ICICI Bank, American Express launch prepaid travel card

ICICI Bank, American Express launch prepaid travel card

The new card is aimed at the fast-expanding customer segment of discerning travellers who have frequent travel schedules for both business and leisure, a press release issued here stated.

In addition to the expediency and other benefits of cashless travel, the card will allow customers to have access to 13,000 offers from over 10,000 merchants participating in American Express Selects programme across more than 76 countries.

Customers will also have useful services and benefits, such as a 24x7 customer hotline, an international toll-free number, travel insurance, emergency travel and medical assistance, among others, the release said.

ICICI Bank's Executive Director, Rajiv Sabharwal, said that "in association with American Express, we will be able to offer customers, not only a seamless payment experience when they travel abroad, but also additional benefits, such as Selects offers, which are not normally included on other prepaid cards in India."

American Express' Executive Vice-President and Head of Global Network Services, Japan, Asia-Pacific, Australia, Kula Kulendran, said that "with the launch of the ICICI Bank American Express Prepaid Travel Card, we are delighted to further strengthen our partnership by offering a new premium payment choice, which provides many privileges that will fulfill the fast-growing needs of Indian custoemrs who are travelling and spending overseas."