MUSCAT, 14 May 2016 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in line with its 'Let's Do More' vision and commitment to partnership in adding value and enhancing the banking experience, has launched an exciting promotion for cardholders in association with Agoda.com, one of the leading online hotel service providers in the world.
The exclusive campaign entitles Bank Muscat Visa cardholders to discounts ranging up to 7 per cent while making hotel reservations on Agoda, which offers the largest hotel deals worldwide, lowest online rates, unmatched availability and access to exclusive real-time promotions. The discount will be applied automatically at the time of hotel booking. The 'travel more and pay less' with Bank Muscat card promotion targeted at rewarding existing and new customers runs till 31 March 2017.
Aimed at enhancing benefits, the exclusive promotion is available for Bank Muscat Visa debit and credit cardholders on www.agoda.com/bankmuscat Customers can also access the Agoda promotion link through www.bankmuscat.com/cards All Bank Muscat Visa debit and credit cardholders are eligible to participate in the promotion.
Amjad Al Lawati, AGM – Cards & eBanking, said: “Bank Muscat is delighted to launch yet another promotion offering an attractive value proposition for cardholders. Time and again, Bank Muscat takes the lead in launching exclusive campaigns and promotions that enhance value as well as create unique opportunities that enrich life for customers.“
Bank Muscat, in association with Visa, has enhanced card security for online transactions. The 'Verified by Visa' feature for debit and credit cards comes as part of the bank's commitment to ensure secure online transactions. The 'Verified by Visa' (VBV) feature provides an additional layer of security for Bank Muscat cards when shopping online. When engaging in online transactions at participating merchants, customers will be required to provide their password to complete the transaction. To avail the service, customers are required to visit the bank's website www.bankmuscat.com/cards and create their password.
Amjad Al Lawati added: “Bank Muscat cards, which spell convenience and security, is the preferred mode of payment in Oman. The wide range of cards ensure a more secure option to pay, providing convenience and flexibility in day-to-day transactions at shopping malls, restaurants or holiday abroad. Offering the best deals and rewards, Bank Muscat cards are a big attraction with customers. Our ability and flexibility to adapt, innovate and provide customised payment solutions have made us unique in the market."
With the approaching summer travel season, the Bank Muscat card promotion facilitates competitive rates on hotel reservations worldwide. The superior online experience takes only a few minutes for customers to search, book and pay for a hotel and receive a hotel voucher and confirmation email.