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    DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card For Travelers

    The DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card is one of the popular cards in Singapore among those who love to travel. It gives you up to 3 air miles for every S$1 you charge to it. The card also gives you additional air miles at an accelerated rate every time you book flights and hotels on Kaligo and Expedia, along with free access to global airport lounges all through the year. What’s more, the DBS Altitude Butler Service that’s available 24/7 can help you book dinner reservations or organise your airport transfers. Added to this, the complimentary insurance of up to S$1 million on your travels might just give you that extra bit of peace of mind you need, when you travel.

    DBS Altitude Card Miles Offers

    Features Description
    Local expenses S$1=1.2 miles (~3 DBS Points for S$5 spent)
    Overseas Expenses S$1=2 miles (~1 DBS Point)
    Expedia Bookings S$1=6 Miles on Expedia Flight/Hotel Transactions
    Kaligo Bookings 10 miles per S$1 spent on Kaligo Flight/Hotel Transactions
    Hotel Privileges Special discounts on bookings at Alila Hotels and Resorts
    Concierge/Butler Service 24-Hour DBS Altitude Butler Service
    Airport Lounge Access 2 free Global Airport Lounge access
    Airlines that Miles Can be Used Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Qatar Airways
    Limousine Not available
    Expedited immigration Not available

    Take Flight at 3 Miles per Singapore Dollar

    Most travellers usually use their accumulated air miles to get discounts on flight ticket fares. Participating airlines give you reduced fares depending on the number of miles you have accumulated. The DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card gives you 1.2 miles on your local transactions and 2 miles on your spends abroad, for every S$1 spent. You can also get 3 miles for every S$1 you spend online at participating hotels and airlines. These miles don’t expire either, allowing you to accumulate them and use them as and when you desire, to get better rates when you fly.

    Hotel Bookings Are Rewarding at 10 Miles per Singapore Dollar

    This card gives you miles at an accelerated rate when you use it to book hotel rooms through participating brands. For example, when you book hotels online through Expedia using this link, you get up to 6 miles for every S$1 you spend. Kaligo gives you 10 miles per S$1 spent on this card for booking hotels through this link:

    DBS Altitude Card

    Promotion Exclusively for DBS Altitude Card Users

    Stay at the Alila Villas Uluwatu and the Alila Manggis for a nett price of US$1,550 per couple per package. The package is inclusive of stays for two night at each of these resorts in the specified rooms, breakfast (a la carte) every morning, private transport for when you return to the airport, transfers between your hotels, dinner with set menu at Alila Villas Uluwatu, a spa treatment for an hour at the Alila Manggis, and free hospitality services.

    Additional Benefits

    • Charge at least S$25,000 on eligible retail transactions per year and enjoy an annual fee waiver for the subsequent year or pay the annual fee and receive 10,000 bonus miles.
    • Receive two complimentary Global Airport Lounge visits each year with your Priority Pass Membership.
    • Receive exclusive offers and discounts on select hotels and travel dealers like Expedia, Kaligo, Alila Hotels and Resorts, D’Resort, Grand Mirage Resort, and The Kee Resort & Spa.
    • The air miles do not have any expiry date.
    • Get complimentary travel insurance up to S$1 million
    • The accumulated air miles can be converted to the participating airline’s flyer programme for a fee of S$25.
    • To know about the promotions, please visit our DBS credit cards promotions page for a list of offers and discounts.

    Calculate Miles Earned from DBS Altitude Card

    • Suppose you have spent 12,000 on local transactions in a year. Hence, the number of miles you can earn in one year is 14,400 miles (S$12,000 x 1.2 miles).
    • Upon successful card membership renewal, you will receive an additional 10,000 miles, if you choose to pay the annual fee.
    • So, the total miles you have earned in the second year of card membership is 24,400 miles (14,400 miles + 10,000 bonus miles).

    Here’s how you can redeem these air miles for purchasing flight tickets at participating airlines:

    Journey Type Singapore Airlines Cathay Pacific Qatar Airways
    One-way ticket to Malaysia (Economy) 15,000 KrisFlyer miles 10,000 Asia Miles 7,523 Qmiles
    Return ticket from Malaysia (Economy) 30,000 KrisFlyer miles 20,000 Asia Miles 15,046 Qmiles

    Note: The above table is for illustration purposes only. The actual mile conversation rate may differ.

