Last week I have visited to AirAsia official website hunt for the cheaper air tickets back to Kuching at year 2009. At that time, I was not intentionally saw the AirAsia Citibank Credit Card promotion from their website. Until that time I had just realized that they are having the Benetton Bag Campaign, which means upon the approval of your AirAsia Citibank credit card, card holder will get a free united colors of Benetton cabin sized trolley bag that worth RM550 PLUS stand a chance to win an apple iPod nano. I have just applied for this credit card because of the FREE gift that worth RM550, if I am not able to get this free gift either in the term of the gift out of stock or not qualified, I think i will cancel this card or never activate after got this credit card.
I knew this AirAsia Citibank credit card was launched at July 2007. According to the news, AirAsia Bhd hopes to sign up one million card holders for this credit card but no time frame was set. The credit card will enable member to earn one AirAsia point for every RM1 spent on their card for daily purchases and points collected are evergreen. These points can be converted into AirAsia vouchers, which can be used to redeem free flights, airport taxes, fuel surcharges, administrative fees and purchase of Xpress boarding. Cardholders will also be entitled to special privileges and access to low-fare seats during the sales.
Below is the terms and conditions for this campaign from their official website.
1. AirAsia-Citibank credit card – Campaign will run from 20 October 2008 to 30 November 2008.
2. The Campaign is open to any person who seeks to apply for a principal Citibank credit card during the Campaign Period through Citibank online or SMS such like (a) Online or (b) SMS.
3. In conjunction with the Campaign, every successfully approved Citibank credit card application will entitle the Customers to a Gold and/or Standard card with one year annual fee waiver and in addition receive one of the following Reward:
(a) The first 700 Customers: one unit of United Colors of Benetton Trolley Bag (UCB 20″ PVC Cabin Size Trolley C30 66985).
(b) The subsequent Customers: one RM50 AirAsia e-Gift Voucher.
4. The following terms and conditions apply to the Reward:
(a) the United Colors of Benetton Trolley Bag will be delivered to the Customers’ mailing address as stated in the credit card application form by January 2009 upon successful approval of Customers’ credit card application.
(b) The AirAsia e-Gift Voucher will be delivered to the Customers’ email address as stated in the credit card application form within six to eight weeks upon successful approval of Customers’ credit card application.
5. In addition to the above, every 20th successfully approved Customer will be entitled to one free unit of Apple iPod nano 4Gb OR one free unit of Apple iPod shuffle 1Gb (“Free Gift”). This will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis. Only 100 units of Apple iPod nano 4Gb and 300 units of Apple iPod shuffle 1Gb respectively are made available for this Campaign. Each 20th successfully approved Customer is only entitled to one Free Gift. More information from their website.
Free annual fee for the first year. After that the annual fee will be RM70 for the AirAsia Master Card; RM180 for the AirAsia Gold Master card. NIL for Supplementary card; RM5 monthly fee (principal only) if swipe less than 2 transactions (retail & cash advance) in preceding month. For the gold card holders, they can Charge their flight to their gold card and get free travel insurance of up to RM500,000. Redemptions can be made via citibank.com.my and it is subject to AirAsia voucher terms and conditions.
It is easy to apply for this credit card by just fill in your IC and hand phone number at this url http://www.airasia.com/site/my/en/aacc.jsp, then the citibank representative will call you next business working day. Please read all the terms and conditions as well as the requirements; fees and charges before apply this card to ensure you are comfortable for their requirements.
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