Monday, 5 June, 2023

StanChart launches credit card with insurance coverage

StanChart launches credit card with insurance coverage
Standard Chartered Bangladesh Chief Executive Officer Naser Ezaz Bijoy launch the Standard Chartered MetLife Assurance Credit Card (Assurance Card) at a programme in the capital on Thursday.

Standard Chartered, in collaboration with MetLife and Mastercard, has launched the Assurance Card, which offers customers insurance coverage.
The card is first of its kind in the country, according to a press release, according to a press release.
The card offers customers the convenience of insurance coverage and various lifestyle benefits.
For the first year, there are no annual fees. The card provides coverage for medical expenses, healthcare costs, death, and disability up toTk 5 lakh.
Notably, it also offers a never-before-seen benefit of Tk 3,000 per day for hospital stays.
Customers can enjoy discounts of up to 35 percent when using the Assurance Card at major health centers in Bangladesh.
Lifestyle benefits include a free Priority Pass for airport lounge access, BOGO offers at selected retailers and restaurants, and the opportunity to earn Reward Points that can be used to waive annual fees.
Naser Ezaz Bijoy, CEO of Standard Chartered Bangladesh, expressed the bank's commitment to helping customers build a better life and prepare for the future.
The Assurance Card offers a comprehensive safety net, allowing customers to handle life's difficulties while maintaining safety and security, he said.  
Ala Ahmad, CEO of MetLife Bangladesh, highlighted the card's innovative combination of insurance protection and lifestyle amenities, enabling cardholders to navigate life's uncertainties confidently.
Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager of Mastercard Bangladesh, emphasised the card's tailored benefits for long-term health and Mastercard's commitment to providing the best benefits to cardholders.