Bangkok – Siam Commercial Bank is teaming up with The Mall Group and Visa to introduce the SCB M Visa Prepaid Tourist card, a reloadable debit card targeting foreign visitors to Thailand when making purchases.
The SCB M Visa Prepaid Tourist card will offer privileges to tourists visiting and shopping in Thailand. Applying for the card doesn’t require anything other than passport at the Emporium, the EmQuartier shopping malls, Paragon Department Store, or at SCB’s currency exchange kiosks at Don Muang Airport, Siam Commercial Bank’s (SCB) First Executive Vice President Jamaree Ketrakool revealed.
Cardholders will able to use the card every time they come to Thailand and is valid for five years. The card has no fees, and can be topped up at any service center inside any the Mall Group’s shopping malls, with the minimum top up amount being 100 baht. Cardholders won’ have to worry about currency exchange rates as the top up and all spending will be done in the Thai Baht, and will receive points and discounts provided by the Mall Group and other privileges from VISA in 200 countries worldwide, National News Bureau of Thailand reported.
The SCB aims to issue 50,000 cards and have 600 million baht in total spending by visitors using this card in one year.
Sources: NNBT, Thaivisa
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