HDFC Bank has launched an exclusive ‘ForexPlus’ card for people making the Haj and Umrah pilgrimages. Pilgrims can use the card to make all payments during the pilgrimage in a convenient and secure manner and thus avoid carrying Saudi riyals, which might get misplaced. ForexPlus card can be used to withdraw money from ATMs as well, the bank said in a statement. The prepaid forex card will be offered at branches across the country. Both HDFC Bank customers and the general public can avail of the product, it added.
Speaking on the launch, HDFC Bank’s branch division country head, Navin Puri, said the bank is consistently looking at ways in which it can make a difference in people’s lives.