The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has announced the launch of three new Credit Cards in collaboration with Mastercard that will provide customers with better value and convenience. The new range of Mastercard credit cards, including ‘Platinum’, ‘World’ and ‘World Elite’ with ‘touch’ feature to help the visually impaired.
The new cards give customers multiple redemption options, numerous valuable offers, and access to the Bank’s award-winning “Points by NBB” App. The range of premium benefits include access to airport lounges, travel perks, earning points through “Points by NBB”, discounts, as well as travel and medical insurance. In line with NBB’s commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, the Credit Cards are made from 100% recycled plastic and the ‘touch’ feature incorporates an efficient design, enabling customers to identify the Cards by touch. NBB is the first bank in Bahrain to support Mastercard’s initiative, whereby visually impaired individuals can use their sense of touch to help them differentiate between their Cards.
Commenting on the new products, Subah Abdullatif Al Zayani, Chief Executive – Retail Banking at NBB, said; “We are thrilled to introduce these new Mastercard Credit Cards that will provide our customers with a host of benefits and an elevated banking experience. We continue to focus on sustainable products and our latest feature sets a new industry standard for accessibility and inclusivity, easing the use of our cards for visually impaired clients.”
Adam Jones, Country General Manager, MENA Central at Mastercard, said: “At Mastercard, we firmly believe in leveraging innovative technologies to drive financial accessibility for all segments of society. As part of our efforts to build an inclusive digital economy that works for everyone, we are proud to join forces with NBB to introduce touch mark to Bahrain, accessible to all cardholders.”
NBB Credit Cardholders enjoy various benefits, aside from access to Mastercard’s benefits. “Points by NBB” users can redeem their points for Cashback, Gulf Air frequent flyer air miles, Points raffle draws, charities, and more.
For more information about NBB’s products and services, please contact 1721 4433, visit the website ‘nbbonline.com’ or stop by any of NBB’s branches.