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DBS Black Card offers HK6=1 mile for eligible retail transactions. What’s more, DBS Black World Mastercard even offers as low as HK$4=1 mile for overseas spend, which is among the best rate compared to other air miles cards in the market.
DBS$ will not expire. Cardholders can take time to collect points for a free air ticket.
Holders of DBS Black Card are exempted from mile conversion fee, which can reduce the cost involved in mileage redemption.
There is no cap on the DBS$ you can earn. The more you spend, the more you enjoy.
Holders of DBS Black World Mastercard are entitled up to 45% on iGO Rewards.
DBS cardholders can enjoy an array of discounts and offers when purchasing TravelShield with DBS cards.
|DBS Black World Mastercard||DBS Black American Express Card|
|Welcome Offers||Upon successful application of the Card on or before 31 March 2020, new customers can enjoy annual fee waiver for the first year and up to 80,000 miles (i.e. DBS$3,840) for meeting a specific spending requirement (i.e. local spend: HK$240,000 & overseas spend: HK$70,000) within the first 2 months after the card is issued. Cardholders are also required to activate the DBS Omni account.||Apply before 31 March 2020 to enjoy annual fee waiver for the first year and enjoy up to 80,000 miles (i.e. DBS$5,760) for spending HK$240,000 locally and HK$70,000 internationally and activating DBS Omni account in the first 2 months after the card issuance.|
|Mileage Conversion||DBS$48 = 1,000 Miles||DBS$72 = 1,000 Miles|
|Travel perks||Exclusive 45% off on iGO Rewards||Enjoy up to 9% discount on hotel booking on Expedia.com.hk|
|Access over 850 lounges worldwide (US$32 per person per visit)||Enjoy 8% discount hotel booking on Hotels.com|
|Enjoy up to 12% off hotel booking on Expedia.com.hk||Enjoy 7% off hotel booking on Agoda.com|
|Enjoy 8% discount on hotel booking on Hotels.com||Enjoy 5% discount on travel products on KLOOK|
|Enjoy up to 10% off hotel booking on Agoda.com|
|Enjoy 5% off travel products on KLOOK|
Click the DBS Omni mobile app, then press “Login”
Simply select ‘Redeem Rewards’ from the left navigation and choose ‘eSHOP’ from the dropdown list
Choose the frequent flyer program that you want to redeem from the list then click ‘Redeem’
Then, you will see a pop-up message showing the conversion rate for 1000 air miles, for example (DBS$48 = 1,000 Miles). You can increase the miles you would like to redeem simply by clicking the ‘+’ button. You can also reduce it with the ‘-’ button. After you have selected the amount of mile you would like to redeem, you can choose ‘tick’ to proceed
Confirm the details and click ‘Buy Now’ to complete the redemption
Redemption completed. The air miles will be credited to your account automatically within 4-8 weeks
DBS Black cardholders can earn DBS$ on posted retail transactions, excluding cash advances, balance transfer, insurance payment, tax payment, bill payment, etc. If you are a holder of DBS Black World Mastercard, you can enjoy 2X DBS$ for local spending (i.e. HK$250= DBS$2) and 3X DBS$ for overseas spending (i.e. HK$250= DBS$3). In general, for every DBS$48, you can redeem 1,000 miles.
DBS Black American Express Cardholders can enjoy 3X DBS$ for both local and overseas spending (i.e. HK$250= DBS$3). In most cases, you can redeem 1,000 miles for every DBS$72. There is no expiry date for the DBS$ that you earned on these two cards. Cardholders can take all the time they need to collect air miles. What’ s more, mileage handling fee is waived for DBS Black Card holders.
DBS Black Cardholders can use DBS$ to redeem travel products ranging from flights to hotels and packages directly. With DBS Black World Mastercard, you can also get an exclusive 45% redemption discount. To book on iGo Rewards, cardholders need to use a minimum of DBS$100 and pay for a booking fee for each booking. So it’s better to wait until you have enough DBS$ to redeem your desired travel product to avoid being charged booking fee multiple times.
There are no black-out periods for the travel products that you purchase and they are all confirmed instantly. For eligible bookings, you can even earn airline frequent flyer points. To book, simply go to DBS Omni and select ‘iGo Rewards’ from the left navigation or go to the iGO Rewards website.
DBS Credit Cardholders can enjoy massive discounts and additional rewards on TravellerShield travel insurance: