BCA Singapore Airlines Cards
Jakarta, 15 June 2012
Jakarta, June 14, 2012, - Bank Central Asia, Indonesia’s most admired bank, in partnership with Singapore Airlines, one of the world’s most awarded airlines, today announce the launch of the BCA Singapore Airlines PPS Club Visa Infinite and BCA Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Visa Signature Cards. The launch of the co-brand cards marks the continued commitment of both BCA and Singapore Airlines to bring premium travel and lifestyle privileges to their customers in Indonesia.
The BCA Singapore Airlines PPS Club Visa Infinite and BCA Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Visa Signature Cards allow cardholders to earn miles directly based on their spend on the cards and provide cardholders with lifestyle privileges wherever they go around the world, for business or pleasure, including at preferred merchants such as luxurious restaurants, shopping centers and holiday destinations. KrisFlyer miles earned may be redeemed for flights on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and its partner airlines, including member airlines of the Star Alliance network.
Exclusively for Singapore Airlines PPS Club members, the BCA Singapore Airlines PPS Club Visa Infinite Card offers an attractive earn rate of 1 KrisFlyer mile for every Rp 5,500 spent on the card. Cardholders will also enjoy welcome bonus of up to 12,500 KrisFlyer miles and Saphire membership which provides fast and secured airport services.
BCA Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Visa Signature cardholders will earn 1 KrisFlyer mile for every Rp 8,000 spent overseas and Rp 10,500 spent in Indonesia. Customers who hold this card will also earn up to 10,000 KrisFlyer miles as welcome bonus.
Jahja Setiaatmadja, President Director PT. Bank Central Asia, Tbk, said that, “The cooperation between BCA, Singapore Airlines and Visa is a key milestone to position the BCA brand as a global financial service player. BCA, for the third time was named among the world's best public companies in the Forbes Global 2000 list." Jahja added, "The BCA Singapore Airlines PPS Club Visa Infinite Card and BCA Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Visa Signature Card provide added value and exclusive benefits to BCA priority customers. This is in line with our tag line “Senantiasa di Sisi Anda” (Always by Your Side), which signifies our continuous effort to offer products and services to meet all our customers’ needs.”
“We are pleased to partner a like-minded service focused Indonesia institution like BCA to launch the two co-branded cards that provide excellent value, ease of use and access to a wide range of goods and services for customers of the two organizations,” commented Mr. Philip Goh, Regional Vice President South East Asia for Singapore Airlines.
Ellyana Fuad, President Director PT Visa Worldwide Indonesia said: “This is a partnership of leading institutions and will provide cardholders with recognition and privileges to reflect their status. The range of benefits is specially designed to deliver bespoke lifestyle experiences from gourmet dining to luxury hotel stays and shopping deals that come with Visa Infinite and Visa Signature cards.”
Customers who hold either of the co-brand cards will also benefit from six months zero per cent interest installment plan for tickets purchased from Singapore Airlines and SilkAir website and ticketing offices.
The cardholders also may enjoy BCA Fantastic Offers such as Pay 1 for 2 dining experience, Pay 1 for 2 for movie experience also complimentary beverages at several airports in Indonesia.
With the new BCA Singapore Airlines co-brand cards, BCA and Singapore Airlines would like to offer the best travelling experience for their cardholders.
PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) is one of the leading banks in Indonesia. BCA retains more than 10 million customer accounts, served by 946 branches and 8.836 ATMs, and more than 100,000 Electronic Data Capture (EDC) across Indonesia.
About Singapore Airlines
When Singapore Airlines was formed in 1972, it operated a modest fleet of 10 aircrafts to just 22 cities in 18 countries. With a commitment to fleet modernization, product and service innovation and market leadership, the Airline quickly distinguished itself as a world-class carrier.
Today, Singapore Airlines operates a modern passenger fleet of 100 aircrafts and its network, including Singapore Airlines Cargo and SilkAir destinations, covers a total of 106 destinations in 40 countries.
In October 2007, Singapore Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance, made aviation history again as the first to fly the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380.
About Visa Infinite
Visa Infinite Card offers a high credit limit and acceptance at more than 29 million worldwide locations, including one million ATMs in the Visa Global ATM Network. There’s a Visa Concierge Service for 24 hours, 7 days a week and easily accessible via a network of toll-free numbers anywhere in the world. For total peace mind on traveling, Visa Infinite provides a minimum coverage of US$1,000,000 in travel accident insurance when the customers pay their travel insurance using Visa Infinite Card. Last but not least, costumers able to enjoy complimentary access to participating airport lounge worldwide but depend on the issuer-provided feature.
About Visa Signature
Visa Signature is a premium consumer credit card designed to appeal to time-stretched, affluent customers. Visa Signature helps cardholders get the most out of life with a range of benefits that save time and money. In addition to a choice of numerous airline, hotel and other premium reward partners, cardholders enjoy access to around-the-clock complimentary concierge services; epicurean events and reservations at the hottest restaurants; premium merchant offers; access to exclusive events such as the Olympics, Super Bowl and the Tony Awards; and preferred access and seating at local sporting events, concerts and movie screenings. For more information about Visa Signature, visit www.visa.com/signature.
For further information, please contact:
PT Bank Central Asia, Tbk
Address: Menara BCA, Grand Indonesia
Jl MH Thamrin No. 1, 22nd Floor, Jakarta Pusat
Telp : (62) 21-235 88 000
Fax : (62) 21-235 88 300
E-mail : email@example.com
Singapore Airlines Public Relations Department
Telp : (62) 21-5790 3828 (office hours)
Fax : (62) 21-5790 3881
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
URL : singaporeair.com