03/24/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/24/2021 04:02
Avurudu shopping will be extra easy on the pockets of Commercial Bank Credit and Debit Card holders this year with the Bank offering discounts of up to 50% and Easy Payment Plans for its Credit Card holders at more than 2,000 merchant outlets around the island.
Discount offers on Credit and Debit Card purchases commenced on 15th March and will be applicable on specified days or periods until the end of April 2021, the Bank said. Meanwhile, special Easy Payment Plans are available in settlement periods ranging from three to 60 months and will be valid for Credit Card purchases at 2,000 of the Bank's registered merchant partner outlets including white goods brand partners, in the same period. These Easy Payment Plan options may vary from merchant to merchant, the details of which can be viewed on the Bank's website at www.combank.lk.
With these offers in place, cardholders can plan holidays, get a home makeover, shop for clothes for the whole family, buy gifts for friends, stock up on their groceries, try out a new look, and even enrol in educational institutions, the Bank said.
While the discounts will be applicable at a cross section of retailers of clothing & fashion, leather & footwear, accessories, jewellery, watches, lifestyle products, opticians, healthcare facilities, salons & spas as well as on online shopping sites and supermarkets, the Easy Payments Plans will be available at a series of retailers of automobiles, electronics, mobile devices and computers, home and office equipment, fashion items including clothing, jewellery, watches and accessories, furniture, home appliances and insurance, as well at health and fitness outlets including a choice of opticians, hospitals and fitness equipment stores, travel and leisure companies offering local and outbound holidays, educational institutes, and once again, a wide range of online shopping platforms.
The 3,000 partner merchant outlets offering Commercial Bank customers discounts include Clothing, Fashion and Accessories retailers offering discounts of up to 55% on Credit Cards and 50% Debit Cards; Footwear & Leather wear retailers offering discounts of up to 25% on Credit Cards and 15% on Debit Cards; Jewellers offering discounts of up to 80% on Credit Cards and 50% Debit Cards; Watches & Accessories boutiques offering discounts of up to 65% on Credit Cards and 20% on Debit Cards; Lifestyle stores offering discounts of up to 40% on Credit and Debit Cards; Opticians offering discounts of up to 30% on Credit and Debit Cards; Salon, Spa & Cosmetics stores offering discounts of up to 30% on Credit and Debit Cards; Online Shopping sites offering discounts of up to 40% on Credit Cards and Debit Cards; and Supermarket chains offering discounts of up to 25% on Credit Cards and 15% on Debit Cards. Additionally, Credit Card holders can enjoy discounts of up to 60% on hotel stays at partner properties.
Commercial Bank Credit and Debit Cards offer year-round promotions covering a wide variety of services. Commercial Bank was the first bank to offer loyalty rewards for both Credit and Debit Card holders under its Max Loyalty Rewards Points scheme. The Bank was also a pioneer in extending promotional discount offers which were traditionally only offered for Credit Cards to its Debit Cards.
Commercial Bank cards are the fastest growing cards in Sri Lanka and enjoy market leadership in Credit and Debit Card cumulative point-of-sale usage. The Bank offers a variety of Credit Cards in the Silver, Gold and Platinum tiers of Visa, Mastercard and UnionPay Cards, as well as Visa Signature, World Mastercard, Visa Infinite, UnionPay Asia Prestige Platinum and UnionPay Asia Prestige Diamond Cards in the premium segment. The cards are equipped with 'Tap 'n Go' NFC technology and are backed by a strong NFC Point-of-Sale (POS) network.
The first Sri Lankan Bank to be listed among the Top 1000 Banks of the World and the only Sri Lankan bank to be so listed for 10 years consecutively, Commercial Bank operates a network of 268 branches and 890 ATMs in Sri Lanka.