Affin Bank

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Early this year, Affin Bank introducing AffinPlus acoount that manifest their Banking Without Barriers philosophy. With an AffinPlus account, you will gain the flexibility of cheque writing convenience with the high interest of a savings account. This gives you greater accessibility and opportunities to plan and manage your funds, going beyond the boundaries of conventional banking for your benefit.

AffinPlus added benefits and features are:

  • Enjoy a simple and hassle free account opening process at any 87 Affin bank branches nationwide with Identification Card (I.C.) only.
  • Combine your accounts for effective cash management.
  • Added convenience of 8,367 MEPS ATM’s nationwide

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Currently there are many banks in Malaysia are offering cash rebate credit cards. If I am still remember correctly, the first bank that offer this kind of benefit was Public Bank since I own their card way bank in 2001. They offering cash back option for their VISA cards but Mastercard user also able to convert their point rewards (VIP points) to cash back option. However as time goes by, now other banks are offering better cash rebate than Public Bank.

I will try to analyse all the banks that provide this kind of benefit on their credit cards. However, for this post I limit to the banks that provide cash rebate for permanent basis, on all transaction (except petrol) & no carry forward balance is required. Also I exclude RHB Business Platinum Credit Card as it not meant for end user.

Before further analysis, below are the list of cards & banks offering cash back credit cards that includes in the analysis.

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After searching around for truly free for life credit cards with no condition, I finally manage to gather 8 types of credit cards that available at the time of writing. There are;

Affin Bank Mastercard & VISA

American Express Gold Credit Card

CIMB Islamic Mastercard

CIMB Petronas Mastercard (Classic, Gold & Platinum)

CIMB Platinum Mastercard

CIMB World Mastercard

CIMB VISA Infinite

Direct Access Mastercard & VISA (All Cards)

Maybank Petronas VISA (Gold & Platinum)

If you find out that any of the above information is incorrect or missing information, fell free to leave your comments,

PayPalThere are a lot of discussion on which credit card & debit card can be used to verify & withdraw Malaysian Paypal account. I create this post to use as references on which cards works.

Just to clarify that all VISA, MASTERCARD & AMEX cards are suitable for Paypal Verification but take note that Paypal only allow VISA cards for fund withdrawal. However, this is subject to issuing bank policy.

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