[Update 06/02/2012] The GRADS Card Enrolment fee – MYR 30 for applications in Malaysia or USD 20 for applications outside Malaysia can be paid in several methods:
Forms of payment – in Malaysia: Cash/Credit Card/Charge Card/Money Order/Bank Draft payable to “MALAYSIAN AIRLINE SYSTEM BERHAD”. Outside Malaysia: Cash/Credit or Charge Card ONLY.
This is a very good news for all students who currently studying in Malaysia or abroad. Malaysia Airlines is introducing Student GRADS card to all eligible full time student to enjoy special discount airfares and free 10 KG baggage allowance.
Benefits and Privileges of GRADS
1) 50% discount on domestic economy class airfares
2) Free 10 KG baggage allowance. Just present a valid GRADS card at the check in counter to enjoy the privileges.
3) 5% off for purchase of MASholidays packages
4) Airport coach tickets at discounted rates
|From KLIA to KL Sentral terminal or vice versa||One-way||Return|
|Normal price||RM 10||RM 18|
|GRADS price||RM 8||RM 16|
|From KLIA to a hotel at the city centre via KL Sentral terminal|
|Normal price||RM 18|
|GRADS price||RM 16|
|From any hotel at KL City Centre to KLIA via KL Sentral Terminal|
|Normal price||RM 25|
|GRADS price||RM 23|
5) KL Hop-On Hop-off coach tickets at discounted rates. The regular price is RM 19 but GRADS price will be only RM 14.
6) Discount for Aquaria KLCC tickets.
|Visitors above 18 years old||Visitors below 18 years old|
|Normal price||RM 35||RM 35|
|GRADS price||RM 23||RM 18|
To enjoy the discount, please bring your GRADS card upon purchase the ticket at Aquaria KLCC ticketing counter.
How to Apply MAS GRADS Card?
Please be informed that MAS GRADS Card is only open for full-time students above 12 years old with minimum balance of 6 months from date of application. No matter you are studying in local or oversea, you can apply for GRADS card provided your attended school or institution of higher learning is recognized by Malaysia Government.
Now, proceed to download MAS GRADS enrolment form here. After filling the enrolment form, prepare a copy of Identity Card or Passport/Copy of Student ID/Matric Card or Acceptance Letter from eligible higher education institutions during registration at MAS counters.
The enrolment fee is just RM 30 in Malaysia or USD 20 for application outside Malaysia. The validity of GRADS membership is on yearly renewal basis and you can pay with cash, credit card, money order, bank draft payable to “MALAYSIA AIRLINES”. The duly completed application form can be mailed or hands deliver to any of the Malaysia Airlines GRADS customer Services centers. Should you have any enquiries about GRADS, you can contact MAS 24-hour call center as follows:
1) Within Malaysia – 1 300 88 3000
2) Outside Malaysia – +6 03 7843 3000
I was an eligible MAS GRADS card holder many years ago when I was studying in university and I really saved a lot of money using MAS GRADS card to purchase air ticket. Therefore, I recommend all students to apply for GRADS card in order to enjoy discounted airfares if using Mas Airlines or Maswings to fly.