Major discounts at 21 leisure properties for Commercial Bank credit cards

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From the southern wilds of Yala and Udawalawe to the cool highlands of Haputale and Nuwara Eliya or the scenic north western coast of Kalpitiya, Commercial Bank’s credit cardholders will be spoilt for choice under a new collection of discounted vacation offers unveiled recently by Sri Lanka’s largest private bank. Running concurrently with Serendib Leisure Hotels and, these latest promotions offer discounts of up to 50% at 21 attractive properties at some of the country’s most popular locations for leisure seekers. At Serendib Leisure Hotels, the offer is valid till 30 June and covers the Dolphin Club Hotel, Hotel Sigiriya, Avani Kalutara Resort, and Avani Bentota Resort. Commercial Bank credit card holders are eligible to receive 50% off on a double room and 33% off on a triple room at these hotels during the period of the promotion when they settle their bills with their credit cards. Meanwhile, 17 bungalows listed on are offering the bank’s credit card holders discounts of 40% till 31 August 2014. The bungalows are Aarya Lagoon – Kalpitiya, Boulders – Yala, Bungalow by Amaya – Kandy, Coco Palms Ibbagamuwa – Kurunegala, Cocoon Hills – NuwaraEliya, Iona Agarapatana – Dikoya, Joe’s Bungalow – Koggala, Joe’s Bungalow – Yala, KudaOyaRathtota – Matale, Octopus Reef – Koggala, Panthera Lodge – Yala, Saffron Fields – Udawalawe, Saffron Hill House – Bandarawela, The Hamilton Beach Villa – Uswetakeiyawa, The Wild Tusker – Yala, Udapola – Deraniyagala, and Viharagala Estate Bungalow – Haputale. The month of June will also bring benefits to Commercial Bank credit card holders seeking to purchase electronics appliances and other home needs, with the Abans Group offering them discounts of up to 20% or 24-month interest-free instalment schemes on more than 100 items. Additionally, buyers of three or more items from Hameedia who pay with their Combank Visa cards will receive discounts of 50%, 75% and 100% respectively on the lowest priced third, fourth or fifth item purchased, the Bank said. For Combank MasterCard users, the bank has secured discounts ranging from 15% to 40% on dining, shopping or travel purchased from 13 participating vendors – Casons Tours, LuxeAsia, EcoTeam Sri Lanka, Citrus, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, Amaya Resorts & Spa, Cocoon Resort & Villas, Mathura, 7stories, Premadasa Gems & Jewellery, Cioconat Lounge, CASA Colombo and Coco Veranda. Discounts of this nature significantly enhance the benefits already offered by Comdeals, a program which provides value addition to Commercial Bank cardholders through discounts at a number of major retail outlets in the country and 0% easy payment schemes for Credit cardholders. Commercial Bank cardholders are also eligible to participate in global promotions carried out by Visa and MasterCard. The only Sri Lankan Bank to be listed three years consecutively in the world’s Top 1,000 Banks, Commercial Bank operates a network of 235 branches and 588 ATMs in Sri Lanka. Ranked the most valuable private sector brand in the country in 2014, the Bank has won multiple awards as Sri Lanka’s best bank over several years, and was adjudged one of the country’s 10 best corporate citizens by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in 2013.