The best corporate credit cards are ones that offer the most benefits that fits your needs. We go through 5 of the best business credit cards for owners of small businesses and corporations in Hong Kong.
Business credit cards help you keep your business and personal finances separate, and the interest and fees on the card are usually tax-deductible if you use the card only for business purposes. Furthermore, corporate credit cards offer rewards, benefits, and bonuses that are comparable to (and, in many cases, exceed) those offered by consumer credit cards.
For example, some corporate credit cards provide cardholders with airport lounge access and travel insurance, making life easier for business owners.
Business cards aren’t confined to business owners who have a physical shop or an office either. You might be eligible for a small-business credit card if you work as a freelancer or operate an online store.
We’ll walk through 5 of the best corporate and business credit cards in Hong Kong in terms of rewards and offerings, and how you can apply to each of them.
Airwallex is a global payments platform that is revolutionizing how businesses operate and handle their money on a local and global scale. They offer a multi-currency business card that enables transactions in 140+ currencies, with lower global transaction costs and ease of use standing out as the card’s key benefits.
Airwallex offers local customer support across 7 locations, enabling global customer service wherever you go:
You can get the customer support information on their website or call their service hotline (from 9am to 6pm).
In addition, Airwallex offers a Help Center that answers frequently asked questions and provides how-to guides for self-help.
You’ll need an Airwallex account to apply for the Airwallex Borderless Card. Fortunately, it’s easy to open an account with Airwallex – as long as you’re a registered business, you’re eligible for a business account there.
The American Express Gold Business Card is tailored to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that reward membership points for every HK$1 spent on qualified transactions. In addition, you can enjoy up to 51 credit-free days as well as complimentary travel insurance that covers up to HK$8,000 luggage delay and up to HK$10,000 for lost luggage, as well as up to HK$2,000,000 in business travel accidents insurance.
American Express is renowned for its excellent customer service. You can always contact customer support via their local hotline with information available on their website.
You can apply for the American Express Gold Business Card on their official website here.
The American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Corporate Card is Hong Kong’s sole corporate card that rewards you with Asia Miles, with a reward rate of HK$7 to 1 Asia Mile for local and overseas spending.
You can enroll three or more credit cards to receive a bonus of 15,000 miles. Benefits include a consolidated online report system for controlling costs, 51 credit-free days, complimentary travel insurance and more.
Again, American Express provides excellent customer service for all cardholders and there are additional benefits – you’ll have access to a 24-hour customer care hotline and global emergency support.
You can apply for the American Express Cathay Pacific Elite Corporate Card on their official website here.
HSBC Business Mastercard is an excellent business credit card for HSBC business account holders to enjoy a longer repayment period and earn cash back for local, overseas and online purchases. It also offers complimentary access to airport lounges globally.
You can find customer support on the HSBC HK Business Express Mobile App to receive real-time online support. In addition, you can call the commercial banking service hotline. More information is available here on the HSBC website.
You need to have an HSBC corporate account to apply for the Mastercard. The specific requirements are not publicly available.
You can apply for the HSBC Business Mastercard on HSBC’s official website here.
If you often travel with the high-speed railway, then you might like the VIP lounge service that comes with ICBC Corporate Mastercard. Although it doesn’t provide attractive cash back, it does provide smart data to help you manage company expenses more efficiently.
You can contact ICBC via their hotline. Contact information is available here on ICBC’s official website.
No specific requirements are stated on their website.
You can download the application form on the ICBC website here.
To get the most out of your business credit card, use a reward or cashback credit card for all your business expenses possible as those points and cashbacks add up quickly. However, it’s also important that you understand the terms and conditions, APR, and fees associated with your business credit card so you don’t get caught off guard with card limitations and hidden fees. Happy spending!