Jakarta, 19 December 2019 --- The long holiday that arrives along with the celebration of Christmas Day 2019 and New Year 2020 has indeed become a highly anticipated momentum, especially because it coincides with school holidays. To complete happiness while on vacation, PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk or BNI continues to provide maximum service by operating 72 outlets in various major cities in Indonesia during the Joint Leave on 24 December 2019, and 23 outlets at Christmas on 25 December 2019, and 1 January 2020.
Not only that. BNI also continues to activate weekend banking outlets in 69 outlets in Indonesia on 21 December 2019 and 28 December 2019, and 19 outlets respectively on 22 December 2019 and 29 December 2019.
"Thus, practically, BNI continues to provide services from the holidays of Christmas 2019 until the New Year 2020," said the Deputy General Manager of Network Management Division of BNI, Dwi Giri Susanto in Jakarta, Thursday (December 19, 2019) when delivering information related to limited services provided by BNI during year-end holiday period to the media. Also present at the occasion was the General Manager of Marketing Communication Division of BNI, Indomora Harahap, and the Vice General Manager of Operational Division of BNI, Feri Fariansis.
The public can also still obtain banking services from BNI through various electronic channels, including ATMs which as of 30 November 2019 have reached 18,624 units. This BNI ATM consists of 15,849 Cash Withdrawals, 1,774 Cash Recycling Machines (CRM) and 1,001 Non-Cash ATMs. Not only that, BNI's services are also strengthened by the Agen46 network spread over 137,147 locations in Indonesia. BNI also optimizes 14 Digital Branches throughout Indonesia which continue to operate for 7 days a week.
Teller Officers will be alerted to provide limited services at outlets opened on 24 December 2019, namely BNI Deposit, Withdrawal, Book-Transfer (account for Deposit Transactions, Cash Withdrawal, savings, and/or use BNI Checks for a maximum of Rp. 25 million per account, unless done by Emerald Customer or Debtor). At the same outlet, BNI also serves Pertamina's Fuel Payment Deposits through the Pertamina Host to Host (H2H) Online Payment Banking System (OPBS). In addition, BNI also continues to receive State Revenue Deposits, and foreign exchange transactions (both deposits, withdrawals, and buying and selling banknotes a maximum of USD 5,000).
Meanwhile, outlets opened on 25 December 2019 and 1 January 2020 only serve Pertamina's BBM Payment Deposits through the Pertamina Host to Host (H2H) Online Payment Banking System (OPBS).
In supporting the smooth operation of customers during the homecoming of Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020 Holiday, BNI will place O-Branch (BNI Motion Services) located at 53 points such as Rest Areas, Terminals, Shopping Centers and others.
Fulfills Cash Needs
To fulfill the needs of customers during Christmas 2019 & New Year 2020, BNI prepares cash of averagely Rp 16.9 trillion per week or 5% up compared to the 2018 realization. The needs is estimated to reach its peak on the 2nd Sunday or between 26 December 2019 to 1 January 2020 which reaches Rp 17.6 trillion.
"With the availability of cash, we are optimistic that people's needs for cash during the long holiday period will be fulfilled," Feri Fariansis said.
For more information, please call:
Corporate Secretary BNI