Alinma Bank has become the first bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to issue the Infinite Debit Card from VISA. The debit card, branded as “Alinma Infinite,” is the first of its kind to be launched in the Saudi market and is offered by invitation only.
Alinma Infinite is exclusive and is the ultimate in status and recognition. It is the most powerful debit card to be introduced to the market so far, and is designed to bring the ultimate in privileges and benefits to the card holder. Some of these key benefits, extended free of additional fees and charges to the card holder, include:
- Multilingual 24x7 support in 9 spoken languages
- VISA Infinite Concierge Service
- VISA Infinite Privileges with global offers
- Full multi-trip travel coverage
- Card holder service inquiry
- Emergency cash advances up to $2000 within 24 hours
- Emergency payment authorization
- Emergency legal and referral service
- Access to Weissmann Online
- VISA Infinite Events
- Purchase Protection Guarantee on goods purchased with Infinite Cards
- Extended warranty
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Fahad Mohammed Al-Semari, General Manager of Alinma’s Retail Banking Group, said, “All the cards from Alinma bring to our partners (clients) an added value. We are delighted to be launching the Alinma Infinite Debit Card, which is the most powerful debit card offering in the Kingdom so far. And we want to thank the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency team for the support they have shown, especially Mr. Abdulmalik Al-Sheikh, Director of their Banking Technology Department, and his team for helping us in our pursuit to bring new and value-added products into the market. We also want to thank the VISA team for supporting us in bringing the best-in-class services into this market.”
Alinma Bank will also launch its VISA Infinite Credit Card and will become the first bank to offer the Infinite Debit and Infinite Credit Cards in the Kingdom. The VISA Infinite Credit Card from Alinma Bank will be based on the selection criteria developed by VISA and by Alinma Bank, and will also be offered by invitation only.
The services offered by Alinma Bank in the market are always reviewed and approved by the bank’s Shariah Board before being launched.