Products & services
Visa Platinum Revolving USD
In addition to its high payment and withdrawal limits allowing you to settle your purchases and cash withdrawals at your convenience, the prestigious Platinum Revolving USD card, dedicated to the elite, allows you to benefit from a number of exclusive and personalized services that cater to your needs.
- type: Revolving credit card (chip card),
- brand: Visa,
- currency: USD,
- validity: 2 years,
- usage: in Lebanon or abroad, on POS and ATMs.
- end of cycle: the 25th of the month,
- monthly cycle for settlement: the 25th of the month + 10 days,
- grace period: up to 40 days on all purchases,
- 10% of the outstanding balance with a minimum of USD 50,
- 20% of the outstanding balance with a minimum of USD 75.
Card fees and charges
- Option 1: without subscription
- annual fees: free of charge,
- monthly interest rate (cash withdrawals – purchases): 1,67% - 1,9%.
- Option 2:
- annual membership fee: USD 300,
- monthly interest rate (cash withdrawals – purchases): 1,5% - 1,75%.
- For both options:
- replacement card fee: USD 40,
- late payment fee: USD 15,
- overdraft fee: USD 20,
- new Pin code issuance fee: USD 5.
ATM withdrawal charges
- BLF Point Cash® ATM: USD 1/transaction,
- SGBL ATM: 1.5% of the withdrawn amount with a minimum of USD 5/transaction,
- other ATMs in Lebanon or abroad: 1.5% of the withdrawn amount with a minimum of USD 5/transaction.
- Purchasing limits: from USD 7,500 to USD 40,000,
- purchase limit/day: card limit,
- purchase limit/cycle: card limit,
- cash withdrawal limit/day: USD 3,000,
- cash withdrawal limit/cycle: USD 4,000.
Optional card services
- optional annual subscription to the VIP Priority Pass: USD 50 and airport lounges visit fees: USD 27/person,
- possibility to add your photo on the back of the card (free of charge and highly recommended),
- possibility to hold many cards for the same client number but each card will have its limit and its account.
Card insurance coverage and assistance services
- death, disability and personal accidents insurance coverage up to USD 250,000,
- insurance coverage on items purchased with the card up to USD 10,000,
- free Schengen insurance up to EUR 50,000regardless of the flight ticket purchase,
- AXA Middle East travel assistance coverage: flight delays and luggage loss up to EUR 50,000 whether the trip expenses are settled by the card or not,
- Insurance certificate to obtain Schengen, American or Canadian visa.
- Point Sms® : free of charge (mandatory),
- Free internet card upon request,
- Euro card at a preferential rate,
- above all, the more you use your BLF card* to pay for your purchases in Lebanon and abroad, the more you will collect points that will allow you to cash in reward money! With BLF, the more you spend, the more you earn!
*Revolving cards used as Charge cards (reimbursement at the end of the cycle), will receive Cash Back after paying the card's price
- nationality: Lebanese,
- age: 21 - 64,
- an employee with a steady job and income for more than 18 months,
- a self-employed with a minimum 3-year work experience in the same field,
- minimum required monthly income:
- LBP 1,000,000 for employees,
- LBP 2,000,000 for self-employed.
- identity card/certificate of individual civil status,
- proof of residence (a certificate from the mayor, an electricity or a phone bill | 6 months old maximum),
- proof of income:
- employee: authenticated salary certificate (salary slip accepted only for military members),
- self-employed: balance sheet, bank account statement, activity analysis, others - on a case-by-case basis,
- copy of NSSF card (National Social Security Fund), if necessary,
- if you are not a BLF customer, a letter of domiciliation of your card bill from your bank
*All documents should be provided within a maximum period of 7 working days from your card application submission date.
Conditions apply as at 01/06/2016 and subject to variation
Example of a Visa Platinum Revolving card* in USD with a USD 20,000 credit limit, a 20% annual interest on purchases and 23% on cash withdrawals, a 10% monthly reimbursement of the due amount, an annual membership fee and a free of charge Sms service monthly fee, the Annual Percentage Rate - APR is 20.36%.
*Subject to pre-study and approval of the card application
Every credit facility is an engagement and must be reimbursed. Check your repayment capacities before you apply.
To subscribe, learn more about our card eligibility requirements and requested documents by visiting the nearest BLF branch where our customer advisors will be pleased to share with you and customize a simulation, including your Annual Percentage Rate - APR based on your selected card.
Other benefits are to be discovered!
Visit the nearest Banque Libano-Française branch or call your customer adviser on 961-1 or 3- 79 13 32 or contact our Call Center - Point Call® - on 1272.