    Complimentary Travel Insurance Coverage

    DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card offers complimentary travel accident insurance cover up to S$1 million. This policy covers accidental death and permanent disability and is underwritten by Chubb Insurance Singapore. You and your family members (legal spouse and dependent children) are insured under this plan. You must charge the entire public conveyance travel fare to the card to be eligible for the benefits. The table below shows the total sum assured to each person by DBS:

    Insured Person Sum Assured
    You and/or your legal spouse Up to S$1 million
    Dependent child S$250,000

    Butler/Concierge Services

    DBS Altitude Butler Service, underwritten by Consortio, offers assistance with planning vacations, making reservations at restaurants, arranging transfers from airport, among others. Simply call on the service helpline from any part of the world to enjoy this Jetsetter benefit.

    DBS Altitude Card Interest Rate & Fees

    Types Rates
    Retail purchases 25.9% p.a.
    Cash advance 28% p.a.
    Instalment payment plan 0%
    Annual Fee S$192.60 (waived for the first year)
    Overseas transaction fee 1.8% of the transaction amount + 1% charged by Visa
    Cash advance fee 6% of the withdrawn amount or S$15, whichever is more
    Late payment fee S$100 if the outstanding amount exceeds S$50
    Minimum monthly payment S$50 or 3% of the current bill (whichever is more) + overdue amount (if applicable)
    Supplementary card fee S$96.30 (First year waived)

    Eligible Criteria

    Before you make any travel plans with this card as your new traveling companion, be sure you are eligible it to own it. You can check the eligibility requirements conveniently here.

    Activating This Card for Overseas Use

    Yes, you should activate this card for overseas use. Your credit card uses a magnetic stripe which secures the card from fraudulent activities. The stripe remains disabled for overseas use as it is not widely accepted in countries except Korea, Japan, and USA. You can activate your card in the following methods:

    • Via SMS banking
    • Through iBanking
    • Via digibank app
    • At any DBS/POSB ATMs in the country
    • Call the helpline and speak to an executive

    DBS Altitude Card Instalment Payment Plans

    Instalment Payment Plan (IPP)
    • Spread out the payments over 24 months at for interest-free payments.
    • This plan can be used only at designated merchant outlets in the country.
    • S$150 will be charged for early termination of the plan.
    My Preferred Plan (MP3)
    • Convert purchases of minimum S$100.
    • Choose tenures of up to 24 months.
    • Up to 10 transactions can be combined per application.
    • The interest rate charged is 0%, however processing fees up to 6% will be applicable depending on the tenure chosen.

    Visit our site and learn about ongoing promotions if you want to make the most of the latest credit card offers. You will need to apply for these cards within the validity period.

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    What Else Do I Need to Know?

    How to Enable/Disable Auto Debit & Standing Instructions

    Set Up GIRO

    • Set up GIRO arrangement through digibank App or internet banking.
    • Upon approval, payments will be debited from your account automatically and credited to your card account on the second business day from your payment due date.
    • Make payments to over 60 billing organisations through this facility.

    Terminate this facility through digibank App or any Video Teller Machine (VTM).

    How to Apply for the Card & Check the Application Status?

    Apply Online and Check Status Through Phone Banking

    Apply online through the following ways:

    • New customers can fill out an application form on the bank’s website and submit it.
    • Existing customers can use iBanking login credentials or card number and PIN to apply.

    You can check the status of your application through phone banking.

    How to Check Balance?

    Through SMS Notifications/iBanking/digibank/SMS Banking/Phone Banking

    Check your balance conveniently through the following channels:

    • Subscribe to SMS Notification Service
    • iBanking
    • digibank
    • SMS Banking
    • Phone Banking

    How Can the Bill Be Paid?

    Through iBanking/digibank/SMS Banking/GIRO/ATMs/VTMs/AXS/Cheque

    You can pay your card bill in one of the following ways:

    • iBanking
    • digibank
    • SMS banking
    • Cheque
    • Interbank GIRO
    • AXS stations
    • VTMs

    How Much Is the Minimum Payment to Be Made on the Card?

    3% of the Statement Balance or Min S$50

    Your minimum monthly payment on this card would be 3% of the statement balance or S$50, whichever amount is higher. Additionally, it will include any overdue amount as well as the amount borrowed over your credit limit.

