pandemic, love online shopping and value their lifestyle, letting them experience seamless and convenient digital payments.

Paul Smitton, General Manager, Customer Relationship and Retail at Cathay said, “We are thrilled to unveil in Hong Kong today the Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard Credit Cards, the first of many exciting new customer offerings under ‘Cathay’ – a new premium travel lifestyle brand that aims to bring all we love about travel together with everyday lifestyle”.

Lay Choo Ong, Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking, Hong Kong at Standard Chartered said, “The remarkable success of the previous co-branded card is a great example of our strong partnership with Cathay and Mastercard”.

Features:

Banking experience with these credit cards will provide its users a platform for new partnership with Cathy as the simple Standard Chartered Asia Miles Mastercard has automatically been converted and renamed to Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard from 8th July, 2021 so users can simply continue using their current Asia Miles Mastercard before card renewal or replacement.

All charges, terms and conditions will remain the same.

Cathay Pacific launches a wide new range of credit cards specifically for travelers. Users may take their next journey to the next level while enjoying more premium travel opportunities and lifestyle experiences with it’s upgraded features. It provides more benefits with its prestige banking relationships with those customers who wish to avail full suite of prestige banking privileges that come with priority private and priority banking.

Clients also earn Asia Miles faster and Marco Polo Club points for each and every dollar they spend and turn everyday spending into amazing journeys and explore a universe of exclusive advantages and benefits and membership perks. They may earn 20 Marco Polo Club points for every HKD 100,000 they spend up to 100 club points.

Customers get a 10% discount when they redeem hotel stays, car rentals, and travel experiences with Asia Miles, when they renew their mileage and when they transfer or gift Asia Miles.

Customers may earn eligible spending on dining at partner restaurants to enjoy a 10% discount at the time of bill payment with Miles or redeem dining awards.

New clients can enjoy a fee waiver of HKD 2,000 annual fee in the first year.

Upgradation

New Banking Clients

New clients are welcomed to enjoy 20,000 Asia Miles Welcome Offer with HKD 1,000,000 or above new funds to meet average balance of daily relationship along with limited Silver Membership of Marco Polo Club.

Existing Banking Clients

Existing clients have the opportunity to become a priority banking client to enjoy exciting and enhanced travel privileges brought to you by Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard – Priority Banking. These clients can also enjoy limited Silver Membership of Marco Polo Club and they have to maintain at least HKD 1,000,000 average balance of daily relationship.

Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard only

Clients can simply upgrade their Mastercard to a higher tier via SC Mobile or Online Banking to enjoy more premium travel lifestyle experiences as well as limited Silver Membership of Marco Polo Club if they satisfy the corresponding requirements for their above card tier.

Existing Priority Banking Clients

Existing priority banking clients can enjoy exciting travel privileges brought to you by Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard – Priority Banking. These clients have to maintain at least HKD 1,000,000 average balance of daily relationship and they can also enjoy limited Silver Membership of Marco Polo Club. These cardholders can enjoy complimentary Cathy Pacific business class lounge access, boarding facilities, priority check in services, Limited Marco Polo Gold membership during the promotional period of time.

Priority Private Clients

Priority private clients can get prestige travel privileges with their loved ones brought to you by Standard Chartered Cathy Mastercard – Priority Private. These cardholders can enjoy complimentary Cathy Pacific business class lounge access, boarding facilities, priority check in services, Limited Marco Polo Gold membership during the promotional period of time. These clients can also enjoy limited Silver Membership of Marco Polo Club and they have to maintain at least HKD 8,000,000 average balance of daily relationship.

Banking Referral Program

Clients may refer friends, family members, relatives or any of their acquaintances to earn fabulous rewards of up to 50,000 Asia Miles. Any client who wishes to refer can click “Register Now” and enter his / her credit card number to get the referral number which will be shown on the next page after registration and the system will send the subject of the email. Share the given referral number and designated link sc.com/hk/cxammgme to the referee to apply for the credit card.

How To Upgrade:

Credit cards can be upgraded via

  • SC mobile
  • Online banking
  • Customer service

SC Mobile

Go to the services tab, click on the service request, then go to the card management, click on the credit card upgrade button and follow instructions.

Online Banking

Go to the Help and Services, click on the card management, go to the credit card upgrade button and follow instructions.

Customer Service

Clients may contact credit card 24 hours customer service hotline at 2886 4111.

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Written by JR Dominguez

JR Dominguez is the technology, finance and music editor for MiLLENNiAL. When he's not writing, you can find him day-trading stocks, playing video games, or composing commercial scores.

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