Travel in style with BPI Credit Cards
A tie-up with Qatar Airways and SSI Group, Inc. for exciting deals on major flights and travel essentials
BPI Credit Cards, Qatar Airways and SSI Group, Inc. collaborate to offer special discounts off airfares via installment plans; and travel essentials. Sealing the deal are (from left) Jenelyn Lacerna, Vice President for BPI Credit Cards; Rohan Seneviratne, Country Manager for Qatar Airways; and Michelle Suarez, Head of Marketing Communications for Store Specialists, Inc.
BPI Credit Cards is collaborating with Qatar Airways, the world’s fastest-growing airline, and SSI Group, Inc. (SSI), the country’s leading specialty retailer, to offer instalment plans and discounts on airfares, as well as travel essentials.
For the first time, Qatar Airways is offering Philippines travelers not only discounted fares to Europe and the United States, but also the option of internest-free options for those who pay with their BPI Credit Cards.
Major travel essentials such as luggage from premium brands like Samsonite, American Tourister, and Lipault Paris , can also be purchased at a discount using BPI Credit Cards.
“Travelling has always been popular among our clients,” said Jenelyn Lacerna, VP for BPI Credit Cards. “With Qatar Airways offering deals via installment, these aspirational purchases have become more reachable and affordable. At BPI, we always strive to look for the best deals for our clients by partnering with the best service providers and retailers.”
Rohan Seneviratne, Qatar Airways Philippines Country Manager said the partnership with BPI Credit Cards complements the airline’s brand and values.
“This is the first time we are offering installment deals for our Philippines clientele. We are delighted to partner with BPI, a bank that similarly upholds the trust of clients, addresses their needs, and helps them reach their aspirational travel goals. In the same way, we at Qatar Airways value our clients by aiming to become the people’s airline of choice, through our unrivalled service, latest-generation aircraft, and now another convenient way of paying for their dream vacation,” he said.
Meanwhile, Stores Specialists, Inc. Head of Marketing Communications Michelle Suarez, said offering discounts on travel essentials, such as premium luggage, benefits not only those in the partnership, but also the customers who can now travel in style without having to spend as much.
“We are happy to offer special rates to BPI credit card holders since this allows them to purchase what they need to make that dream trip a reality. This helps promote the premium brands that we carry, too,” said Suarez.
There will be an Exclusive Preview Sale on Qatar Airways flights and travel essentials from SSI premium brands for BPI Gold and Platinum Cardholders on October 20, 2017, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Central Square in Bonifacio Hight Street Central, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
The travel sale will be open to all BPI Credit and Prepaid Cardholders at the same venue from October 21 to 22, 2017, 11 am to 8 pm.
Exciting deals await BPI Credit Cardholders, including discounts and Real 0% installment deals on ticket purchases for up to six months. There will also be discounts on travel essentials for those getting ready for their dream trips.
The online sale for Qatar Airways’ airfares for BPI Credit Cardholders will begin on October 23 and will last until November 5, 2017. Visit www.qatarairways.com for more information.
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