Two New bmi American Express® Credit Cards From MBNA
MBNA today announced the launch of two new credit cards with bmi after signing a new deal to provide credit cards for Heathrow’s second largest airline. Both cards offer a competitive rate of interest plus travel rewards which can be redeemed against flights with bmi.
The new bmi American Express® Credit Card from MBNA, offers 1.5 destinations miles for every £1 spent on the card, plus new Card members will earn 20,000 bonus destinations miles when they spend £250 on their card within 90 days of account opening, enough for a return flight to Europe. This annual fee free card offers 0 per cent p.a. on balance transfers for the first 12 months from the date the account is opened (3% handling fee) , plus 0 per cent on card purchases for the first 3 months. After the introductory period the card will revert to a typical rate of 15.9% APR (variable).
The second card, the bmi plus American Express® Credit Card from MBNA, offers Card members two destinations miles for every £1 spent on the card, plus new Card members will earn 24,000 bonus destinations miles when they spend £250 on their card within 90 days of account opening, enough for a return flight to Europe. The new card offers 0 per cent p.a. on balance transfers for the first 12 months from the date the account is opened (3% handling fee), plus 0 per cent on card purchases for the first 3 months. After the introductory period the card will revert to a standard typical rate of 17.9% APR (variable) (27.1% APR including an annual fee of £60).
In addition, if Card members use the card to book flights through flybmi.com they will receive double destinations miles for every £1 spent and the credit card booking fee will be waived by bmi.
Nigel Turner, chief executive officer at bmi said: “At bmi we’re always working to offer our customers quality products and services. As a case in point our diamond club programme is the UK’s most generous frequent flyer scheme. Through our partnership with MBNA we have been able to ensure our customers can take advantage of a generous, market-leading credit card together with excellent customer service.”
Anyone interested in taking out the new bmi American Express® Credit Card or the bmi plus American Express® Credit Card from MBNA should visit www.flybmi.com.
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• bmi is the second largest airline at London Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest and best connected airports. Across its full mainline and regional network, bmi operates 1,800 flights a week to: Aberdeen; Addis Ababa; Aleppo; Alicante (summer only); Almaty; Amsterdam; Ankara; Antigua; Baku; Barbados; Beirut; Belfast City; Bishkek; Brussels; Cairo; Chicago; Cologne (from Feb 2008); Copenhagen; Dakar; Damascus; Dammam (from early 2008); Dublin; Durham Tees Valley; East Midlands; Edinburgh; Ekaterinburg; Esbjerg; Freetown; Glasgow; Groningen; Hanover; Inverness; Jeddah; Jersey; Khartoum; Las Vegas; Leeds Bradford; London Heathrow; Lyon (winter only); Manchester; Moscow Domodedovo; Naples (summer only); Nice (summer only); Norwich; Palma Mallorca; Riyadh; Tbilisi; Tehran; Tel Aviv (from March 2008); Venice; Yerevan; Zurich.
bmi’s frequent flyer programme, diamond club, is the UK’s most generous frequent flyer scheme.
20,000 destinations miles is sufficient for any European destinations serviced by bmi for example Vienna, Copenhagen, Naples or Moscow.
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