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Woori Card Launches Two Diners Club® Premium Cards to Expand Diners Club Presence in Korea

Woori Card, subsidiary of Woori Financial Group, has launched on the 29th two types of new premium Diners Club International® Cards, as announced by Kim Jung Ki, president of Woori Card.

The Woori-Diners Club Cards will be offered in both point and mileage types, with each type providing premier airport lounge benefits. Cardmembers can access airport lounges 20 times per year (conditions apply) and, by selecting domestic airport lounge free passes as premium gift, can receive 8 additional giftable lounge passes, allowing up to 28 annual uses of worldwide airport lounges. Domestic lounge users also receive an unlimited 30% discount for domestic lounge access.

The options for the Cardmember premium gift (one per year), include:

*8 free passes for domestic airport lounges, or
*premium level travel discount coupons, or
*Shinsegae Department Store gift card, or
*Shilla Duty Free prepaid card, each worth KRW200,000

Members are also privileged with additional benefits (conditions apply) including:

*4 times annual free use of K Limousine
*4 times annual use of golf driving range and coffee at designated domestic golf courses
*4 times annual free dining at Incheon International Airport
*10 times annual free valet parking at major domestic luxury hotels and airports
*30% discount for boutique hotel brunch

The point-type “Diners Club POINTS” Card provides 100,000 bonus points for more than KRW20million domestic usage for a year after issuance, and can accumulate up to 2.3% of the usage amount.

The mileage-type “Diners Club MILEAGE” Card provides 5,000 Korean Air miles as a bonus reward for spending more than KRW20 million at domestic merchants for a year after issuance. One mile is accumulated per KRW1,000 spent at domestic merchants, and two miles per KRW1,000 spent at overseas merchants and duty-free shops.

“This business partnership will allow us to exclusively provide the premium services of Diners Club to the domestic consumers,” said a Woori Card official. “If you are planning to travel at this time where both domestic and overseas travel is booming, get a Diners Club Card and enjoy its exclusive benefits.”

“Our partnership with Woori Card, a leading card issuer in South Korea, expands the Diners Club presence in the Korean market with an exclusive product that provides diverse, premium benefits,” said Annie Zhang, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific at Discover®. “These include a robust airport lounge and travel offering, local benefits and more.”

The two types of cards can be issued with a basic or a metal plate design, and the annual membership fee is KRW300,000 for point type, KRW330,000 for mileage type, and KRW100,000 for family cards. Members with family cards can enjoy equal benefits except for the premium gift.

Diners Club® is a globally recognized brand serving the payment needs of select and affluent consumers, offering access to nearly 1,300 airport lounges worldwide, and providing corporations and small business owners with a complete array of expense management solutions. With acceptance in 200+ countries and territories, more than 45 million merchant locations and access to nearly 1.2 million cash access locations and ATMs, Diners Club, as a part of the Discover® Global Network, is uniquely qualified to serve its Clubmembers all over the world.