Muscat: With a longstanding commitment to customer centricity and banking excellence, Bank Sohar has announced a new exciting promotion on a range of its VISA credit cards.
Customers can now apply for credit cards and enjoy credit facilities with no annual, cancellation, and service charges for life. This new offer adds to other initiatives under the ‘The Year of You’ campaign aimed to enhance and add value to the experience of Bank Sohar customers. Applications for the new offer will remain valid between April 1 to 30, on Classic, Gold, Platinum, Signature, Corporate, and Infinite credit cards providing unparalleled benefits for different customer needs.
Commenting on the new offer, Khamis Al Rahbi, Senior AGM Retail Banking, Bank Sohar said: “In the ‘Year of You’ we are dedicating our focus to customers yet again, with a view to truly enhancing our market engagement with not only tailored products, but genuinely outstanding offerings that go beyond meeting the needs of our customers. This limited time offer will enable new cardholders to utilise and take advantage of Bank Sohar’s range of Credit Cards with all its unique propositions free of any fees. Such promotions stand as a testament to our commitment to offer flexibility, innovation, convenience, and added value to our wide range of products and services.”
Other popular products from Bank Sohar’s consumer range include the Excel Corporate Credit Card, a first-of-its-kind facility introduced in Oman and the GCC. It is a complete finance solution for businesses, supported by Visa’s unparalleled IntelliLink Spend Management System. Unlike a personal credit card, which is typically used for private expenses, this tailor corporate credit solution serves as an extension of the corporate finance facility provided to a company by the bank. Bank Sohar’s Excel Corporate Credit Card outperforms all other corporate credit cards as a universal payment solution that helps businesses transact and manage corporate expenditure with greater efficiency.
Meeting the needs of lifestyle in the Omani market, Bank Sohar presented the Excel Diamond Infinite Credit Card, tailor-made to provide access to the finest things in life worldwide. Focused on personal transactions and purchases, this product offers an extraordinary selection of distinctive travel, dining, shopping and lifestyle opportunities for consumers seeking the utmost flexibility. Boasting an exceptional loyalty programme, annual fee waiver options, complimentary international medical and travel assistance for popular visa applications, including Europe’s Schengen, Bank Sohar’s Excel Signature Credit Card goes even further in opening doors to the extraordinary.
Since the close of 2017, Bank Sohar’s commitment to its consumer strategy, aptly under the slogan ‘The Year of You’, has remained profound across multiple market segments. Featuring new product launches, enhanced services and accessibility, innovative market entries, and a plethora of planned initiatives, the bank’s vision of achieving fully-fledged banking excellence is on-track following an outstanding start in the ‘Year of You’.
Together with its extensive card facilities and other market leading retail products and services, Bank Sohar provides an extensive network of 30conventional branches across the country. In addition, Bank Sohar customers can also avail of convenient cash withdrawal services at over 1,000 ATMs operating under the ‘OmanNet’ platform. The bank’s ATMs at Buraimi and Shinas border continue to operate with the ‘Dirhams Dispensing’ facility; thus adding immense convenience to businessmen who travel and transact business across the border on a regular basis, as well as to customers who visit the United Arab Emirates.
The bank’s customers enjoy the advantage of a Cash Deposit facility at all branch ATMs as another value-added service. In addition, the bank’s E-channels, encompassing SMS Banking, Internet Banking services and a specialised Mobile Banking Application for Android and iPhones, allow customers to access their bank anytime and from anywhere. Furthermore, Bank Sohar has implemented the Mobile Payment Clearing and Switching System (MpClear), where customers will be able to conduct funds transfers on the Bank Sohar Mobile Banking App, using their phone numbers instead of their account numbers, which allows transfers 24x7.