Affluent consumers who enjoy luxury, comfort and prestige can soon celebrate lifes finest pleasures in style and grandeur with the latest offering by Permata Bank and MasterCard Worldwide. The Permata MasterCard Platinum Black credit card, an exclusive card offered only to PermataBank Priority Customers, is built on the World MasterCard® platform and has been tailored to the lifestyle needs and aspirations of the discerning affluent segment, providing them with access to an exclusive range of travel, retail and dining privileges.

This launch with Permata is part of our commitment to providing affluent consumers in Indonesia with a product that resonates with their lifestyle needs. We understand that todays affluent cardholders are looking for memorable experiences with their loved ones and we are very pleased to have collaborated with Permata to offer this product to priority customers. It will bring cardholders unparalleled convenience, at 29.4 million in-store and ATM acceptance locations worldwide, great rewards, and travel and lifestyle privileges, said Vadyo Munaan, vice president and senior country manager, Indonesia, MasterCard Worldwide.

Consumers continue to seek personalized experiences beyond the everyday and the Permata MasterCard Platinum Black card is precisely positioned to meet these needs. As consumers have become increasingly savvy and sophisticated in their tastes and lifestyles, so too have the privileges offered by payment cards.

Recognizing the importance of travel in the lives of the affluent, each new cardholder will be eligible for a complimentary return ticket from Jakarta to Singapore. Cardholders will also be rewarded with bonus Garuda Frequent Flyer (GFF) miles when they make purchases using their Permata MasterCard Platinum Black cards. Additionally, they will be able to redeem their bonus miles for free access for themselves and a guest at executive lounges in several major airports in Indonesia and will also be eligible for automatic travel insurance. Cardholders will also be treated to a host of shopping privileges including being able to pay for purchases with a minimum transaction value of Rp. 250.000 in six installments over 3 months with a 0% interest-rate.

Cardholders will enjoy access to MasterCard® Moments, an online repository of retail and entertainment privileges for the super affluent. For added comfort and convenience, Permata MasterCard Platinum Black cardholders will have access to the MasterCard Global Service, which provides unprecedented emergency customer service anytime, anywhere, and in any language, so cardholders will never have to worry about a lost or stolen card, getting an emergency replacement card, or even getting a cash advance. Cardholders will also be able to enjoy exclusive, personal assistance with dinner reservations, event tickets, locating hard-to-find items, buying and delivering gifts, and coordinating business related arrangements through the MasterCard Concierge Service.

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