Posted on June 30, 2016

This summer, travelers looking for a break from Qatar’s soaring temperatures will have five rewarding reasons to pack their bags and jet off to their favorite destinations as Mashreq Qatar brings exciting benefits to customers every time they book their holiday using the Mashreq Platinum Elite Credit Card.

Cardholders will enjoy 10% off on Jet Airways for one year when purchasing tickets using their Mashreq Platinum Elite Credit card at In addition, the Mashreq Platinum Elite Credit Card offers free travel insurance when used to pay for tickets, as well as free Schengen insurance certificate for international travel trips. The credit card comes with complimentary membership to Arabian Automobiles Association, which entitles cardholders to a free airport pick-up and drop-off service once a year.

Niranjan Mendonca, Head of Retail Banking, Mashreq Qatar, said, “Mashreq Platinum Elite Credit Card is designed to provide unparalleled financial flexibility and peace of mind to our cardholders, and offers the most generous terms and valuable perks to make every transaction a rewarding experience. Our exciting range of travel offers this summer will allow our cardholders to maximize the benefits of this rewards-laden card and derive even greater value from their travel-related purchases.”

Mashreq Platinum Elite credit cardholders can also enjoy free access to VIP lounges at more than 500 airports around the world by taking advantage of their LoungeKey membership that comes complimentary with the Mashreq Platinum Elite Credit Card. Designed for customers who value the finer things in life and appreciate the privileges and prestige that the card brings, Mashreq Platinum Elite Credit Card offers cardholders discounts up to 50% at more than 300 partner outlets in Qatar, ranging from dining to entertainment and leisure.

In keeping with the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Mashreq is offering all Platinum as well as Gold credit cardholders the chance to earn up to three times more Salaam Points on their local retail purchases. For every QAR 1 spent on purchases within Qatar during the holy month, Mashreq Platinum credit cardholders will earn 6 Salaam Points – triple the standard rate of point accrual – whilst Mashreq Gold credit cardholders will enjoy double points on their purchases, receiving 2 Salaam Points per Riyal. Cardholders can register for this special Ramadan offer by sending SMS "RMD" to 92677.

Salaam Points earned can be redeemed at various travel agents for a free vacation, and can also be used to shop for free at over 50 leading outlets in Qatar.