MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2016--
Visa, the exclusive payment services provider for the Rio 2016 Olympic
Games, announced a nationwide promotion for new FlexPerks Travel Rewards
Visa Cardmembers issued by U.S. Bank. The promotion runs in the United
States from Aug. 1, 2016, through Sept. 3, 2016.
This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here:
In the spirit of the Olympic Games, new FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa
Signature® and FlexPerks Business EdgeTM Travel
Rewards Visa Cardmembers who apply during the promotion and get approved
can earn bonus FlexPoints based on the number of medals that Team USA
takes home from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
New FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Cardmembers will earn 200 FlexPoints
for every Gold Medal, 100 FlexPoints for every Silver Medal, and 50
FlexPoints for every Bronze Medal that Team USA wins during the Olympic
Games. Plus, all bonus FlexPoints earned are in addition to the
20,000 Enrollment Bonus FlexPoints Cardmembers receive when they spend
$2,000 within the first four months after their account is opened.
Celebrating its 30th year of sponsorship of the Olympics, Visa is the
exclusive payment services provider for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games and will implement 4,000 NFC-enabled POS terminals
capable of accepting mobile and wearable payments across key Olympic
venues, the USOC’s USA House and Copacabana Megastore. Visa is the only
card accepted at Olympic Games venues through 2020, which includes the
PyeongChang 2018 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
“Thanks to Visa, we are excited to offer this opportunity to new
FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Cardmembers and help them catch the
Olympic spirit,” said Cliff Cook, senior vice president for the U.S.
Bank retail credit-card division. “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 Olympics.”
This offer is subject to credit approval. FlexPoints will be awarded as
long as one purchase is posted to the Account Owner’s individual account
by Sept 30, 2016. This promotion is not available for existing and
previous FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa accounts. To learn more about
FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa cards issued by U.S. Bank and more about
this offer, visit flexperks.com/visapromo.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) 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
electronic payments. We operate one of the world’s most advanced
processing networks — VisaNet — that is capable of handling more than
65,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for
consumers and assured 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, pay ahead with
prepaid or pay later with credit products. For more information, visit https://usa.visa.com/,
visacorporate.tumblr.com and @VisaNews.
About U.S. Bank
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, with $428 billion in assets as of March
31, 2016, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the
fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The Company operates
3,133 banking offices in 25 states and 4,936 ATMs and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, investment, mortgage, trust and payment
services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S.
Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160801005497/en/
Source: U.S. Bancorp
U.S. Bank Public Relations
Dana Stone, 303-809-2199
Andy Gerlt, 1-415-805-5153