CIMB Launches OctoTravel; Malaysia’s First One-Stop Travel Site By A Bank

CIMB has launched CIMB OctoTravel, Malaysia’s first bank-linked travel site and mobile application that is specially curated for CIMB credit, debit and prepaid card customers to enjoy a  one-stop experience for their travel needs. CIMB cardholders can enjoy worry-free holidays with complimentary COVID-19 insurance coverage and travel protection on top of attractive deals and packages.  

OctoTravel offers competitive flight and hotel fares for both domestic and international  travel, providing customers superior value when purchasing tickets through the travel site.  Bookings made using CIMB credit cards will also be eligible for ‘travel now, pay later’ as  OctoTravel offers 0% installment plans of up to 12 months with a minimum spend of RM300,  allowing customers the flexibility to manage their travelling expenses.  

OctoTravel is a collaboration between CIMB and Corporate Information Travel (CIT), an established and top travel management company, specialising in independent travel, business trips, and leisure holidays for more than 35 years. 

Samir Gupta, CEO, Group Consumer Banking, CIMB Group said, “The launch of OctoTravel is timely as many Malaysians are eager to explore and restart travel activities given the recent easing of travel restrictions within the country and abroad. We are excited to be the first bank in Malaysia to offer customers the convenience of a one-stop travel site paired with attractive travel deals that comes with a range of value-added benefits such as COVID-19  insurance coverage to ensure our customers can travel with confidence. OctoTravel is a  testament to CIMB’s focus on providing innovative solutions that complement conventional  financial offerings to meet the needs of our customers’ ever-changing lifestyles.” 

To coincide with the launch of OctoTravel, CIMB is offering exclusive travel deals* within the platform. OctoTravel customers can enjoy flight deals including 10% off for international flights – both business and economy class seats. Customers are also entitled to various hotel deals  including ‘Stay 3 Nights, Pay for 2’ for 4-star and 5-star international hotel stays, as well as 10%  off for international hotel stays. To cap it off, CIMB is also offering customers 50% Cash Back on all purchases for flights, hotels, and tour bookings capped at RM100 monthly for each cardholder. 

CIMB OctoTravel is available on the website at and mobile app via Google Play Store and the App Store. 

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