Maybank Singapore today launched an exciting co-brand partnership with FC Barcelona, bringing to the Singapore market the “Maybank FC Barcelona Visa Signature Credit Card”. This is Maybank’s first co-brand partnership with FC Barcelona and the card caters to the emerging affluent customers.
Cardholders get to earn cash rebate of 1.6% – one of the highest in Singapore – on any amount that they charge locally without being imposed any cashback limit while overseas usage will earn them TREATS Points and other exquisite lifestyle rewards.
In the first year, Maybank Singapore aims to issue over 10,000 cards.
Mr Alvin Lee, Head of Community Financial Services, Maybank Singapore said: “Maybank FC Barcelona Visa Signature Credit Card offers a combination of cash rebate and reward points, giving cardholders the best of both worlds. FC Barcelona is one of the most successful European football clubs in the world with more than 119 million supporters in Asia Pacific1 alone. This new card is not only for football fans but also for our emerging affluent customers. This represents yet another initiative that is part of Maybank’s continuing mission to bring interesting products that meet our customers’ discerning needs.”
Maybank is the official banking partner for FC Barcelona in Malaysia and Singapore. Mr Xavier Asensi, Commercial Director of FC Barcelona said, “It is with much pleasure that we welcome Maybank as a regional partner of the club. Through this new partnership, FC Barcelona will be able to continue to increase its popularity while getting closer to our fans in Singapore. It is such an honour to be able to partner with a reputable bank like Maybank, a true leader in the region.”
Maybank FC Barcelona Visa Signature cardholders stand a chance to win two pairs of tickets every La Liga season to Camp Nou, the home ground of FC Barcelona in Spain, for what should be an unforgettable experience of watching their favourite team play. The prize package includes economy-class flight tickets with airport and hotel transfer, and three days of deluxe hotel accommodation.
Key information of the Maybank FC Barcelona Visa Signature Credit Card:
- Earn 1.6% unlimited cashback when cardholders charge locally and no minimum amount is required;
- Earn 2 TREATS Points with every dollar spent on foreign currency transactions;
- Stand a chance to win a trip to watch FC Barcelona live match in Camp Nou every football season;
- Enjoy 10% discount on online purchases from the FC Barcelona Asia-Pacific online store (www.fcbarcelonastoreasia.com); and
- Enjoy 5% discount on merchandise at the FCBotiga official store at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain.
1 Source: SPORTS DNA by Repucom – Nielsen Sports, December 2016
Credit card application can be made at selected Maybank Singapore branches (refer to Appendix). Successful card applicants will receive an exclusive Maybank FC Barcelona cap and lanyard, whilst stock lasts.
In addition, there will be a special draw for cardholders who charge to their card from 18 January to 30 June 2018, with two prize packages that each includes a pair of economy- class flight tickets, three days of deluxe hotel accommodation and two FC Barcelona live match tickets in Camp Nou.
For more information and terms and conditions, please visit http://info.maybank2u.com.sg/fcbarcelona/.
Maybank is among Asia’s leading banking groups and South East Asia’s fourth largest bank by assets. The Maybank Group has an international network of 2,400 offices in 20 countries, namely Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Hong Kong SAR & People’s Republic of China, Bahrain, Uzbekistan, Myanmar, Laos, Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Great Britain and the United States of America.
Maybank Singapore is one of the Group’s largest overseas operations. As at December 2016, Maybank’s total assets in Singapore were S$59 billion. With strategically located branches island-wide and 1,800 employees, Maybank Singapore is well-positioned to provide highly personalised services and locally-oriented solutions that will deliver more value to the customers. For more information, please visit maybank2u.com.sg.
FC Barcelona was founded 118 years ago in 1899, and is unique in many ways. The club is owned by its more than 143,000 members and can boast of being the most successful club in Europe over the last ten years. In that time they have won four of the Club’s five Champions League titles and seven of their 24 domestic league titles. Due to its very special personality, ‘Barça’ is recognized as being ‘more than a club’. The team’s distinctive style of play is projected around the world by the best players and coaches of their time in combination with club’s famous reliance on homegrown talent.
All of this goes hand in hand with its ongoing ambition to become the most admired, beloved and global sports institution on the planet. This mission is supported by such core principles as humility, effort, ambition, respect and team-work, while the club is also famed for its commitment to society, which is channeled through the FC Barcelona Foundation and its work to educate children through the positive values of sport. Such unstoppable growth in recent years has led to a global reach of more than 300 million fans and made FC Barcelona a world leader on social media.
Appendix: Maybank FC Barcelona Visa Signature Credit Card Application Locations
Maybank Tower: 2 Battery Road
Maybank@Ang Mo Kio: Block 710A Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, #01-2627
Maybank@HDB Hub: HDB Hub, #01-11
Maybank@HollandV: 247 Holland Avenue
Maybank@Jurong Point: Jurong Point Shopping Centre, #B1-01/02
Maybank@Marine Parade: Block 87 Marine Parade Central, #01-502
Maybank@nex: nex, #B2-27
Maybank@Tampines: Block 139 Tampines Street 11, #01-44/46/48
Maybank@Waterway Point: Waterway Point, #01-12