Askari Bank & PIA join hands to launch one of the most promising travel credit card. Now enjoy great travel benefits while travelling on Pakistan International Airline on your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card. Unlock access to local & International departure lounges, Deals & Discounts, Accelerated Air Mile earning and much more.
At Askari Bank, we are offering three variants of Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card:
Upon Card activation get Bonus Miles to kick start your miles earning.
Award + Miles on Shopping
Earn accelerated miles on local & international retail spending.
Additional Miles on PIA Ticket Purchase:
Get double air miles on buying a PIA ticket on your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card.
Priority Boarding & Luggage
Use award plus counters when checking in for Priority Boarding & Luggage.
Get access to selected local and international lounges on your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card. For complete details please visit https://askaribank.com/personal/consumer-products/master-card-2/
Free Membership of PIA Award + Plus Program
If you are an existing Frequent Flyer member with PIA, your tier will be upgraded on becoming Askari PIA Co-Brand Credit Card member as per your corresponding Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card. You will however retain your existing upper tier membership of PIA Frequent Flyer Award+membership and will not be downgraded to a corresponding lower tier membership if you qualify for a comparatively lower limit Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card.
|New Customer Membership Criteria|
|Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card Type||Award Plus Membership Status||Criteria to Retain Membership|
|Classic||Emerald||Valid for life. To remain active, the member must have at least one activity in one calendar year i.e. Jan-Dec.|
|Gold||Sapphire||25 trips or 30,000 tier miles in one calendar year i.e. Jan-Dec|
|Platinum||Diamond||50 trips or 70,000 tier miles in one calendar year i.e. Jan-Dec|
|Existing Customer Membership Criteria|
|Existing FFP Member||Classic Card||Gold Card||Platinum Card|
|Emerald||will retain Emerald Tier status||*will be upgraded to Sapphire Tier||*will be upgraded to Diamond Tier|
|Sapphire||will retain Sapphire Tier status||will retain Sapphire Tier status||*will be upgraded to Diamond Tier|
|Diamond||will retain Diamond Tier status||will retain Diamond Tier status||will retain Diamond Tier status|
*Upgrades by virtue of being a Gold or Platinum Co brand Member will be done for the 1st year of Co-Brand Membership; thereafter the tier status will be determined as per Awards +Plus Rules.
|Bonus Miles Awarded to Customers|
|Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card Type||Existing Frequent Flyer Member||New Frequent Flyer Member|
Award + Miles on Shopping
|Miles Earn & Burn Criteria|
|Spend Value in PKR||Loyalty A+ Mile(s)|
|Local Retail spend||150||1.00|
|International Retail Spend||150||1.50|
*PIA Spending means spend on PIA booking offices through Askari-PIA Co Brand Credit Cards
A+ Miles earned through PIA Ticket purchase:
A+ Miles Capping & Expiry
Maximum annual capping of A+ Miles on your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card is:
The PIA Award+ Miles accumulated shall expire after three years from the date they are earned.
Note: Askari Bank reserves the right to change or amend maximum capping and expiry without prior notice to the credit card members.
The freedom & flexibility of a Credit Card
Make shopping enjoyable for your family by sharing your credit card limit with them with their own personalised supplementary credit cards. As an Askari Credit Cardholder, you can now avail up to 05 supplementary cards and share Askari Credit Card benefits with your loved ones.
24/7 Call Centre
We are just a call away. You can dial Askari Bank’s 24/7 helpline 111 000 787 for all your queries, bill payments, information and more.
Online shopping is just a click away. Your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card is powered by 3DS technology. Ensuring you can shop online with peace of mind. 3DS technology enables password protected e-commerce transactions.
Now enjoy flexible shopping options with your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card. We offer multiple 0% mark-up campaigns where you can order various products on easy, equal monthly installments.
With Askari Credit Card you can convert any retail transaction worth Rs.10,000 or more into a monthly repayment plan, so you can spend now and pay later.
