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UBA Ruby Account offers more exclusive perks for women, introduces priority pass

By News Express on 19/11/2014

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Women who choose Ruby, a female-focused current account offered by pan-African bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, will now enjoy more perks as the bank has expanded its list of exclusive partners offering special services to its female account holders.

A current account offered by UBA exclusively to its female bank customers to satisfy some of their business and personal and needs, Ruby comes with several specially attached privileges for account holders. The current account is specifically designed for the discerning woman of substance, providing unique services to fit the banking needs of UBA’s exquisite female customers.

“Priority Pass” is the new value-added services offered by UBA to Ruby Acct Customers. It grants customers access to over 600 VIP lounges in more than 100 countries and 300 cities worldwide regardless of the class of travel or airline a Ruby account holder flies.

“Priority Pass Membership offers great value for money,” explained Olumide Osunyomi, UBA’s Head of Retail Products.

She said in a statement in Lagos that some of the benefits Ruby Account holders will enjoy when they travel include “access to over 600 VIP lounges in more than 100 countries and 300 cities worldwide, use lounges regardless of the class of travel or airline they are flying, privileged access to over 70 US Airport VIP lounges, relaxation ambience for both customer and her guests, complimentary refreshments and snacks as well as access to e-mail, internet and conference space powered by wifi technology.

“Ruby is a unique current account in the Nigerian banking industry because it is not just a bank account. Once you have you a Ruby account, you join an exclusive club of discerning women enjoying access and significant discounts on great services and products.”

In addition, Ruby account holders enjoy up to 25% exclusive discounts to access products and services from UBA-accredited Ruby Partners nationwide.

News Express learnt that current partners where Ruby account holders can have exclusive access and enjoy significant discounts include AA Rescue, Ruff and Tumble, Laterna Ventures, Zaron International, Clear Essence Spa, Avis Nigeria, Mega Care, Fine and Country, Bulwark Vault & Safes Deposit, Exquisite Magazine, Nathans Superior Dry-Cleaners, Laserderm Clinics, Body Boost, Prime Wash Drycleaners, Ginger Blu, Bold & Beautiful Salon, and many more.

Apari from the discounts at major partners, Ruby account holders also enjoy COT-free transactions on their accounts, highly attractive interest rates, customised Ruby debit gold card and Ruby cheque book, access to consumer credit facilities, premium  luxury gift item, special invitations for women empowerment programmes and many others, including opportunity to attend a networking platform that brings discerning women of like minds together as well as  advertise and sell their products on U-mall, an online e-commerce platform, free for a period of three months.

“The benefits of having a Ruby account are many. You will hardly have any other bank account that offers so much perks for free. We understand that every woman needs to be pampered and cared for, which is what Ruby has been designed to do,” said Olumide.

The Ruby current account is the only bank account specifically targeted at women among UBA’s bouquet of retail banking products.

The UBA Group has a strong retail penetration across the African continent with more than seven million customers that enjoy a bouquet of products and services tailored to meet their different financial needs and backed by a cutting edge e-banking platform that offers secured and convenient real-time online banking services.

Ruby customers will have access to the bank’s online banking platform U-Direct as well as its mobile platform U-Mobile.

One of Africa’s leading financial institutions, UBA has over 700 business offices in 19 African countries. With presence in New York, London and Paris, UBA is connecting people and businesses across Africa through retail, commercial and corporate banking, innovative cross border payments, and trade finance.

•Photo shows UBA’s Head of Retail Products, Olumide Osunyomi.

Source News Express

Posted 19/11/2014 4:00:16 PM





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