MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2014--
Visa, a Worldwide Sponsor of the Olympic Winter Games for more than 25
years, announced a nationwide promotion for new cardmembers of the
FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa card issued by U.S. Bank. The promotion
runs in the United States between January 31, 2014 through March 7, 2014.
In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games and thanks to Visa, new
cardmembers of the FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa card issued by U.S.
Bank – who get approved during the promotion – can earn bonus FlexPoints
based on the number of medals that Team USA takes home from the Sochi
2014 Olympic Winter Games.
New Visa cardmembers of the FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa card will earn
500 FlexPoints for every Gold Medal, 250 FlexPoints for every Silver
Medal, and 100 FlexPoints for every Bronze Medal that Team USA wins
during the Olympic Winter Games, courtesy of Visa. Plus, all bonus
FlexPoints earned are in addition to the 20,000 Enrollment Bonus
FlexPoints cardmembers get when they spend $3,500 within the first four
months after their account is opened.
Visa is the exclusive payment services sponsor and the only card
accepted at Olympic Games venues through 2020. Visa will also sponsor
the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games, PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter
Games and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
“Thanks to Visa, we are excited to offer this opportunity to FlexPerks
cardholders and engage them in the Olympic spirit,” said Cliff Cook,
chief marketing officer for U.S. Bank Retail Payments Solutions. “This
promotion will encourage our new FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa
cardmembers to share in the achievement of United States Olympians and
bring them closer to the Games.”
This offer is subject to credit approval, and the FlexPoints will be
awarded as long as one purchase is posted to the account by March 31,
2014. This promotion is not available for existing and previous
FlexPerks Travel Rewards accounts. To learn more about FlexPerks Travel
Rewards Visa cards issued by U.S. Bank and more about this offer, visit
Visa is a global payments technology company that
connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments
in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable
digital currency. Underpinning digital currency is one of the world's
most advanced processing networks--VisaNet--that is capable of handling
more than 47,000 transactions a second, with fraud protection for
consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank, and
does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers.
Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers
to offer consumers more choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with
prepaid or later with credit products. For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $364 billion
in assets as of Dec. 31, 2013, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the
5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates
3,081 banking offices in 25 states and 4,906 ATMs and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
Source: U.S. Bank
U.S. Bank Public Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732