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Visa and Bank Muscat join hands to offer exclusive Rio 2016 Olympic Games package

MUSCAT, 08 May 2016 – Offering a lifetime chance to experience the electrifying live action of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Visa and Bank Muscat have launched a campaign for existing and new cardholders to win three exclusive all-expenses-paid packages to witness the world's biggest sporting event.

Providing a unique value added service, the campaign entitles Visa Bank Muscat debit and credit cardholders to pay with their cards in Oman or abroad and earn chances to enter a draw to win the three exclusive Rio 2016 Olympic Games packages.

The offer is valid from 1st April till 30th June 2016 during which the more the customers use Bank Muscat cards, the greater the chances to win the exclusive package. Each card transaction worth RO 5 equals one chance. The draws will be held in May, June and July 2016 for the packages on offer, one during the Games and two to witness the Closing Ceremony.

Amjad Al Lawati, AGM – Cards & eBanking, said: “Oman is a sporting nation. Hence, the unique opportunity offered to Bank Muscat cardholders to witness the greatest sporting event endorses the national enthusiasm for sporting excellence. Bank Muscat is delighted with the opportunity to associate with the 2016 Olympic Games to reward and attract existing and new cardholders."

Al Lawati added: “On a number of occasions, Visa and Bank Muscat have joined hands to associate with high profile sporting events. The Bank Muscat Visa Olympic Games campaign is promoted in all branches, offering winning chances to customers across the Sultanate. The bank's partnership with Visa is yet another example of its commitment to delivering memorable experiences in reward to loyal customers. The campaign encourages customers to pay by cards, underscoring the fact that payment by cards is both convenient and secure."

The all-expenses-paid Olympic Games package includes return economy class air tickets for two to Rio de Janeiro, hotel accommodation for 4 nights and tickets to watch the Olympic Games events. Bank Muscat's existing and new Visa credit and debit cardholders can participate in the draw.