BOC offers seasonal discounts on credit and debit cards

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Double your delight and receive discounts while you shop with your BOC credit or debit card this festive season. Bank of Ceylon, the number one bank in Sri Lanka, has partnered with several merchants to offer attractive discounts. These include Spring and Summer, Kandy Selections, Fashion Bug, CIB/Wijaya Saree Mandiraya, Rich Look Fashions, Bootzz, Style Step, Priyantha Textile, New Shriyani Dress Point, Super Fashions, Samanmal Textiles and Choice Park/New Selections/Choice Mart. Apart from the above, shoppers will also receive a 10% discount from Lanka Sathosa outlets when using BOC debit or credit cards. Understanding shoppers’ lifestyles, an array of benefits for you have been arranged through BOC credit cards, such as the lowest interest rate in the market, free life insurance permanent disability cover (Gold Card – Rs. 100,000, Classic Card – Rs. 50,000). Further, the benefits include free lost baggage insurance cover during air travel, emergency hospitalisation limit enhancement facility, loyalty points and point redemption facilities, 50% cash advance on availability of a credit limit once a month at any ATM, 52 days (maximum) interest free credit, supplementary card for third party with a flexible limit, free SMS alert facility, easy arrangement plans at the merchant network up to 60 months, speedy credit evaluation for Government servants and BOC customers and easy bill payment facilities. You also do not have to go through the hassle of carrying cash and risk losing your wallet while on your shopping spree. Simply use the BOC Debit Card just about anywhere to pay shopping bills and at the same time be entitled for seasonal offers. The Bank of Ceylon is the largest issuer of debit cards in the country. BOC Debit cards consist of 14 Plus, 18 plus, Kantha Ran Ginum, BOC Savings, NRFC account holders, Senior Citizens and Prestige Plus Professional Current Account holders and other personal current account holders as well. It is one of the most convenient ways of making payments at over 13,000 outlets in Sri Lanka. Payments can also be made at over 22 million outlets worldwide. This facility is available around the clock for the customers who have BOC debit cards. The Bank of Ceylon earned global recognition as one of the top 1,000 banks in the world, as listed by The Banker Magazine (UK) respectively in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The bank claimed its award as the only Sri Lankan brand recognized as one of Asia’s Best Brands in 2013 by the Chief Marketing Officer’s Council (CMO Council) based in Mumbai, India. Brand Finance Lanka has ranked Bank of Ceylon as the number one brand in Sri Lanka for the last six consecutive years. The Bank of Ceylon recorded yet another hat-trick in 2013 at the National Business Excellence Awards ceremony organised by the National Chamber of Commerce. The bank has achieved exceptional milestones in recent years by achieving rapid growth in recent years and currently holds over Rs. 1 trillion in assets. Focusing on the bank’s achievements, Fitch Rating Lanka has ranked the Bank of Ceylon at AA+(lka) which is the highest rating awarded to a local commercial bank. Bank of Ceylon is also the only Sri Lankan bank with an international presence, with branches in Chennai, Male, Seychelles and a subsidiary in London.