Norwegian Air Launches Generous Co-Branded US Credit Card
Norwegian Air partners with Synchrony and Mastercard to offer a credit card with no annual fee
November 5, 2019
Norwegian Air is taking its popular loyalty program, Norwegian Reward, to the next level with a co-branded credit card in the United States. The card comes through Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company, and Mastercard, to provide a robust program for its members and with no annual fee. The new card is now available on NorwegianReward.com.
Norwegian Reward Card benefits include:
*Earn $50 in CashPoints with $500 in purchases in the first 90 days
* 2% extra on Norwegian flights, 2% on dining and grocery, and 1% on all other purchases
* Anniversary bonus of $100 in CashPoints with $20k spend each year starting on account open date
* Redeem CashPoints anytime on any Norwegian flight with no blackout dates and no minimum spend requirement
* Keep points longer with a double expiration period for points
* Priority Boarding
* No foreign transaction fees
Norwegian Reward claims more than 1.4 million members in the U.S. and over 10 million global members.
.“After years of driving organic membership for Norwegian Reward in the U.S., we’re ready to take our acclaimed loyalty program to a new level with an experienced and trusted partner, Synchrony. With unique benefits and innovative ways to earn CashPoints, the Norwegian Reward Card will attract new customers to Norwegian Air and entice deeper loyalty from our existing members – allowing more Americans to travel to Europe faster,” said Kristin Møllerplass, head of Loyalty and Engagement, Norwegian Reward.
Norwegian Reward allows members to easily earn CashPoints, the program’s proprietary currency, through booking Norwegian flights and stays at partner hotels, renting cars and shopping online. The Reward eShop, unveiled last year, invites members to shop at over 550 top national retailers, including Bloomingdale’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Home Depot, Apple, Target, and more to earn a percentage of total spend in CashPoints. Accrued CashPoints are as good as cash and can be applied to future flights to cover partial fares, or an entire fare at any time or can be used to pay for extras such as checked baggage and seat reservation without any restrictions.
For every purchase made with Norwegian Reward Card with reward partners, including Avis, Hotels.com, eShop and more, members will receive an additional 1% earning on top of the existing opportunities with these partners. Moreover, customers will benefit from Norwegian.com/us bookings from both the Reward program on the net fare plus earn 2% on the gross fare if the card is used, accelerating CashPoints accrual with every purchase.
Norwegian offers close to 50 nonstop transatlantic routes from the United States and around 500 routes overall with access to most European destinations via connections within Norwegian’s network at any time of the year. The carrier has become the largest foreign airline to serve New York City in terms of passenger numbers, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.