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Stanbic IBTC payment card, PTA incentives meet holidaymakers’ needs

Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has assured its customers and other Nigerians that it has put in place adequate plans for summer holidaymakers to have seamless access to cash anywhere in the world. Through its payment card solutions and favourable personal travel allowance (PTA) rate, the bank said a memorable summer holiday experience is assured.

To this end, Stanbic IBTC Bank has unveiled a raft of benefits customers who use its prepaid, credit or debit cards will enjoy during the holidays and beyond. According to the bank, the benefits include flawless money transfers, worldwide accessibility, competitive rates, 24-hour contact centre support, payment convenience, access to airport lounges and repayment flexibility, among many other benefits. It also assured customers of a favourable exchange rate for its PTA offerings. Whatever are the holiday needs of Nigerians, leisure or shopping, home or abroad, the bank says it has the solutions to meet those needs.

Joyce Uredi, head, Customer Channels, Stanbic IBTC Bank, said in launching the campaign, the bank is interested in ensuring its customers’ holiday plans are hitch free and achieved by providing the right kind of products that will meet their holiday needs. “Our goal is to make our customers’ holiday experience as stress free as possible and as exciting as intended starting with the provision of a favourable exchange rate for their PTAs and by deploying our card solutions: the naira denominated cards for those who would be travelling within the country and the USD cards for travels outside the country,” Uredi said. “Our cards, which are widely accepted locally and internationally, will help reduce or eliminate the usual holiday hassles such as travel logistics, difficulty in accessing funds and crowded airports leading to delays. Another important benefit is that the bank’s holiday offers ensure that customers would have enough money to cover their expenses,” she added.

The Stanbic IBTC Bank Visa prepaid card, the lender said, offers easy transfer of money, no restrictions on international spending, and no exchange rate stress and has worldwide accessibility. The bank’s USD prepaid cards and the USD credit cards are not affected by the limits on international spend.

The Stanbic IBTC USD payment cards: prepaid, debit and credit cards, Uredi stated, ensure convenient payment for goods and services, The cards are accepted for cash withdrawals via Automated Teller Machines, point-of-sale (POS) terminals and Web merchant points at over 900,000 ATMs and 20 million locations worldwide.

Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC is a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, a full service financial services group with a clear focus on three main business pillars – Corporate and Investment Banking, Personal and Business Banking and Wealth Management. Standard Bank Group is the largest African financial institution by assets and earnings. It is rooted in Africa with strategic representation in 20 countries on the African continent. Standard Bank has been in operation for over 154 years and is focused on building first-class, on-the-ground financial services organizations in chosen countries in Africa and connecting other selected emerging markets to Africa and to each other, applying sector expertise, particularly in natural resources, power and infrastructure.

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