becomes accelerated travel partner for Sampath Bank’s Amex Credit Card

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Sri Lanka’s largest online travel company, recently joined hands with Sampath Bank as an accelerated travel partner for the American Express Platinum Ultramiles Credit Card.

The partnership enables Ultramiles cardmembers to earn five Ultramiles for every Rs. 100 spent when making a purchase on By using to book hotels and flights, Ultramiles cardmembers can accumulate a large amount of points, at an accelerated rate. Cardmembers will also be able to redeem their Ultramiles on and receive discounted hotel and airline rates. will enable Ultramiles cardmembers to enjoy a variety of special travel discounts, and earn miles and rewards with every purchase. This distinct credit card comes with a complimentary offer of 5000 free Ultramiles as soon as the card is activated. Cardmembers will thereafter be given an opportunity to earn up to 30,000 Ultramiles within the first three months after the card has been issued. Cardmembers will be able to earn three Ultramiles for every Rs.100 spent locally and five Ultramiles for every Rs.100 spent overseas, during this period.

From the fourth month onwards cardmembers can earn one Ultramile for every Rs. 100 spent locally and two Ultramiles for every Rs. 100 spent overseas. Additionally, cardmembers can earn up to two Ultramiles for every Rs. 100 spent on travel and dining locally and four Ultramiles for every Rs. 100 spent on overseas travel and dining transactions. Along with multiple lifestyle benefits, Sampath Bank’s American Express Platinum Ultramiles cardmembers will enjoy a complimentary Priority Pass that gives them access to over 700 lounges in over 400 cities and 120 countries. Now all Ultramiles cardmembers can earn miles every time they use to make travel bookings. can be used to search, compare prices of and book extremely affordable airline tickets to a variety of destinations around the world; you can also use the website to book a range of hotels. is dedicated to being the market leader in travel and e-commerce and offers the best rates and travel solutions available both locally and globally.

Commenting on the partnership with, Nirosha De Silva, Assistant General Manager Card Centre, Sampath Bank stated, “Travel is an important part of our cardmembers’ lifestyles and the Ultramiles card is the ideal way to add value to their travel experiences. We constantly strive to differentiate our products and provide our customers with a unique offering. has revolutionized the travel industry by using e-commerce and offers our cardmembers a convenient online booking platform that will help optimize their use of the Ultramiles card.”

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