NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 28 – Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) Kenya has launched the Visa Infinite credit card, which targets the affluent segment by offering a range of value-added benefits, including best-in-class privileges.
SCB CEO Kariuki Ngari says the credit card is in-line with the bank’s strategy to consistently deliver premium services to its customers in the country.
“The card offers many benefits while travelling such as global emergency assistance where Visa is able to lock your account in case you lose your card, provide you emergency cash and send you a replacement card; comprehensive travel insurance, lifestyle benefits such as concierge services and free unlimited airport lounge access in more than 800 LoungeKey lounges globally,” he said.
Speaking during the launch, Victor Ndlovu, Country Manager for Visa in Kenya said Visa continues to develop innovative and secure payment solutions that help SCB’s member banks to become leaders.
“By combining our tailored payment products with customized benefits, together with Standard Chartered’s ability to provide distinct added-value options for their premier customers, the new Standard Chartered Visa Infinite credit card enables cardholders to enjoy a variety of special benefits that will appeal to the growing number of high-income individuals in Kenya,” Ndlovu said.
The Concierge Service, one of the card offerings, is one such complimentary added value available to any Standard Chartered Visa Infinite cardholder.
Through this service a cardholder gets their air travel arrangements, hotel reservations, international airport reservation services, currency exchange, packaged holiday reservations, transportation, luggage handling and more taken care of.
The card also offers customers a free round of golf every month ensuring free moments of networking whilst relaxing with peers and fellow professionals.