An All New Wealth Debit Card Opens Doors For Luxe Experiences

The new debit card from one of the country’s largest private banks promises elevated experiences with luxury shopping and travel perks.

Living a good life isn’t just about earning a lot—though that’s important, too. To those who’ve worked hard to cultivate and build a secured future that goes beyond their lifetime, the experiential factor of wealth is just as important. Nowadays, more and more individuals are seeking benefits and experiences that provide unforgettable and inimitable luxury experiences for them and their loved ones. To cater to this particular need, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) has released its new RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card. 

RCBC Launching its Wealth Debit Mastercard
The venue was a golden picture of opulence

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In an intimate Client Appreciation Event hosted by RCBC last October 4, the bank showed the importance of building a meaningful and lasting legacy – a profound journey that requires vision, dedication and commitment. And partnering with RCBC plays a pivotal role in this entire experience of turning these aspirations into reality. Empowering its clients to experience the best life with a secured future is at the heart of RCBC. With this, the bank has introduced the RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card, a fusion of modern financial convenience with perks and privileges based on lifestyle preferences.

RCBC Launching its Wealth Debit Mastercard
Host and performer Topper Fabregas during the RCBC Wealth Platinum Mastercard Card launch

The bank’s newest financial offering represents its commitment to usher in an era of financial excellence by providing solutions that combine the reliability of tradition with the forward-thinking benefits of modernity, thus creating a legacy unlike any other. 

Experiential In Every Way

The RCBC Client Appreciation Event was an event to remember, as it parallels the luxe and inimitable experiences customers will get with the debit card. Guests mingled and gathered in the Manila Polo Club, surrounded by glowing chandeliers, lights, and opulent long tables laden with fresh flowers and edible grapes. 

Long tables were laden with lush flowers and grapes as guests enjoyed a delectable dinner
Long tables were laden with lush flowers and grapes as guests enjoyed a delectable dinner

Renowned performer Topper Fabregas hosted the event, which opened with remarks from Eugene S. Acevedo, the President and CEO of RCBC. Each dinner course was introduced through engaging animated shorts that centered on a multi-generational story of one family, drawing audiences back into RCBC’s aim of building a legacy with clients and helping them realize their vision for the future generation.

Tiramisu Croccante Di Marghi, the dessert of the evening by Chef Margarita Forés
Tiramisu Croccante Di Marghi, the dessert of the evening by Chef Margarita Forés

A live band played instrumentals of beloved and contemporary hits as attendees savored a delectable spread of pass-around appetizers, salad, entrees, dessert, and of course, a curated selection of wines, all executed under the care of Chef Margarita Forés. 

An AI-generated Elvis interacts with the audience and Manny Narciso, RCBC's Head of Global Transaction Banking Group
An AI-generated Elvis interacts with the audience and Manny Narciso, RCBC’s Head of Global Transaction Banking Group

In between, an AI-generated Elvis Presley (accompanied by exceptional piano playing from RCBC Head of Global Transaction Banking Group, Manny Narciso) serenaded the audience with his timeless and classic songs.  

As the program came to an end, executives of RCBC gathered on stage to dedicate a toast to their loyal clients. “After all, RCBC is not just the bank you deal with,” Mr. Acevedo said during his opening speech. “It is your bank. Because of your support, from 2018, when we were number eight, we are now the fifth largest privately owned bank in the country.”

Luxe Shopping and Travel Opportunities 

Holders of the RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card can enjoy a variety of benefits that redefine their whole banking experience. These perks include lavish lifestyle experiences, such as access to travel and accommodation all around the world.

RCBC Wealth's newest financial offering promises safer purchases and peace of mind
RCBC Wealth’s newest financial offering promises safer purchases and peace of mind

Cardholders can avail of offers for airport lounges, airlines, private jets, and car rentals. Those who plan to explore the seas can enjoy free accommodations and special dining experiences in different cruise lines. Traveling in style is also a breeze as the RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card grants access to a customized itinerary and savings of up to $250, as well as over 3,800 hotels and resorts with room upgrades. What’s more, each Mastercard cardholder is provided with 24/7 concierge service for convenience and peace of mind throughout their trips.

RCBC Launching its Wealth Debit Mastercard
RCBC president and CEO Eugene Acevedo during his opening remarks

On top of all this, the epicurious traveler can indulge in a wide assortment of cuisines, as the RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card grants priority access to more than 10,000 restaurants around the world. Unique events, curated wellness packages, and hand-picked entertainment experiences also await those who avail of the versatile debit card. 

For safer purchases, the RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card offers e-commerce protection of up to $200. 

RCBC Launching its Wealth Debit Mastercard
L-R: RCBC Trust and Investments head Dr. Robert B. Ramos, RCBC Wealth Management head Jane N. Mañago, RCBC chairperson Helen Yuchengco Dee, RCBC president and CEO Eugene Acevedo, RCBC Head of Global Transaction Banking Group Emmanuel “Manny” T. Narciso, and RCBC Senior Consultant Horacio E. Cebrero

Daily Value 

Card holders can expect everyday value with the RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card. It offers up to 20% rebate from over 300 merchants globally. Higher bank transaction limits and preferential rates are also exclusively available for holders. 

The Debit Card For A Greener Future 

RCBC ensured its newest offering aligned with its efforts to support sustainability. Every card is made from an earth-friendly BioPVC, which is completely biodegradable as opposed to cards made from PVC plastic. What’s more, RCBC will be donating one tree to Conservation International for each RCBC Wealth Debit Platinum Mastercard Card issued. As such, customers can take pride knowing they’re playing a part in cultivating a greener future. 

“At RCBC, we value the legacy that our clients have built with us over the years. Through this exclusive card with highly specialized features we hope to elevate their experience with the lifestyle that goes beyond the ordinary—something that they truly deserve,” RCBC Wealth Management Group Head Jane Mañago said. 

Photos by Kim Santos of Kliq, Inc.

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