You can avail up to 70% of your assigned/available credit limit in the form of cash through Cash for Card facility and pay back in monthly installments. Cash can be made available to your Askari Bank account or you can receive a Banker’s Cheque in case you don’t have Askari Bank account.
For applicable charges for above instalment plans, please refer to Schedule of Bank Charges available on Askari Bank’s website.
Internet Banking & Mobile App
With Askari Internet Banking and Mobile Banking, you can manage your account any time, anywhere. You can view your monthly statements payment status and make bill payments along with a host of other online services. Internet Banking & Mobile App facility is available for only those customers who are account holder of Askari Bank.
Balance Transfer Facility
Askari PIA Co-Brand Credit Card offers fast track “Balance Transfer Facility” with only 2% mark-up rate per month. You can pay other bank’s Credit Card debts through your Askari Bank Credit Card on lower service charges and pay back in easy equal monthly installments.
Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card offers insurance plans covering against the unforeseen circumstances such as illness, personal accident, disability or death. You now have the power to protect yourself with an array of diverse insurance products offered with your consent on premium charges.
Travel Inconvenience insurance covers you against loss due to delay of flight, baggage loss, baggage damage while you are travelling abroad.
Your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card is powered by Mastercard that is accepted globally. You can use your card on retail shopping wherever you want.
Every time you pay with your Credit Card, our chip encryption protects your transaction data. This encryption is unique for each transaction and also helps protect your data while shopping. The chip technology provides additional security against counterfeiting & duplication of cards.
ATM Cash Withdrawal
You can withdraw 70% cash against your assigned credit limit as cash advance in Pakistan and around the World through ATMs displaying a MasterCard, 1-Link, Cirrus & Maestro logo. For applicable rates, please refer to Schedule of Bank Charges available on Askari Bank’s website.
With your Credit Card you have the freedom to pay the entire outstanding or as little as minimum amount against the outstanding balance mentioned in your monthly bill/statement.
Service charges will be applied to the unpaid amount each month as per the prevailing Schedule of Bank Charges available at Askari Bank’s website.
You can pay your outstanding through:
For all your transactions, an SMS alert will be sent to you on your registered mobile number to confirm that the transactions have been conducted by you. SMS alerts are free of cost.
Other Terms & Conditions
Askari Bank is not responsible for any redemption related dispute as Askari Bank is providing an earning opportunity of A+ miles and all redemption related issues must be raised by the credit cardholder directly with PIA.
Askari Bank will only display the A+ Miles that are earned on credit cards. To check the consolidated balance of your A+ Miles, log in to your PIA Awards + Plus Frequent Flyer Program Account and view your existing balance.
Askari Bank will credit your A+ Miles earned through credit card spending at the time of statement generation (after subsequent bill/statement) and PIA will credit the same in to your PIA Awards + Plus Frequent Flyer Program Account within 05 working days.
In case of an upgrade of your credit card from regular card to Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card your existing reward points will not be shifted to your new Co-Brand Credit Card.
You can move up the tiers of “PIA Awards + Plus Frequent Flyer Program” even though you have a classic card by qualifying for the tier through PIA criteria.
If you are already a PIA Frequent Flyer member it is your responsibility to enter your existing membership number when applying for the card. The PIA FF number should be in applicant’s name.
If you are not an existing “PIA Awards + Plus Frequent Flyer Program” account holder, you will be automatically enrolled to PIA Awards +Plus Frequent Flyer Program account.
1. You can send an e-mail to Award +Plus Desk at email@example.com
2. You can Redeem your Award +Plus Miles by visiting your nearest PIA Booking Office
3. You can also redeem your Award +Plus Miles through online
Step-wise process of Award +Plus Miles redemption through online is mentioned below:
Step – 1
Open the PIA Official website “https://www.piac.com.pk/”.
