Backed by American Express, Scotiabank to Launch Platinum Metal Card for Customers in the Caribbean
NASSAU, BAHAMAS – American Express and Scotiabank yesterday announced the expansion of their global relationship with an exclusive agreement with Scotiabank to issue American Express cards in various Caribbean countries. The goal will be to exceed the expectations of leading card customers in the Bahamas.
Scotiabank will first launch the metal version of the Platinum Card, aimed at cardholders looking to live their lives to the fullest and have access to unique opportunities, all backed by two strong international brands. The Platinum Card will initially be issued by invitation only to existing Scotiabank customers.
Scotiabank American Express cards will be accepted through the American Express global merchant network and customers will have access to travel, lifestyle and protection benefits.
The wide range of benefits and specially organized services of the new card include:
- Access to VIP airport lounges worldwide with the Global Lounge Collection program, including Centurion Lounge, American Express International Lounges, Delta Sky Club and Priority Pass.
- Catering program with a wide range of selected restaurants both local and global, offering discounts and other benefits.
- Premium benefits and competitive rates at over 1,100 exclusive properties around the world through the Fine Hotels and Resorts program, such as Half Moon, The Cove at Atlantis, Loren at Pink Beach, Amanyara or the Ocean Club.
- 24/7 Platinum Concierge Travel and Lifestyle Services to help cardholders get more of their card benefits.
Additionally, Platinum Card members can earn rewards and accumulate points on all of their daily purchases, which can be used to redeem flights, hotels, car rentals, and tours through the Membership Rewards program.
Scotiabank also announced its installment plans, which pay off qualifying purchases over time at competitive interest rates.
“At American Express, we are focused on growing the businesses of our network participants, using our experience to create bespoke products and services,” said Mario Luna, Commercial Director of Partnerships with Banks of American Express for Mexico , Central America and the Caribbean.
“This agreement with Scotiabank will provide customers with access to our global network of merchants, as well as a world of special experiences, exclusive benefits and extraordinary services, with the security and support that characterizes us.
Commenting on the upcoming launch, Anya Schnoor, Executive Vice President of Scotiabank in the Caribbean, Central America and Uruguay, said, “We are delighted to partner with American Express to bring new products exclusive to our customers. clients.
“Combining the experiences of two successful companies with rich histories and collective branding power will be a meaningful collaboration that will enhance our product line and allow us to deliver a strong value proposition to our customers. “
Roger Archer, Managing Director of Scotiabank Bahamas, added: “We are delighted with this collaboration and are confident that our customers will appreciate the wide range of benefits that a Scotiabank American Express card will offer. We are committed to providing the best financial products and solutions to improve our customer experience. “