Designed to elevate the travel experience for cardholders, the CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card provides an array of exclusive privileges, travel benefits, and rewards that cater to the discerning needs of travellers.
10x CIMB Bonus Points for your travel and shopping expenses
Aiming to make every journey more rewarding and convenient, this all-new CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card rewards you abundantly for selected spending categories. Travel junkies would appreciate the 10x Bonus Points you’ll get for every RM1 you spend overseas, airline spending, and shopping at duty-free stores.
Local spending gets you the same 10x Bonus Points for every RM1 too—valid until 31 December 2023 and subject to the terms and conditions of the CIMB Travel World Elite 8X Bonus Points Campaign. Once the campaign ends which is on 31 December 2023, you earn 2x Bonus Points for every RM1 on your local spending instead.
Please note that the 10x Bonus Points are limited to a maximum earning of 1,000,000 Bonus Points in a single statement cycle. Besides that, there is also a maximum earning between 50,000 to 100,000 Bonus Points on selected spending categories or Merchant Category Codes (MCCs) per statement. Click here to check out the terms and conditions.
Redeem 1x Airline Mile for RM1 conversion
This highly rewarding travel credit card from CIMB Bank offers cardholders the flexibility in air miles redemption via CIMB Bonus Points. With a low conversion rate of RM1 for 1x Airline Mile, you can easily redeem free flights from over 11 participating airlines such as the following list. You can also find more details here.
|Airlines||Partner Points/Miles/Avios||CIMB Bonus Points|
|AirAsia||1,000 Points||8,000 Bonus Points|
|Malaysia Airlines||1,000 Points||10,000 Bonus Points|
|Air France-KLM||1,000 Miles||10,000 Bonus Points|
|EVA Air||1,000 Miles||10,000 Bonus Points|
|British Airways||1,000 Avios||10,000 Bonus Points|
|Etihad Airways||1,000 Miles||10,000 Bonus Points|
|Turkish Airlines||1,000 Miles||15,000 Bonus Points|
|Qatar Airways||1,000 Avios||15,000 Bonus Points|
|Emirates||1,000 Miles||15,000 Bonus Points|
|Cathay Pacific||1,000 Miles||15,000 Bonus Points|
|Japan Airlines||1,000 Miles||20,000 Bonus Points|
Note: The Bonus Points transfer redemption must be made in multiple of 1,000 miles/points of the respective partners with a minimum of 1,000 miles/points redemption. Other terms and conditions apply.
Exhilarating travel privileges in one card
What’s a travel credit card without the privileges? This CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card comes with several perks that are going to make your journey more worthwhile. From up to RM80 worth of cashback for in-flight WiFi service with selected airlines and complimentary global data roaming, no additional 1% markup on currency exchange for overseas spending, and others listed below.
- 12x access to participating Plaza Premium First/Plaza Premium Lounge
Avoid the busy crowd in the general areas and enjoy a peaceful head start on your trip by lounging in the all-new Plaza Premium First, KLIA—the first credit card in Malaysia to give you this exclusive complimentary access. You can also use the 12x free passes to access participating Plaza Premium Lounge globally. Note that this access is shared between the principal and supplementary cardholders.
- End-to-end travel insurance
Whenever you buy flight tickets in full using the CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card, you will be automatically covered with comprehensive Travel Accident and Insured Journey, and Travel Medical Benefits for up to USD500,000, in addition to Trip Inconvenience Protection of up to USD7,500, Luggage Protection of up to USD3,000, and up to USD150 per day (up to 14 consecutive days) for Overseas Covid-19 Diagnosis Quarantine Allowance. For a complete list of coverage and T&Cs, click here.
- Enjoy a 4-night stay at selected Marriott Vacation Club properties
Valid until 31 October 2023, enjoy a complimentary 4-night stay at 5-star properties of Marriott Vacation Club in Marriott’s Bali Nusa Dua Gardens (for Guest Room), Bali Indonesia, and Marriott’s Mai Khao Beach (for 2-bedroom Unit), Phuket Thailand. Simply insert the promo code “MCCIMB” when you book either property. You can make a booking for up to 18 months in advance, subject to room availability. Late cancellation and date change penalty applies, in addition to taxes and surcharges. Full T&C here.
- Complimentary 12-month HoteLux Elite Plus Membership
Take advantage of this credit card to enjoy the perks of joining the HoteLux Elite Plus Membership. Simply download the mobile app and sign up as a member or log in you already are a member, search for “Join HoteLux Elite” and click “Promotion”, select “CIMB Card”, insert the first 6-digit of the card number, and voila! This promotion ends on 31 October 2023. Full T&C here.
Annual fee waiver campaign
From 21 October 2022 until 31 December 2023, enjoy an annual fee waiver when you hit a certain total spending amount—the accumulated retail spend of both the principal and supplementary cardholders—within 60 days from your card approval date. This campaign is only valid for CIMB’s new-to-card applicants. Click here to view the full T&C.
|Annual Fee Waiver||Total Spending|
|100%||RM3,000 and above|
|50%||RM1,000 to RM2,999|
Am I eligible to apply for a CIMB Travel World Elite Credit Card?
Anyone aged 21 years and over with a minimum annual income of RM250,000 is eligible to apply as the principal cardholder, while the supplementary cardholder should be 18 years of age at the minimum to qualify.