Overseas travel made more affordable
HSBC's zero percent convenient travel plan which offers credit
cardholders an easy payment option with no interest and surcharge for up
to 12 months, was re-introduced for the third time to offer customers
affordability when travelling around the world.
The promotion which began in March, gives HSBC credit cardholders the
option to purchase airline tickets and travel packages on thirteen
popular airlines and travel partners including Air Asia, Cathay Pacific,
Etihad, Jet Airways, King Fisher, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Oman Air, Qatar
and Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, Thai, Classic Travel, Gabo Travels
(Pvt) Ltd, Hemas, Mackinnons and Sri Lankan Holidays or via any airline
with an online reservation website to travel with peace of mind at a
cost they can afford.
Head of Cards and Consumer Assets HSBC Nadeesha Senaratne said, "This
is a peak season for travel, where holidaymakers are keen to visit
Asian, European and Middle Eastern countries to rejuvenate or simply
spend time with families.
We are happy to make their travel experience more affordable and
convenient, through this scheme. We hope our travel plans will allow
cardholders to make time for themselves and explore the world." HSBC's
zero percent interest free installment travel plan was first introduced
in March 2010, to offer its credit cardholders a chance to travel to
their preferred holiday destination without the burden of immediate
The promotion also allows cardholders to earn HSBC Reward points for
every transaction and have them redeemed on the frequent flyer programs
of Cathay Pacific, Qatar, Singapore Airlines and Kingfisher.