Save 20% on KLIA Ekspres with Visa payWave
Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERL) has teamed up with Visa to allow Visa payWave cardholders to enjoy a 20 percent discount on the one-way fare. Passengers travelling on KLIA Ekspres need only to wave their Visa payWave cards at the gates to enjoy this limited time offer.
“We are delighted to offer this promotion to our travellers who use Visa payWave debit and credit cards. With a 20 percent discount, our passengers need only pay RM28 instead of the normal RM35 for a one way trip on KLIA Ekspres,” said Pn. Noormah Mohd Noor, Chief Executive Officer of ERL. “Our partnership with Visa has produced a great travel offer, and both our customers benefit from it. By using Visa payWave on KLIA Ekspres, our customers can travel in comfort and reach their destinations easier,” she continued.
ERL was the first public transport operator in South East Asia to introduce the use of Visa payWave in 2010. It was aimed at improving customer experience by providing a quick, convenient and secure way to pay for rail fare. Travel is more seamless without having to queue to buy a ticket or fumble for cash.
Stuart Tomlinson, Visa Country Manager for Malaysia, said: “Visa payWave makes everyday transactions faster and easier for consumers. Consumers have readily gone cashless and are fast adopting the use of contactless payments for convenience. Visa payWave is just as secure as paying with any Visa Credit or Debit cards – but faster. We are pleased to be working with ERL to encourage more people to use contactless and electronic payments in the country in line with the Malaysian government’s e-payment vision.”
The promotion is applicable for the first 4,500 transactions made with Visa payWave at KLIA Ekspres entry points in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and KL Sentral, from now until 31st March 2014. Terms and conditions apply. For more information on Express Rail Link and its services, visit www.KLIAekspres.com or call Customer Enquiry at +603-2267 8000 (Monday to Friday 8.30am-6.00pm).
Visa payWave is Visa’s contactless payment technology and can be found on Visa cards bearing the Visa payWave symbol. It enables Visa cardholders to make faster payments in a convenient and secure manner. Visa payWave cards have an embedded antenna and microchip, enabling "contactless" communication with a reader at the checkout. From there, the transaction is processed through the same secure Visa network used for all Visa transactions.
About Express Rail Link
Express Rail Link (ERL) is the operator of KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit train services that connect KLIA and the Kuala Lumpur city center. The KLIA Ekspres service takes 28 minutes non-stop and operates at 15-minute intervals during peak hours and every 20 minutes during off-peak. The KLIA Transit service stops at three intermediate stations i.e. Bandar Tasik Selatan, Putrajaya & Cyberjaya and Salak Tinggi.
ERL has received the ISO9001:2008 certification for Quality Management System and was recently awarded the Environmental Commitment Award at the Global AirRail Awards 2013 held in Frankfurt. It received the coveted North Star AirRail Link of the Year Award the previous year.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate one of the world’s most advanced processing networks — VisaNet — that is capable of handling more than 47,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.
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