Krungthai Card Public Company Limited., one of the leading card issuing company and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international payment brand, announce the launch of issuing the KTC JCB Ultimate Credit Card in Thailand.
Ultimate is the highest status card to accommodate higher income customer and KTC JCB ULTIMATE Credit Card will be the first issued JCB Ultimate card in Thailand. KTC JCB ULTIMATE cardholders will be able to enjoy the JCB Ultimate service additionally to the JCB Platinum service which offers special benefits at restaurants and online merchants. In addition, KTC will provide 2x KTC FOREVER points when spend in foreign currency (other than THB) and card members can enjoy 2 times complimentary access to Royal Silk Lounge when flying international flights or domestic flights within Thailand with Thai Airways or Thai Smile Airways.
Mr Rathian Srimongkol, President & Chief Executive Officer “KTC” or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited, said, “KTC was honored by JCB to be the first credit card in Thailand to issue a credit card of the highest status, that is, the ‘KTC JCB ULTIMATE Credit Card’ to expand the membership base to those who earn 50,000 baht or more, love to travel with a taste of fine dining, and often shop online. KTC truly hopes that the special privileges of the card will be the go-to option for those that love everything Japanese and have fun with living like the “Live life that is ‘Ultimately Yours'” slogan.
Mr Ryo Morita, Managing Director of JCB International (Thailand) Company Limited said, “We are delighted to announce the first JCB Ultimate card in Thailand with KTC. Our Ultimate service focuses mainly on online merchants to accommodate to the new normal. JCB has analyzed the payment transaction to match the need and we strongly believe that the new issued card will fit to the lifestyles of our customer. We are also preparing for exclusive offers for overseas traveling especially in Japan after the boarder is open.”