Himalayan Bank – one of the leading commercial bank in the country – and American Express joined hands today to launch Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Card in the country.
The card is available in two variants; the Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Card Domestic – for Nepal and India only that offers powerful savings and lifestyle benefits – and the Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Card International – for outside Nepal and India that offers attractive travel benefits for card members – chief executive of the bank Ashoke Rana said, here today.
The Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Card Domestic offers card members savings of up to 20 per cent on dining and up to 15 per cent on shopping and hotels and spa, he said, adding that card members will also enjoy privileged access to world-class golf facilities in Nepal and complimentary access to Radisson Lounge at International airport in Kathmandu and Altitude lounge in domestic airports in Delhi and Mumbai.
Likewise, the Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Card International offers card members complimentary membership to the Priority Pass programme that gives access to 600 VIP airport lounges around the world. Card members will also enjoy great savings and discounts on shopping, dining and travel with the American Express Global SELECTS ®.
The card is powered by the American Express Global Assist Services offering card members access to travel medical and legal assistance.
The Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Card is Himalayan Bank’s first American Express-branded credit card products on the American Express network.
Himalayan Bank that claims many firsts in the banking products in the country will be the issuing banking partner for the Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Cards (Domestic and International) and merchant acquirer across the domestic market, Rana added.
The Himalayan Bank American Express Gold Credit Cards will be accepted at more than 900 Himalayan Bank Point of Sale (PoS) terminals and 76 ATMs, he said, adding that the bank is pleased to partner with American Express in Nepal to launch the American Express Gold Credit Cards.Vice president of Global Merchant Services and Partner Card Services, India and Area Countries at the American Express Banking Corp Pranav Barthwal, on the occasion, shared his delight to be a partner with Himalayan Bank in bring American Express' rich global experience to Nepal. “The expertise, coupled with Himalayan Bank’s local strength will make for a very powerful combination and a superior product that will help us meet surging need of affluent consumers in Nepal,” he said, hoping that American Express Cards will be well received by customers in Nepal.