Standard Chartered Bank Brunei Launches Platinum and Gold Debit Cards
Standard Chartered Bank officially launched the Standard Chartered Visa Debit Platinum and Gold cards at an event held at the Indera Samudera Hall of The Empire Hotel & Country Club on 18 February 2017.
The launching was officiated by guest of honour Yusof bin Hj Abdul Rahman, the Managing Director of Autority Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), at an event that also saw the attendance of senior management, clients and stakeholders of the bank.
Anirvan G. Dastidar, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Brunei, said in his welcoming speech, “Standard Chartered has, in the past, always been in the forefront of introducing innovating and exciting retail products and services. The launch of our Debit Card offers our customers and clients greater payment and cash management solutions for their everyday needs. Standard Chartered continues to be a leading international bank in Brunei and we remain committed to serving our clients and stakeholders.”
Ooi Huey Tyng, Visa Country Manager for Singapore and Brunei, said in her speech, “In Brunei, we have seen double digit per cent growth month-on-month for Visa payWave transactions as of January 2017. We will continue working closely with our bank issuers and partners to create relevant products and services that benefit our cardholders in Brunei and push the country towards becoming a cashless society.”
The Standard Chartered Visa Debit Cards feature Visa’s payWave cash transaction technology, allowing customers to simply ‘wave’ their cards against terminals when making purchases, allowing for convenient and fast payment methods, and each are EMV chip compliant as added protection against fraudulent transactions. Further protection is guaranteed with the complimentary travel accident insurance of up to BND500,000 for Visa Debit Platinum cardholders when used to purchase travel packages or flight tickets.
Cardholders will also be able to enjoy exciting offers and privileges at over 3,000 outlets in Brunei and across Standard Chartered’s markets in ASEAN and South Asia – unique only to Standard Chartered Visa Debit Cards.
Cardholders can also enjoy savings with Standard Chartered’s cashback programmes where Gold Debit cardholders will enjoy a 0.2% cashback and Platinum Debit cardholders will enjoy a 0.8% cashback on all transactions from February 1 2017 to February 28 2018.
The Standard Chartered Visa Debit Card is offered in Gold and Platinum tiers, the latter issued exclusively for Standard Chartered Priority Banking customers.
Account holders of Standard Chartered Bank can expect to receive their debit cards within the month. To find out more, visit www.sc.com/bn or call the bank’s 24 hour Client Contact Centre at 2658000.
Standard Chartered Bank Brunei is a leading international bank in Brunei that was established in the sultanate in April 1958. The bank provides a comprehensive range of financial products and services including retail banking for individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, corporate and institutions through its network of branches in Brunei.