Is a credit card mandatory?

Old Dec 2, 18, 10:30 am
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Is a credit card mandatory?

I've thought about signing up for a JMB account, however, a friend told me that US citizens can only get a JMB account if you also get one of the JMB-related credit cards (which I don't need). I understand that getting the credit card would allow you to accumulate more miles from everyday purchases (like any other program) but I wouldn't think that this is mandatory just to join. Can I join without applying for a credit card?
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Old Dec 2, 18, 11:44 am
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Your friend is incorrect. You can sign up for JMB through the Americas region website: https://www.ar.jal.co.jp/ar/en/jmb/index01.html The "JAL Mileage Bank Card (JMB Card)" is not a credit card, just a membership.
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Old Dec 4, 18, 5:35 pm
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Beltway is correct. You definitely don't need one to open the JMB account.
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