20th April 2022 - 7 min read
This year’s Ramadan is certainly looking more festive than the last two, now that families and friends can celebrate the joyous occasion with fewer restrictions as Malaysia transitions to the endemic phase.
With the easing of Covid-19 measures, Muslims who observe this fasting month, or anyone who indulges in a wide array of delicacies, now have various options to dine at hotels and savour all-you-can-eat buffets. Think of the succulent roasted mutton, chicken rendang, fish head curry, satay, and the delightful spread of mouth-watering desserts that perfectly complements your feast.
In this special month, various banks are rewarding their credit and debit cardholders with a host of discounts on Ramadan buffets. Available at renowned hotels and restaurants across Malaysia, here’s a round-up of banks that offer Ramadan buffet discounts that you can take advantage of.
Exclusively available to its credit and debit cardholders, Affin Bank returns with special Ramadan buffet discounts at selected hotels in the Klang Valley. With discounts of up to 20%, you can enjoy buffets at notable hotels, such as Pullman KLCC, Eastin Hotel, Corus Hotel, and Royale Chulan Damansara. To enjoy the sweet deals, you’ll simply need to pay for the buffet with your Affin credit or debit card in a single receipt.
You can browse the participating hotels here and, if you like, quickly make a reservation before the seats are all snapped up. Note that the discounts and promotion periods vary across the hotels, so make sure that you check the details.
From now till 1 May 2022, Alliance Bank is rewarding its credit cardholders with a 20% discount on the “Selera Warisan” buffet at Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre.
If oxtail asam pedas, bubur lambuk, ketam bakar percik, and kambing golek richly infused with spices tickle your fancy, make a reservation, and pay with your Alliance bank credit card to enjoy the discount.
AmBank, too, is offering substantial discounts on Ramadan buffets for its credit and debit cardholders. You can enjoy up to 35% off the Ramadan buffets at various hotels in the Klang Valley, Kota Kinabalu and Johor Bahru, and even a 1-for-1 dining deal if you’re an AmBank Visa Infinite cardholder!
You can look through all AmBank’s Ramadan buffets here.
If you’re planning an iftar around the Klang Valley, Bank Islam is offering a 10% discount on the ”Santapan Warisan” buffet at Corus Hotel, “Sajian Dendang Perantau” buffet at Premiera Hotel, and “Citarasa Nipah” buffet at EQ Hotel.
As usual, you’ll have to pay with a Bank Islam credit or debit card-i to enjoy the discount on any of the selected buffets.
Bank Rakyat credit or debit cardholders are also in for a treat as the bank is currently offering a 10% discount on the Ramadan buffet at Impiana Hotel Ipoh, Perak, until 2 May 2022. Served ala bazaar, the specially curated buffet features over 180 iconic Malaysian traditional cuisines, including gulai kawah, rendang tok and kenduri-style nasi minyak.
Simply pay for the buffet with your Bank Rakyat credit or debit card-i to take advantage of the discount. You can find out more about the terms and conditions of the offer here.
Citibank credit or debit cardholders, too, can enjoy Ramadan buffets at discounted prices. These include a 15% off the Ramadan buffet at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, and a 10% discount on the Ramadan buffet at Corus Hotel.
Browse the list of the participating hotels, and pay for the buffet with a Citi credit or debit card in a single receipt to secure the discount.
CIMB credit, debit and prepaid cardholders can also rejoice as the bank is generously giving discounts of up to 30% on Ramadan buffets at various locations in the Klang Valley. You can, for instance, choose to have the “Warisan Bonda” buffet at Pacific Regency Hotel Suites, the “Nikmat Selera Kampung” buffet at Pullman KLCC, or the “Buka Puasa Buffet by Chef Wan” at De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan.
You can check out the complete list of the offers here, and if you find any of them appealing, go ahead and make your reservation.
Those planning to break their fast in Melaka, Pahang, Negeri Sembilan, Pulau Pinang, or the Klang Valley can also get up to 15% discounts on Ramadan buffets at selected hotels when they pay with their HSBC debit or credit card/-i in a single receipt.
Click on this link, and then tap on the “Raya Offers” menu to view the participating hotels and discounts that await you.
Maybank or Maybank Islamic cardholders can also savour sumptuous buffets with discounts of up to 25% at reputable hotels, including Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Doubletree Resort by Hilton Penang, Four Points by Sheraton Desaru, and Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu.
Bring your family and friends along as the offers are valid for up to 10 diners in a single receipt. Click here to look through the participating hotels, and as usual, call or email the hotels of your choice if you’d like to make a reservation.
Standard Chartered credit card and debit card-i members can also enjoy discounts on Ramadan buffets of up to 20% at the participating hotels in the Klang Valley and Kota Kinabalu. To enjoy the offers, you’ll simply have to pay for the buffet with your Standard Chartered credit or debit card.
Click on this link to view the 15 hotels that you can choose from.
If you own a credit or debit card/-i by RHB, you’ll be happy to know that the bank is offering discounts of up to 20% on Ramadan buffets at selected Hilton hotels in a few states, including Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Pulau Pinang, Melaka and Johor.
To qualify for the discounts, you’ll need to pay for the buffet with your RHB credit or debit card/-i. Note, however, that holders of corporate MyDebit card/-i are not eligible for the discounts.
Look through the participating Hilton hotels here, and contact the numbers provided to make a reservation at the hotel near you.
Last but not least, Public Bank is offering discounts of up to 20% on Ramadan buffets to its Mastercard credit cardholders. With 12 hotels to choose from, you can have the buffet at the Klang Valley, Negeri Sembilan or Pulau Pinang.
The bank is also going a step further by rewarding its principal MasterCard credit cardholders with 10% cashback on top of the buffet discounts, with a total of RM30,000 allocated for the entire campaign. Offered on a first-come, first-served basis, eligible cardmembers can earn the cashback by spending a minimum of RM350 at any of the participating merchants during the campaign – which is slated to run until 2 May 2022.
If you’ve been craving for a good Ramadan buffet, why not use your bank cards to your advantage and save some money along the way? Our extensive list of Ramadan buffet promotions by banks covers some of the most popular Ramadan buffet places in Malaysia, so you can enjoy them wherever you are.
With 13 days left before Hari Raya Aidilfitri, take this opportunity to treat yourself to a Ramadan buffet, and save more when you use your credit or debit card.
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