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Marriott International and KTC Make Thailand Travel More Affordable With Installment - Based Payments and 0% Interest


Under an extended and expanded partnership, up to 2.58 million KTC cardholders in the Kingdom can stay and celebrate in style, then spread their payments over three, six or ten months, interest-free

Marriott International has extended its exciting partnership with Krungthai Card PCL (KTC), one of Thailand’s largest and most respected payment providers, to give local guests with even more affordable ways to stay and celebrate in style throughout the Kingdom.

Through this innovative agreement, Marriott’s guests will benefit from installment-based payment plans and 0% interest on their purchases, when they pay using any KTC credit card. Guests can book their dream staycation, dining experience or special occasion at 28 participating Marriott hotels and resorts across Thailand, then spread their payments over three, six or ten months, with zero interest installments. A minimum spend of just THB 3,000 and a maximum of THB 200,000 is required. Visit www.ktc.co.th/marriott to learn more.

Marriott International and KTC Make Thailand Travel More Affordable With Installment - Based Payments and 0% Interest

This affordable arrangement will make it even easier for KTC’s 2.58 million card members in Thailand to travel domestically and experience the many wonders of their home nation. It can also be used at hotel restaurants and bars, and even to pay for events such as weddings, so everyone can make their wishes come true with Marriott and KTC. This program will play an important role in supporting domestic tourism and stimulating the Kingdom’s travel and hospitality industries.

Marriott International and KTC Make Thailand Travel More Affordable With Installment - Based Payments and 0% Interest

And that’s not all! From July 2021 onwards, KTC credit card holders will be able to exchange their KTC FOREVER points for Marriott Bonvoy points, giving members additional options when they want to stay and spend at Marriott hotels and resorts in Thailand. Under this arrangement, 240 Marriott Bonvoy points can be purchased for 600 KTC FOREVER.

“We are delighted to extend this promotion with KTC, one of Thailand’s leading payment providers. During this challenging time, it is vital that we work closely together with our esteemed partners to find original ways of driving demand and helping our customers. This attractive agreement will enable guests to travel in a highly cost-effective way, while creating broader benefits for the entire economy,” said Jakob Helgen, Area Vice President, Marriott International - Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Marriott International and KTC Make Thailand Travel More Affordable With Installment - Based Payments and 0% Interest

“KTC is very pleased to announce its latest collaboration with Marriott International – our 30th joint marketing campaign in the last five years. During the COVID-19 pandemic, KTC has adjusted its marketing strategy to support and promote business alliances. As a result, we are delighted to offer KTC credit card members the opportunity to ‘Stay Now, Pay Later’ at Marriott's renowned hotels before anyone else. We sincerely hope that the launch of this campaign will help to stimulate a rise in domestic spending and support KTC card members when travelling in Thailand,” stated Ms. Prym Panyasereeporn, Vice President – Credit Card Business (Hotel Marketing), KTC.

Marriott International and KTC Make Thailand Travel More Affordable With Installment - Based Payments and 0% Interest

By booking with Marriott International, KTC’s cardholders will be able to discover a wide range of desirable destinations. Guests can book an energizing urban staycation in Bangkok, an idyllic island escape in Phuket, Koh Samui or Krabi, a blissful beachfront break in Rayong or Khao Lak, a fun-filled family holiday in Hua Hin or Pattaya, or a captivating cultural retreat in Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai. With 13 distinct brands ranging from modern midscale hotels to ultra-luxury resorts, every guest can find their perfect property.

Marriott International will also raise awareness of this initiative among its Marriott Bonvoy members, who can earn points when they book and pay using their KTC card. Not a member yet? CLICK HERE to sign-up for free!

KTC card members can register online via www.ktc.co.th/marriott every time a transaction is made between now and 31 December 2021.

For more information about these two forward-thinking partners, please visit www.marriott.com or www.ktc.co.th.

Published : September 21, 2021