Standard Chartered unveils Visa Infinite Credit Card in Kenya


Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) Kenya has launched a prestigious product offering – the Standard Chartered Visa Infinite credit card.

The Standard Chartered Visa Infinite credit card, targets the affluent segment by offering a range of value added benefits, including best-in-class privileges.

Targeting high net-worth customers SCB Visa Infinite credit card, comes with unparalleled advantages and rewards.

“We are constantly working towards bringing to our clients the highest quality of services available on the global market. The launch of the Visa Infinite credit card shows our bank’s commitment to bringing payment solutions that meet and exceed the expectations of our ever-expanding clientele,” CEO Kariuki Ngari said on Wednesday.

“As a leading issuer of credit cards in Kenya, we continually look at ways of becoming more customer centric,” he added.

The new Standard Chartered Visa Infinite credit card is in-line with the bank’s strategy to consistently deliver premium services to its “valued customers” in Kenya, the management said.

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Card Offerings

The Concierge Service, one of the card offerings, is a 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.

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The card also offers customers a free round of golf every month ensuring free moments of networking whilst relaxing with peers and fellow professionals.

The lender has said it continues to aggressively innovate market driven solutions in the coming months, which will continue to meet both your lifestyle and financial requirements for its key target market segments, in line with its aspiration of becoming the banking powerhouse in East Africa for middle to large and premium clients.

“Our sustained growth in this sector has been consistently achieved through our continued commitment to delivering exceptional services and added value,” it said in a statement.

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Expressing his confidence that the cardholders will truly benefit from the new world of privileged experiences that the card has on offer, CEO Ngari said: “Our new Infinite credit card is best-in-class and offers unmatched values and benefits. 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.”

It also provides one with emergency cash and sends 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.

Speaking during the launch, Victor Ndlovu, Country Manager for Visa in Kenya said: “Visa continues to develop innovative and secure payment solutions which help our 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 added.  

Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets.

Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

Martin Mwita is a business reporter based in Kenya. He covers equities, capital markets, trade and the East African Cooperation markets.

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