The business world has over the years witnessed the rapid development of reward programs that offer incentives for shopping.These programmes may be points based redeemable for products or vouchers.These can be in form of cash back, airline frequent flyer miles, hotel points, donations to charity or even carbon offsets. One of these products is Avios.
Avios credit card allows to earn up to 4500 Avios points which can be used to book flights, both domestic and international.These points are earned as 1 Avios for every R10 except BP nad Pick N pay where there is a possibility of earning double Avios. Membership to the Avios travel rewards programme is free but there is a monthly service fee of R35 and the Avios do not expire as long as a member collects or spend one Avios every three years.
Some of the benefits accrued by clients include individually determined credit limit, optional secondary cards at no additional cost, budget facility available for purchases over R300 with extended credit, giving you six to 48 months to pay, full ATM functionality, including cash withdrawals from any ATM worldwide, optional notifyMe for SMS updates of withdrawals, deposits, payments and transfers made on your credit card account at a fee, optional Card Life Plan which covers the outstanding balance of up to R100 000 in the event of death or permanent total disability, and 10% of the average outstanding balance for four (4) months in the event of retrenchment, electronic monthly statements available at no additional cost, free lost card Protection, meaning that if your card is lost or stolen, you will not be held liable for any fraudulent transactions that may occur on the card after you have reported the loss or theft, free basic travel insurance cover whenever international return travel tickets are purchased with your Avios credit card, the option to purchase top up cover, etc.
To qualify for this credit card programme, one needs to have a valid ID, monthly income of R8000, provide proof of residence and be older than 18 years.
Avios can be contacted on 0861428467.