Standard Chartered Bank Credit Card - Visa Gold in Manama
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|Main Features||Convenient way to pay for goods and services; 24-hour global cash access; Flexible repayment - from just 5% of your monthly outstanding balance; Instabuys Purchase Plan - where you get the freedom to make high value purchases and pay in easy instalments at just 0.88% interest|
Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered Bank was founded in 1969, through the merger of two of the largest banks at the time: The Chartered Bank and the Standard Bank. With 1700 branches in over 70 countries, the bank is known for its unique corporate and retail products. Moreover, the bank has also focused on investment and treasury services. In the Middle East, one of the bank’s main retail regions, the Bahraini branch has been the recipient of numerous awards over the years. Notably, in 2014, the bank was recognized as the best retail bank in Bahrain. It was also recognized as having the best credit card product in the Middle East in the same year.
Manama is often referred to as the economic hub of Bahrain. As its largest city, Manama also serves as the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Founded in the early 1800s, Manama survived both the British and Portuguese invasions and remains the state’s trade hub. The city itself is full of history and the odd visitor will find it hard not to wander through the city streets taking in the rich culture. Old Town Manama is a great place start touring the city as it provides a unique glimpse into how the city looked like back in the 1800s. The Bahrain National Museum should also be visited should one have some time to spare.
Credit Card - Visa Gold
The Visa Gold credit card is the product of a partnership between Gulf Air and Standard Chartered Bank. This single card provides the best in terms of travel and banking as one can earn frequent flyer miles through Gulf Air’s Falconflyer program whenever one transacts using the card. The miles can easily be redeemed for air tickets. Moreover, one also qualifies for unique discounts on Gulf Air products and services as well as complimentary airport lounge access and complimentary excess baggage allowance. On activation of the Visa Gold credit card, one also gets 2400 complimentary miles. Standard features such as protection purchase and extended warranty are also come with this card.