Ready for a holiday? Here are some quick tips for you.
Saving up to pay for a dream holiday is a great idea. If you'd like help with saving, check our savings account options. You can even name your savings account to where you want to go, such as 'Fiji holiday', or 'Vancouver trip'. That way, you'll help to keep your savings goal top of mind.
You could also use your ASB Visa credit card to pay for some or all of your travel. ASB Visa Platinum Rewards cardholders who use their credit card to pay for at least 50% of their overseas return travel tickets could receive up to 90 days travel insurance.
There are also other ways to activate. Check ASB Visa Platinum Rewards.
If you are an ASB Visa Platinum Rewards cardholder and you have activated the travel insurance, you may already be covered for overseas travel insurance under your credit card travel insurance policy.
Consider having vaccinations if you are travelling to a country where they are recommended. You can find more information at Holiday Health. If you have any concerns please talk to your doctor.
Set up automatic payments for your regular bills, so you can relax and know they will be paid on time whilst you are away. Many ASB customers do this in FastNet Classic internet banking.
A debit card is a good way to keep track of your spending, and you can use it to withdraw money from ATMs. Find out more about an ASB Visa Debit card.
You can use an ASB Visa credit card for purchases; if your card is enrolled for True Rewards, you will also earn True Rewards dollars; our Rewards cards will also earn you True Reward dollars on a variety of purchases such as your hotel stay or on the wonderful mementos of your trip.
If you use your ASB debit or credit card in an overseas ATM, please note that fees will apply for this service.
ASB customers, if you need to check your balance, you can access FastNet Classic internet banking from anywhere you can get online, (avoid doing this from an internet café if possible for security reasons). Or access ASB Mobile on your smartphone or other web-connected mobile. Be aware of the data roaming charges though.
For ASB Personal Loans and ASB Visa Debit. ASB's lending criteria, terms and eligibility criteria apply. Minimum loan amount $2,000.
ASB's lending criteria and terms apply. ASB Rewards Programme Terms and conditions apply. Please refer to the ASB Visa Platinum Travel Insurance Policy for full details. If you are 76 years of age or over, you are not eligible for cover under the base policy, but may be able to purchase Mature Age Cover to receive travel insurance benefits. Other exclusions or limitations apply.