    What is the Grace Period

    20 Days

    You get a grace period of 20 days, starting from the statement date to pay your credit card dues. After those 20 days, finance charges will start to apply.

    Which Mobile Wallets Can This Card Be Used With?

    Apple Pay/Google Pay/Samsung Pay

    This card can be used with Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay for making quick and easy payments through your smartphone. Here’s how it works:

    • Apple Pay: Install the app on your phone and link it with your card. Hold your phone close to the contactless payment terminal to complete payment.
    • Samsung Pay: Download the app on your Samsung phone. Link it with your card and start making payment by holding the phone close to the payment terminal.
    • Google Pay: Download the app on your compatible android device and link your card with this app. Look for Google Pay logo at a contactless payment terminal, unlock the phone and keep it close to the terminal. Upon successful payment, your phone icon will change into a tick.

    How to Block or Unblock the Card?

    If your card is lost/stolen, or if your PIN is disclosed, you can get it blocked immediately online, using your card number and PIN. To get your card unblocked, you can get in touch with the bank’s customer service helpline.

    How to Reset the PIN?

    iBanking/digibank/VTM/Online Form

    If you wish to reset your card PIN, you can do so through the following ways:

    • iBanking
    • digibank
    • VTM
    • By filling an online form

    What Is the Billing Cycle and the Bill Due Date?

    1 Month (Can Start on Any Date)

    You can find out about your billing cycle and the bill due date from your monthly credit card statement.

    • The minimum payment is due within 20 calendar date from your statement date.
    • The full payment is due by the next statement date.

    How to Get a Replacement Card?

    Through Card and PIN/iBanking

    If your card is lost, damaged, or worn out, you can request for a replacement card immediately online through these channels:

    • Card & Pin
    • Digibank Online

    How to Temporarily Increase the Limit of the Card?

    Through iBanking/Online Form

    • You can get a temporary increase in your card limit by filling out an online form or through iBanking.
    • Credit limit is offered in cases of travel, funeral, wedding, hospitalisation.

    News About DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card

    • DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card Promotion

      Runtime – This is an ongoing promotional offer.

      Particulars – Charge your DBS Altitude Visa Signature Credit Card with SGD 1,000 and avail 8,000 bonus miles. This must be done within the first two months from date of approval of the credit card.

      Terms and Conditions – Please, get in touch with DBS Bank to know more about the terms and conditions of this particular promotional offer.

    • DBS Altitude Visa Signature Credit Card offers Bonus Miles

      Earlier known as the Development Bank of Singapore, the DBS Bank offers a host of credit cards that come with a plethora of lucrative offers and exclusive privileges. Offers on almost every card from DBS bank are categorised into base offers and time sensitive offers.

      For the Altitude Visa Signature Credit Card, DBS has put up a new time bound offer that ends by June 30, 2016. The offer is valid if the card is applied for online through the portal of DBS. Post the issuance of the card, one can charge a minimum of 1000 Singaporean Dollars per month to the card for the first two months and earn 8000 bonus miles. These miles can be used to avail air tickets or redeemed for discounts. Standard terms and conditions of DBS bank will apply for this offer.

      19th April 2016

    • DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card Promotion 2016

      Runtime - This is an ongoing promotion that is valid until March 30, 2016.

      Particulars – This promotion is valid for new DBS / POSB credit card customers.

        • Apply for a DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card within the promotion period (March 30, 2016).

        • Spend a minimum amount of SGD 1000 each month on your new credit card for the initial 2 months from your card approval date and you will earn 8000 bonus miles.

      Terms and Conditions –

        • Applicants who have cancelled their Card within the last 12 months before the commencement date of the promotion will not be eligible to apply for this promotion.

        • The earned points will be credited in the qualifying member’s card account within 60 days of the last month where the qualifying purchase was made.

        • For further details on this promotion or for more information on the terms and conditions, please feel free to contact the bank.

    • Go contactless with the DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card

      Run Time-This is an ongoing offer

      Particulars- With the DBS Altitude Visa Signature Card you can make all your payments at more than two thousand merchant outlets, just by tapping on your card. No pin or signature is required while transactions. Enjoy more with the fastest miles earning card in Singapore.

      Terms and Conditions - Please, contact the bank for more information about the terms and conditions.

      08th September 2015

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