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RCBC, RCBC Bankard launch VIP Traveler card in partnership with Visa

(L-R) RCBC Brand Ambassador James Deakin, RCBC Bankard President and CEO Simon Javier Calasanz, RCBC President and CEO Euegene Acevedo, RCBC First VP and Marketing Group Head Ma. Angela Mirasol, and Country Manager for the Philippines and Guam Visa Dan Wolbert launch the VIP traveler card on Thursday, September 5. (Photo by author)

In partnership with Visa, RCBC and RCBC Bankard launched on Thursday, September 5 the RCBC Visa Platinum which aims to enhance the rewarding experiences of those who want to live in style while also aiming for packed travel perks, dining privileges, and access to one-of-a-kind entertainment.

The launch reflected the RCBC Bankard Visa Platinum’s ability to curate unique and memorable experiences for jet setters and leisure travelers alike. The event also featured the perks and privileges one can avail of using the card, made more exciting with a chauffeured luxury car experience, performances by Franco Laurel, Manila Philharmonic Quartet, and Sindaw with their interactive flamenco dancers.

According to Mr. Eugene Acevedo, RCBC President and CEO, the RCBC Bankard Visa Platinum was launched keeping in mind the habits and preferences of this increasingly influential sector.

It was also noted that RCBC Bankard Visa Platinum cardholders will have unlimited access to Skyview Lounge in Terminal 3 or at the Club Manila Lounge located in Terminal 1, discounted fares on car rentals and other exclusive offers such as complimentary travel insurance, greater purchasing power, and a pay-later feature.

“We recognize the importance of the growing affluent sector. They have a unique appreciation for the value and a keen interest in rewarding experiences. Their lifestyle preference is what we had in mind when we launched this new card innovation that specially focuses on experiences,” said Mr. Simon Calasanz, RCBC Bankard President and CEO in a statement.

During the same event, RCBC Bankard introduced award-winning multimedia automotive journalist, James Deakin, as the Brand Ambassador for RCBC Bankard Visa Platinum.

To know more about the many possibilities the RCBC Bankard Visa Platinum had to offer, visit 




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