In today's fast-paced world of tertiary education, the right credit card is definitely among the must-haves such as laptop, iPad, smartphone.
Proactive and in tune with the necessity for financial control, safety and security along with fast access to cash, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank tailor-made the UWI Visa Credit Card for students, alumni, faculty and staff of the University of the West Indies (UWI) community across the region.
The CIBC FirstCaribbean UWI Visa credit card offers a range of benefits for cardholders while the university receives support towards its continued development with every card account opened or renewed and every purchase made. Cardholders enjoy reduced interest rates, lower annual fees, Visa travel assistance services, additional cards for family members and available credit-card security insurance protection.
Platinum card options available in Jamaica and Barbados, offer, in addition, a range of free exceptional services, free enrolment in the Visa Rewards programme, reward points for every purchase made and the opportunity to redeem points for airline tickets to any destination on any airline, hotel accommodation and room upgrades, car rentals and cruises.
The UWI Visa Classic benefits include universal acceptance, emergency card replacement and emergency cash, and 24-hour customer service, 365 days a year. UWI Visa Gold benefits include higher credit limits, free auto rental insurance in USA and Canada and free travel-accident insurance up to US$250,000. Both options are available in Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Kitts and St Vincent.
The UWI Visa credit card is one of CIBC FirstCaribbean's customised products, designed to fit varying Caribbean lifestyles and other specialised lending solutions to an increasingly diverse regional market.
It not only offers members of the UWI family access to a top-class credit card but the opportunity also to contribute to the continued development of their alma mater.