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Baiduri Bank Launches Their Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card
10th August 2017

Bandar Seri Begawan, 10 August 2017 – Baiduri Bank unveiled the Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card earlier today at a launch event held at The Empire Hotel & Country Club.

Present at the launch event was the guest of honour, Awang Yusof Bin Haji Abdul Rahman, the Managing Director of Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam.

In his welcome remarks, Mr Pierre Imhof, CEO of Baiduri Bank, said, "We believe that our clients deserve only the best in life. We are proud to launch the Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card, a product that challenges the norms by enhancing daily conveniences while extending exclusive privileges to suit our clients' lifestyles."

Packaging the best in market rewards programme, the Visa payWave contactless payment feature, on the spot card issuance, the Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card will complement the existing range of financial products, services and value-added benefits that we are offering to our clients", added Mr Imhof.

Said Ms. Ooi Huey Tyng, Visa Country Manager for Singapore & Brunei, "We are pleased to partner with Baiduri Bank to launch the Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit card that is enabled with Visa payWave solution. Baiduri Bank has been an excellent partner in driving higher usage of contactless payments. Based on VisaNet data, we see more than 30 per cent growth in terms of transactions on Baiduri Visa Classic debit card. The launch of the platinum debit card will definitely accelerate the growth of Visa payWave in Brunei and achieve the country's goal in becoming cashless."

The new Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card is packed with privileges specially designed with the Baiduri customer in mind.

REAL TIME TRANSACTIONS

Customers enjoy cashless convenience both locally or overseas as purchases on the Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card are deducted directly from an allocated Baiduri savings or current account, eliminating the hassle of settling month end bills. Customers spend what they have and not beyond their means.

BEST IN MARKET REWARDS PROGRAMME

The Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card is linked with Baiduri Instant Rewards, the best in the market rewards programme that gives cardholders up to 4X bonus points with every purchase. Points accumulated have no expiry, and redemptions are instant, with no minimum amount required. Redemptions can be done at any of the over 2,000 participating merchant outlets in Brunei where the Instant Rewards logo is displayed.

INNOVATIVE VISA PAYWAVE FEATURE

The Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card carries the Visa payWave solution. This feature is a breakthrough technology that allows customers to make purchases of BND100 and below by a simple tap on a contactless payment terminal, without the need of a signature. Customers can complete their transactions faster and more conveniently, eliminating the need to swipe the card or sign for their purchases.

GLOBAL BENEFITS

The Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card is accepted at millions of establishments worldwide, as well as access to over 700,000 ATMs in the Visa Global ATM Network. Cardmembers also enjoy complimentary, 24/7 Concierge Service available worldwide and access to the Visa Global Exclusive Privileges.

ON THE SPOT DEBIT CARD ISSUANCE

For added convenience, applications for the new Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card can be fast tracked for on-the-spot card issuance. This service is available at Baiduri Bank's Card Centre in Kiarong, and selected branches including The Mall Branch, Sumbangsih Branch and Seria Branch.

ENJOY 5 YEAR ANNUAL FEE WAIVER & STAND A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO PARIS

Until the 31 December 2017, customers who apply for Baiduri Visa Platinum Debit Card enjoy a 5-year annual fee waiver. Furthermore, between 9th August to the 30th November 2017, Baiduri Visa cardmembers stand a chance to win a curated trip for 2 to fabulous destinations all over the world namely Paris, Maldives or Tokyo when they spend BND100 using their Baiduri Visa cards.

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