Posted on October 11, 2015

Commercial Bank, Qatar’s first private bank, is pleased to announce its “Life in Qatar” campaign providing specialised services for new arrivals is proving a huge success. With thousands relocating to Qatar this September, “Life in Qatar” is designed especially with these expatriates in mind to help them settle in faster.

As Commercial Bank’s “Life in Qatar” campaign enters its second month, a significant amount of new customers have been taking advantage of the most comprehensive range of benefits for new arrivals that reduce the stress of relocation. “Life in Qatar” customers can open an account even before they arrive, enjoy a complimentary chauffeur pick up service from the airport, receive exceptional mobile and entertainment packages through the Bank’s partnership with Ooredoo and have support in searching for a new home.

With “Life in Qatar” now in its third year, Commercial Bank is both the first and the leading bank in Qatar to provide tailored services for new arrivals. For this year’s campaign, a number of innovative new benefits have been introduced to help customers get mobile including two free Uber taxi rides, complimentary vouchers worth QAR 300 towards driving lessons, assistance in applying for a Qatari driving licence with priority registration and a free driving guide book.

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To help with the costs of settling into a new country, during the period from 2 August until 31 October 2015, “Life in Qatar” customers who take a Commercial Bank Credit Card will receive bonus Reward Points worth up to QAR 1000. These can be used across Qatar to help customers buy essential items for their new homes, cover hidden expenses or simply enjoy a night out in town.

Mr. Dean Proctor, Commercial Bank EGM, Chief Consumer & Private Banking said: “We are delighted with the success of our ‘Life in Qatar’ campaign so far this summer. The response from new arrivals has exceeded our expectations and confirms the strength of Commercial Bank’s industry leading and newly enhanced proposition for salaried expatriates who are yet to arrive or have just arrived in Qatar. Commercial Bank is continuously looking to innovate across all our services for the benefit of our customers and with ‘Life in Qatar’ our priority is to help customers settle in quickly and easily.”

“Life in Qatar” offers the most comprehensive range of benefits available for salaried expatriates in the country. With a dedicated website, expats can find extensive information to answer the most frequently asked questions about living in Qatar.