Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) has rolled out Visa-branded Infinite and Platinum credit cards in Ghana to help decrease the amount of physical cash flow in the country.

The Standard Chartered Visa Infinite credit card offers complimentary travel insurance of up to $2.5m, worldwide emergency services and unlimited airport lounge access among others.

Infinite cardholders can also earn five times rewards on travel, supermarket and fuel.

The Standard Chartered Visa Platinum Card offers three times rewards on shopping and dining and a once, on all other purchases, and a purchase protection for up to 30 days.

Standard Chartered Bank head of retail banking Henry Baye said: “At Standard Chartered we are focused on bringing the latest in cutting-edge digital capabilities to the market.

“The launch of the Visa Infinite credit card, which is the first in Ghana, marks another milestone in the bank’s 120-year history in this market. The credit card will change the culture of transacting business in Ghana while we move towards a new era of becoming a cashlite society.”

The credit cards feature ‘Chip and PIN’ and offer two factor authentication process for greater security.