S7 Airlines, The Bank of Moscow and Visa international payment system announced a new product for travelers – the co-branded “S7 – Bank of Moscow – Visa” card, said in the joint statement of S7 and the Bank of Moscow.
"The “S7 – Bank of Moscow – Visa” card combines all the advantages of Visa-branded credit and debit cards (Visa Classic and Visa Gold) and features a modern remarkable design. The card holders become the members of «S7 Priority» frequent flyer program allowing them to collect bonus miles while paying for products and services or purchasing tickets for flights performed by partner airlines of S7. After issuing the card the holder gets some welcome miles: 2000 miles (Visa Classic) or 4 000 miles (Visa Gold). The holders of Visa Classic card get 1 mile for every 30 rubles spent, while the holders of Visa Gold get 1.25 miles for every 30 rubles spent. The bonus miles can be exchanged for a bonus ticket or used for upgrading the class of service on flights of S7 Airlines and 12 largest partner airlines of S7 Airlines (members of oneworld global alliance). A pre-approved credit of up to 750 000 rubles may be provided to the owners of «S7 – Bank of Moscow - Visa» card with a fixed interest rate of 19,9% or 29,9% per annum and a grace period of 50 days", - said in the statement.
«Together with our partners we announced a special offer for active travelers, who prefer state-of-the-art payment methods. It is an important step for Bank of Moscow in developing new products focused on requirements of its clients from different segments. I hope that the card holders from different regions will appreciate our offer», – vice-president, head of retail products department of the Bank of Moscow, Natalya Konovalova, commented.
«The new co-branded card allows not only paying for products and services but also provides additional capabilities for travelling. S7 Airlines and its partners offer flights on 850 destinations to 150 countries of the world. The card holders can easily collect miles while shopping and then they just have to choose a route for their new journey», - director for development of frequent flyer programs of S7 Airlines, Natalya Nikolaeva, noted.
«Visa Company has a vast experience in implementing such joint projects in different countries. The reality is that co-branded Visa cards, especially those issued in cooperation with different airlines, are used more frequently as compared to regular Visa cards, - Andrew Torre, Visa Russia Director-General. – We welcome the issue of new “S7 – Bank of Moscow – Visa” card offering real capabilities for saving personal and family budget. We are confident that it will be very popular among travelers».