Airtel Kenya last week unveiled an Airtel Money Premier VISA card aimed at enhancing Premier customers experience and convenience on the company’s mobile money and banking services and ensure that they get added value.
The new card will allow Airtel money Premier customers to shop and pay for goods and services using Airtel Money at Visa accepted merchants wherever they live or travel to and withdraw money from their Airtel Money accounts from Visa ATMs. The card can be used in supermarkets, petrol stations and restaurants locally and internationally.
While unveiling the card, Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi reaffirmed that Airtel is committed to provide innovative solutions that meet the ever changing needs of Airtel Money users in the country. He noted that, “Our Premier customers have busy lifestyles and with this we have decided to focus on quick turnaround solutions that respond to their ever-changing needs; they must address convenience, flexibility, real-time and above all offer value for money. The unveiling of the Airtel Money Premier VISA card is truly a key milestone as the company continues to offer its products and services to customers.”
The card is exclusively available for Airtel’s Premier pre-paid and post-paid customers.
The unveiling of the card will also increase accessibility of Airtel Money to Premier customers wherever they live or travel to. Airtel ventured into the local mobile commerce business four years ago and also provides e-commerce solutions including online payments, online banking, utility bill payments for electricity, DSTV, and water. Airtel Money currently has a vast dealer network of more than 10,000 active agents which include banks, bank agents, supermarket chains and Posta outlets.