Step – 2
Click on “Member Login” & enter your Frequent Flyer Membership Number & Password and click on Sign In. After clicking on “Sign In” you will be redirected to the Home page of the Frequent Flyer Member Portal.
Step – 3
After logging into your Frequent Flyer Membership Account, click on “Flight Search”.
Step – 4
Fill in the flight details i.e. Departure date & Arrival date, no. of Passengers and class of travel, then click on search flight.
Step – 5
Please select the check box “Search Awards +Plus Points” & click on Flight search.
Step – 6
Click on flight as per your choice and complete the ticket booking process. The payment break-up will be shown in the menu on the right-hand side. Taxes will be paid in currency while the flight will be booked against miles that are to be redeemed.
Step – 7
To complete the ticket purchase please fill the payment by providing Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card details & click on “Buy Ticket”.
Step – 8
In case of shortage of miles/points, you can still get your ticket issued by visiting your nearest PIA booking office.
What is Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card and how is it different from the other Credit Cards?
Askari Bank and Pakistan International Airline have joined hands to introduce the Frequent Flyer Co-Brand Credit Card in Pakistan. This powerful card combines the global privileges of Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card with the unique features of the PIA Awards +Plus Frequent Flyer Program promising you unparallel value.
What is Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card Rewards Program?
The Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card Rewards Program allows you to earn “A+ miles” at an incredible rate. You can earn “A+ miles” on retail spend on your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card and redeem your earned “A+ Miles” on PIA Award +Plus Frequent Flyer Program.
How can I enroll myself in PIA Awards +Plus Program Membership?
You will automatically get enrolled in PIA Awards +Plus Program once you have your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card. You will receive two emails from PIA Award+ Program; first one as your account confirmation and the other one containing the password to login to your PIA Award +Plus Account.
Do I have to pay a fee for becoming a PIA Awards +Plus Member?
No, PIA Awards +Plus Membership is absolutely free with your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card.
Can I apply for Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card if I already have a regular Credit Card?
Yes, you can apply for Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card even if you have a regular Askari MasterCard Credit Card simultaneously.
Can I replace my existing regular Askari Credit Card to Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card?
Yes, you can apply for replacement of your regular Askari Credit Card to Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card. Replacement charges will be applicable as per prevailing schedule of charges available on Askari Bank’s official website.
Will my physical Credit Card change if I apply for replacement of my existing regular Askari Credit Card to Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card?
Yes, Askari Bank will issue a new Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card if you apply for replacement of your regular Credit Card.
Can I redeem earned Miles on Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card on any merchant which are available for regular Askari MasterCard Credit Card?
No, you can only redeem A+ Miles through PIA Awards +Plus Program.
Can I apply for FCP, BTF, CFC installment plans against Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card?
Yes, you can apply for Flexible Credit Plans, Balance Transfer Facility & Cash for Card with you Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card.
Can I apply for Supplementary Credit Card against my Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card?
Yes, you can apply for upto 05 supplementary Credit Cards with you Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card.
Supplementary Credit Cardholder will also get free membership of PIA Award +Plus Program membership?
No, Supplementary Credit Cardholders will not get free membership of PIA Award +Plus Program.
Will Supplementary Cardholders of Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card earn A+ Miles?
Yes, A+ Miles earned through retail spend by Supplementary Credit Cardholders. However, earned A+ Miles will be credited to Basic Credit Cardholder.
I have access to my PIA Award + Plus Account and want to redeem my A+ Miles. How do I redeem them?
To redeem your A+ Miles you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I redeem my A+ Miles partially or fully?
Yes, you can do partial or full redemption of A+ Miles.
Where can I purchase PIA ticket(s)?
You can purchase PIA ticket(s) by visiting PIA Booking office across Pakistan.
How do I pay for the ticket(s)?
You can pay for the ticket(s) through your Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card.
Which other benefits do I have with Askari-PIA Co-Brand Credit Card?
You can avail lounge facility, Priority Check-In and Baggage Facility.