Diners Club International Credit Card
Brought into existence over half a century ago, Diners Club was created to serve the needs of VIPs, allowing them to make payments conveniently and enjoy great benefits.
This internationally recognised multi-purpose credit card allows the cardholder to buy goods or withdraw cash in more than 190 different countries. You can buy goods or enjoy services from over 28 million merchants spread across these nations. As they use their credit cards, Diners Club members will be able to earn reward points, which can come in handy when they want to enjoy a holiday in an exotic location or have a premium product.
What you need
To become a member of the Diners Club you need to be a New Zealand citizen or resident above the age of 18. You need to have a good credit history and have an income of at least $10,000 a year.
Products and services
There are different kinds of credit cards or levels of membership in the Diners Club.
Cash advance: As a Diners Club member you qualify for cash advances which you can access from ATMs or any Westpac Bank in New Zealand. You can also get cash from selected hotels around the world.
Corporate solutions: Companies can take advantage of Diners Club’s services for their executives. Different packages are available for companies depending on their size and budget. Small businesses can take advantage of the Essential Card
The small business package allows members to plan and control their expenditure with the DataPoint Small Business feature. This feature allows members to view expense data at the touch of a button wherever they are over the Internet. You can get up to two years’ worth of data in the form of graphs you can make deductions from at a glance or as detailed breakdowns.
Small businesses have a variety of cards with varying features and rewards at their disposal:
Travel card: This kind of card offers business executives airport lounge access whenever they have to travel by air for business.
Essential card:Businesses seeking to keep their financial management and cash flow simple can opt for this card.
Rewards card: Whenever you spend for the business, you get reward points which you can use to grow your business or for your personal enjoyment. A point is awarded for every dollar spent. With these points you can get to go on fully paid holidays or win some great prizes.
There are also products tailored to suit the needs of corporates which are of great importance in:
- Collecting and consolidating data of the company’s expenditure, helping larger organisations keep track of their spending better. Customers in this category will be able to access up to 36 months of spending data from a secure online portal.
- Organisations can better control their expenditure, streamline payments and manage travel from a central point.
- Global data can be consolidated into any one of 15 currencies. Billing and reporting will also be centralised even if you work with many different travel suppliers. With this data at your disposal, you will be better able to spot opportunities to save.
As a Diners Club member you will be able to enjoy the facilities at more than 850 airport lounges around the world. These lounges offer modern business facilities for you to stay in touch with happenings in the office while you’re out and about.
You also get access to privileges such as room upgrades in five-star hotels as well as flexible check-in and check-out times. Club members will have access to memorable dining experiences at some of the world’s most renowned restaurants. Wine cellar tours and backroom access to restaurant kitchens are other privileges you will enjoy.